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American Girl Vacations Sound Like Our Best Trip Idea Yet

You can go to NYC with Rebecca or Hawaii with Nanea!

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Best Local Hot Dog Joints

Affordable, creative and oh-so-delicious, these beloved hot dog joints pack a whole lot of flavor and guarantee your kids will eat all of their lunch.

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Millions of Hot Dogs Recalled Because of Possible Bone Fragments

If your kids love hot dogs, you better check your freezer stash because a New York food company just recalled more than 7 million pounds of frankfurters.

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Soups On! 7 Slurp-Worthy LA Spots

When winter’s chill rattles your bones, warm up with some of the best soups in town that no kid can resist.

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Chag Pesach! 4 Ways to Celebrate Passover in Atlanta

While there are plenty of Easter egg hunts around town, trying to find ways to celebrate the traditional holiday of Passover with your kids can be like searching for that golden egg. Check out these events that are sure to get your little bunnies hopping.

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Seder Time: 5 Ways to Celebrate Passover With Your Kids

Full of food, storytelling, singing, and art, Passover just so happens to be one of the most kid-friendly Jewish holidays. Here’s where to go to celebrate with your little ones.

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4 Inspiring Picnic Spots (And Where to Get Your Grub)

Finger food. A cozy blanket. Space for kids to run around. No dishes to wash. Clearly, picnics were invented by a parent. In Chicago, we take advantage of the sunshine when we can, so pack up the family and move…

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Exotic Offerings at Seattle’s Specialty Grocers

Seattle has long been blessed with excellent gourmet and specialty food grocers: Big John’s PFI for Italian pastas and its terrific cheese counter; Uwajimaya, our first stop for obscure ingredients, from pomelo to gobo root. Then there’s Pike Place Market,…

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Your Guide to a Great Day in Prospect Heights

Prospect Heights, the (once) quiet, neighborhood defined by landmark brownstone blocks and family businesses, is ready for its close-up. The Barclays Center, home to the Brooklyn Nets, brings hype and business to the neighborhood’s southern edge. But, despite the big…

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Fremont’s Newest Book Store

If you’re like us, you can never have too many cookbooks. With a well-stocked bookshelf of cooking inspiration, family dinner is a snap! Dinner parties? A joy! School pot luck? No sweat! Sure you could browse the cooking section of…

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Great Pop-Up Restaurants To Seek Out Around Town

Wise Sons Delicatessen, Rich Table, and Radio Africa Kitchen are just a few San Francisco restaurants that started out as pop-ups. For the uninitiated: a pop-up occurs when a homeless chef or restaurant concept takes over another kitchen, bar or…

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5 Local Takes on the Classic BLT

Breakfast, lunch or dinner, we all get those little cravings for something classic and new all at the same time. These local Seattle shops will satisfy your familiar taste buds with a special kick to the traditional bacon-lettuce-tomato combo. There’s…

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Ditch the Apron: 7 Ideas for Dining Out With Kids

After a full day of getting the kids (and ourselves) up and out the door, carpools, play dates, and not to mention, our own work responsibilities, it almost seems cruel that we have to cook dinner too. We have a…

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Tired of Cooking? 4 Sweet Spots for Dinners To-Go

All parents know those nights – you don’t have anything at home to make (not even some mac n’ cheese from the box…), but the kids are too tired/cranky/not willing to put on pants to go out to dinner. Plus,…

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Farm-to-Fork Dining: Casual Family Restaurants With Fresh, Local Ingredients

It’s a wonderful thing to be spoiled. As Bay Area residents, our produce doesn’t need to be shipped across the country before reaching our kitchens. You’re a regular at the farmers market, but when it comes to eating out, wouldn’t…

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Stopsky’s Serves Up Authentic Deli Fare for the Whole Family

Fresh latkes and matzoh ball soup within a ten minute drive from downtown Seattle? Until Stopsky’s Delicatessen opened its doors last May, Puget Sound families looking for an authentic Jewish deli experience were left scratching their heads. Now, Seattleites and…

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A Mediterranean Villa in Saratoga

It stays warm and sunny all the way through October in Saratoga, so if you’re looking for a new outdoor adventure for the kids, Villa Montalvo is a real treat to visit and it isn’t far to go.  The villa’s…

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Explore: Bellevue’s KidsQuest Museum

It’s hard to believe KidsQuest Children’s Museum is now 5 years old! An immediate hit with all of its visitors when built in 2005, the museum continues to thrive with new exhibits, family events, and classes. KidsQuest’s interactive exhibits (like…

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