kids

  • Extra Wonderful Cravings

    Hangin’ With My Peeps

    One of my family’s, all families for that matter, is making sweet treats for Easter.  In my house, they have to be kid approved and something we can make together.  Peeps are always a favorite and...
    March 24, 2016 569 0
  • Cool Recipes

    Bad Hair Day?

    It’s that time again, veggie of the month.  It is none other than broccoli! This happens to be one of my family’s favorite vegetables, but I know how hard it can be to get the little...
    March 2, 2016 701 0
  • Entrees

    It’s All About the Muffin Top

    Everyone follows food trends and kids are no different.  In 2016, food trends are all the rage, as everyone is a foodie now.  One of the biggest trends to watch out for is muffin meals.  Turning...
    March 2, 2016 393 0
  • Extra Wonderful Cravings

    Don’t Forget the Kiddos

    Now, usually, Edgyplate uses The Scene to highlight the most wonderful drinks the adult beverage industry has to offer, but since Thanksgiving is about family…we can’t leave the kid’s out.  When I was a kid, we...
    November 19, 2015 435 0
  • Millennial Mom

    Let Them Snack!

    As a millennial mom, I have often given my daughter a snack to eat at school.  This was met with mixed policies at her schools and she was denied many times this nourishment during the day. ...
    November 12, 2015 467 0
  • Editors Picks

    Bring on the Buckets

    As a child, the one thing you could count on was getting your very own bucket at McDonald’s that housed your nuggets.  Confession time, I still order a happy meal just for the bucket.  The pails...
    October 23, 2015 653 0
  • Cool Recipes

    Halloween is Corny

    Candy corn has to be one of the most recognized candies during the Halloween season.  Some hate it, some love, but we all have eaten it. The yellow, orange, and white triangles will forever be a...
    October 23, 2015 480 0
  • Highlight

    The Great School Lunch Debate

    In some areas the debate rages on, and in other areas kids have no choice: Homemade lunches aren’t allowed, and students must eat what’s plopped down on their trays. In those schools where home-packed lunches are...
    August 10, 2015 656 0
  • Cravings

    Close Shave(d) Ice

    We are living our dream, but for those Millennials who haven’t quite found that perfect job yet, how’s about an internship and possible franchise in the shaved ice industry? Seriously. “Kona Ice CEO Tony Lamb sympathizes...
    August 1, 2015 1414 0
  • Cravings

    Free to Be… You and Me

    So while we’re celebrating all the freedoms each and every one of us enjoys, let’s not forget the freedom of choice. We speak of the Monchie Bar and the choice of eating the whole dang thing...
    August 1, 2015 514 0
  • Extra Wonderful Cravings

    Firecracker Cakelettes

    When it comes time to snack at your 4th of July party, give this a whirl, or POP! PURE Awesomeness!! Fireworks in a cake!! You’ll find photos/recipe at http://www.sheknows.com/food-and-recipes/articles/963400/fourth-of-july-firecracker-cakelette-recipe Firecracker Cakelettes Ingredients: 1 box white cake mix...
    June 27, 2015 719 0
  • Millennial Mom

    Maybe Not Easy Peasy, But Nutritious Homemade Baby Food

    Some of us just prefer to make our kids’ food from whole, living ingredients rather than buying the commercial stuff. It’s a matter of choice and in some cases economy. It’s not always easy, and it...
    June 26, 2015 524 0
  • Millennial Mom

    Junky Summer?

    Good Tips for Good Parents, of Which We Know You’re One (or Two or Whatever) Go to http://www.urbansitter.com/blog/12-ways-to-avoid-the-summer-junk-food-trap/ for additional info. During the summer it’s all too easy to fall into that junk food routine, but...
    June 26, 2015 479 0
  • Editors Picks

    Stuff To Avoid – An Ounce of Prevention from Millennial Mom

    So we all know there are things our kids shouldn’t chow down on. They’re not in and of themselves spawn of the devil or anything, but these are items the experts say either to limit or...
    June 26, 2015 574 0
  • Appetizers

    Veggie of the Month – Green Beans

    Say hey, kids! Wanna know the Veggie of the Month? It’s none other than one of our faves! If you want to go all techie on the subject, avocadoes, string or green beans, squash, eggplant, green...
    June 26, 2015 529 0
  • Highlight

    Where does food come from?

    Teaching kids about where their food comes from is a great activity, and you might just learn something yourself as you watch your seeds germinate and become towering plants. Or not-so-towering, as the case may be....
    June 26, 2015 439 0
  • Highlight

    Got Yourself a Picky Eater?

    It seems like every family has at least one picky eater. We know that to be truth because in our family, we were that special child. Still push certain things like lima beans off to one...
    June 15, 2015 899 0
  • Cool Recipes

    Nummy! Gummy!

    Have you ever, in your ponderings of the universe and life’s real meaning, stopped to consider the origins of gummi bears? You’ll notice our spelling, because we’re referencing the real deal, not the checkout-line-at-Walmart version of...
    June 9, 2015 970 0
  • Millennial Mom

    School’s Out! OMG!!! School’s Out??!! NOW What??!!?

    Chill, Millennial Mom. We’ve got your back, at least with tips on how to keep your kiddos hydrated during the heat of the summer. As for keeping them occupied and not glued to one electronic device...
    June 8, 2015 536 0
  • Cool Recipes

    Homemade Kiwi Pineapple Popsicles

    YES!  It’s HOT!  Well, pineapple is great.  Kiwi is wonderful.  Relax Millennial Mom.  Problem solved! Ingredients: 1 whole pineapple, (peeled, cored and chopped) 2 Tbs clover honey 6 ripe kiwi, (peeled and sliced) reserve 10 kiwi...
    June 8, 2015 573 0