they want to be and what they like to do and leave it at that!
Try something new this weekend to expand your horizons. If you're in Manhattan, you might want to visit the Original Art exhibit (featuring stunning picture book art from books published in the last year) at the Society of Illustrators on E. 63rd Street. If you're in Connecticut, you might want to visit the Garbage Museum in Stratford - no joke! The Trash-a-saurus to the left is the main attraction. If you're interested in garbage but not so much in Stratford, take a look at the wonderful new picture book by Jonah Winter called Here Comes The Garbage Barge, which was recently named one of the New York Times Best Illustrated Cildren's Books of 2010.
If you're not into leaving home, get your family together and try one of the awesome recipes from one of the outstanding cookbooks penned by the fabulous Rozanne Gold (guess who she is from the list up top). You'll easily find something delectable to stir up in any of these: