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Cooking with Kids: Traffic Light Kebabs

Cooking with Kids: Traffic Light Kebabs

Our girls both love helping when we are cooking dinner, although for one reason or another it isn't always possible for them to be involved directly with the cooking. So I love finding ideas for other ways they can help, and these traffic light kebabs are a great solution - they make a fabulous, … [Read more...]

50 Quicker-Than-Takeaway Family Meal Ideas

50 Quicker-Thank-Takeaway Family Meal Ideas

Too often I lack inspiration when it comes to quick and easy dinner ideas and it's at these times that I fall into the trap of thinking that takeaway is the quickest, easiest option! But honestly, it's usually actually not. Plus it's expensive and so unhealthy for our family. So in an effort to save … [Read more...]

Family Friendly Recipes: Lemon Honey Chicken Skewers

Lemon Honey Chicken Skewers Recipe

Today Kyrstie of A Fresh Legacy shares a fabulous quick to prepare, family friendly chicken recipe - you can have it ready and on the table in 20 minutes! It can also be easily adapted to include any vegetables that your children prefer to eat or that are seasonally available. Lemon Honey … [Read more...]

10 Things to Cook With Toddlers

10 things to cook with toddlers recipes

As cooking engages all of the senses – seeing, hearing, smelling, touching, and (most fabulously) tasting - cooking with toddlers provides them with fabulous sensory input that is really important for brain development. As a teacher and a mum I have cooked with toddlers many, many times and I find … [Read more...]

12 Budget Busting Hacks for Your Home

12 Budget Busting Hacks for Frugal Living

1. Simplify your collection of cleaning products. I use vinegar as a general purpose spray, to clean floors, as a window cleaner, as rinse aid in the dishwasher, and in combination with bicarb to clean the oven, shower and drains. Visit The Organised Housewife for a fabulous list of 20 uses for … [Read more...]

Don’t We All Share Responsibility For Keeping Our Kids Safe?

Keeping Our Kids Safe: Allergy and Anaphylaxis Awareness

This is an Alphapharm sponsored post. Recently AJ and I were visiting a quiet, local playground with friends. Before too long another mum with two small children arrived. One of the children was eating a sandwich as he walked along; he started playing on the playground equipment, still carrying his … [Read more...]

Cooking with Kids: Cheese Puffs

Cooking With Kids: Cheese Puff Recipe

My girls both love helping in the kitchen and these Cheese Puffs are simple enough for my toddler to make! They make a great afternoon tea snack or lunch box treat. Cheese Puffs Recipe You will need: Puff pastry (we used two sheets) 1 egg 1 tablespoon water Cheese, grated (you can use … [Read more...]

3 Budget Meats + 30 Family Meal Ideas

3 Budget Meats, 30 Family Meal Ideas: Your monthly meal plan sorted!

This post is sponsored by Coles. Modern family life can be expensive and one of the realities of working for myself is that at times (especially depending upon what else is going on in our family life) income flow can be a little on the inconsistent side. We are so blessed that I can work from home … [Read more...]