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Walk on Water! 8 Piers You Can Walk Onto

Restaurants, history, fishing and so much more!

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13 Delicious Avocado Recipes Even Kids Will Love

When life gives you avocados, make these tasty recipes!

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Give Your Kid’s Immunity a Boost with These Easy-to-Eat Foods

“Functional Nutritionist and busy mom, Glaudia Galate, believes healthy eating should be simple and enjoyable. Here are the foods she recommends to support our kids’ immune systems.”

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A Different Kind of Cat Grooming Salon

Photo: Janet Coburn
I do so love to watch cats grooming themselves. I find it hypnotic and soothing – the smooth play of muscles as they twist and stretch, the sensual splayed toes, the darting little pink tongue, the occasional glimpse of…

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11 Magical Snacks for Your Mini Mermaid

From sand-dollar cookies to mermaid muddy buddies, these recipes will please the little merfolk in your life.

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15 Foods ’70s Kids Will Totally Remember

Walk down memory lane with these foods you either loved or loathed.

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Pantry Staple Recipes for When the Fridge Is Empty

We’ve rounded up our favorite recipes that make use of the food you likely already have on hand.

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Advice For the Weeks Ahead (From Someone a Week In)

To those of you who haven’t gone into full “shelter in place” yet, 20 tips from your friend on the other side…

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Check Out What’s Coming to Disney+ in March

Get ready to stream these great titiles.

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Toy Story 4

“Toy Story 4” & 28 Others Coming to Disney+ This Month

The wait for Toy Story 4 on Disney+ is almost over.

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16 Only-in-San-Diego Quirky Sites Your Kids Will Love

These amazing locales and lesser-known gems will really give your family something to talk about.

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Cheese, Please! 19 Fantastic Grilled Cheese Recipes

Today is National Grilled Cheese Day so why not try an exciting take on this classic go-to fare?

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A Week’s Worth of Ways to Pamper a New Mom

Self-care is key for new moms, so we’ve gathered a week’s worth of ideas for bringing some calm and fun indulgences to your life.

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18 Reasons the Tooth Fairy Was a No-Show

The Tooth Fairy was recently a no-show in my house. Sheesh! Is there anyone we can depend on these days? What a lazy, unreliable, no good, piece of… oh wait, I’m the Tooth Fairy.
My son was devastated. I told…

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Cute Animals Are the Answer to Everything, Including a Happy Relationship

Forget good communication. New research suggests photos of cute animals could be the key to a happy relationship.

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Guide To Healthy Lunches

My passion for healthy lunches started a few years ago when we started using Bento Box st‌yle lunch boxes for the kid’s school lunches.  My son requested the same lunch box as his friend.  It was a PlanetBox.   I originally…

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Why You Should Visit Cuba With Kids

Photo: Javier Luraschi
When planning family vacations, most people don’t put places like Cuba at the top of their bucket list, for various reasons. Many of those reasons have to do with misconceptions about the country, its government, or its…

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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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Tuna Grilled Cheese

Click here for the recipe that turns your average grilled cheese into a savory tuna melt.

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Lemony Tuna Pasta with Fennel, Capers & Olives

Branch out from your usual tuna salad with this light pasta dish from Amy of Elephant Eats.

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A Guide to the Greatest Grilled Cheese Sandwiches in the Bay

From purest outposts (just cheese and bread, please!) to kitchens turning out wilder options (local chèvre with apricot-jalapeño relish, to name just one), we’ve rounded up the greatest and gooiest.

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A Mini Treehugger’s Guide to Muir Woods

Iconic Muir Woods is must-visit for all Californians. Here’s our insiders’ guide on making the most of your trip.

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Just Roll With It: Atlanta Sushi Spots for the Small Set

Atlanta is full of tasty and tot-friendly sushi spots where you can introduce them to this fabulous food.

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A Kiddo-Approved Afternoon in Oceanside

What do the sandy beach, Top Gun and fish and chips have in common? They’re all waiting for you at your family-friendly afternoon in Oceanside.

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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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Just Opened: Lemonade at Fashion Island

Do we dare put a pile of green anything in front of our little ones at the dinner table? Nothing says anxiety like serving up healthier cuisine to our picky little eaters. Thank goodness for Lemonade at Fashion Island. Recently…

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TLT Food: A Famous Food Truck Meets Westwood

We gotta give it up for Westwood. Between 800 Degrees, that place that looks like Umami Burger and actually is U-Mini Westwood (cute, no?), there’s a third culinary uprising worthy of resetting your Sunday family dinner clock. Come, kids. Let’s…

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Dishing with Los Angeles Chef Christy Fowler

Regardless of how picky your little eaters are, there are a few cooking tips and tricks that every mom and dad chef should have in their back pocket. When it comes time to serve up dinner, Christy Vega Fowler, Vice…

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Asqew Grill: The Bay Area's Answer to Fast Food

Yeayyy! San Francisco Kids Eat Free on Mondays!
Imagine, trying to explain the pun of a restaurant named Asqew Grill that dishes up kebabs on skewers, to a child. Then add a complex definition for the term askew into the…

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Date Night: 100 Things To Try Before You Die

Welcome to the second annual Big Eat: a serious melting pot of flavors made up of timeless classics, off-the-beaten-path gems and a few – how shall we put it – experiences. Because restaurants in this town are always on the…

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Isobune

1451 Burlingame Ave
Burlingame, CA 94010

The Japanese kaiten sushi bar concept, where the sushi is placed on a rotating conveyor belt that travels through the restaurant, is guaranteed to be a huge hit with kids. While at some restaurants…

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Café M

1799 4th Street
(corner of 5th and Delaware)
Berkeley, CA 94710

If Bette’s is looking crowded but you have your heart set on brunch, Café M offers a great counterpoint to the classic diner around the corner. They use primarily…

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Family-Friendly Dining: Eastlake’s Grand Central Baking Co. Café

Fresh-Baked Family Fare
Have you been to Grand Central Baking Company’s Café on Eastlake Avenue East? We fell in love when one of the owners said that the hallway to the restrooms was designed with the intention of accommodating a…

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Wash and Wear

The daily, post-preschool ritual of scrubbing icky PB&J from Junior’s plastic Diego lunchbox can get pretty tiresome. Seems like life would be much easier if you could just throw it in the wash. Enter, Dabbawalla Bags, a line of colorful,…

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