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Valentine’s Day is this week, so we have some special plans for the meals. However, the rest of the week is our normal weekly food menu. When you make your meal plan each week, do you consider holidays? This weekly food menu includes recipes as well as a printable menu and shopping list. All the […]
Talking on a cell phone while driving is dangerous. But a mid-transit chat pales in comparison to the distraction of driving with one (or two!) children wailing in the backseat. Nothing increases adrenaline and quick recall of four-letter words quite like crying kids. As parents, we can mentally cope with crying kids to and from […]
In our house, we have an aspiring Chef – when he was younger, he always wanted to help in the kitchen. However, my kitchen gadgets were either too big for his little hands or too sharp. He had some toy kitchen supplies, but they were completely useless for real cooking. Plus, since he is a […]
The holidays are a most magical time of year in Chicago. Yes, the weather can be blisteringly cold but nobody does Christmas quite like the Windy City. When you visit, your biggest challenge will inevitably be how to choose what to do. Our guest blogger, Chrissy Jones of www.Beyondthepark.com is a local Chicago mom blogger. […]
This week in our Pinterest Party I am featuring one of my favorite educational communities on Pinterest and Google Plus. This group, Homeschool Bloggers Google+ Community, is one busy place that is always sharing educational, kid-friendly ideas. If you are concerned that your kids might be getting a little bit of the summer brain drain then pop […]
Easter is such a great Holiday that allows us to teach our kids so many things from Chemistry to Religion, but don’t let those teaching opportunities take away the fun! My three boys are all food fanatics… I mean, really – do you know a guy that doesn’t love food? My guys like FUN foods […]
St. Patrick’s Day is one of those fun bonus holidays where really anything goes. But the beverages do NOT have to be just Guinness and Bailey’s. Kids (and adults) would love to wake up to a festive green drink on St. Patrick’s Day. “Mocktails” are the perfect solution because then everyone can enjoy them at […]
The twelve most popular kid friendly recipes of 2012! On January 19th of 2013, Southern Mom Cooks will celebrate one year! It has been a fabulous year and I am super excited about what 2013 is going to bring! Number One: Keep It Clean Tilapia Number Two: Buffalo Chicken Dip Number Three: 12 Easy Crockpot Recipes […]
Over at Southern Mom Cooks, I told you how to make snow cone syrup but if you prefer more healthy (read: less sugar) cool treats for your kids, these yummy Tropicana summer recipes should be right up your alley! When it is summer time, it is a perfect time to make use of your local […]
As usual, my menu is pretty simple. Although I no longer have kids at home, I am still just as busy (if not busier) than I always was. Plus, I have a group of fairly picky eaters. They don’t like “pieces” of things in their food, so I do lots of pureeing. I still get […]
Need a quick and easy meal that is sure to please? This is a kid-friendly, two-dish meal that can easily be frozen and baked on a busy night! You can see the whole recipe at Freckleberry Finds.