Stephanie Ganz

Once a professional chef (in the lifetime before kids), Stephanie Ganz has written for Bon Appetit, Eater, BUST, and Virginia Living and is a regular contributor to Richmond Magazine. She lives in Richmond, Virginia with her husband, two girls, and one excellent cat. Follow her online: @salganz (Instagram) and @onioncloute (Twitter).
The 11 Best Memorial Day Deals on Our Favorite Kids’ Beds
Don’t sleep on these deals!
May 25, 2023
The Best Memorial Day Kids’ Mattress Deals You Shouldn’t Sleep On
From crib mattresses to big-kid ones, too.
May 24, 2023
PSA: Our Favorite Pottery Barn Family Sofa Is on Sale for Memorial Day
Save hundreds on this best-selling sectional — and Cubby fave!
May 23, 2023
Walking Tacos Might Just Be the Perfect Family Dinner
I could easily serve this once a week and receive no pushback from my family, which is saying something.
Feb 18, 2023
I Tried Smitten Kitchen’s Pizza Beans, and It Was So Good It Won Over My Whole Family
What’s in a name? In this case, everything delicious and then some.
Feb 18, 2023
The Best Kids’ Clothing Subscription Boxes and Styling Services
There are so many good options out there right now.
Jan 26, 2023
How to Get Kids of All Ages Active on Service Day
Including volunteering and service ideas you can do with your kids - even the littlest kids!
Jan 11, 2023
The Pee Pads You Need If Your Kid Wets the Bed
They were a lifesaver for us during those middle of the night changes.
Jan 4, 2023
The Simple Crispy Chicken Recipe My Whole Family Loves
This slightly sweet, mildly spiced, crispy chicken recipe delivers every time.
Dec 21, 2022
The Best Hostess Gift to Give Your Friends With Kids
Wine and flowers are lovely, but really, this gift would be the most helpful.
Dec 14, 2022
How to Introduce a New Pet To Your Kids, According to a Veterinarian
Here's how to make the transition as smooth as possible.
Nov 16, 2022
The Best Toys for Imaginative Play
Open-ended toys are the way to go.
Nov 9, 2022
This Gorgeous Cool Mist Humidifier Is the Best One I’ve Ever Found, and Perfect for a Nursery
This is my forever humidifier, no question.
Nov 9, 2022
The Best Toys for Active Kids
Toys that'll keep up with kids on the move!
Nov 8, 2022
The Best Letters and Learning Toys for Kids
Fun toys that'll help teach kids the fundamentals of reading, writing, and math!
Nov 8, 2022
3 Frozen Chicken Pot Pies That Are (Almost) Better than Homemade
One in particular really stood out!
Nov 3, 2022
I Tried Smitten Kitchen’s Cream Cheese Board And My Whole Family Went Wild
Move over, butter boards!
Nov 2, 2022
The Best Gifts for 10-Year-Olds
10-year-olds are practically tweens, so look for gifts for their evolving interests and abilities!
Nov 1, 2022
The Best Toys for 7-Year-Olds
Toys to help their fine motor skills, pick up new words, and show off their creativity!
Nov 1, 2022
The Best Subscription and Hands-On Learning Gifts for Kids
What’s better than a gift you give once? A gift that keeps on giving!
Oct 31, 2022
I Bought a Helix Mattress for My Kid, and Here’s My Review
There are many reasons to choose the Helix Kids mattress, but one in particular clinched it for me.
Aug 22, 2022
How to Choose Your First Big Kid Mattress, According to Sleep Experts
We've got great advice (and recommendations!) for buying a big kid mattress that's just right for your kid.
Aug 22, 2022
The Best Twin Mattresses for Kids
After hours of reading and research, these 10 kids' twin mattresses stood out.
Aug 11, 2022
10 Screen-Free Toys and Activities to Keep Your Kids Occupied on a Road Trip
This is how everyone has a good time on a road trip.
Jun 29, 2022
4 Children’s Booksellers On Their Favorite Kids Books of 2022 (So Far!)
Awesome picks for kids of all ages.
May 24, 2022
The Strategy I Use to Keep My Kids’ Snacks Balanced and Healthy
A magical, three-word phrase that's remarkably effective.
May 18, 2022
My #1 Costco Pantry Item Is So Versatile, I Can Make 5 Very Different Family Meals With It
As long as I have one of these around, I know dinner isn't too far off.
May 17, 2022
The One Simple Tool That Helps My 3-Year-Old Put Away Her Own Laundry
She wanted to do it herself, so here's how I helped her.
May 2, 2022
How My Star Wars-Obsessed Family Goes All Out for May the 4th
We're talking Baby Yoda deviled eggs and Millennium Falcon hand pies.
Apr 27, 2022
8 Ways You Can Help Overwhelmed New Parents
Toys and pajamas are lovely, but what new parents really need is practical help.
Mar 31, 2022
I’m a Former Chef and a Mom of 2 — Here’s What I Got from Trader Joe’s to Feed My Family
I spent $160 and made a week’s worth of meals.
Mar 25, 2022
The 8 Best Recipes to Make for New Parents
It's about comfort, convenience, and care. Here, eight recipes to give new parents all those things.
Feb 14, 2022
My Secret to a Fun, Stress-Free Valentine’s Day Dinner
It requires no additional ingredients, and involves the yummiest and most creative assortment foods for dipping. Go sweet or savory!
Feb 4, 2022