10 Finger Sandwich Ideas for a Picnic with Kids!


My kids love to go on picnics and though we don’t do it as often as they would probably like, we do enjoy an occasional picnic in the park or even at home! Yes, you can have a fun picnic right in your own backyard, porch, or even in your living room – we’ve done […]

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Planning Meals for Dinner in Advance: Sample 2-Week Menu Plan


I’ve previously shared with you the benefits of menu planning, plus shared a sample menu plan and more recently, a full weekly dinner menu plan. Menu planning has definitely been beneficial in our household and allows me to stay on top of meals for dinner each day, even while working. I no longer have to […]

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The Intense Retelling of The Jungle Book


Arriving today in theaters is the live-action version of The Jungle Book, a beloved Disney classic. The film features an all-star cast and photorealistic computer-generated imagery. Does it measure up to the original? Is it suitable for kids of all ages? Read on. We got you covered.

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Celebrate Mother’s Day with Tissue Paper Flowers! {Kids Craft}


Note from Melanie: Mother’s Day is almost here, so you may be looking for a cute Mother’s Day craft the kids can make for mami, their teacher, grandma, or any other mom in their lives. Check out these cute, easy DIY tissue paper flowers you or the kids can make! Our super-crafty contributor Lisa will […]

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How to Make Puerto Rican Arroz con Gandules in a Rice Cooker (Rice with Pigeon Peas) {Recipe}

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I am very fond of rice. Fond doesn’t even cover it. I’m actually quite in love with rice. You ask me what the ultimate comfort food is and I’ll quickly tell you rice and beans. I grew up eating rice on a daily basis, practically. There were days my mami made vegetables (of the root […]

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