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Easy Snacks to Make With Your Kids & Healthy Options to Buy When You Don’t Have Time

A must read: doctor-approved no-bake chocolate sesame squares your kids are bound to love and store-bought snacks you can feel good about buying.

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3 Veggies & 2 Fruits Kids Will Love to Grow

“No matter what you grow, the important thing is to give your child a section of the garden, let them make some choices and gently guide them toward success.”

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Too Much Produce in Your Garden? Here’s How to Donate It to People in Need

Bonnie Plants and AmpleHarvest.org have partnered to help you donate your garden surplus to local food pantries

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The Force Is with This Epic Star Wars Charcuterie Board

Hormel has an amazing recipe spread for an out-of-this-world celebration.

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Hello Bello’s Newest Collection Will Make Cleaning Feel Less Like a Chore

Hello Bello is trying to make cleaning and tidying up just a tad bit more…dare we say…enjoyable.

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The Most Ingenious Picky Eater Food Hack Ever

This game is simple, yet so smart, that it changed my picky-eating toddler into thinking trying new foods is so much fun.

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Cocktail Time? Join Us on April 10 at 8 pm ET / 5 pm PT

If you’re looking for a new way to enjoy a mom’s night out or a unique way to shake up your next dinner party, this is it.

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9 Pickle Jokes to Giggle Over with the Kids

It’s National Pickle Day and these jokes are so corny, you’re going to have to just dill with it.

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Disney’s Halloween High Tea Features Some Truly Villainous Delights

Pinkies up for this truly posh Halloween event at the Disneyland Hotel.

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12 Tips for Surviving a Summer Pregnancy

When the forecast calls for hot, hazy and humid, do your pregnant self a favor and try our tips for staying cool and comfortable.

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Take Your Tea Party to the Next Level at Graham’s RoyalTea

This newly opened, one-of-a-kind tea party venue and boutique is just the spot to don your prettiest attire, stand up straight, stick your pinky in the air and have a tea-rrific time.

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Target Totally Has You Covered for New Year’s Eve Festivities

Whether you’re prepping a midnight buffet or a New Year’s Day family brunch, Target has you covered.

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Stumped for Baby Names? Classic Baby Names to the Rescue!

Who is this little person growing inside Mommy? What will his or her personality be like? You won’t know until the bean is born and until then, the pressure of choosing a baby name hangs over you like the threat…

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How to Create a Not Too Spooky Themed Dinner

This creepy cat pretty much sums up how I feel around October 1st when my kids begin clamoring for fun Halloween ideas. Topping it off are thoughts of endless candies hiding in every nook and cranny of our house for…

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How The 5 Ps of Marketing Make Healthy Kids

Photo: Bethany Stephens
Or: How We’ve Cultivated Kids Who Eat Well (90% Of The Time)   Any article, class or book on Marketing 101 will usually mention some variation of the 4 – or 5, or 7 – Ps: product,…

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New Da Kikokiko Intros Poke to the Kiddo-Kiddos

Da poke crazy hits Playa with the keiki friendliest raw fish bowls in town.

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SF Rejoice! LA’s Lemonade Lands in the Bay Area

Beloved by celebs and salad aficionados, this casual LA eatery with a very serious fan base has come to SF. Meet your family’s new favorite restaurant.

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Perfectly Petite Pizzas

If your kids love leftover pizza they are going to really dig this healthy petite dish, which can only be described as a clever crossover of sandwich and pizza.

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Beyond the Burger: Adventurous Kids’ Menus for Little Foodies

Tickle your tots’ taste buds with these adventurous meals that will please even the most particular palates.

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Our Top 3 Summertime Finds!

Matt and I are gearing up for a road trip for the Fourth of July weekend with our two little ones in tow — I’ll, for sure, post about that sweaty car ride later. Oh, fun! (Catch the sarcasm?) With…

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The Sweetest Holiday Teas for Two

Holiday tea parties in the District are the perfect treat to keep you going and feeling sweet all season long. We give two pinkies up to these adorable tea parties.

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Just Roll With It: San Diego Sushi for Newbies

One fish, two fish, red fish … new fish? Your guide for a family-friendly sushi experience.

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Kids Tell Us: Where (& What) To Eat in LA

Where & what do kids in LA really want to eat? We went straight to the source to find out – and you just might be surprised!

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Best Places to Try Sushi With Kids

Pass chopsticks to your kiddo. Chicago’s sushi dens are especially kid friendly because of their laidback atmospheres and dishes designed just for juniors.

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Tuna Pasta Salad

This tuna pasta salad, from our friend Catherine McCord at Weelicious, is fast, easy, and delicious! It’s a tasty meal that your kids won’t say no to. And neither will you.

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Party Outside the Lines at MOCA

We’ve got your invite to a party that screams cool & artsy: Shepard Fairey is the DJ, the crafts are creating modern art with actual modern artists and the party itself is a celebration of living, creating, and coloring outside the lines.

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Cucumber and Mango Salad

We always have Thai sweet chili sauce around the house. It is more sweet and tangy than spicy, but with just enough kick to add some interest. Our kids love it. It can be found at most any grocery, and…

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Grilled Chicken With Tomato and Cucumbers

Grilling up chicken is the perfect way to make you remember warmer weather, longer days, and great eats. But this dish can be enjoyed all year long if you have a grill pan you can throw on top of your…

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Gazpacho “Fondue” with Cheese Croutons

Before the fall chill sets in, hold on to the summer as long as you can with this quick and delicious snack incorporating late summer produce. Healthy, fresh gazpacho finds a hearty, scrumptious partner in crunchy cheese croutons.
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4 Spicy Seasonal Sausages That Won’t Weigh You Down

Visions of sausage might bring muscly macho men and meat-hangovers to mind, but there are lots of light, summery links showing up on the menus of sausage-makers around town. All of these suggestions are made on the premises with a…

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4 Asian Burritos That Will Blow Your Mind

Our city’s two largest immigrant populations form a beautiful union in one uniquely San Francisco treat: The Asian burrito. Like the classic Mission staple, most of these foil-wrapped gut bombs use rice and a flour tortilla as a canvas for…

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Kenny and Zuke’s Picklefest Returns: Bigger and Brinier!

What can’t Portlanders pickle? Portlandia asked the question; now come to this festival to get your answer. What began last year as a simple street party and pickle throwdown has now blossomed into a full-flavored Pickle Fest. Bigger and better,…

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Build Your Own Greek Salad

The contrast of sweet tomatoes, crisp cucumber and tangy feta gives this salad a bright, refreshing flavor. You can whip it up in one big bowl, but for family meals with picky eaters in attendance, we recommend you arrange it…

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A Culinary Trip Around the World: the Alemany Farmers’ Market

Miles away from the posh Ferry Building Farmer’s Market, at the other end of San Francisco, is the Alemany Farmer’s Market. Set at the foot of Bernal Heights, between two freeways and adjacent to the housing projects, it’s an unlikely…

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