Winter Kids

Winter Festival

Although it may not feel like Winter is coming; a few quick nights of temperatures dropping down into the 20s can happen quickly once November hits. Once Winter does come, this throws us all into great nostalgia of our winter childhood:  snow, sledding, a good fire, cookies, decorations, hot cocoa, Santa, and much more.  The […]

Autumn Fun

Backyard Fall Festival

Build Your Own Backyard Fall Festival! Who doesn’t love the fall? Everything from cooler weather, the return of many professional sports, to the sounds and tastes of the season – think apples, cider donuts, and crinkly piles of leaves that demand to be jumped in! One of the Kookist family’s most favorite pastimes during this […]

kids decorating cookies

Kookist at the Beach – Kids Activities

The Kookist team ended up spending an entire week together this summer at the Outer Banks in NC. We then decided to invite another family, which made a total of 6 adults and 6 kids. Even in a large house; it’s imperative to have activities for kids so they feel engaged during vacation (we didn’t […]

kids beach

Kookist at the Beach!

A guide for multiple families sharing a house together. Vacations are great, and friends can make them that much better!  For the Kookist family we set out to discover what makes a great trip and along the way provide some tips, recipes and inspiration to help take the fun to the next level.  When we […]