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2021 Is Unofficially the Year of Macaroni & Cheese Ice Cream

Yes, it’s real. Yes, you can buy a pint starting tomorrow!

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Kraft Heinz Variety Game Pack

Kraft Heinz Wants You to Play with Your Food

Each game takes 20 minutes to play.

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A Kid’s Guide to the Venice Canals in Los Angeles

Looking for something fun and out of the ordinary? The Venice Canals are a perfect outing for families of all ages. Moms love tucking their little bundles into the stroller for a scenic walk while older kids dart around looking…

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25 Cold Pasta Salad Recipes (When It’s Just Too Hot)

With these ideas, there’s no need to cook or worry about what to bring to that BBQ.

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13 Side Dishes Perfect for Your Next Cookout

These sides just might steal the show the next time you fire up the grill.

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This is What Moms Really Want for Mother’s Day, According to Research

This year’s Modern Family Index gives us all the details on moms in the workforce.

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Kraft’s Newest Mac ‘n’ Cheese Is Your Kid’s Unicorn Dreams Come True

Mac ‘n’ cheese just got magical with these unicorn shapes.

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Disney World Just Opened Its Very Own Mermaid School for Kids

Here’s how to make this new experience part of your world.

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Hold Up—Kraft Makes *Cauliflower* Mac & Cheese Now?

A quarter cup of veggies in every serving, comin’ your way!

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6 Yummy Restaurants for Vegetarian and Vegan Kids

We chomped our way through some of the DMV’s crunchiest restaurants and found these six vegetarian and vegan options that are kid-friendly to the max.

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Why Don’t Dads Get as Much for Father’s Day as Moms Do for Mother’s Day?

Have you ever wondered if dads get less loot for Father’s Day? Well, the answer might not surprise you.

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How to Use Amazon Prime Member Perks at Your Local Whole Foods Market

If you’re an Amazon Prime member, you can save a ton at Whole Foods Market—and here’s how.

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Creating Family Traditions with Lemon Ricotta Pancakes (RECIPE)

One of the challenges of not being religious and marrying into a different culture is that you lose some of the traditions you grow up with. That’s why it’s important to build your own, no matter what background you come…

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Just in Case, These Restaurants Are Open on Thanksgiving

If a home-cooked meal is not on your Thanksgiving agenda this year, here’s how you can still make the holiday special.

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Be Ready for an Emergency with Costco’s Kit That Can Feed a Family for a Year

Costco is making it super simple to be prepared for a major emergency.

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Go Ahead, Toss Your Kid’s Artwork (Trust Us!)

Photo: Less is More Organizing Services
Children’s artwork is one of the most common types of clutter for a busy parent to contend with. Not only does it just keep accumulating but since it is something that your child makes,…

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Tips for Using Airbnb with Toddlers

Photo: Kimberly Chacon
Summer is almost here. In your Cheerios and macaroni stupor, you may not have realized it, but you can still take a vacation. In fact, you should take that trip. It may seem impossible to think of…

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Modern Mother’s Day

Photo: Jim Kennedy Photographers
“I’ve hinted at a new handbag I’ve been eyeing,” my friend excitedly said. We were discussing our Mother’s Day plans over wine while our toddlers played in the back yard.  
“Nice!” I enthusiastically responded.  …

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Robotics Meets the Restaurant Scene at Eatsa, and Kids Love It

Eatsa recently opened its second location in the DMV, and here’s why it just might become your fams go to for on-the-go meals.

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This Ingenious Hack Will Get the Knots Out of Your Necklaces FAST

photo: Shahrzad Warkentin

How many times have you let your little ones into your jewelry box for dress up play just to end up with the entire contents jumbled together in one giant knot? We’ve all got better things to…

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Sorry Kids, I’m No Betty Crocker

I am a firm believe we are all born with innate skills. Skills that usually flourish over time the more we use them. When I was a kid I always liked making pancakes on the weekend for breakfast and macaroni…

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Momolutions

Tis the season. I’m not talking about elves on shelves, the crazy rush from a last-minute trip to Target, or the buzz from spiked eggnog.  I’m talking about the seasonally mandated look back/look ahead we all know and love as momolutions:…

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Why Meal Planning is Not on my List of Goals for the Year

Photo: Lis Ferla
It’s January 2017, time to make the list of promises I know I’m not going to keep.
I’d love to say this year I’m going to maintain a budget, but I never do. I am aware that…

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Activities 80’s Style! Five Indoor Projects for Kids According to Sweet Pickles

Photo: Marisa Svalstedt
If you were a child in the 80’s you may remember the Sweet Pickles Activity Bus. It was a product spin off of the Sweet Pickles book series. This plastic green box decorated like a bus contained…

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Today Is World #Pasta Day

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Today Is World #Pasta Day

Call it macaroni.

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Win at lunch with these make-ahead pasta salads that are even better the next day.

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Think beyond basic with one of these 33 pasta dishes that are just as…

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Our Compliments to the (Little) Chef: Courtesy of Cookology

If you’re ready to bring your Jacque Pepin’s culinary talents to the next level, consider exploring one of Cookology’s summer cooking camps.

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It’s Your Day, Dad: 11 Crafts for Father’s Day

From a macaroni trophy and tie bunting to finger painting fun, click through the slideshow below for ideas that will make it a Father’s Day to remember.

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15 Reasons Why Moms Need Friends

Just in case you need a few good reasons to go out there and get yourself a tribe (or remember why you love yours), we’ve rounded up our top 15 reasons why moms need friends.

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Activities You’ll Want to Copy + Pasta Into Your Afternoon

Pasta isn’t just an easy dinner idea. It makes for an easy afternoon craft too!

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Skinny Ham Mac ‘n’ Cheese

This healthier take on the traditionally heavy Mac ‘n’ Cheese will be a big crowd-pleaser.

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How to Make a Zero-Waste Mardi Gras Mask

We committed to make a Mardi Gras mask from things we already had around the house, from old costume jewelry to handful of colorful feathers.

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Best Kids’ Songs of 2014: Playlist

We whittled down the best of the best into a massive 30+ song Spotify playlist spanning over 90 minutes of top-shelf, all-ages tunage!

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