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Shop in the Sunshine! The Best Farmers Markets in San Diego

Skip the grocery store and enjoy shopping in the sunshine for fresh produce and more at our favorite local farmers markets.

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Now You Can Make Disney’s Grilled Three-Cheese Sandwich at Home

Bring the Woody’s Lunch Box menu item to your own kitchen.

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You Can Stay at This Cottage Made Out of Chocolate & We Have So Many Questions

Think of it like if Willy Wonka started his own chocolate version of Airbnb.

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The Most Instagrammable Food in San Diego

Fill your Instagram feed with the pics, then fill your belly with these local eats and treats.

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Ditch the Kitchen Table: Inspiring Places to Do Homework

From quiet coffee shops to inspiring museum lobbies, we have rounded up a handful of local locations where your little learner will love to crack open their books.

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Create Frame-Worthy Masterpieces at This New Art Class

Move the art projects from your kitchen table to this coastal, French-inspired studio.

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Satisfy Your Sweet Tooth at These 5 Cookie Shops

From classic chocolate chip to Parisian macarons, these local bakeshops are home to some of the best cookies in Portland.

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Totes Adorbs! D.C.’s Cutest Shops for Baby Shower Gifts

Shopping for a baby shower gift can be a sweet experience, especially when you make your way to one of these four local shops.

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Everything You Need to Know About Homemade Scoops

You scream, I scream, we all scream for ice cream. These nine books will teach you everything you need to know about everyone’s favorite frozen treat.

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Cool Under-the-Radar Food Markets to Stalk This Summer

These hidden gems offer a bounty of fresh, local foods that the whole family will enjoy.

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Super Sips: The Best Juice Bars for Kids

Delish, kid-friendly juice spots are popping up left and right in the DMV. Here are a few of our faves.

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Just Opened: Pine Street Market

The buzz around town is all about the long-anticipated opening of Pine Street Market. But is this hip new destination welcoming to kids? We have the scoop!

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Cake Hero: Meet Your Fave New Birthday Baker

Need a super cute and delish way to make a party special? Look no further.

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Sweet Spot on the Hill: Pinkie’s Bakery Opens in Bernal Heights

People went bananas for this bakery when it first opened in SOMA, and now a second location has popped up in one of SF’s most family-friendly neighborhoods. We taste and tell all—from the chocolate bread to the super vanilla doughnuts.

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Best Gluten-Free and Allergy-Free Meal Delivery Services (Vegan, too!)

If your family eschews meat, gluten, peanuts or other specific ingredients, trusting one-click meal delivery can be a hard pill to swallow. So we’ve rounded up the ones that are best for families with dietary restrictions.

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Get Your Drama On! Summertime at Moonlight Amphitheatre

Spend an evening watching everyone’s favorite ogre under the moonlight. This San Diego tradition is not to be missed!

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It’s Time for Art on the Fly

It’s time to get the party started – the dance party, that is! On June 13, head to South Lake Union for Art on the Fly – an outdoor art/dance/music experience to help kick off this year’s Seattle International Dance…

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12 Local Artisan Gifts Perfect for Teacher Appreciation Week

Teacher Appreciation Week is coming up! Say thank you to your kiddo’s teacher with one of these locally-made, artisan gifts.

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Get a Taste of Seattle at Pike Place’s Annual Arcade Lights Event

Pike Place Market in downtown Seattle is the place to be at the end of the month for its annual Arcade Lights event, an annual artisan food, craft beer and wine festival featuring more than 70 local artisan food and…

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Give Georgia: Locally Made Gifts for Everyone on Your List

This year, forget the big box retailers and give the gift of Georgia to everyone on your list!

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Just Opened: Salt & Straw Lands on Larchmont

The holy grail of artisan ice cream has landed in LA on Larchmont Boulevard, so swing by to sample Stumptown’s sweetest export.

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Just Opened: Papabubble

The newest sweet shop in Hayes Valley is so much more than just a spot to score candy—they make everything right there and want you to come watch.

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‘Round You Go! The Best Local Carousels

Carousels are pure, nostalgic fun. We point you to the must-rides, from small vintage roundabouts to towering double deckers.

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Top Spots for Family-Friendly Fun in Clarendon

We found that there are kid-friendly surprises in Clarendon—think tucked-away toy stores and artisan bakeries—around every corner.

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Gobble Up: 9 Specialty Shops for Your Thanksgiving Feast

We’ve rounded up some of the city’s best independent markets and specialty shops that can help you create a bountiful Thanksgiving feast. Read on for our picks!

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Just Opened: Jeni’s Splendid Ice Creams

Southport Avenue just got sweeter. Jeni’s Splendid Ice Creams has opened there, and anyone who has sampled the artisan creamery’s goods knows this is big, delicious news. We have the scoop here.

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Just Opened: Meltkraft Artisan Grilled Cheese in Park Slope

Park Slope’s newest restaurant, Meltkraft, is sure to renew your interest in the comfort food staple.

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Beat the Heat: 5 Artisans Serving up Cool Summer Treats

Your sun hats are on, the kids are humming a Not-Its song in the stroller, and you’ve got your canvas bags at the ready: It’s time to hit the farmers market. In between booths selling stone fruits, purple potatoes and…

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9 Ice Cream Sundaes You’ve Got to Taste

I scream, you scream, we all know how it goes. But really, there are few things as satisfying as a perfect ice cream sundae on a hot summer day. Try not to drool while looking through these pictures of the…

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Crafting Cupcakes: A Build-Your-Own Sprinkles Party

Desserts are sweet, but getting to build your own treats, complete with a la carte toppings, fillings, and more is simply decadent. And we can’t think of a sweeter way to celebrate with an expectant mom than indulging in a…

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Too Cute: A New Consignment Shop (Play Area Included)

If there’s one takeaway to being a parent of growing kids it’s that the sweet duds you buy this month will likely be too small for those growing arms and legs in a few months time (or less). Instead of…

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4 Great Reasons to Cancel Your Babysitter

We’ve all been there. You know, when you’re at a restaurant and the hostess gives you that disapproving look. Or worse, when that couple gets up and moves to another table. Okay, okay. So, maybe your kiddos were blowing bubbles…

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A Kid-Friendly Farmers Market for the Winter Months

When seasonal neighborhood farmers markets end in early fall and rainy days revisit the Emerald City, the indoor shops at Capitol Hill’s indoor Melrose Market offer families the chance to discover fresh food and artisan goods and the opportunity to…

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Italian Flavor: Where to Get Gelato

Leave it to the Italians to figure out how to eat ice cream and still fit into Armani. If
you’ve ever had gelato from an authentic Italian-style gelato shop, you understand just how transporting a bite of Sicilian pistachio or…

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