From baby's first food to nightly dinner, keeping your family well-fed is no small feat. Let us help.

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24 May 2013

Reading + links for your weekend

It has been an odd week around here. I've been in a low-level funk ever since returning from Mom 2.0 Summit, which makes no sense. Frankly, it pisses me off because really, why? (Especially in light of the happenings in Oklahoma, it feels pretty spoiled. Donating to the Red Cross...

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09 May 2013

Your new favorite salad: Bacon, Egg and Asparagus on Tossed Greens

Delicious, satisfying, easy, beautiful, fancy enough for company. Even your Paleo and slow carb friends will appreciate this.

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08 May 2013

Perfect hard boiled eggs, only faster!

You can steam eggs on the stovetop resulting in perfect hard boiled eggs in a fraction of the time. Here's how.

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07 May 2013

Homemade mix recipes for baking, seasoning, and giving

Lynne passed along a pointer to "Mix It Up," a blog full of homemade cooking mixes -- recipes that are easy to put together with (mostly) natural ingredients.

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24 April 2013

Dry crazy straws with a drop of alcohol

Shannon's solution is much smarter than mine, which is to leave crazy straws sitting in the dish drainer for a week, and then throw them away because they smell musty.

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15 April 2013

Wrap homemade burritos in foil to make them easier for little kids to eat

Carrie's solution for little kids + burritos has been in use at taquerias forever, but at home it changed everything.

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15 March 2013

St. Patrick's Day brunch: Green Eggs and Ham

Green food for St. Patrick's Day! What's your favorite?

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11 March 2013

Cut sandwiches and toast into strips to reduce "jelly mouth"

What is it about "bite-sized" food that makes it so irresistible?

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13 February 2013

Easy chocolate cake kids can bake by themselves

A super-simple chocolate cake recipe kids can bake (and clean up after) themselves.

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07 February 2013

06 February 2013

When kids won't eat what's for dinner...but are old enough to cook?

What do you do when your finicky kids don't like (read: CAN'T STAND) what's being served for dinner and ask if they can instead prepare something else for themselves?

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05 February 2013

29 January 2013

For your Valentine's lunchbox: a heart-shaped egg

Think: Valentine's Day breakfast or lunchbox surprise. With thanks to Anna the Red's Bento & Plush Factory for the inspiring tutorial.

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10 January 2013

Add a mostly-spillproof lid to any cup with Glad Press'n Seal wrap

When Donna saw the Press'n Seal Art Bib, she sent a great hack for making quick, temporary cup lids.

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07 January 2013

Simple casserole hack doubles your dinners

I employ this hack whenever I make lasagna, enchiladas or some other casserole-type dinner.

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