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12 Fun Themes for Baby’s 1st Birthday Party

12 Fun Ideas for First Birthday Party Themes

The first birthday party is as much a celebration of surviving the first year of parenthood of a brand new human as it is about the little one so today I have collected together 12 birthday party theme ideas that are just perfect for first birthdays - both for the baby and for family and … [Read more...]

Snacks for Kids: Super Quick Cinnamon Chips

Kids Snack Ideas: Super Quick Cinnamon Chips

For me, toast with cinnamon sugar totally epitomises childhood and these cinnamon chips took less than 12 minutes to make, start to finish, with the help of a toddler! They are the perfect addition to a fruit plate or served alone as dippers with yoghurt. Of course, my pint-sized apprentice insisted … [Read more...]

Marshmallow & Cranberry Oat Cookies

Cranberry and Marshmallow Cookie Recipe

To be honest with you this recipe sort of came around by accident! I had been planning on making sultana (raisin) and apricot oat cookies as a lunch box treat but when I went to the pantry my 3 year old had eaten all of the sultanas and there weren't enough dried apricots left to justify using … [Read more...]

50 Frugal Shopping Tips for When Times Are Tight

50 Frugal Shopping Tips for When Times Are Tight

I know many of us live on tight household budgets so I recently asked friends of the Childhood 101 Facebook page to share their favourite tips for saving on shopping and cooking when the budget is really tight. The result is a fabulous list of 50 simple tips for making your money go as far as … [Read more...]

Kids Snack Ideas: Superfood Super Smoothie!

Kids Snack Ideas: Superfoods Super Smoothies. Great for breakfast on the go and as you head off to afterschool activities.

My girls love this smoothie combination. And I love how many great superfoods are crammed into it! The best bit, they have no idea. Even Dad 101 couldn't believe I had hidden avocado in a berry smoothie - he also had no idea! The extra goodness makes this smoothie a great breakfast-on-the-go option … [Read more...]

How to Throw a Fabulous Garden Themed Birthday Party: 20+ Fun Ideas

How to Host an Awesome Garden Themed Birthday Party

Create a gorgeous garden themed birthday party without spending a fortune with these fabulous DIY party ideas. Ideas for a Garden Themed Birthday Party Decorations Paper birds with concertina wings made from scrapbooking paper are gorgeous when hung mobile like over the party food … [Read more...]

Lunch Box Ideas: Custard, Apple & Oat Muffins

Lunch Box Ideas: Custard, Apple & Oat Muffins Recipe

With some apples that really needed to be used up we all decided it was time for a break from the yummy Anzac Slice that I have been baking for lunch boxes and after school snacks (it is a big hit with all the family!). An order was put in for apple muffins. Now, I couldn't go past adding some … [Read more...]

Lunch Box Ideas: Oven Baked Fruit Bars

Lunch box Ideas: Homemade oven baked fruit bars recipe

In today's post Maree of Three Foot Cooks shares a delicious recipe for Apple Cereal Bars, perfect as a lunch box treat. Bear adores Apple Cereal Bars. She would live off Apple Cereal Bars and Orange Juice if I let her. Apple Cereal Bars are found alongside muesli bars in the supermarket. They … [Read more...]