Peanut Butter Biscuits

I always like to try a little variation in the kitchen with my children – something very similar to what they’ve previously made with a twist – as it helps them build up their confidence. So when I saw this peanut butter cookie recipe which basically means that I could get my son to put … Read more

Meal on a Budget – Lasagne

Money can be a bit tight and especially in these tough times, and just in case you didn’t know how to do a lasagne on the cheap I thought I’d share. Brown the mince (I usually cook with onions at this point but we’d run out) Bulk out with some carrots – I boil these … Read more

Snow Inspired Crafts for Young Children

I love Christmas Activities – it’s something that brings my family together with their varying ages. You can’t go wrong with sweets either! Sweet Snowmen You will need: icing sugar marshmallows curlywurly pieces dolly mixtures strawberry laces or anything else sweet you fancy First take a marshmallow and cover it in icing. Then place another … Read more

Breastfeeding Breaking The Rules

“Have you ever had to think “outside the box” when it comes to breastfeeding? Do you think there are certain breastfeeding “rules” that are meant to be broken? Do you fit in the typical nursing mom mold? Share your thoughts here!” I guess I do break the rules. I’m not exactly sure what the rules … Read more

Simple Recipe Chocolate cakes

You may notice that I like making cakes with my children. It is a very simple recipe that even my 2 year old is able to get involved in, and a slight variation can make it seem less dull. I believe making them together has all manner of benefits for my children – bonding, counting, … Read more

Strawberry Star Cakes

We decided to experiment with colour and flavour to the basic fairy cake recipe by mixing in the Christmas colour red, and then decorating with Christmas stars 🙂 Mix together 5 medium eggs 6 oz butter 6 oz self raising flour 3 oz castor sugar A splash of strawberry flavouring A dash of red food … Read more

Bacon Wrapped Chicken & Cheese with fresh herbed Pasta and Sautéed Broccoli

Equipment Measuring Scales Bowls Grater Knife Frying pan Spatula 2 Saucepans Drainer Baking tray Kitchen towel Foil Ingredients For the Chicken  1 pack of chicken breasts 1 pack of bacon Olive oil 4 0z of grated cheddar cheese For the fresh herbed pasta  300 ml Double cream Garlic granules Handful of fresh chives and parsley … Read more