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Tasty Tuesday: Pan Seared Sesame Green Beans

So, whenever I go out for happy hour with my girlfriends we love to order those fried green beans. They’re so crunchy and snack-able, and they go so well with beer and cocktails! But I always feel like crap when I eat stuff like that–and no, it’s not a hangover. Greasy, fried foods mess with […]

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Tasty Tuesday: Pan Seared Sesame Green Beans

So, whenever I go out for happy hour with my girlfriends we love to order those fried green beans. They’re so crunchy and snack-able, and they go so well with beer and cocktails! But I always feel like crap when I eat stuff like that–and no, it’s not a hangover. Greasy, fried foods mess with […]

April Fools Pranks

20 April Fools Day Pranks For Kids

April Fools Day is a fun holiday, especially if you have kids. Last year, our writer EJ wrote a great post, 10 Hilarious (but Harmless) April Fool’s Pranks to Play on Your Kids! My kids loved it when I put googly eyes on their food that day!  This year, the team at Personal Creations came up with a […]

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Denver Art Museum Announces FREE Admission for All Kids!

We’ve loved the Denver Art Museum for many years–there’s always something new to see, and with make-it-yourself art stations and family backpacks full of activities, there is so much for families and kids to do and explore!  So we were very excited to learn today that through the generosity of Scott Reiman and Kaiser Permanente, […]

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Minecraft Easter Ideas

Minecraft. Oh how I love you. You entertain my children for hours. You teach them about coding, building, cause and effect and how to deal with their emotions when a creeper comes and destroys their sheep farm. My boys have been addicted for years. Pretty much since the game’s release in 2011. My teen was an […]

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Tasty Tuesday: Chicken ala Vodka

I’m kinda in love with this recipe for Lemon Rosemary Chicken. It never fails to impress, and it’s so quick that it does double duty as a simple weeknight meal or a dish that’s good enough for company. But because even the best recipes can get a little tired, I like to switch it up […]

Easter Candy Brownies

Leftover Easter Candy Brownies

Because so much of Easter is about candy these days, most of us with multiple kids are left with bowls and baskets of chocolate goodies that last us until Halloween. This year, why not take that leftover candy and make a delicious dessert out of it?! These brownies use up any leftover chocolate bits you […]

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Nerd Block Jr – Gamer Subscription Box

My boys love video games. LOVE them. We have every major system and spend more time at Game Stop than at the library. Obsessed doesn’t begin to cover it. So when Nerd Block contacted me asking if I’d like to review their latest monthly subscription box, my boys answered for me. YES!  Nerd Block is […]

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Spring Break “Stay-cation” Ideas

Spring Break for most schools starts soon. Are you planning a big vacation with the family or a stay-cation in your own town? Here are a few ideas to help jump start your break if you are staying in town.   Zoo: Who doesn’t love going to the Zoo? Go to your local zoo, OR […]

Irish Artists and Bands St Patricks Day Playlist

St. Patrick’s Day Playlist – Irish Singers and Bands

I don’t share a lot of my passion for music on the blog, but that will change as I go to a fair amount of concerts. I thought I’d share one of my playlists with you all today, on St. Patrick’s Day. It’s full of my favorite Irish bands and artists. I’m proud of my […]

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Take the Night Off At Session Kitchen’s Monday Funday Family Feast!

For Tasty Tuesday this week, I’m stepping out of my kitchen and into Chef Scott Parker’s kitchen. Every busy parent knows the weeknight song-and-dance, right? You’re tired, they’re starving. Your fridge is about as empty as your wallet, and so you cave and order take-out. Or maybe you schlep everyone to the nearest fast-casual joint or […]