Thanksgiving Fun!

Besides eating a delicious meal, what else do you like to do on Thanksgiving? While you’re waiting for the food to be ready, here are five fun activities you could do with your family/friends: (1) Play football or flag football. (2) Take a walk or hike. (3) Run in a Turkey Trot. Go to this websiteContinue reading “Thanksgiving Fun!”

Healthy Halloween!

Has everyone carved their pumpkins and picked out their costumes? Halloween is just around the corner which comes with lots of festivities. One of my favorite parts of Halloween is getting creative with snacks to bring to Halloween parties. I’ve put together 5 healthy and tasty snacks that you will love!   1. Cinnamon AppleContinue reading “Healthy Halloween!”

Make Your Snacks Awesome!

Take your snacks to the next level by making simple switches. Look at the image below for an example of how to do this: Foods with less sodium and saturated fat are better for your heart. When your heart feels awesome, you do too! Learn more about making smart snack switches by watching the videoContinue reading “Make Your Snacks Awesome!”

Snack Attack!

Have you ever had a sudden need for a snack? You might call this occurrence a snack attack. Maybe you have a daily snack scheduled already – a lot of kids eat a snack when they get home from school. This month is the month of snacks! You’ll get some good snack ideas each week hereContinue reading “Snack Attack!”

The Family Meal Fun Never Ends!

How did your Family Mealtime Month go? I hope you learned a few things and had some fun with your family. Even though Family Mealtime Month is almost over, strive to make family mealtime a priority! In addition to having a good time with your family, there are many other benefits to having meals asContinue reading “The Family Meal Fun Never Ends!”

Practice Excellent Etiquette

Demonstrating proper etiquette means acting politely according to your society’s traditional customs. You probably have heard you parents tell you to use words like please or thank you or maybe they have told you to chew food with your mouth closed. Those are both examples of etiquette! Table etiquette is important and changes based onContinue reading “Practice Excellent Etiquette”

Family Mealtime Themes

Start a fun tradition by creating a theme for family mealtime. My personal favorite is Taco Tuesday! Another fun idea is having a book or movie themed dinner! Can you think of a food from a favorite book or movie that you could make? How about green eggs and ham from Dr. Seuss or butterContinue reading “Family Mealtime Themes”