Healthy cranberry Muffins. Recipe at www.cookwith5kids.com 42
Healthy Cranberry Muffin Cranberries are a very healthy fruit. Did you know that a 1/2 cup of cranberries is only 25 calories? Cranberries are not only low in calories but they are also high in anti-oxidants, improve immune function, lower blood pressure, lower risks of UTIs, are an anti inflammatory, […]

Healthy Cranberry Muffin


Perfect Family Movie Night from www.cookwith5kids.com 36
Last night we had a perfect family movie night. Finding a movie that will not elicit groans from our 5 kids is not easy. Our family loves to watch movies together but we usually do it in small groups. The adult teens watch adult movies with Dad. The tweens watch […]

Family Movie Night


Gaylord ice exhibit. Full story at www.cookwith5kids.com 40
Need something fun to do with the kids during Winter Break? Head on over to the Gaylord Hotel at National Harbor and visit the ice exhibit. You can easily spend a full day walking around the National Harbor: shopping, eating, and completing all the activities at the Gaylord. We were […]

Gaylord ice exhibit is a perfect winter break activity



Men's Gift Guide. Full story at www.cookwith5kids.com 26
Buying gifts for the men in your life can be a difficult job. How many ties or socks do men need? We extensively tested all of the products that we are recommending today. These men’s gifts are not typically considered gifts for men, but the men in our family loved […]

Men’s gift guide


Tech Gift guide. All the best technology gifts to buy for the Holidays 2016. Full story at www.cookwith5kids.com 34
The latest technology is something most people cannot live without. We each want the fastest, most incredible technology that will make our lives easier and better in some way. However, finding the right technology products that actually do what they say they will, is not so easy. We have extensively […]

Tech Gift Guide


Tech gift guide for kids. www.cookwith5kids.com 30
Kids today have grown up with technology since birth. Naturally, a gift that uses technology is a smart gift idea. Today I am sharing the best tech gifts for kids. Our family is built around technology. We communicate with instant messages, and we rely on the latest technology daily. It […]

Tech gifts for kids



Oatmeal walnut cookies from www.cookwith5kids.com 51
  Oatmeal Walnut Cookie What does oatmeal make you think of? For me, oatmeal is very comforting. I have eaten steel cut oats for breakfast for the past 15 years and it really gives me a sense of calm every morning. Adding oatmeal to a cookie is a great way […]

Oatmeal Walnut Cookie


Elementary Aged Kids Gift Guide. Full story at www.cookwith5kids.com 36
Younger children can be difficult to buy gifts for! Children in grades K-6 need some great gifts this year and we have 6 perfect suggestions for you. Elementary school age kids want the newest technology like their older siblings, but parents and relatives often prefer to buy non-technology related gifts. We have […]

Gift Guide for Elementary School Age Kids


Holiday Gift Guide for Teens. What do you buy the teenagers in your life? Full story and gift ideas at www.cookwith5kids.com 31
Teens are sometimes difficult to buy gifts for. I have four sons who are in the teen range 19,17,15 and almost 13. Buying gifts for these 4 guys is not so easy. These 4 gift ideas have passed their intense testing and have been given the thumbs up.  I hope this gift […]

Teen Gift Guide



TUNG tooth cleaner. Full story at www.cookwith5kids.com 53
Health starts with good oral hygiene, and having fresh breath is extremely important. We all want to be as healthy as possible and live a long time. But what many people do not realize is that the tongue is the place that bacteria is held and can be the cause […]

Good oral hygiene begins with the TUNG cleaner