fun with food

March is our favorite rainbow-spotting month! Whether you are planning a special St. Patrick’s Day meal or celebrating the coming of spring, a colorful rainbow-inspired meal is a fun way to cook alongside your kids. I can never bring myself to use oodles of food coloring in my kids’ meals, so I’m looking to the […]

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We have one more featured pattern to showcase for our Crochet-A-Day series! How fun is this Jelly Bean Scarf from the pink and lovely Twinkie Chan?! In fact, all the scarves she makes are fun, fancy, and usually food! You could easily crochet 1 or 2, maybe even 5 of these jelly beans in just […]

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Guest post by Casey of Life with Roozle I was a picky eater as a kid. I didn’t like meat or cooked vegetables or anything spicy. I liked food that didn’t have a lot of flavor. My mom had three kids to feed and two were my very hungry older brothers, so my pickiness wasn’t […]

My girls love cooking and doing experiments, so food science experiments are like the best of both worlds for them. It’s amazing how many different experiments you can do with a few simple pantry items and foods from the fridge. I asked my girls to help me round-up some of our favorite kitchen science experiments […]

I love a good food blog, don’t you? They are not only fun to look at, all those drooling delicious pictures, there are really good must-try recipes! I recently went to an event with Dole Salads and met a few fabulous foodies. I’m head over heels for their amazing blogs. You must follow them too. And […]

Appetizers are pretty much my favorite type of food because everything is miniature and that…is awesome. I spotted these mini corn dog muffins from Ambrosia at the Make and Takes Spotlight and can’t wait to give them a whirl. Hot dogs and cornbread, hooray! Find some more tasty treat links here: Mini monster cheese balls […]

I love visiting classrooms during holidays, especially Valentine’s Day. There are so many fun ways to decorate and celebrate with hearts. Are you helping with a party this year? Possibly a room parent? We’re here to help. Here’s a list of 35 fun things to do for a Valentine’s Classroom Party! NOTE: It works really […]

I’m taking the next few Fridays to spotlight my amazing contributors. Next up on the list is Maria of Two Peas and Their Pod who contributes once a month to our Recipes page. I want to be Maria! Fabulous remodeled kitchen, darling new baby, and always making yummy meals, snacks, and cookies! Oh, her cookies! She’s […]

I’m taking the next few Fridays to spotlight my amazing contributors. Next up on the list is Lindsey of Cafe Johnsonia who contributes twice a month to our Recipes page. Oh, how I wish I had an ounce of cooking and/or photography skills that Lindsey possesses! Really. I LOVE her recipes and her photos. They […]

Guest post by Ariela of Sweet Happy Life When my son was a baby he loved butternut squash. In fact, he liked it so much that during one check-up our doctor was all: “Does he eat a lot of squash? Because he’s starting to turn orange.” Flash forward 16 months and do you think he […]

Here are a few projects I’ve been crafting and sharing around the web. Each one is alive with Halloween fun! Need an idea for an after-school snack this week? Try making these fun Jack o’ Lantern Pitas over at Momformation. The kids will love creating these fun faces! I’m sharing 10 darling costume ideas for Halloween at […]

It’s time to share some ooey-gooey doughy goodness from over at the M&T Spotlight. Here are a few fun ideas and recipes that stuck out! *Next week I’ll be sharing your Back to School ideas and tutorials. So submit your links to the Spotlight.  Cookie Dough Ice Cream Topping How to Bake Better Dough Baked […]

Last week I decided to go on a 7 day raw food diet, wanting to detox and cleanse my body to become healthier. For me, it started out as a way to lose a little weight and really watch what I was eating, but it did a lot more than that. It really helped me […]

As a mother of 5, it’s inevitable that I will have at least ONE picky eater. And, I do. It’s bad. Bad, as in:  hates chicken nuggets, hamburgers, pizza, cheese, fruit, veggies, ketchup, mustard, pretty much everything. Really, everything. Yes, I accept hugs from strangers. I was browsing Redbook, the other day, and read about […]

When I was a fifth grader, my father would make a weekly trek to my school to teach my class the history of each of the past U.S. presidents.  Even now, I love reading and learning trivia about our present and former commander-in-chiefs. In honor of President’s Day this month, I thought it would be […]

I don’t know about your kids, but mine come home hungry from school. School can be a long day, lots of sitting, playing, and learning. So when they come home, they are ready for a snack. But I like to be careful not to feed them too much, as dinner is just around the corner. […]

Sometimes playing with your food is a good thing! Mixing art with food is a great thing. Edible finger paint is simple and quick to make, and kids as young as one will enjoy painting with this fun art supply. Clean up is as simple as tossing the kiddo in the bath after the painting […]

I’m sure you have a few holiday parties coming up to celebrate the 4th of July and you’re probably bringing a potluck dish, am I right? Well, here’s a fun way to dress up your dish, making your serving spoons a little more decorative. Wrap some ribbon around your spoons to give them a fun […]

I love taking kid’s projects and finding a way to make them edible. Today is no exception. Let’s grab our lab coats and head to the kitchen for some science fun! The kitchen holds great potential for science experiments with kids. Today’s experiment is simple – making whipped cream and butter – and it is […]

Remember doing this with good ol’ Robin Eggs? Gotta love em’. Happy Easter!

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