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NEW EVENT: Hungry? Free Children’s Cooking Classes @ William-Sonoma

How many times a day does your child say “Mom, I am hungry”?  Once, twice, three times?  Well, in our home it is more like six times a day. I can handle the first request fairly well.  Probably the second.  But by the third “I am hungry” battle cry, I am ready to put the fridge on remote control.

That’s when I got this brilliant idea that I need to start teaching my children how to cook.  Not just for themselves, but for me. Why not? I need to eat too, right?

So here are three new foodie goals for my family.  By the end of 2014 my two children will:

1. Learn how to pour a bowl of cereal without spilling the milk.

2. Make a basic peanut butter and jelly sandwich without the jelly landing on the ground.

3. Help mommy bake in the kitchen without calling 911.

I know these are over the top goals, but I am determined!

To help my family accomplish these new goals, I signed up my 7-year old for William-Sonoma’s FREE cooking classes at our local mall on Saturday mornings.

Did you notice the word FREE?


William-Sonoma offers free children’s cooking classes at various locations throughout Southern California for children ages 3+. 

William-Sonoma does not post their free cooking classes on their website.  I learned about it from a friend.  Therefore, the best way to find a William-Sonoma’s children’s cooking class near you is to visit their store locator at

Once you find a store, call them to inquire further and sign up your children.  That’s what I did and it worked like a charm.

In the meantime, to learn how to have patience in the kitchen when cooking with your children (something I am working hard on these days), visit

Happy Field Tripping,


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