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20 of Our Favorite Summer Children’s Books

September 14, 2020  |  Categories: Recipes

Reading is one of our favorite family activities. It’s perfect for quality time, bonding with your children, and widening their vocabularies, even at a young age. Take a look at some books we think your family will enjoy reading together this season.  The Little Mouse, the Red Ripe Strawberry, and the Big Hungry Bear by…

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Labor Day Facts for Kids

September 7, 2020  |  Categories: Recipes

Happy Labor Day! As you celebrate today, it’s a great time to teach your kids a little bit about this holiday. And you might learn something new, too! Labor Day is always celebrated on the first Monday of September.  The original purpose of Labor Day was to celebrate union workers.  Labor Day became a national…

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Outdoor Water Games for Kids

August 3, 2020  |  Categories: Recipes

With summer in full swing, and an unusual summer at that, you may find yourself running out of activities to keep your kids out of your hair–we mean entertained! While it’s easy for the hot Texas sun to send us indoors for movies or crafts, why not embrace the summer heat in a way the…

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Ovenless Meals for Summer

July 13, 2020  |  Categories: Recipes

With summer heating everything up, one thing you might be avoiding heating up is the oven. Keeping the oven off helps keep your house cool, which is a must during a Texas summer. But don’t think that ovenless meals have to be boring. We’ve compiled a list of ovenless meals we think your family will…

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Homemade Ice Cream Recipe

July 6, 2020  |  Categories: Activities, Recipes

We don’t think summertime is the only time for ice cream…we think all year long is the best time for ice cream! But a scoop (or three!) of ice cream on a hot summer day really hits the spot. Did you know that it’s not too hard to make ice cream at home, even if…

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Fourth of July Fun for Families

June 29, 2020  |  Categories: Activities, Recipes

This weekend we celebrate America’s 244th birthday. While this year and summer look a lot different than previous years, there are still a lot of fun ways your family can celebrate the Fourth of July together this year. From themed meals to festive activities, we have a feeling this might be a July 4th your…

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Edible Cookie Dough Recipe

March 9, 2020  |  Categories: Recipes

We can’t be the only ones who think that the best part of baking cookies is sampling the cookie dough. There’s just something about that sweet, cold, buttery dough that can’t be beat. But we understand that keeping our families safe and healthy is always the number one priority, and eating cookie dough with raw…

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Quick and Healthy Dessert Ideas

February 10, 2020  |  Categories: Parent Resources, Recipes

It’s the second month of the year, which means it’s most likely starting to get tempting to slack off on any new year goals to eat better as a family. We strongly believe in moderation, so we hope you’ll enjoy your favorite Valentine’s Day chocolate or dessert. But in the long run, finding healthier ways…

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Crockpot Breakfast Recipes for the Family

January 13, 2020  |  Categories: Recipes

Mornings with kids can be crazy, to say the least. Getting teeth brushed, clothes on, hair combed, and stomachs fed is like an olympic sport. So why not make your mornings a little easier by eliminating breakfast prep? If you have a slow cooker at home, this blog post may be your new best friend….

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