Impactful Fall Routines for Families

Fall is arguably the coziest season of the year, so why not implement some cozy fall routines to improve the well-being of your family? According to Northwestern Medicine, having a routine can significantly improve overall health. A routine can improve sleeping habits, mental sharpness, performance, emotional well-being, and energy levels. Routines also help to reduce…

10 Tips for Fall Apple Picking Adventures

Are you looking for a fun, family-friendly activity to get you and the kiddos outside this fall? Look no further than your nearest orchard for apple picking! This outing can be enjoyed by family members of all ages, gives you an excuse to break out the flannel plaids or cardigans you’ve been eying since the…

7 Meals Under 400 Calories The Entire Family Will Love

Are you looking for easy and delicious low-calorie meals the entire family will love? It can be hard to please everyone you’re cooking for while also watching your calorie intake. Avoid having to cook separate dinners for yourself while you watch your weight with these tasty, prepped, low-calorie dinners the kids will love just as…

7 Easy Low-Calorie Dinners to Make this July

Cooking low-calorie dinners that the entire family will love can be challenging. Luckily, we have plenty of low-calorie options on our July menu that also happen to be family favorites. Say goodbye to the days of trying to please the entire family while also counting your calories. With these 7 meals under 400 calories, counting…

Summer Reading List for Families of All Ages

Not only is reading a great way to keep our brains active all summer long, but it is also an excellent opportunity for spending quality time with family! We love the idea of having a summer reading list for the entire family and using it as an opportunity to spend more time together. While some…

Scavenger Hunts for Families of All Ages

Summer is here, and finding fun ways to get the family outside and active can be tricky. Luckily, at Dream Dinners, our mission is to help families spend more quality time together! Tuesday, May 24th is National Scavenger Hunt Day, and we can’t think of a better way to get the family outside having fun…

Homerun Hitters: Sideline Suppers on the May Menu

Last month, we talked about some of our “sideline suppers” on the April menu in honor of spring sports. What is a sideline supper? It’s the perfect meal for busy families during sports seasons! These meals are great to bring along to the game, either to enjoy from the sidelines or to offer as fueling…

Sideline Suppers: Easy High Protein Meals Perfect for Spring Sports

It’s officially spring… and that means spring sports are in full swing! If you’ve got athletes at home, you know just how busy springtime can get. Between soccer, baseball, softball, and more, it can be hard to get dinner on the table every night. Furthermore, it can be tough to get a high-protein meal on…

Spring Cleaning: the Remix!

Spring is always a welcome change after winter, and this year we’re especially grateful to welcome the new season. To dive in and really take advantage of the transition, we’ve got some spring cleaning ideas for you that are a little outside the usual box. Let’s jump-start the season and infuse some creativity into the…

Geocaching: Outdoor Family Fun

If you and your family have been longing for adventure, love technology, and want to get outside for some exercise, we have you covered! Geocaching is a real-life, outdoor treasure hunting game that uses GPS-enabled devices and can be enjoyed by the entire family. How to Get Started: One of the best parts about geocaching…

1,000 Hours Outside, or However Many You Can Muster!

It’s now been a year since the pandemic hit, so you’ve likely gotten pretty used to spending a LOT of time inside by now. And with it still being winter in most parts of the country, the stir craziness has probably been at an all-time high (it’s not just us, right?!). So let’s talk about…

Holding On to the Good Parts of a Rough Year

The beginning of the year is always a time to let go of the last year and welcome in opportunity and hope for the future, and that approach was heightened to the nth degree at the start of 2021! We were all so ready to say an enthusiastic “BYE!” to 2020. But now that we’re…