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Kids Snack Ideas: How to Make a Fabulous Trail Mix

How to Make a Fabulous Trail Mix

I love trail mix as a snack for kids. It's easy to make and transports well, and it's energy dense - giving them a much needed boost whenever the hangries hit (you know the ones - when hungry kids (or mamas) get grumpy!)  I have recently been sending Immy to school with a small serving of homemade … [Read more...]

Lunch Box Ideas: Anzac Slice

Lunch Box Recipe Ideas: Anzac Slice - One Recipe Three Ways

Anzac biscuits have been a classic in Australia and New Zealand since World War 1. Baked by family to send to military personnel serving far from home, the ingredients didn't spoil easily and stood up well to transportation across countries, continents and the oceans in between. They were also … [Read more...]

3 Fun Easter Snacks for Kids this Holiday Season

3 Healthy Easter Snacks for Kids

This post is sponsored by Colgate. It’s no secret I have a sweet tooth! I am a chocoholic from way back and Easter may just be my favourite holiday on the calendar. Truth be told I have already indulged in an egg or five myself this year :) But it seems I am not alone! In its recent research, … [Read more...]

Double Chocolate Crackle Eggs

Double Chocolate Crackle Eggs

I know Chocolate Crackles are an Australian and New Zealand party classic but they really are too good not to share with the rest of the world. For those living afar, I liken Chocolate Crackles to Rice Krispies Treats...but better! And these Double Chocolate Crackles are absolutely heavenly for … [Read more...]

How To Make Your Own Party Invitations With PowerPoint

How to Make Your Own Personalised Party Invitations

This post is part of Microsoft’s #WorkWonders program. Immy recently turned 7 and even though her party has been and gone, I am still in shock. 7??? How is that even possible?  This year we went back and forth on ideas for birthday party themes before finally settling on what quickly became one of … [Read more...]

12 Classic Kids Party Foods

12 Classic party food ideas for kids parties

As I prepared the food for Immy's recent birthday party I realised that so many of our favourite party foods feature year after year. Sometimes they are presented slightly differently to fit the party theme but most are our own versions of simple, classic birthday recipes. Here are 12 of our … [Read more...]

Printable Easter Jokes for Kids

Printable Easter lunch box jokes

My just-turned-7 year old is a big fan of telling jokes and it so funny to hear her telling the same corny jokes I remember from my own childhood.  With less than two weeks of school left before we break for the Easter holiday, I decided to make some Easter joke cards to include in her school lunch … [Read more...]

How to Make Marshmallow Fondant



How to make Marshmallow Fondant Icing. Perfect for making your own cake decorations at home.

In this post Penny of Mother Natured shares a fabulous recipe for Marshmallow Fondant Icing, perfect for making decorations for your next cake celebration. I love that she says, "If you can make shapes out of playdough, then you’ll do great with this recipe!" Do you make your own cake … [Read more...]