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Cooking just got way easier. We serve up simple, healthy recipes the whole family will like, plus tips for finding balance in the busyness. Because let’s be real, some days it’s a miracle you get the kids out the door, much less lunches packed.

15 Summer Crock Pot Recipes

We all know a slow cooker is a busy mom’s best friend. But did you know you can use it just as often during the…

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10 Fun Summer Activities You Can Do Right at Home

It’s 90 degrees, and you know the slides at the playground would literally burn the skin off your kids’ legs. So you think maybe it’s…

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10 DIY Popsicle Flavors You’ve Just Gotta Try

Summer and popsicles go hand in hand. Mostly because kids are just short of addicted to them. But here’s the thing: they’re expensive and full…

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5 Hacks for a Healthy BBQ on a Budget

Fire up the grill—it’s barbecue season! Nothing says “summer” like a good backyard barbecue. You’re like, all I need is a pack of hot dogs…

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Simple Rules to Cut Your Grocery Bill for Good

Unless you have a human garbage disposal at home (a.k.a. a teenage boy) who’ll eat literally anything, yours is probably like most American families—wasting food….

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5 Tricks to Make the Creamiest, Crunchiest Grilled Cheese in Town

Gooey grilled cheese sandwiches have been proven by moms throughout the ages to sooth sore throats, heal heartbreak and warm winter revelers from the inside…

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5 Simple Dinner Shortcuts You Don’t Need to Feel Guilty About

The kids are piling in the car at after-school pickup, and you don’t even get so much as a “Hi Mom!” before you hear: “What’s…

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50 Free Summer Activities to Do with Kids

Who’s excited for summer break?! The kids are for sure, but the thought of having to entertain them day in and day out for three…

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10 Kid-Friendly Snack Hacks

My kids are ALWAYS asking for snacks. It seems like my three boys are begging for snacks constantly, even seconds after finishing a meal! Just…

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15 Recipes You Never Thought of Making with Lunch Meat (That Aren’t Sandwiches)

Lunchmeat is at the top of every single shopping list I write – ahead of milk, eggs, and bananas, even. To keep my household satisfied,…

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How to Perfect an Egg Omelet in a Mug

For a long time, I fantasized about flipping personalized scrambled eggs onto my kiddos’ plates each morning, and gathering around the breakfast table as a…

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How to Keep Young Athletes Fed Before, During and After Games

Have a kid who can clear out a pantry and dinner-for-four in one sitting? On top of the necessary nutrients to grow, they need the…

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9 Dinners in 30 Minutes or Less

The days are getting longer, the weather’s getting warmer, and the last thing you want to do is be stuck in the kitchen all afternoon….

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10 Budget-Friendly Spring Dinner Ideas

  Weeknights are busy and budgets are tight. Recipes that call for a lot of fancy ingredients and require you to slave away in a…

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How Lunchmeat Saved Dinner: 7 Quick Dinner Ideas

Sports practice, swim class, scout meetings—the list goes on and on. With all of these activities and commitments, the traditional family dinner often gets pushed…

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How to Plan a Perfect Picnic for Free

One of my favorite items I registered for when we got married was a gorgeous picnic basket filled with enamelware dishes and all the basic…

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12 Healthy Snacks That Can Boost Your Metabolism

Nobody wants a hangry mom. If you’re anything like me, waiting long hours between meals can make you “hangry” (that’s a hybrid of “hungry” and…

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Easter Basket Goodies (That Aren’t Candy) You Can Feel Good About It

Thanks to the Easter Bunny, there’s at least one morning every year when your kids wake up to a sugar feast. By lunch? They’ve crashed…

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