The best road trip ideas for kids! Great travel snack ideas plus tons of free travel printables. If you're heading on a road trip with toddlers or older kids, you'll want to download these free printables. And the snack ideas are awesome too.

Road Trip Ideas for Kids: Travel Snacks & Games

Our family of five hits the road a few times a year on 12+ hour road trips. With three kids, two adults and one (very dirty) minivan, we’ve learned a lot through our years of family road trips. Our biggest secret for road trip success? Great travel snacks and fun travel games equals happy kids…

With spins on the traditional Rice Krispie Treat, these 15 Rice Krispies recipes take this classic dessert to the next level.

15 Rice Krispies recipes you’ll love

Make one of these fun Rice Krispies recipes as dessert for your next cookout! 15 Rice Krispies recipes 4th of July Flags 4th of July Patriotic Stars S’mores Rice Krispie Pinwheels Funfetti Rice Krispie Treats Salted Caramel Rice Krispie Treats Rice Krispie Treat Pops Milky Way Rice Krispie Treats Watermelon Rice Krispie Treats Cake Batter Rice…

75 free summer activities for kids

75 Free Ways to Have More Fun at Home With Your Kids

Have you ever heard the saying, If Mama ain’t happy, ain’t nobody happy? Well, I don’t know if I fully agree with that or not. But there is something that I know to be true. If Mama Is Happy – EVERYONE is Happy! Have you ever found that if you are fun and excited and…

Combining the best of two desserts, these fudgy s'more brownies will have you coming back for seconds.

Fudgy S’more Brownies Recipe for Kids

10-year-old Jack wanted to combine his favorite flavors – gooey brownies and s’mores at his family’s cabin. He was definitely onto something! These brownies are delicious and fun to make with kids. Fudgy S’more Brownies Recipe for Kids   Print Prep time 15 mins Cook time 25 mins Total time 40 mins   Author: Jack,…

This sweet and tangy orange chicken recipe is a healthier, homemade take on Chinese takeout that your family is sure to love.

Orange Chicken Recipe for Kids

If your family loves Chinese food, they’ll love this healthier version of orange chicken. With fresh ingredients, it does not fall short on flavor. Orange Chicken Recipe for Kids   Print Prep time 10 mins Cook time 10 mins Total time 20 mins   Author: J.D., age 9 Serves: 4-5 Ingredients 1&1/2 cups orange juice…

Looking for fun food to serve on the 4th of July? This Uncle Sam hat is the perfect flag food to bring on your picnic or potluck celebration. You can't go wrong with DIY 4th of July food made out of fruit! My kids LOVE this - and it's SO simple to make!

DIY 4th of July Food: Uncle Sam’s Hat

The 4th of July is one of my all-time favorite holidays. I love celebrating our nation. I love the parades and parties. I love wearing red, white and blue. I love the patriotic decorations. And – most of all – I love creating fun 4th of July food! So I was especially thrilled to be…

With whole grains and raisins, these oatmeal bars are a healthier alternative to a typical cookie. Kids will love to cook (and eat) them!

Oatmeal Bars Recipe for Kids

A scrumptious combination of oatmeal, raisins and chocolate chips, this recipe is a crowd-pleaser. Created by 14-year-old Dan, these oatmeal bars will be fun to make with your kids. Oatmeal Bars Recipe for Kids   Print Prep time 15 mins Cook time 15 mins Total time 30 mins   Author: Dan, age 14 Serves: 36…

Crispy and cheesy, this easy potato chip chicken recipe is not only delicious but also fun to cook with your kids.

Potato Chip Chicken Recipe for Kids

This chicken recipe, created by 12-year-old Austin, takes fried chicken to the next level. Covered in potato chip crumbs and topped with cheese, it will be a hit with everyone in your family. Potato Chip Chicken Recipe for Kids   Print Prep time 10 mins Cook time 25 mins Total time 35 mins   Author:…

15 baby book alternatives for the busy mom! Easily capture your child's most precious moments.

15 Baby Book Alternatives for the Busy Mom

When I became a mom, I finally understood why my baby book was virtually empty (with the exception of my birth certificate and footprint). Moms are busy. And when we finally find a few seconds for ourselves, I don’t know about you, but the last thing I really want to do is get out the…