Nowadays, kids can can get creative, and make their school lockers more useful while still having a personal touch. Where to begin? We know! Locker Decorations 101 is now in session.
From the way kids dash into the house after school, seemingly famished and near death, you’d think they hadn’t eaten for days. So, in the effort to provide unique, healthy and delicious options for them, here are 14 after school snacks your kids will love.
Here’s a sheet-pan chicken sweet potatoes and Brussel sprouts with bacon and balsamic glaze dinner that’s a must-have in your arsenal of recipes.
Holidays, birthdays and other occasions sometimes leave us with lots of candy hanging around the house — not a great situation, especially if you have kids. When life hands you extra candy, make some loaded cookie bars.
If comfort food is calling your name, we recommend answering with our Alton Brown inspired shepherd’s pie, a scrumptious, belly-filling meat pie topped with a billowy mashed-potato crust.
We’re sharing an easy steak and peppers recipe that is so simple, so versatile, so mouthwateringly delicious, you’ll want to thank us. We accept your gratitude.
Pan-seared salmon doused with a creamy, lemon butter sauce and sprinkled with capers and fresh parsley is sure to become your favorite go-to for a fancy yet fuss-free meal.
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When the winter weather dampens your spirits, send your taste buds on a tropical vacation with dessert! Our no-bake Key lime pie in a jar recipe is the fastest and most delicious way to forget the frigid temperatures and satisfy an island-inspired sweet tooth.
What can you do to have the best possible school year? One way is to make sure your student is fully prepared. Check out this list of must-have school supplies and make sure your kids are stocked up!
Donuts are fantastic, but just not big enough. A few delicious bites — suddenly the one you’re eating is long gone. Not so with this giant donut cake ! You’ll have donut-y goodness for at least a few servings (unless you keep it all to yourself, which we totally understand).
When your sweet tooth hungers for a candy bar, make our copycat Snickers bar! Satisfy your craving with a homemade confection that tastes even better than the grocery store checkout line temptation.
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This patriotic ribbon banner is the perfect red, white and blue DIY craft that can easily find a place in your home for all the big summer holidays. Check out how to make your own cute craft!
Whether you’re hosting a potluck or attending one as a guest, it’s always best to plan and prepare. Here are some of our favorite potluck-friendly recipes!
Craving a yummy, filling casserole that won’t wreck your eating plan? This scrumptious gluten-free tater tot casserole with gluten-free mushroom soup is the delish dish for you.
From the moment the Texas Roadhouse rolls are placed in front of you – along with their delicious cinnamon honey butter – you want to take a bunch home. Now you can whip up your very own batch in the comfort of your kitchen!
Tender, lightly charred Vidalia onions, corn, summer squash and colorful bell peppers sitting atop a bed of radicchio and your favorite dark leafy greens — all tossed with a Vidalia onion vinaigrette — will outshine whatever else you put on your plate.
If you’ve never nibbled your way through a plate of hot crispy fried pickles and a sassy dipping sauce, you need to stop what you’re doing make this recipe!
This Instant Pot mac and cheese recipe is ridiculously easy and equally as delicious. You’ll have dinner for the family ready in no time.
Make Panera’s Fuji apple chicken salad at home – this copycat recipe gives you the same sweetness, tang and crunch you get at the restaurant.
Pizza can be savory, sweet or not exactly pizza, at all. For those looking for something different, this strawberry kiwi fruit “pizza” is for you.
This Instant Pot butter chicken recipe is even more delicious than most Indian takeout! Bonus: It cooks up in just 10 minutes in your very own kitchen.
Inspired by Jamie Oliver’s lumberjack baked beans, our recipe features a medley of beans, bacon and a sauce of brown sugar, vinegar, dry mustard and ginger.
This delicious and nutritious chicken taco salad boasts a bounty of spicy chicken, lettuce, tomatoes, sweet corn, black beans, avocado, two cheeses and crispy corn tortilla chips tossed in a creamy lime-cilantro dressing.
Watermelon is one of the best summer fruits, which makes it an easy choice for a hot weather cocktail. You need to try these watermelon margaritas — they’re quick and easy to make, with just three ingredients!
These chipotle-honey chicken crispers have just the right amount of heat — paired with the ideal level of sweet — to give them the perfect flavor.
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Impress backyard barbecue guests with these finger-lickin’-good grilled baby back ribs slathered with a sweet-savory cherry barbecue sauce.
Savory, sweet and oh-so-delicious on meat, this homemade cherry barbecue sauce livens up summer grilled meals.
Are you sometimes intimidated by the numerous steak choices? Allow us to provide a bit of beef education. Ladies and gentlemen, Steak 101 is now in session.
When you combine black beans with other ingredients in a food processor, something magical happens: you can’t taste the beans. In fact, black bean brownies come out fudgy, gooey, moist and delicious — exactly what you expect from regular fudge brownies.
Looking for that perfect party appetizer that everyone talks about for weeks afterward? Try this flavor-amazing jalapeño popper dip!
Sweetly delicious and wonderfully fragrant, this lemon plum skillet cake comes out of the oven looking like a delectable work of art.
These rainbow roasted vegetables come in in nearly every color, and when they’re lined up and roasted in the oven, have tons of flavor and almost no fat — a feast for both the eyes and the palate.
This chicken piccata recipe, inspired by Giada De Laurentiis, is just what you need to get a little zest in your dinner routine: lemony pan-fried chicken breasts with a mouthwatering butter sauce.
Colorful, tasty and healthy, this sheet-pan chicken and veggie stir-fry recipe makes a family favorite easy to cook up any night of your busy week.
Big and bold in presentation, this birthday cake boasts four full-size layers of chocolate cake generously frosted with a whipped chocolate frosting that starts with a ganache.
Marinated in a simple but tasty combination of soy sauce, rice-wine vinegar, honey, toasted sesame oil and minced garlic, these Korean steak kabobs boast big flavor and colorful appeal.
This whimsical mermaid bark is ideal for a party or beach-themed event with its swirls and scallops of purple, white and pink, dotted with shimmer candies and sprinkles.
This wooden floral letter craft is stunning to look at, easy and inexpensive to make, and makes a special gift for anyone in your life! Just customize it with an initial and you have a perfectly personalized gift.
This lush strawberry-watermelon chicken salad absolutely screams summer, with pops of pink and red summer fruit showing through the bright green pesto and lettuce.
From summer picnics and Easter brunch to potlucks and afternoon snacks, deviled eggs are more than up for the occasion.
Baked and frosted in one long sheet pan, this rich cake is no muss, no fuss.
When you’re craving a savory, meaty comfort food, this pork tenderloin recipe is a satisfying go-to! Every bite of this tender, fall-apart pork is full of sweet, spicy flavor that’s hard to beat.
Want an intensely refreshing drink that takes just minutes to make? Try these watermelon rum lemonade slushies!
How about firing it up with some easy fireworks decorations for your backyard celebration? This cute pool noodle firecracker centerpiece is festive and easy to make!
Your new favorite chocolate cupcake recipe is right here! These German chocolate cupcakes are moist and tender, with a luscious chocolate frosting crowned by a sweet coconut pecan topping.
Craving a buttery, sweet, crunchy nosh? Our homemade caramel popcorn can’t be beat! It’s addictive, easy to make and ready in less than an hour.
Need an excuse to shake a wand decorated with sequins and ribbons around? We have just the patriotic parade wand to make with this easy craft project.
Want to add a splash of color and show some USA pride for the summer holidays? Make a few of these patriotic sequin-covered pots! They’re unique, fun and functional, too.
If you’ve given up carb-laden baked goods since embracing a paleo or low-carb diet, your taste buds and hard-to-kick craving for homemade bread are going to go wild for this no-grain keto bread recipe made with cauliflower.
Quick, easy and healthy for breakfast, brunch or dinner, there’s really no wrong time to serve these fun and delicious pancake fruit tacos!
Here we share nine of the best summer eats for your cooking and indulging pleasure. These dishes are guaranteed to add a little extra fun and adventure to your summer cooking plans!
Whether you’re decorating for a small indoor gathering or a backyard extravaganza, these patriotic candleholders will make the setting flat-out glow with red, white and blue.
Thirsting for a fun, flavorful drink for your upcoming patriotic party? Mix up some of this sparkling red, white and blue sangria, and you’ll want to serve this festive fruity beverage all summer long!
Want to share your American hope, pride and joy this Independence Day? Check out these 18 patriotic 4th of July blessings and electronic greeting cards — perfect for downloading or sharing with friends and family.
Download your own copy of our free Summer BBQ ebook, featuring some great ideas to help you celebrate the sunny season with your friends, family, coworkers and neighbors!
This juicy and lightly-charred sweet corn — brushed with a spicy compound butter — will change your idea of corn forever.
Bobby Flay’s Margherita grilled pizza tempts with a golden crust and that brick-oven flavor that pizzerias are famous for. Here’s how to make it at home!
Planning a patriotic-themed cookout? Delight your burger-loving family and friends with a platter piled high with these juicy 4th of July sliders!
Why just sing The Star Spangled Banner when you can eat it? Show your patriotic spirit by bringing a tray of these American flag cupcakes to a 4th of July or Memorial Day party!
Turkey is probably not the first meat that comes to mind when you think of of Asian food, but these tasty turkey meatballs with Asian-style dipping sauce prove that they are actually the perfect pair.
Here’s a collection of 9 Father’s Day cards to post on your social media accounts, to email to a VIP, or just download and save them so you can share some love on a birthday — or any other day.
If you’ve never imagined beer and cheese together, let this pale ale corn dip be your “gateway food” to many more such combinations.
With so many reasons to cook up a turkey on any day, there’s no need to wait all year long for that one special day — nor do you have to prepare a whole turkey. With this recipe you can enjoy a tender, juicy grilled turkey breast anytime with minimal effort.
Here’s a fun Father’s Day word search that kids will love — a printable puzzle that is all about this special day!
A special dad deserves a special present – so here’s a Father’s day gift guide to help find that perfect little something for the dearest dads in your life!
Looking for a super-easy and super-affordable (free!) way to send a little Father’s Day love to the number 1 dad in your life? Here, take your pick of four thoughtful printable Father’s Day cards to color and give!
Looking for a super-easy, no-cook way to enjoy a tasty and delicious? These no-sugar-added apple pie overnight oats are studded with nutrient-rich walnuts, currants and spices!
These adorable DIY fabric-covered flowerpots are make for some truly thoughtful gift for Mother’s Day or a birthday — or, really, for anyone on any occasion! They’re easy to make, and are an affordable craft, too.
Cake pops make any celebration more festive! This white chocolate and vanilla version is an especially fun, sweet surprise for a birthday, Valentine’s Day, or any other kind of party.
Nothing says love like waking up to the sweet, warm scent of homemade waffles wafting from the kitchen. And our red velvet waffles with cream cheese glaze taste like an extra helping of love!
While most people think of cocktails as beverages to be enjoyed strictly in the evening, the Bloody Mary is a rare exception to the rule.
Creating something beautiful to give your mom for Mother’s Day doesn’t have to take a lot of money — or a lot of time. Make one of these fancy candles, and give her the thoughtful gift she deserves!
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Backyard grilling weather is here! Looking for the best barbecue side dish on the planet? This creamy confetti corn with bacon might just be it!
Want to know the right thing to say this Memorial Day? Check out these 14 Memorial Day blessings and electronic greeting cards — perfect for downloading or sharing with friends and family.
Make a colorful patriotic centerpiece out of nothing more than red and white straws, a mason jar, rubber bands and ribbon! Here’s how to do it.
Here’s a collection of sweet cards you can download and share with your favorite graduate!
If your child can’t get enough of the whimsical horse with a mysterious horn on its head, this fun dessert is the one to make! We searched the world for an easy unicorn cake recipe — one that didn’t need any hard-to-find ingredients or super skills. Give it a try!
If, in addition to the picnics and parties, you want to do something more this year to remember those who served — and died — for the cause of freedom, try these patriotic family crafts.
Homemade fried chicken that’s crunchy on the outside, juicy on the inside, and — sit down for this — not deep fried? It’s true! Here’s how to make air fryer fried chicken.
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Light as air, yet dense with chocolate decadence and a hint of coffee, these impressive chocolate souffles will make you look like an accomplished, undauntedly passionate pastry chef.
Here’s a great steak recipe for date night: Pan-seared filet mignon for two. Juicy, flavorful and topped with a succulent… Read More about Pan-seared filet mignon with shallot butter
Kindness, compassion and generosity are qualities most parents wish to see blossoming in their children’s personalities — and one of the most valuable lessons we learn from our parents is how to give back to the community. Here are 10 ways to do just that!
If procrastination is your middle name, you’re probably feeling the panic about finding a great Mother’s Day gift. Don’t fret! Here are a few last-minute gift ideas that won’t seem last-minute.
Are you looking for the secret to a totally stress-free but impressive (and delicious) spread? We have two words for you: charcuterie board.
Instead of throwing another package of hot dogs on the grill this Father’s Day, how about trying one — or several — of these hot options?
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Do you think irresistible, can’t-get-enough pretzel bites are too difficult to make at home? Think again!
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This cupcake paperclip bookmark is one of those things that will make mom smile every time she sees it. It’s a thoughtful gift for the mom who loves to lose herself in a good book.
Looking for a super-easy and super-affordable (free!) way to send a little Mother’s Day love to the number 1 mom in your life? Below, take your pick of four super-sweet printable Mother’s Day cards to color!
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A special day for your mom isn’t just an American thing — many other countries have similar Mother’s Day traditions, too. Here are a few of them!