Thomas Cooper

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The Complete Car Camping Checklist

Do you ever struggle with knowing what to pack for a camping trip? Are those memories of what mom and dad brought along on those family camping …

DIY Camp Kitchen With Working Sink

How cool is this camp kitchen?<p>We’ve all seen these cheap garage shelves before but probably never thought to cut a hole for a plastic bin to make a …

37 RV Hacks That Will Make You A Happy Camper

Put the WIN in Winnebago.<p>Thumbnail photo via Oh So Lovely Vintage.

Ready for Action: The 9 Best Energy Bars

In days of yore, energy bars were flat, grotesque masses of protein and carbohydrates cooked up in some laboratory by a cackling scientist with no …

Nutrition

Camping

Find the best campsites, recipes and gear for your next trip, whether you want to rough it or cross the country in a luxury RV.

5 things I learned about raising boys (so far)

When I first learned that my husband and I would be parents to a little boy just over seven years ago, I smiled; I had somehow known all along I was carrying a boy, and we were ecstatic about it. Less than two years later, we welcomed our second boy; two years after that, our third. Having three …

101 Finger Foods for Babies and Toddlers

Something weird is happening at our house. Our baby is eating solids and she actually likes all kinds of foods! I’m so thrilled and I’ve been trying …

Parenting

New Parents (And Grandparents), Stop Immediately And Read. These Hacks Will Keep You Sane.

Being a new first-time parent means being inundated with questions. Do I need this? Am I a terrible parent if I don't buy this for my child? Does …

Gun Cleaning 101

If the gun fails to fire in that situation, you probably won't live to regret it anyway. Neither will your family. (Of course, you can hide in your …

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It is no secret that Northern Ireland has some incredible wedding venues to choose from. If you have your heart […]<p>As we’re becoming more aware of …

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Dimensions organize the different planes of existence based on their vibration rate. Each of these dimensions follows a certain set […]<p>Whatever you …

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35 Incredibly Easy Dutch Oven Recipes For Camping

<b>Before we get to 35 easy Dutch oven recipes, let us just tell you a little bit about dutch ovens.</b> We LOVE them. Everything from the even heat to the …

Well Trained: An Essential Guide to Etiquette on Japan’s Rail System

Japans’ rail system—from its bullet trains to the efficiency of the Tokyo subway system—is famous for its orderliness, and for its rules. Lots of …

10 Essential Strength Exercises for Runners

Do these exercises consistently, and you’ll run faster and stronger.<p>Whenever the topic of strength training and running comes up, most runners tend to respond with, “Wait, I’m supposed to do something other than running?” Supplementing running with strengthening exercises will not only aid in …

3 Bedtime Picture Books That Won't Put Parents To Sleep

At the end of a long day, there's a phrase that parents of small children can come to dread hearing: "Read me a story!"<p>Though bedtime reading can be fun, reading the same book over and over and over again can be excruciating for parents.<p>Margaret Willison, a librarian who specializes in young …

40 Must Read Bedtime Books

Establishing a routine for reading every day is important and one of the easiest ways to do that is to read with your kids every night. No ifs, …

Best Educational Toys

FamilyFun's picks for the coolest learning toys for kids<p>We fell in love with these colorful handcrafted blocks the moment we saw them, as did our blockophile kid testers. More than 30 sets are available, including traditional letters, foreign languages, nursery rhymes, chemical elements, and the</b> …

Chilled Golden Zucchini and Buttermilk Soup

After a morning run, contributing chef Patricia Wells makes this chilled summer soup for a light lunch.<p>"Soups do not get simpler, more versatile, healthier, or more satisfying than this one," says Wells. Summer squashes like zucchini provide a variety of vitamins, minerals, and antioxidants, such …

Recipe Of The Week: Meyer Lemon And Basil Pizza

The secret to this pizza is the homemade meyer lemon olive oil. Combined with fresh basil, creamy ricotta and a kick from the red onions this is sure …

Shrimp Rolls

4 Servings<p>Keep summer going just a little bit longer: Serve these with a pile of steamed, buttered corn.<p>September 2014Print<p>Ingredients<p>1¼ pound medium shrimp, peeled, deveined<p>Kosher salt<p>1 large celery stalk, peeled, finely chopped<p>3 scallions, thinly sliced<p>¼ cup mayonnaise<p>1 tablespoon chopped fresh …

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97 Brunch Recipes to Make This Weekend

At-home brunch means no waiting in line, plus: eating in pajamas! These leisurely homemade brunch ideas will help you do it up in style.<p><b>An at-home brunch means no waiting in line</b>, as many mimosas as your heart desires, and, best of all, eating in your pajamas. These recipes will help you tackle a …

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13 Wildly Creative Lunches We Dare You To Make At Home

Tired of unwrapping the same old sandwich for lunch every day? Would you prefer to eat your turkey sandwich on a sandwich shaped like a turkey? Of course you would. Do you dream of panda-shaped Nutella sandwiches, but hesitate to take the leap? The time is now. You don't have to be a kid to eat a …

The Only Hospital Packing Checklist You Will Ever Need Before You Give Birth

The last few days of your pregnancy can be stressful. These are the waning moments before a new, incredible being is introduced into your life, and there are still so many things to do!<p>One of the necessities is preparing your hospital suitcase. Believe us, the last thing you want to do when your …

7 Benefits of Extended Breastfeeding

Pediatricians recommend breastfeeding until baby is at least a year old -- but many moms keep going beyond that. Discover the pluses of extended breastfeeding.<p>As the mother of eight children and a certified lactation counselor, Robin Elise Weiss knows just about everything there is to know about …

12 Speedy Breakfasts for Busy School Day Mornings

I'm trying to be brave today. I'm not very good at brave when it comes to my children and growing up.<p>ER visits? Gnarly splinters? Friendship woes? Anything involving blood? I'm your gal.<p>Outgrowing a newborn onesie? First day of kindergarten? Graduation? You'll find me I'm in a puddle of tears, …

5 Ways to Support Breastfeeding Moms

August is National Breastfeeding Month, and we already know breastfeeding benefits both mom and baby. For example, breastfeeding can reduce the mother's risk of stroke, heart attack and other cardiovascular complications (Obstetrics & Gynecology, 2010) and can also reduce the risk of breast cancer …

It's Not Just About Breastfeeding

In 1954, my grandmother left the hospital with zero education about breastfeeding. Of course she knew of the activity mothers were supposed to do, but within a day, not knowing what colostrum was, she decided she didn't have any milk, so she fed my mother formula and then started her on solids …