Spoons and forks are nice but MomTrends is always looking for innovative, functional and stylish kitchen tools to make cooking easier and fun for our families. Check out our latest findings and be sure to also add your own links for your favorite gadgets in the kitchen in the comments section.
Rival Milkshake Maker . This dream-come-true gadget for you'??re a little one is a 60 Watt Electric Milkshake Maker. Created by Rival, this black milkshake maker is ideal for whipping up homemade shakes and malts. You can also create healthy fruity frozen treats with this two-speed mixer that is dishwasher safe and compact. Sounds like a great gadget to cool off this summer! Buy on Amazon $39.95
How to Create a Cozy Reading Nook for Kids
Have a bookworm in the family? Or a struggling reader you want to encourage? Creating a cozy reading nook somewhere in your house is a great way to provide a dedicated space designed for digging into a good book. Here are the three elements of a good reading space and a few ...read more
Always brunch! And what better cocktail to have with brunch than a mimosa? With the holidays quickly approaching, gatherings will be happening more frequently as we focus more on quality time with family and friends. If you have little ones like I do, evenings can be hard to pull ...read more
Where to Eat in DUMBO, Brooklyn
I'm lucky to have called DUMBO, Brooklyn home for more than 16 years. This waterfront neighborhood has changed immensely in the time I've lived here. We're lucky to have had an influx of great restaurants in the neighborhood. Use this Where to Eat in DUMBO, Brooklyn post on your ...read more
Progressive International GMMC-68 Microwavable S'Mores Maker. Another kid favorite is s'??mores and for those of us that don'??t have access to a campfire this is the next best option. Along with a microwave, this s'??more maker can create two delicious chocolate-marshmellowy treats in seconds. Simply fill up a reserve of water (allows treat to heat evenly) and add your creation of graham crackers, marshmallows, and chocolate to the tray and place in a microwave. It is also really easy to clean and dishwasher-safe. Perhaps not a gadget you will use all the time, but one that the kids will love for special occasions. Buy on Amazon $6.86.
Double-Sided Peanut Butter and Jelly Spreader. This simple, but unique gadget, this double-sided peanut butter and jelly spreader is the ultimate tool for any family. Instead of using two knives to create and cut a PB & Jelly sandwich, this tool takes out that step with its two-in-one option. Simply use one side for PB and the other for the jelly (spoon is color-coded) and you are done and ready to serve up this favorite sandwich with less cleaning and less mess. Buy on Amazon ($7)
Serena Norr is a NYC-based writer/editor, soup-maker, and more importantly, a mama. You can read more soup recipes on her blog: seriouslysoupy.blogspot.com.