DIY Activities — Kitchen & Recipes

Cute craft ideas, activities for kids & more.

8 Kid-Friendly Popsicles to Make Before Summer’s Over

On the hottest of summer days, nothing is more appealing for kids (and parents!) than ice-cold popsicles. Just grab the kiddos and the supplies you need, like a popsicle stick mold, sticks, and a blender, and get started. It won’t take long to whip up any of these delicious homemade popsicle recipes.

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8 Mom-Friendly Kitchen Shortcuts Using Utensils You Already Have

Moms with little ones quickly learn to do kitchen tasks one handed, and they quickly learn the little tricks that make meals easier to manage. Here are 8 kitchen shortcuts and the everyday utensils you need (and probably already have) that make them way more useful than you think. 

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10 After-School Snacks (to Control the Chaos)

With an after-school snack in place when my kids get home, my kids actually sit down for a few moments together afterschool, munch away, and talk. Suddenly we’re taking turns talking (because they have a snack while they wait). Suddenly my cabinets stay closed and my kitchen is empty. Suddenly, I’m relaxed again. If you’re looking to get control of the after-school chaos, here are 10 easy snacks to get you started for the week.

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Easy Homemade Lemonade

Selling lemonade on a hot summer day in front of your house — it's a rite of passage for children. If and when you get this question (and you will!), here’s our favorite recipe for homemade, fresh-squeezed lemonade.

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