Menu Planning with the Kids

Menu Planning with Your Kids via FoodforMyFamily.com

The what, why, and how of getting your kids involved in menu planning and the discussion of daily meals. I am in the kitchen, bent at the waist with my head tucked inside the refrigerator. Our fridge is always stuffed full with the season’s produce, wrapped in plastic or teetering in bowls. Each week I […]

The Back-to-School Lunch Box Buying Guide

The Back-to-School Lunch Box Buying Guide via FoodforMyFamily.com

Wondering what lunch box food storage containers are the best for sending to school with your kids? Here are a few of our favorites from PlanetBox, Kids Konserve, LunchSkins, and more. Deep breath. Let’s discuss the basics behind school lunch: The storage basics. Everyone always wants to go over the things that go in the […]

Blueberry Picking with Your Kids: The Benefits

Blueberry Picking with Your Kids: Our Trip to Little Hill Berry Farm via FoodforMyFamily.com

We’ve been berry picking quite a bit this summer. Take a look at our trip to an organic blueberry farm and how we incorporate it into a healthy and active lifestyle. On Tuesday we rubbed the morning sand from our eyes, pulled on tennis shoes, and loaded into the vehicle. As we drove, the landscape […]

Dissecting Lunches for Your Summer Vacation {Eat Well, Spend Less}

Summer Lunch Ideas via FoodforMyFamily.com

Take a look at how to survive summer with these kid-friendly lunch ideas for everything from road tripping to lounging around the house. Summer, when kids run wild and reckless with abandon. This month on the Eat Well, Spend Less series we’re looking at all the ins and outs of summer eating, be it cookouts, […]

Introducing New Foods to Your Kids: Eat Well, Spend Less

Introducing New Foods to Your Kids via FoodforMyFamily.com

This month in the Eat Well, Spend Less series I look at how the group introduces new foods to their children, whether they eat the same food, and whether they think any of that is important at all. Lights glare from the bubbles above the dining room table, sending yellowish streams through the room. Typical […]

Back to the Basics of Feeding Your Family: Eat Well, Spend Less

This month in the Eat Well, Spend Less series we are focusing on getting back to the basics of feeding your family. Let’s start at the very beginning, a very good place to start. Dinnertime is ever evolving in our house. This year we embarked on the path of swim club family, dragging the eldest […]

A Back-to-School Eat Well, Spend Less: ABC Ideas for Your Lunchbox

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Looking for inspiration on what to pack in your kids’ lunchboxes as they head back to school? Here are a few fun lunchbox ideas to get you through the year (or at least the first half of it) in this month’s Eat Well, Spend Less series. I pull the white cotton sheet over my head […]