• Quick Snacks to Keep Your Kids Happy (and Healthy) All Summer

    If you have little ones in your family, odds are that snacks during the summer time are a challenge for you. Your kiddos are often times hot and uncomfortable, and may turn their nose up at things that they might enjoy during the school year. When your little ones have just come in from an afternoon of playing in the yard, they are sweaty and tired. They are probably going to refuse any hot plate of anything you put in front of them. If you are at a loss at what to give your kids to munch on during the warm months, here are a couple of quick, easy suggestions that will keep them satisfied and you sane.

    One: cool, bite sized yogurt drops. This snack is so simple, and can last you ages from just one containers of yogurt. All you have to do is buy a large containers of yogurt from the store, in the flavor of your famil Continue Reading

  • Are You Ready for Ice Cream Season?

    Summer’s here and demand for ice cream is peaking. After all, no picnic or barbecue is really complete without ice cream to follow the hamburgers, spare ribs, green beans, and mashed potatoes. And there’s nothing like a delicious ice cream smoothie to recover from an afternoon of hiking or gardening. Stores and retailers that sell ice cream should be getting ready for the summer rush, and stocking up on basics like paper ice cream cups, spoons, and lids.

    Summer’s here, and so is ice cream season
    People tend to eat ice cream on a weekly basis all year. One study has found that on average, Americans eat ice cream 28.5 times every year. But summer is the special season for ice cream. Maybe that’s because this frozen treat is the best, or at least the tastiest, way to beat the heat. Nothing says summer like driving with your friends with the windows open and paper ice cream cups in your hands with colorful scoops of your favorite flavors.
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  • Eating When Sad and Frozen Yogurt A Sweet Mix

    Gelato cup

    People love ice cream and frozen yogurt! These delicious treats are great for any day whether it is hot or cold. If you’re mourning a breakup, it’s time to buy an ice cream cup. Just missed out on a promotion? Have a gelato cup on me. If you’re feeling sad in general, go get a cup of yogurt or buy frozen yogurt supplies to make some yourself.

    The thing is that sweet treats are celebrated and used year round. In fact, statistics say that the average American eats ice cream at least 28 times a year. Honestly though, that number seems short. Of course, that might be the stomach full of sweet dessert talking.

    The thing is, there are real scientific reasons why we like fr Continue Reading