Food

Smoothie King Is Now Serving A Prenatal Smoothie, & You'll Want One ASAP

One of the ultimate conundrums of pregnancy is trying to balance your cravings with making sure that you're getting all of the nutrients that you need to support the tiny human life that's rapidly growing inside you. Given that there are already so m…
By Brianna Wiest

Is Publix Open On The 4th Of July? You Might Need Some Last Minute Items For Your BBQ

Whether you're having a small family dinner or a big gala barbecue in your backyard this July 4th, it's vital to know what your food resources are, especially if you are super-busy or a high-level procrastinator and can't shop until the big day. The …
By Shari Maurer

OMG, Starbucks Has A "Dragon Drink" Now & It's Seriously As Cool As It Sounds

We've all been there. 3:00 rolls around and your eyelids start drooping, your vision blurs, and you wonder if it's possible to fall asleep with your eyes open. "Just resting my eyes," you say when you're caught in the act. Uh huh. Caffeine is the obv…
By Emily Kelleher

7 Foods & Habits That Can Make You Go Prematurely Gray, According To Science

Spotting a strand of gray hair in the bathroom mirror is something that happens to most everybody eventually. But if you're still pretty young, this appearance of a gray streak can be confusing or even alarming. Learning more about the foods and habi…
By Lindsay E. Mack

Smoothie King Is Now Serving A Prenatal Smoothie, & You'll Want One ASAP

One of the ultimate conundrums of pregnancy is trying to balance your cravings with making sure that you're getting all of the nutrients that you need to support the tiny human life that's rapidly growing inside you. Given that there are already so m…
By Brianna Wiest

Rachael Ray Is Selling Her Fancy Clothes For Charity — Here's How To Score Them For Cheap

This goes out to all the cooking show fans out there, and for anyone who appreciates a good deal. Last month, Rachael Ray sold her clothes and accessories for charity by teaming up with Poshmark, a social fashion marketplace, for "Posh Closets for Ch…
By Kate Miller

Dippin' Dots Cereal Exists Now & Wow, It's Really A Millennial Parent's Dream Come True

If you grew up in the 1990s or early 2000s, then you're likely more than familiar with a certain mall and amusement park dessert specialty. No, not hot pretzels and not funnel cake. What we're talking about is the one and only Dippin' Dots ice cream.…
By Korey Lane

7 Signs Your Stomach Troubles Are Caused By A FODMAP Sensitivity

As you've likely already discovered, the things that you eat can have a direct effect on how you feel. Sometimes you'll eat something and feel like you can conquer the world afterwards, while other times you'll eat something that makes you feel less …
By Lauren Schumacker

OMG, You Can Turn Your Dad Into A Cheese Sculpture For Father's Day

What do you get the dad who has everything on Father's Day? Take him out for a steak dinner? Give him an Amazon gift card? A coupon for a free car wash? (Unless you're like, under the age of 17, this just won't work anymore.) Look, it's hard to tell …
By Samantha Darby

Your Toddler Might Be Eating Way Too Much Sugar, According To This New Study

Every parent wants to do the right thing for their kids, and monitoring what they eat is just one way to start a child on the road to good health. But, as a new study has found, toddlers in the United States are eating more sugar than they should be.…
By Karen Veazey

Attention! Attention! You Can *Finally* Try One Of Those Pickle Juice Slushies At Sonic

If you've ever been with-child, then you're probably well aware that pregnancy can do some pretty wild things to your body. Between extreme fatigue, nausea, aches and pains, bloating, gas, heartburn, breast tenderness, food aversions, and food cravin…
By Michelle Stein

Here's When You Can Look For 'The Incredibles 2' Toys In Your Kid's Happy Meal

There were few things cooler as a '90s kid than opening your McDonald's Happy Meal and finding a toy from your favorite Disney movie. (Or just one of those pretty little Barbies they usually had.) I very much remember collecting all the Hercules McDo…
By Samantha Darby

9 School Lunches '90s Parents Thought Were Healthy That Definitely Weren't

Back in the day, we didn’t really think much about nutrition. Well, at least I didn't. I was too preoccupied with cable television and AOL and MTV's TRL. And my parents seemed too tired and too busy working to give my lunches all that much thought. I…
By Priscilla Blossom

If Your Kid Has Eczema, It Could Be Because Of Their Diet, Not The Environment

If you've ever had a child who suffered from eczema, you know what an incredibly frustrating condition it can be. Not only does it make little kids extremely itchy and uncomfortable, but the topical creams and ointments recommended by most pediatrici…
By Jacqueline Burt Cote

Eating Chicken And 6 Other Surprising Things That Dehydrate You

When you think about health, you might spend most of your time thinking about how much activity you're getting, what sorts of foods you're choosing to eat (or not), how stressed you typically are, and even how much sleep you're getting each night. On…
By Lauren Schumacker

You Guys, There's Now A ~Magenta~ Frappuccino, & It Sounds Delicious

I'm a firm believer in the power of a hot afternoon cup of coffee, even in the dead of summer, but there's something that about iced coffees and Starbucks Frappuccinos that you just can't beat when it's sweltering outside. Bonus points: they're prett…
By Samantha Darby

10 Signs Your Kids Are Aldi Kids

When I was a little girl, I would get really excited about the chance to accompany my mother and grandmother shopping. Now, 30 or so years later, my children are similarly amused by errands and, as a result, have a few favorite stores: they're big fa…
By Jamie Kenney

Here's Where You Need To Be On Friday To Get A Free Donut For National Donut Day

There is one random holiday that everyone loves, and that is National Donut Day. At donut shops all over the United States on June 1, people can just waltz in the door and grab a free treat. It's glorious. So knowing where to get free donuts on Natio…
By Lindsay E. Mack

These Recipes Written By Preschoolers Are Ridiculous, Hilarious, & Kinda Perfect

Sometimes scrolling through your Twitter feed can feel like a real bummer. There's an awful lot of nasty political commentary and negative trolling going on. And yet, sometimes you stumble upon something that's so pure, so uplifting, you can't help b…
By Kate Miller

16 Dog Names Based On Cocktails, That Will Totally Shake Things Up

Choosing your new dog's name is the first official act you take as their owner and could set the tone of their personality and how people perceive them. No pressure. If you're the type of person who likes to have some fun when it comes to names, you …
By Shari Maurer

When Your Baby Hits This Age, You Can Officially Stop Giving Them Formula

For women who can't or choose not to breastfeed, the invention of baby formula was a godsend. Created to imitate the nutrition found in breast milk, formula has been used to feed babies since the mid-nineteenth century. Over the years, formula has ev…
By Shari Maurer