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…

All Hail the King…Cake!

Are you looking for a fun “snacktivity” to enjoy with your family? Create these delicious king cake bites to savor during Mardi Gras! Unless you’ve grown up in the French Quarter or are a deep follower of Mardi Gras, you probably have not enjoyed the awesomeness of the King Cake and all the history that…

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…

How to Have a Spooktacular Halloween 2020

We’re here to tell you that Halloween 2020 isn’t canceled! It’ll be different, yes, but it doesn’t have to be a bore. If your city is in full-on restriction mode, or your family is opting to be extra careful and won’t be partaking in traditional Halloween parties or trick-or-treating this year, we’ve got plenty of…

Make Family Dinners Fun this Fall

Even if you’re in a city where things have reopened quite a bit, chances are that you and your family have gotten pretty used to having dinner together at home by this point. In pre-COVID times, it might’ve been difficult to get everyone gathered around the table for a meal – especially during the school…

Let’s Rebrand! Back to School = Back to Learning

We can’t pretend that this year’s back to school experience is going to be business as usual. For families across the country and even the world, this will be a school year unlike any other, even for communities where in-person classes are resuming. But, as with most challenges in life, with a little shift in…

Our Recipe for a Summer Road Trip the Whole Family Will Love

2020 has been throwing punch after punch. You’ve probably seen the memes, where the question “What comes next, 2020?” is followed by an image of Godzilla attacking, with the response: “Yep, that seems about right.” Here at Dream Dinners, we believe that there’s always a silver lining to be found, and we want to spread…

Keeping Your Mind and Body Active While Keeping Your Social Distance

Virtual greetings, from our home to yours! We hope you and your loved ones are keeping your social distance right now, to do your part to help slow down this pandemic. As for our Dream Dinners team, we’re taking extra health and safety precautions at our locations, following the CDC’s recommendations and guidelines. Call your…

The Gratitude G.A.M.E.

Gratitude At Mealtime, Everyday. Although gratitude is something that most of us aspire to feel and celebrate year-round, it, of course, has a special place in our hearts this month. It’s the literal reason for the season, with the name of the holiday spelling it out for us: Thanks – giving. Still, it can be…

Camping Isn’t Just for the Grownups: Family Camping Tips

Tis the season for family camping! It’s always a good recharge for the body and soul to get out in nature once in a while. This is especially true if you’re a city dweller and don’t see forested areas very often in your day to day life. Camping with your kids can seem daunting and…

Springtime Family Fun: 4 Ways to Make the Most of the Season

Spring is in full bloom! With some creativity and a little planning, these ideas for Springtime family fun will help your family really savor the season. Plant an herb and/or vegetable garden Spring is a great time to plant a variety of veggies and herbs. The Urban Farmer Seeds and Plants website is a great…

Get Your Kids in the Kitchen

Did you know that kids learn about food and eating at a very young age? That getting your kids involved in the kitchen can help shape their eating habits for the rest of their lives. Positive experiences about food early on in a child’s life may help them develop healthy eating habits in the future.