Favorite Summer Recipes – Honey Lime Chicken


This grilled honey lime chicken became one of our favorite Summer recipes in our household! I love that the kids helped to make up the marinade, and they picked fresh green beans from our garden to go along with it. I cooked up a side dish of jasmine rice, and it was all so delicious! Since the kids […]

10 Simple Ways to Make Road Trips Special

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School is out and summer vacation is here which also means road trips! Road trips take careful planning, right?  How will you get there, what time to leave, pack lunch or grab it on the road?  Whatever you are doing you always want to be prepared so that the road trip goes as smoothly as […]

S’mores in a Jar!

How to Make S'mores in a Jar!

Homemade food gifts are awesome–they are fun to give, fun to receive, and fun to eat!  We have a lot of visitors coming this summer and we were trying to come up with a fun little welcome gift for them.  Then it came to me, s’mores in a jar! How to Make S’mores in a […]

50 Ways to Make a Difference This Summer

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The lazy days of summer are the perfect time to focus on making a difference and doing acts of kindness with your kids!  Here’s a list of 50 ways you can make a difference this summer if you are looking for inspiration… 1.  Wash someone’s car. 2.  Make paper fans to pass out at the […]

Fresh Summer Barbecue Recipes


Nothing makes summertime feel like, well, summertime, more than an outdoor barbecue. The aroma of those fresh, garden veggies and seasoned meat sizzling on the grill while the kids run around and play makes for a perfect summer day! Here is a collection of summertime recipes from our contributing writers here at Inner Child Food […]

DIY Slip-and-Slide


We faced a hot, sunny afternoon today. Armed with a 50′ x 3′ heavy duty contractor drop cloth, a package of U-shaped garden stakes, and several jugs of water, we made our way to a nearby park where there was a big hill and…. …..and made our own Slip N Slide!! Emily thought this was […]