Make the most of your time with loved ones with our kid-friendly recipes everyone at the table will love. Yes, even YOU! Clever shortcuts get a real meal done fast, making more time for fun outside the kitchen.
Special ways to celebrate this month:
You don't need a big holiday to do something simple and special with your kids. Whether you're trying to make the Last Day of School special after a rough year or looking to escape into your next great beach read, here are some of my top tips this month:
Potluck Party Recipes for Summer
Who's excited to finally be getting together with friends and family this summer? Make your backyard barbecue extra special with these easy potluck recipes:
The Peanut Blossom Book Club
Join the most popular online book club for busy women:
We read the most popular, light-hearted bestsellers because life is too short to read depressing books!
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Cookbooks for Families
My two bestselling cookbooks for kids are a popular gift for kids and sell out every holiday season. Grab yours while they're here:
Easy Summer Recipes for Busy Weeknights
The end of the school year is always the craziest. Need an easy dinner for one of your busiest school nights? These family recipes are perfect for getting to the table fast:
- Creamy chicken gyro pita wrap
- Easy Philly Cheesesteak Sloppy Joes in 15 minutes
- One-Pot Chipotle Chile Mac in 30 minutes
- Juicy Oven Baked Turkey Burgers
- 20-minute Chinese Noodles with Pork & Spicy Peanut Sauce
- Sheet Pan Chicken and Veggies
- How to Cook Frozen Shrimp
- Saucy Pork and Noodle Bake for leftover pork
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Great Ideas for Family Fun this Summer:
Whether you just want to get your kids hands in the dirt with a patio garden or you're looking for tips on taking better photos during summer vacation, get inspired by these fun family ideas:
Easy Taco Tuesday Recipes
These simple festive dishes let you enjoy a quick Mexican food dinner even on a busy weeknight. Just add a margarita!
Friday Night Pizza Club
Our family is baking a new pizza every week this year. Want to join us and start this fun weekend tradition with your own family? Get our favorite homemade pizza dough and all the pizza topping ideas you need to have a weekly pizza night with your kids.
Spring is "Birthday Season" for our family. If you're looking for something sweet to celebrate your loved ones' special day, you'll love these birthday cake ideas:
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Reading with Kids
The best way to raise a reader is to share your love of books with your kids. Make reading part of your family culture, it is a phenomenal way to connect with your kids as they grow.
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First Communion Celebration Tips
Got a little one taking their First Communion this spring? Enjoy this sweet tradition with simple ideas for making it special.
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