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Food for Thought

Food for Thought

February 8, 2016

This is life in all its messy, magical glory. Don’t wish for time outs or replays. They spoil the fun. Hit “like” on
Tips & Tricks for Photographing Everyday Family Moments

Tips & Tricks for Photographing Everyday Family Moments

February 8, 2016

Life moves so fast and it’s important to capture your friends laughing at that hilarious joke, an impromptu hug or a random silly game...
Food for Thought

Food for Thought

February 2, 2016

Being mindful and doing something special today is worth more than all you plan to do tomorrow. Share on
Score Big On Game Day with Our 9 Winning Recipes for Wings, Dips and Poppers

Score Big On Game Day with Our 9 Winning Recipes for Wings, Dips and Poppers

January 29, 2016

If you’re hosting a crowd on game day and are in search of delicious, finger-friendly appetizers that will score big with your guests, you’ve...
Laugh Louder, Hug Harder

Laugh Louder, Hug Harder

January 11, 2016

If you must raise your voice, laugh louder. If you must be hard on them, hug harder. They’ll be grown before you know it. Share with one person...
Mindful Living in the New Year

Mindful Living in the New Year

January 4, 2016

Resolve to overcome daily stress and be present in the moments that make up your routines. Heather Reese, of
Be Happier and Closer

Be Happier and Closer

December 31, 2015

Families who spend 10–15 minutes together at the dinner table are happier and closer. We think the backyard and back seat count too. Tell us on
Savoring Mealtime on the Go

Savoring Mealtime on the Go

December 29, 2015

Embrace the disruptions of the holidays and cherish mealtime together, regardless of where you are. Kimberly Sneed, of A Night Owl blog,...
The Delight Is in the Details

The Delight Is in the Details

December 29, 2015

The early morning wake-ups, the impromptu shopping detours, the messy holiday baking with mom. These are the moments you’ll remember. Share your...
A Fun and Festive Edible Holiday Wreath

A Fun and Festive Edible Holiday Wreath

December 22, 2015 | The Hidden Valley Kitchen

This delightful, edible wreath is a perfect centerpiece for holiday gatherings. What you’ll need: Broccoli florets...
Mexican Fiesta Night

Mexican Fiesta Night

December 22, 2015 | The Hidden Valley Kitchen

Make this Taco Tuesday a fiesta with Hidden Valley Turkey Tacos! While the kids assemble their maracas using paper cups and dried beans or rice,...
Make-a-Movie Night

Make-a-Movie Night

December 22, 2015 | The Hidden Valley Kitchen

What better way to ring in the weekend than with a family movie night?! Create your own five-star evening by creating your own family film, then...
Dinner Dipping!

Dinner Dipping!

December 22, 2015 | The Hidden Valley Kitchen

Tonight it’s all hands on deck! Forget the paintbrush, tonight we’re getting creative with homemade finger paint. As you prepare a...
Adventure Wish List

Adventure Wish List

December 22, 2015 | The Hidden Valley Kitchen

Keep kids’ creativity and dreams flowing with a snack of flavorful ranch-roasted chickpeas! Activity: Draw your...
Bowling Night

Bowling Night

December 22, 2015 | The Hidden Valley Kitchen

Fire up your oven for a simple, zesty, buffalo chicken pizza, then create a bowling alley right in your living room, using items from your recycle...
Kids Serve Up a Salad Bar

Kids Serve Up a Salad Bar

December 22, 2015 | The Hidden Valley Kitchen

Tonight, let the kids be the chef with an at-home salad bar! After setting up the different veggies and toppings, they’ll keep coming back for...
Scavenger Hunt

Scavenger Hunt

December 22, 2015 | The Hidden Valley Kitchen

This is the perfect activity for a rainy day! This afternoon, send the kids on an indoor scavenger hunt through the house. Pack them this easy...
Indoor Campout Party

Indoor Campout Party

December 22, 2015 | The Hidden Valley Kitchen

Just because the temperatures have cooled down doesn’t mean that you can’t camp out! This indoor campout includes camp’s classic activity,...
Decade Movie Night

Decade Movie Night

December 22, 2015 | The Hidden Valley Kitchen

Picking a movie can be hard, but not with this movie lottery! Pick a throwback flick using this fun lottery system, and then whip up tasty ranch...
Twist Like a Pretzel

Twist Like a Pretzel

December 22, 2015 | The Hidden Valley Kitchen

Ring in International Yoga Day with these kid-friendly yoga poses, while enjoying a tasty after-school snack of zesty ranch...