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5 Tips for Happy, Rested Kids While on Vacation - FamilyCorner.com

5 Tips for Happy, Rested Kids While on Vacation

July 22nd, 2014 posted by Amanda Formaro

The final month of vacation season is here and you’re planning to travel with young kids. Many family vacations are tainted by babies crying, toddlers that miss their naps, and […]

Kid Friendly Spaghetti and Meatballs - FamilyCorner.com

Kid Friendly Spaghetti and Meatballs

July 22nd, 2014 posted by Amanda Formaro

Our friends over at TIME For Kids, a weekly classroom news magazine that motivates kids to read, shared this tasty recipe. They’ve published a cookbook called Kids in the Kitchen […]

Freezer Orange Dream Squares

Freezer Orange Dream Squares

April 11th, 2014 posted by Amanda Formaro

It’s the middle of summer and the last thing you want to do is turn on the oven to make cookies or a cake! Instead, pull out some frozen sherbet, […]

Is your child regularly turning the living room into a stage? Or maybe your little one just loves belting out the hits in the car, or making up their own jingles? […]

Review: DefenderPad for Your Laptop

February 22nd, 2014 posted by Amanda Formaro

Like many people, I own a laptop. They are portable and convenient and great for sitting on the couch or in bed, but the heat that generates from the bottom […]

Review: AnySharp Knife Sharpener - FamilyCorner.com

Review: AnySharp Knife Sharpener

October 4th, 2013 posted by Amanda Formaro

With Thanksgiving right around the corner, you’ll want your kitchen knives to be in tip top shape. Chopping celery and onions for the stuffing isn’t the only task your knives […]

Make an Autumn Tree from Magazines

Make an Autumn Tree from Magazines

September 24th, 2013 posted by Amanda Formaro

The fall season is upon us and the leaves are starting to change color. Now is a great time to introduce a fun recycling activity that the kids will love. […]

Teen Craft: Glittered Flip Flop Decorations

Teen Craft: Glittered Flip Flop Decorations

July 24th, 2013 posted by Amanda Formaro

Do you have a preteen or teenager that loves to craft and decorate her room? This fun glittery project is easy to do and totally color customizable. Choose your favorite […]

Aunt Leticia’s Homemade Pineapple Sherbet - FamilyCorner.com

Aunt Leticia’s Homemade Pineapple Sherbet

July 19th, 2013 posted by Amanda Formaro

The sweltering heat of summer is here without any doubt, so you are going to need something cool to eat! This front porch favorite is a classic from Chef Gisele […]

Decoupage Country Can

July 12th, 2013 posted by Amanda Formaro

This charming country accent will look perfect on your shelf or near the entryway. The design possibilities for this project are limited only by your imagination! Materials: Soup can White […]

Kids & Chores

July 12th, 2013 posted by Amanda Formaro

By Elizabeth Pantley Assigning children household chores is one of the best ways to build self-esteem and a feeling of competence. Regular chores establish helpful habits and good attitudes about […]

Banana Chocolate Fab French Toast

Banana Chocolate Fab French Toast

July 10th, 2013 posted by Amanda Formaro

Looking for a fun and tasty way to serve breakfast? French toast is always a favorite, kids love bananas, and Nutella? Say no more! The folks at TIME For Kids, […]

Craft: Denim & Lace Flip Flops

July 9th, 2013 posted by Amanda Formaro

Summertime means wearing sandals and trying to stay cool. Flip flops are super popular with just about every age group, and they are readily available in a variety of colors […]

4th of July Kebobs: 14 Recipes from Breakfast Through Dessert - FamilyCorner.com

4th of July Kebobs: 14 Recipes from Breakfast Through Dessert

June 25th, 2013 posted by Amanda Formaro

One of the biggest grilling holidays of the year is almost upon us.. the 4th of July! Why not mix things up a little bit this year and have a […]

4 Q-Tip Crafts for Kids - FamilyCorner.com

4 Q-Tip Crafts for Kids

June 17th, 2013 posted by Amanda Formaro

You know you have them in the bathroom cabinet. Q-Tips. They are a great craft supply as well as a crafting tool for kids! There are plenty of fun projects […]

Red Raspberry & White Chocolate Cream Hand Pies at FamilyCorner.com

Red Raspberry White Chocolate Cream Hand Pies

June 14th, 2013 posted by Amanda Formaro

Raspberries come in season during mid-summer and if you’re lucky enough to have them growing on your property, can produce fruit continuously through fall! Whether you live near a raspberry […]

17 Iced Tea Recipes for Summer

17 Iced Tea Recipes for Summer

June 10th, 2013 posted by Amanda Formaro

There is nothing better than a tall glass of cold iced tea on a hot summer day. June 10th is National Iced Tea Day, so to celebrate we’ve put together […]

35 Camping Recipes: From Breakfast to Dessert by Amanda Formaro - FamilyCorner.com

35 Camping Recipes: From Breakfast to Dessert

June 5th, 2013 posted by Amanda Formaro

Camping season is finally here and families everywhere are packing up and headed out to enjoy the great outdoors and get friendly with Mother Nature. Of course, all those hungry […]

Theme Park Tips: Enjoying This Summer's Excursions - FamilyCorner.com

Theme Park Tips: Enjoying This Summer’s Excursions

June 4th, 2013 posted by Amanda Formaro

Summer is here and theme parks, water parks, family fun centers, zoos, aquariums, and museums will be expecting more than 300 million people to visit! That means crowds and long […]

Make Your Own Colorful Napkin Rings by Amanda Formaro - FamilyCorner.com

Make Your Own Colorful Napkin Rings

May 31st, 2013 posted by Amanda Formaro

There are plenty of reasons why you might find yourself looking for a set of napkin rings. Mother’s Day and Easter immediately come to mind, but there are other occasions […]

Hosting House Guests 101 - 12 tips for being a great host to family and friends - FamilyCorner.com

Hosting House Guests 101

May 27th, 2013 posted by Amanda Formaro

by Kathy Bertone Your brother and his family will be coming to town for your niece’s wedding and needs a place to stay. Your mother-in-law wants to come see her […]

24 Graduation Crafts & Recipes for Grads of All Ages

May 17th, 2013 posted by Amanda Formaro

It’s that time of year again. Time for kids all over to don their graduation gowns and caps and march down the aisle to a new beginning! Graduation is not […]

6 Tips for Growing Vegetables and Herbs in Containers by Amanda Formaro for FamilyCorner.com Magazine

6 Tips for Growing Vegetables and Herbs in Containers

May 16th, 2013 posted by Amanda Formaro

Growing fresh vegetables and fragrant herbs is a great way to save money at the grocery store and control what pesticides go into your body. Not everyone has a yard […]

20 Most Popular Summer Camp Locations by Amanda Formaro for FamilyCorner.com

20 Most Popular Summer Camp Locations

May 14th, 2013 posted by Amanda Formaro

Summer camp has been a popular in the United States and Canada for over 150 years. Every year millions of children pack up and head off to their favorite camp […]

KeyLime Cove Waterpark: Tropical fun in the midwest - FamilyCorner.com

KeyLime Cove Waterpark: Tropical fun in the midwest

May 11th, 2013 posted by Amanda Formaro

Waterparks are becoming quite popular for quick weekend getaways, even during the snowy winter months when splashing around in a swimming pool requires a flight to Miami! Not anymore. Now […]

12 DIY Ideas for Pampering Mom

May 7th, 2013 posted by Amanda Formaro

As moms, we tend to put everyone else before ourselves. That means we often neglect our own need to relax, and certainly don’t make special time to just enjoy a […]

Plastic Cup Flowers

February 20th, 2013 posted by Amanda Formaro

April showers bring May flowers, but why wait until May? Create your own beautiful bouquet with goodies from around the house. All you need are some plastic cups and whatever […]

Why Do You Weigh Less in the Water?

February 12th, 2013 posted by Amanda Formaro

Helping a Child Understand Buoyancy While playing with my 6 year-old daughter in the swimming pool one day, she asked the question “Mom, why can I lift you up in […]

Flower Power Pencil Holder

February 12th, 2013 posted by Amanda Formaro

To see a larger view, click here Make this cute and cheerful can for that special little girl in your life. This darling little can is perfect for pens, markers, […]

Foam Bug Magnet

February 12th, 2013 posted by Amanda Formaro

This cute little bug is far from creepy! It’s not only adorable, it’s easy and inexpensive to make. All you need is some craft foam, glue and a magnet! You […]

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Orange Carrot Less-Drip Ice Pops

Parents are always looking for ways to sneak some vegetables into their child’s diet. Well, unless your kids are avid carrot lovers, just call these orange ice pops — they’ll […]