de wafelbakkers

Pancake Art

Today we have a cute little food art idea for you! We typically don’t have a lot of time in the mornings but our kids always, always appreciate creative gestures like these, so we found one great shortcut to help make this fun project doable. Frozen pancakes! We’ve loved a good frozen waffle for years, but had never tried a pancake — these are De Wafelbakkers and were perfect! SUNSHINE: Sliced oranges and nectarines with an orange infused syrup. To make the syrup simply bring 1 cup of your favorite maple syrup and the zest and juice of two oranges … Read more

sweet potato birthday cake


We are so excited to have Amy back with another healthier kids recipe to share! Her Make Ahead Banana and Oat Bars went wild and we think you will love today’s even more! Amy Palanjian is a writer, editor, recipe developer, and crafter for magazines, books, and websites. She’s also mama to a very energetic toddler and she shares realistic, yet wholesome recipes and feeding tips at Yummy Toddler Food which is incredible! You can also find her on Instagram and Facebook as @yummytoddlerfood. Welcome back, Amy! “When my little girl turned one, I was filled with emotions. I couldn’t believe … Read more

medicine cabinet

By Emily. If you’re like me, it’s right around this time of year that you start to let your guard down when it comes to illness. The more warm days I see the more comfortable I get. Surely we’re almost out of the woods for cold and flu season, right? Wrong, Emily. Wrong. So this year I am staying diligent until the very bitter end. July. Just kidding, but here are our Small Fry favorites (we also polled our Facebook friends, see the comments here!) for getting us through those heartbreaking days of extra cuddles and extra bowls and sheets. What we … Read more

make ahead morning

Make Ahead Banana Oatmeal Bars

We have an awesome guest post from Amy of Yummy Toddler Food, here to help bring some peace back to your mornings without sacrificing the healthfulness: Kid-Friendly Banana Bread Oatmeal Bars! My two year old is a total morning person. She’s usually up way before the sun and comes into my room to wake me up with a gentle tap and a “Mama, I’m awake.” At 5 am, I’m not always at my best, but I gather my energy, give her a good morning hug, and make myself a cup of tea. We read books, play tea party, and sometimes … Read more

munchkin at heart [food]


Photos by Lindsey Orton. We were so lucky to have the amazing private chef Aubrey Niccoli (@aubreyniccoli) and her husband Marco Niccoli (@marconiccoli), President of Catering Operations for Prime Restaurant Group executing our theme with their incredible food. The food was out of this world and so we knew we wanted to highlight it all on its own. You can see the rest of the party here, but to summarize, we picked the theme “Kid at Heart” for our Alt Summit Dinner with Munchkin and knew we wanted the food to be our childhood favorites but elevated the way only the … Read more

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