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Birthday Traditions for Kids: Decorate Your Own Birthday Cake

Decorating Cake Birthday Tradition

These photos are from a good friend who introduced this birthday tradition with her children a few years ago - decorating their own birthday cake for a family birthday celebration. I thought it was too good an idea not to share! All you need to do is prepare your cake with an icing sugar and … [Read more...]

Homemade Tortillas for Taco Tuesdays

Homemade tortilla recipe

In this post regular contributor Maree of Three Foot Cooks shares a simple and budget friendly recipe for homemade tortillas. Meat free Mondays, Taco Tuesdays and Fishy Fridays.  I have been making a weekly menu plan for our family meals for 7 years now.  I started before Bear and Bee were … [Read more...]

Cooking with Kids: The Blind Taste Test

Cooking with kids: The blind taste test. Are your children brave enough to take the test???

Do your children love to help you cook? Are they brave enough for a blind taste test in the kitchen??? This is a fun activity for children who are more on the adventurouss side when it comes to food experiences and trying new things. Next time you are in the kitchen preparing a meal together, … [Read more...]

Baking with Kids: Sweetheart Jam Drops Recipe

Baking with Kids: Jam drop recipe

These were so fun to make with my toddler and were VERY popular with everyone in the house! A sweetheart twist on the good old jam drop - what's not to love! Jam Drops Recipe You will need: 125gm butter 1/2 cup castor sugar 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract 1 egg 2 cups plain flour 1 … [Read more...]

Lunch Box Ideas: Healthier Vanilla Cupcakes

Lunch Box Ideas: Healthier Vanilla Cupcakes recipe

Today I am excited to welcome our newest contributor, Maree of Three Foot Cooks, with a healthier vanilla cupcake recipe that makes a fabulous lunch box treat. Those of you with school aged children or children who attend child care will probably understand when I say I am slightly freaking … [Read more...]

50 Lunch Box Snack Ideas Printable

50 lunch box snack ideas for kids printable

After three years of packing school lunches I have to admit that it can be easy to get stuck in a rut with what you offer your each day - and for some kids that is okay, some children really like to eat the same food day in and day out, but my school girl she likes a bit of variety. Unfortunately, … [Read more...]

Party Ideas: A Sweet Heart Tea Party

Bella's Sweet Heart Tea Party Ideas

My friend Jess loves planning parties and I love how she has the knack of adding small, simple details that give a party that super special party feeling. The photos shared here are from her daughter's sixth birthday party, a lovely little sweet heart themed tea party for a group of her closest … [Read more...]

25 Homemade Lunch Box Treats

25-Homemade-Lunch-Box-Treat-Recipes-Kids-Love

I am always looking for new ideas for what to include in Immy's school lunch box and, when I can get my act together, I personally much prefer any treat foods to be homemade. My girls are both really into baking at the moment so I see a big bake up with the kids in my immediate future thanks to … [Read more...]