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New Year’s Day Family Brunch Ideas

How are you celebrating New Year's Day? If you have a family brunch planned, don't let yourself get stuck in the kitchen all morning long. Enlist the help of your kids and create a menu that they can whip up too! While young children can't use the stove or the oven, they can help with measuring, mixing, decorating and even some of the menu planning. If you're not sure what items to add to your holiday brunch menu, consider these tasty (and easy to make) picks. Egg Sandwiches You can handle making the eggs and the kiddos can out them...

6 Ways to Celebrate New Year’s from Around the World

Fireworks, champagne and a midnight toast are your favorite ways of celebrating New Year’s Eve. The next day you gather with family, have a festive brunch and relax. But this isn’t how everyone celebrates the New Year’s holiday. Check out how different groups of people around the world mark the beginning of the new year. Brazil People in Brazil mark the New Year by eating lentils. Why? Aside from the taste factor, they symbolize good financial fortune. Spain In Spain they don’t eat lentil on the New Year. Instead, they eat grapes. That is, they eat 12 grapes at midnight....

New Year’s Day Kids’ Kitchen Science

It’s New Year’s Day and you’ve volunteered to whip up a special holiday brunch – for the entire family! Get the kids in on the act and turn some of your meal prep into super science activities. How? Check out these kitchen science ideas that also help you to prep for your holiday meal. Grand Glittering Gelatin Help your child to learn about states of matter, while transforming liquid into wiggly gelatin. Start by asking your child what she thinks will happen when you add the water to the powder. Then ask her to predict what will happen when you...