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In the Kitchen

If you’ve never heard, can I introduce you to the concept of ‘dump cake?’  While the name is quite unflattering, […]

First of all, I want to say both I’m sorry and you’re welcome. This salted caramel brownie bark is really, […]

With all the hustle and bustle of getting the kids off to school in the morning, I usually forego my […]

This might be the easiest food project I’ve ever created. It took mere minutes to give these pieces of fruit […]

(pictured: Pretzel and Cheese Broomsticks, Pumpkin Pie Pop Tarts, Candy Corn Pudding Pops, Haunted Hooting Owl Pretzels, Pretzel Mummy Treats, Ghost Milk Bottles, Oreo Bat Truffles) Halloween […]

Have you guys ever packed smoothies in your kids’ lunches? I’m so intrigued by this idea – it seems like […]

Who says popsicles can only be a summer treat? I’m all for extending my enjoyment of this sweet treat at […]

Nut allergies are no joke and both parents and schools take them very seriously. Our family is lucky not to […]

Great news friends – we’ve brought a new food contributor to the MPMK team and she’s got TONS of healthy […]

I know, I know – August just began, don’t start the back to school stuff already! But it never hurts […]

Having my kids home for the summer means constant grazing.  Sure we eat regular meals, but when the kids are […]

I was looking through our archives recently and realized we have a whole bunch of really awesome recipes for homemade […]

Are you spending most of your summer days at the park or the pool this summer? Instead of picking up […]

As evidence by The Summer of Yes! last week, I’ve been doing some reflecting on my parenting style lately. One of […]

Whether you’re hosting the 4th of July BBQ this year or attending one, this super simple dessert idea is sure […]