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A Harry Potter Themed Birthday Party

Harry Potter Party Ideas

My 8 year old loves the Harry Potter series! So when she asked for a Hogwarts Harry Potter themed birthday party, I knew it meant just one thing...a party at home! This party was a total hit but there was a fair bit of preparation before the party. The success of the party also hinged on … [Read more...]

Easy 3 Ingredient Lemonade Scones

Fabulous 3 Ingredient Lemonade Scones with Slow Cooker Recipe version

Scones with jam and cream, what is there not to love!!!? But if you are like me, your scones have a tendency to assume the identity of more of a rock cake...not quite the same! Well, not anymore. It's Lemonade Scones to the rescue. With just three ingredients, they cost about $2 a batch to make, … [Read more...]

Nutella Popcorn Recipe

Nutella Popcorn Recipe

If you're a Nutella fan, then this is the family movie night snack for you! A sticky, chocolately, nutty, treat in fact! It's so quick and easy to make that it can hardly even be called a recipe but here we go... Nutella Popcorn Recipe You will need: 1/3 cup unpopped popcorn kernels 1/4 … [Read more...]

Easy Berry & Oat Muffin Recipe

Easy Berry & Oat Muffins Recipe

I think muffins must be one of the best things to cook with kids, they are great as morning and afternoon tea snacks, perfect for lunch boxes, freeze for later, and involve lots of mixing - which has to be my preschooler's favourite part of helping to cook! These Berry & Oat Muffins include two … [Read more...]

Cooking with Kids: Easy Beetroot Dip Recipe

Cooking with kids: Easy Beetroot Dip Recipe

What now seems like many years ago I worked in a fabulous child care centre and whenever one of the children celebrated a birthday we would all share together in a special morning or afternoon tea. Dip, crackers and vegetable sticks inevitably formed part of this snacktime ritual, and it is here … [Read more...]

Easy Slow Cooker Mini Meatballs Recipe

Easy Slow Cooker Mini Meatballs Recipe

This easy meatball recipe has three things going for it (well, probably more but three that I am going to talk about!). #1 has to be the meatballs: they are just the ultimate in comfort food and these bite sized mini meatballs are perfect for kids. #2 they cook in the slow cooker...and you know how … [Read more...]

6 Reasons to Cook with Kids + 12 Recipes to Try

12 Things to Cook With Preschoolers and 6 Reasons Why You Should Make the Time to Cook Together

There’s no doubt about it, kids + cooking = fun! Making cookies, cakes, pinwheels, muffins and ice blocks are firm favourites in our house. But have you ever stopped to consider what you child is learning while they’re helping you in the kitchen? It’s probably more than you think. Many teachers are … [Read more...]

One Bowl, Slow Cooker Carrot Cake

One bowl slow cooker carrot cake

I am becoming a little addicted to experimenting baking cakes made in the slow cooker! They are so deliciously moist and so easy to make. This carrot cake is a hit with the whole family and makes a delicious addition to any morning or afternoon tea table...who am I kidding, it's also great with … [Read more...]