Creating a Monster Cake for My Little Monster

So, for my little monster’s second birthday she got a MONSTER (shocking) pajama party.  Complete with monster paper dolls, sock monster favors, and, of course, a monster cake!  It couldn’t be a monster party without a monster cake.
What you…

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10 Sweet Dessert Charcuterie Board Ideas

Move over salami and cheese, there’s a new charcuterie board in town.

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Pepperidge Farm Delivers Cookies This Holiday Season

Kits are available first-come, first-served while supplies last.

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Ultimate Holiday Family Movie Night

Put a festive spin on an ordinary family activity and upgrade it to the Ultimate Holiday Family Movie Night at Home.

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4 Simple Cranberry Crafts That Won’t Bog You Down

Today is Cranberry Day. From luminaires to wreaths, we’ve found five simple projects that call for our favorite tart little fruit.

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Bring On the Brie with Fisher Price’s Pretend Play Charcuterie Set

This fancy find is perfect for pint-sized foodies.

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JoJo Fletcher Just Dropped a New Etsy Collab and It’s #HolidayGoals

The limited edition collection is only here until January!

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Our Favorite Sets for Outdoor Dining This Summer

Because you’ll be eating at home a lot this summer!

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DIY Father’s Day Gifts for the Guy Who Has Everything

If you still haven’t found that perfect Father’s Day gift, homemade is the way to go when it comes to gifting Dad with something special.

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ALDI Is Selling a New Summer Line of Wines for Less Than $5

This collection will only be available for a limited time.

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15 Easy Breakfast & Brunch Ideas That Are Perfect for Easter Sunday

Lucky for you, we love easy recipes for great food, so we went ahead and rounded up a few awesome ideas that are easy to whip up at home.

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8 Cute, Spring-y Finds from Joanna Gaines’ Easter Collection for Target

Spring has landed and JoJo has you covered for that decor update.

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Pinkies Up: 6 Spots to Book Now for Holiday Tea Parties

Treat your family to German chocolate cupcakes and tiny, tasty sandwiches at one of these holiday tea outings.

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3 Ways to Decorate with Candy Corn

Today is Candy Corn Day! Go out and get that sale candy and do some festive decorating on the quick.

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Pringles Made an Entire Thanksgiving Meal in Chip Form, Because of Course They Did

The snack giant has created an entire holiday buffet of Thanksgiving flavors.

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Disney Has a Secret Food Challenge You Didn’t Know Existed

Disney World guests who like being the center of attention are going to love the park’s newest “secret” menu item.

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I’m Not Ready to Say Goodbye to My Babies

You both turn a year older next week. I’ll soon have 8 and 13-year-old boys.
I’m not ready.

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I’ve been on an emotional roller coaster this week, due to the simple fact that, I’m not…

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15 Appetizers the Kids Will Gobble Up

We’ve rounded up crowd-pleasing appetizers that prep your palate for the big meal and are super easy to pull off.

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Handmade Holiday: 6 Kid-Friendly Spots for DIY Gifts

Here’s where you and the little one can make some presents with a personal touch.

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Present Perfect: Holiday Gifts That Baby Can Make

Let baby have a hand (or foot!) in the holiday gift giving this year. We’ve found seven clever keepsake ideas that can be made or inspired by the newest member of the family.

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Grilled Flank Steak with Rosemary

This 3-step recipe uses a marinade that is both sweet and savory.

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Artichoke Olive Dip

Whether you’re going to a New Years eve bash and in charge of bringing an appetizer or need a quick after school snack for your kids, this artichoke olive dip fits the bill.

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Quick and Delicious Chocolate Truffles

Chocolate truffles are much easier to make than most people think.  In fact, they are so simple, my kid has the ingredients and process memorized.  Given the time of year, it’s kind of nice to have these lying around.  A…

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The City’s Best $1 Oyster Deals

The $1 oyster has become something of a San Francisco happy hour staple (lucky us). It’s hard to beat a platter of oysters and a chilled glass of something, like bubbly, beer, or some chablis. If you want to enjoy…

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Crispy Tacos with Cheddar and Avocado

These simple tacos are so delicious and flavorful, you’d never guess they have just a handful of ingredients. The crispy corn tortilla, creamy avocado and crunchy lettuce make a winning triumvirate worthy of the dinner table. Plus, it all can…

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Turkey Taco Salad

If the thought of spending one more hour in the kitchen, especially right after the holidays, makes you go “uggghhhh” then we’re right there with you. Luckily, there are a ton of great, quick, and simple recipes like this one…

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Date Night: Family-Style Dining in Seattle

With the excellent exception of Chinese food, family-style meals traditionally get a bad rap, thanks to those cheesy chain restaurants that dish out enormous platters of subpar pasta. But over the past two years, a host of Seattle restaurants, including…

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Date Night: Best Dishes Under $10 in the Haight

Last fall, we published the 10 Best Lunches Under $10 in Union Square. It was so popular, we figured why not do every neighborhood? Rather than attack this subject as outsiders, we’re approaching a hyperlocal dweller from each ‘hood to…

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$5 off at Creatively Yours in Bellevue

Our friends at Seattle Mom’s Deal Finder are bringing Red Tricycle readers the best in super savvy online and local deals! We’ll be highlighting one fabulous deal each week but be sure to check out their blog for the full…

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Seattle Birthday Party Food Roundup

When it comes to picking a menu for a kid’s birthday party, it’s hard not to turn to pizza for its universal appeal, affordability and ease. But cheese pizza can get old – even for the kids. If you want…

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Eating Out for Thanksgiving? Where?

A Red Tricycle reader asked us if we could “Send out an email or tell me how can I ask other parents for good ideas on where to go eat with three kids (ages 11, 7, 5) for Thanksgiving diner.…

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Father’s Day Triple Play

It’s that time of year where we celebrate the Main Dude in our lives. We’ve covered the bases with Father’s Day gift ideas for Pops of all persuasions – take your pick!

Budget-friendly & Stylish
He knows you love him…

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