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9 Fang-tastic Halloween Dinners For Kids

Jennifer Segal | Posted 10.30.2016 | Taste
Jennifer Segal

It takes a lot of energy to troll the neighborhood collecting candy. Dinner should be quick, easy, and filling on Halloween night. From chicken tenders to chicken tacos, these fang-tastic recipes are easy to make and will have your eager trick-or-treaters out the door in no time.

The Truth About My Kids Going Back To School

Rachel Hollis | Posted 08.15.2016 | Parents
Rachel Hollis

My kids are back to school this morning! Hence the picture of me sliding through the kitchen with my coffee cup raised like a trophy. Getting through that last hurdle of summer always feels like a massive win. Then there's the whirlwind of shopping for school supplies and haircuts and who gets which backpack, and no you can't have two lunch boxes, and I will turn this car around and then nobody gets mechanical pencils!

Exploring Greece, the Land of Mythology, with Kids

MiniTime | Posted 07.25.2016 | Travel

Koutsoupia - Siviri hiking trail at Sani Resort (Courtesy Sani Resort) Visit a land where mythology, fun and sunshine combine to create a fascinating...

How To Plan The Ultimate 4th of July BBQ

Rachel Hollis | Posted 07.01.2016 | Taste
Rachel Hollis

Are you last minute planning your 4th of July BBQ? Not to worry I've got you covered. From food to drinks to decorations you will have the best party ...

Best Excursions for Families in Cuba

MiniTime | Posted 06.07.2016 | Travel

El Capitolio in Old Havana (Photo: Sandra Foyt) Now that travel restrictions have been eased, there's no better time to plan a family vacation in Cub...

10 Ways to Recover From a Vacation Hangover

MiniTime | Posted 05.26.2016 | Travel

Always exhausted after your vacation? Here are a few tried and tested tips to combat vacation hangovers. (Flickr: Jude Freeman) Although a vacation...

Kid-Friendly Attractions in Varadero, Cuba To Tempt You Off the Resort

MiniTime | Posted 05.17.2017 | Travel

Cuba's Coral Beach is one of the country's most kid-friendly attractions. (Photo: Sandra Foyt) Set amidst lush tropical gardens bordering turquoise o...

5 Kid- Friendly Breakfast Ideas For Busy Mornings

Rachel Hollis | Posted 05.11.2017 | Taste
Rachel Hollis

Get your kids to eat breakfast in the morning even when you're in a rush with these yummy recipes! Prep these meals on a Sunday and you're all set for...

11 Pasta Recipes You Should Be Making

Rachel Hollis | Posted 02.03.2017 | Taste
Rachel Hollis

What's the point of the weekend if not for eating all the carbs? I don't know about you but I LOVE pasta! Whether it's cold and in the form of a salad...

9 Healthy After School Snacks For Kids

Rachel Hollis | Posted 01.22.2017 | Parents
Rachel Hollis

When the kids get home from school what's the first thing they ask for? Food! Here are 9 simple snacks to prepare ahead of time or prep in a jiffy. Th...

7 Foodie Hacks: A Cheat Sheet for Healthy Snacking

Rachel Hollis | Posted 01.18.2017 | Taste
Rachel Hollis

We've all been there 3:00 hits, suddenly our lunch has worn off, and we're in need of a snack. Sometimes in the moment we impulsively reach for the wo...

10 Must-Haves In A Kid-Friendly Home

Houzz | Posted 01.14.2017 | HuffPost Home

Gillian Lazanik, Houzz Contributor A child's laughter can permeate a home and warm the coldest of hearts. Kids can also create lots of messes, from...

9 Budget Friendly Dinner Recipes for the Whole Family

Rachel Hollis | Posted 01.18.2017 | Taste
Rachel Hollis

If you're like me and have a few rugrats running around you know creating healthy and cost efficient meals can be challenging. Good news is, I've gathered some of my favorite recipes from The Chic Site to help keep you under budget. The best part? The kids are sure to love them!

11 Ways to Make Pizza Even Better

Rachel Hollis | Posted 12.21.2016 | Taste
Rachel Hollis

Every Friday night at the Hollis household it's pizza night. We buy already-made dough, ALL the toppings and everyone gets to make the pizza of their...

7 Ways to Celebrate New Year's Eve With Kids

Rachel Hollis | Posted 12.22.2016 | Parents
Rachel Hollis

Let's face it, most of us are not planning a night out on the town for New Year's Eve. Instead, we will be dressed in our pajamas while we stay home with our kids, up way past their bedtimes. That's why I've compiled a few tips to having a fun celebration at home as a family.

7 Slow-Cooker Soup Recipes to Try This Winter

Rachel Hollis | Posted 11.23.2016 | Taste
Rachel Hollis

The weather has changed and it's finally cold enough outside to justify eating soup every day. I love soup so much I eat it all year 'round, but I und...

Must Avoid Popular Winter Destinations... And Where to Go Instead

MiniTime | Posted 11.23.2016 | Travel

Aspen, Colorado (Courtesy Visit Aspen) If you're wondering where to travel with the kids this winter, there are several factors to consider when pick...

3 Slow-Cooker Chili Recipes to Serve This Fall

Rachel Hollis | Posted 11.09.2016 | Taste
Rachel Hollis

It's not winter until you've served up a batch of chili. That's why we have not just one but THREE slow-cooker chili recipes to try on The Chic Site. Try them all, I guarantee you won't be disappointed.

6 Cool (But A Little Weird) Thanksgiving Getaways

MiniTime | Posted 11.19.2016 | Travel

Turkey Trot in Las Vegas (Courtesy Las Vegas Turkey Trot) Torn between two camps of in-laws--or just tired of the same routine of eat-turkey-watch-fo...

3 Side Dishes You Must Serve This Thanksgiving

Rachel Hollis | Posted 11.10.2016 | Taste
Rachel Hollis

Thanksgiving is almost here which means it's time to start planning your holiday menu. I love having a slew of sides made for my guests to choose from. Try one, or all, of my newest side additions for this year's menu at your own holiday gathering.

6 Amazing Resort Pools in the US for Families

MiniTime | Posted 11.10.2016 | Travel

Pool at Grand Hyatt Kauai (Courtesy Hyatt) Nothing energizes the whole family like a day spent at an outstanding resort pool. Luckily, amazing pools ...

6 Easy Dinners Your Kids Will Actually Eat

Rachel Hollis | Posted 11.09.2016 | Taste
Rachel Hollis

Sometimes coming up with a dinner your kids will actually eat is frustrating. That's why I try too develop recipes on The Chic Site that are guarante...

Theme Park Attractions to Look Forward to in 2016

MiniTime | Posted 11.09.2016 | Travel

Artist concept of Star Wars-Themed Land at Disneyland Resort (Courtesy Disney) Expect to see a whopping number of new attractions at popular theme pa...

Ski Resorts in the US with the Best Jacuzzis for Families

MiniTime | Posted 11.06.2016 | Travel

Jacuzzi at Snowshoe Mountain Resort (Courtesy Snowshoe Mountain) Après ski, nothing feels better than relaxing in a Jacuzzi. Kicking back in hot b...

Let These Children's Books Inspire Your Next Family Vacation

MiniTime | Posted 11.04.2016 | Travel

Beach boardwalk in Prince Edward Island (Flickr: Nicolas Raymond) Sharing books with children is a great way to step into other worlds, have amazin...