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Posts from the category: Birthday Parties

Double Chocolate Crackle Eggs

Double Chocolate Crackle Eggs

I know Chocolate Crackles are an Australian and New Zealand party classic but they really are too good not to share with the rest of the world. For those living afar, I liken Chocolate Crackles to Rice Krispies Treats...but better! And these Double Chocolate Crackles are absolutely heavenly for … [Read more...]

How To Make Your Own Party Invitations With PowerPoint

How to Make Your Own Personalised Party Invitations

This post is part of Microsoft’s #WorkWonders program. Immy recently turned 7 and even though her party has been and gone, I am still in shock. 7??? How is that even possible?  This year we went back and forth on ideas for birthday party themes before finally settling on what quickly became one of … [Read more...]

12 Classic Kids Party Foods

12 Classic party food ideas for kids parties

As I prepared the food for Immy's recent birthday party I realised that so many of our favourite party foods feature year after year. Sometimes they are presented slightly differently to fit the party theme but most are our own versions of simple, classic birthday recipes. Here are 12 of our … [Read more...]

How to Make Marshmallow Fondant



How to make Marshmallow Fondant Icing. Perfect for making your own cake decorations at home.

In this post Penny of Mother Natured shares a fabulous recipe for Marshmallow Fondant Icing, perfect for making decorations for your next cake celebration. I love that she says, "If you can make shapes out of playdough, then you’ll do great with this recipe!" Do you make your own cake … [Read more...]

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...]

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...]

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...]

Cooking with Kids: Pink Jelly Fluff Recipe

Jelly Fluff Recipe

When it comes to cooking with kids I like to keep things simple, and with just three ingredients in this jelly fluff recipe it sure is simple! I also love that it provides Immy (who is nearly seven) with the chance to put to use some of her more advanced kitchen skills, including safely managing … [Read more...]