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Getting Dinner on the Table Even On Impossible Days!

Tips for Getting Dinner on the Table Even On Impossible Days

With four small people in our house, getting dinner ready can easily become a nightmare. Whether you have one child, or four, or ten, getting dinner on the table can seem like an impossible task some days. I mean, they don't call it witching hour for nothing! Here are some tips and tricks I use to … [Read more...]

Healthy Lunch Box Ideas for Kids: Tropical Whip

Healthy Lunch Box Ideas: Tropical Whip

This healthy lunch box snack is so simple to make that my three (and a half!) and my eight year old take it in turns to make a batch for the school week ahead! Inspired by the very delicious Berry Whip by Well Nourished, our tropical version is just perfect for my pineapple lovers, and when we pop a … [Read more...]

Eating the Alphabet: Cooking with Kids from A to Z

Ideas for Cooking with Kids: Eating the Alphabet 26 recipes inspired by the book. Great for cooking with preschoolers and elementary aged children

Eating The Alphabet: Fruits & Vegetables From A to Z by Lois Ehlert is a beautifully illustrated alphabet book perfect for introducing children to a range of new fruits and vegetables (with a host of already familiar ones scattered throughout as well). I personally can think of no better way to … [Read more...]

Printable Lunch Box Love Notes

Lunch box love notes printable | Childhood 101

I admit I've more than a little haphazard when it comes to adding lunch box love notes to Immy's lunch box - it it most certainly not something that happens everyday! However late last year I felt that she needed a little extra encouragement and so one day I sat down and wrote a whole collection of … [Read more...]

25 Freezer Friendly Lunch Box Ideas

25 Easy Bake and Freeze Lunch Box Recipe Ideas Kids Will Love

Six more sleeps until school goes back for a new school year for us! And for the first time ever I am going to have two in school (albeit one part time) and two lunch boxes to pack. I am hoping to be extra organised so that our mornings continue to run smoothly and so I have been on the scout for … [Read more...]

5 Fun Lunch Box Surprises for Kids

5 lunch box ideas your kids will love

I love to send small, unexpected tokens of love off in Immy's lunch box, not every day, just every now and then. These are by no means extravagant or time consuming, just small acts that I hope will bring a smile to her face and let her know that I am thinking of her while she is busy at school. I … [Read more...]

Mini Fruit & Pancake Stacks

Mini Fruit and Pikelet Stacks: Healthy Snacks for Kids, Parties, Baby Showers or Valentines Day

Pikelets (mini pancakes) are on regular rotation for morning and afternoon tea in our home. They are quick to make from scratch, free from nasties, and my girls will eat them with all sorts of different toppings. They're just easy! Plus, the girls love to help make them too. Immy can pretty much … [Read more...]

The Best Chocolate Peppermint Bark Recipe Ever

Chocolate Peppermint Bark Recipe

This will be the fourth Christmas since my youngest sister moved to live overseas. If ever there is a time to miss those you love who you can't be with, it's Christmastime. My sister is a great cook and I remember the Christmas before she moved she shared some delicious peppermint bark she had made. … [Read more...]