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In the Kitchen

Most of us busy parents are on the look out for new ways to squeeze extra nutrition into our growing […]

I’m so happy to have Jenna from Small Fry here today while I continue on my maternity leave.   Small […]

I’m gone on maternity leave for the time being so my sweet friend Tiffany from the visually stunning blog Peanut […]

Do your kids drink smoothies and/or homemade veggie juice?  A nutritious smoothie has been one of my go-to methods for […]

Kaley’s here today with one of our family’s favorite snacks.  My littles totally think of this as dessert, which I […]

A good St. Patrick’s Day recipe contains one of three things: a rainbow theme a green theme classic Irish ingredients […]

I’ve never tried making kale chips at home, have you?  Typically my go-to for getting some leafy greens in the […]

Our roasted chickpeas snack post (or roasted garbonzo beans, if you prefer) from last year was so popular that we […]

Looking for a fun Valentine’s Day activity for baby?  How about whipping up some healthy pancakes and letting your littles […]

Valentine’s Day is just a few weeks away and the candy that comes with it has already started to find […]

I like making holidays special for my girls, but I don’t necessarily want to do something terribly complicated. These red […]

January is always a time that I am searching for new recipes to spice up our dinner routine. I’m usually […]

So far this week we’ve covered DIY toy organization, a hands-on family project for teaching kids to give back, and […]

We’re soldiering on today with our goal of posting ideas for a better 2014 all throughout January… One of my […]

Yesterday we recapped our very favorite MPMK ideas for living and parenting better in 2013, today I’m bringing back another […]