WINNER BEST PARENTING BLOG 2009 & 2011

Posts from the category: Food

Simple Reindeer Snack: Just 4 Ingredients

Simple Christmas Reindeer Snack Idea

This cute Christmas reindeer snack is simple enough for kids to make themselves. Using just 4 ingredients, it makes a super fun treat when the afternoon snack attack hits! Simple Reindeer Snack Recipe You will need: Melted white chocolate Oreo biscuit/cookies Pretzels - we used the … [Read more...]

7 Ways to Stress Less About Your Christmas Shopping

7 Ways to Get Organised for Your Christmas Shopping

This post is sponsored by BIG W. Someone told me recently that the reason 2014 is disappearing so fast is because it's the Year of the Horse. I have no idea if that is the actual reason but I sure feel like this year has left me behind in a haze of too much to do! Christmas is only five weeks … [Read more...]

21 Tasty Treats Perfect for Kids’ Christmas Celebrations

Kids Christmas treat recipes

With the festive season almost upon us we are already receiving details for end of year school Christmas events and parties for out-of-school activities. For most of these we are asked to take a plate to share so today I have collected together 21 recipes for simple to make, super tasty Christmas … [Read more...]

Simple Party Invitation Idea

Simple Party Invitation Ideas ft

When it comes to birthday parties, simple is good - especially for those of us who get carried away thanks to the likes of Pinterest! I first came across this simple photo idea for party invitations when it was used by a good friend of mine for her daughter's 5th birthday party. She has used it many … [Read more...]

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...]