Kids, modern art, imagination and Halloween go so nicely together, don’t you think?
We’ve been making some terrifying Halloween sculptures and our favourite well the giant spider obviously! Fancy making one of your own?
Added by Wendy Mallins on September 7, 2015 at 3:39pm — No Comments
Added by Wendy Mallins on August 27, 2015 at 6:21am — No Comments
School day breakfast doesn’t have to be boring or difficult. We’ve got a week of delicious, fun breakfasts the kids will just love.
Monday – wise owl toast
Start the week off right with our…Continue
Added by Wendy Mallins on August 26, 2015 at 2:21pm — No Comments
September is always a great time to get back on track, put some effort into organising your time, whether you’re running a home, a business or a blog – keeping focus of your goals, your time and your achievements is always a good idea, especially if you’re wanting to move…Continue
Added by Wendy Mallins on August 25, 2015 at 3:36pm — No Comments
One of the quickest healthiest breakfasts you can throw together. A dish of lovely creamy porridge. You can either do it the proper way in a pan and simmer and stir, you can make it in minutes in the microwave or you can go instant with a dish of Ready brek. Whichever way you choose it’s…Continue
Added by Wendy Mallins on August 24, 2015 at 4:19am — No Comments
Cut yourself some slack in the morning and avoid the stress of thinking about what to pack for school lunch.
Packing a healthy and varied school lunchbox is now as easy as 1,2,3. Just pick one item from each category, the mains, the fruit and veggies and the snack, add a…Continue
Spicy falafels make a nice meat free addition to a summery salad, are great stuffed into pitta breads with shredded carrots and cabbage and drizzled in a yogurt dressing or just as a snack served with a spicy chilli jam dip or BBQ sauce.
For the full recipe and…Continue
Added by Wendy Mallins on March 27, 2015 at 7:24am — No Comments
To make the best Oreo milkshake you just need four ingredients! Oreo milkshakes make a great summer day treat or any day for that matter. So creamy, so delicious.
You’ll need a blender, packet of Oreo biscuits, good vanilla ice cream, I use Kelly’s Cornish clotted cream ice cream as it just tastes…Continue
Super quick Greek chicken salad is a tasty healthy meal ideal for busy weeknights. This is a traditional Greek style salad but with added chicken and it tastes just great!
Take a large bowl and toss in lots of lovely fresh ingredients like salad leaves, onions, baby plum tomatoes, cucumber…Continue
It’s that time of year. They’re here. THEY ARE HERE!
Spiders that is. Yes. It’s spider season. Now I know spiders are good, they eat pests, I get that. But if like me you’d rather they didn’t come inside the house, here’s a few natural spider deterrents - …Continue
Mosaic pictures are a really simple and lovely art activity for children. For younger children it’s an opportunity to learn about the rainbow and colours as well as being creative and having fun! Mosaic Rainbows fit nicely into weather topics and make a great follow on…Continue
Added by Wendy Mallins on February 12, 2014 at 7:59am — No Comments
Make the most of your veg box by squeezing every last meal out of it. Sometimes that might mean eating odd combinations or ones you’d not thought of putting together. Live a little, experiment! One of the easiest meals to make is a veg box curry. This recipe is a little bit like pick &…Continue
Added by Wendy Mallins on February 12, 2014 at 4:25am — No Comments
These are a fab way to use up leftovers - you can stuff them with bolognese, chilli, ham and pepperoni - just yum!
For how to make them head over toDaisies &…Continue
Added by Wendy Mallins on February 5, 2014 at 9:14am — No Comments
If you want to live in a clean and organised house then there’s only one thing for it.... clean it and organise it! A good housework routine may take up some of your time each day to complete but for me personally it means I always feel like I’m on top of things and it saves me time in the long run.
I like to know where things are and having a young children I do need things to be clean, tidy and organised so that our lives don’t end up chaotic. I try to be…
Added by Wendy Mallins on January 29, 2014 at 8:02am — No Comments
There's a packed lunch linky over on Daisies & Pie on a Friday - come link up your posts - all welcome
- recipes sweet or savoury
- menu plans
read more here
Added by Wendy Mallins on January 24, 2014 at 12:47pm — No Comments
Skinny meatballs and sweet tomato sauce with wholemeal tagliatelle make a really nice healthy family meal. I’ve cut back on the fat by using lean mince beef, adding wholemeal breadcrumbs and baking them in the oven. The tomato sauce is sweetened using Balsamic vinegar and fat free and they are served with wholemeal tagliatelle and a huge italian style root vegetable salad.
For the full instructions head over to …Continue
Added by Wendy Mallins on January 23, 2014 at 7:01am — No Comments
When I was little I always joined in baking day with my grandma - and making little jam tarts was always a huge part of that.
Head over to Daisies & Pie to find out how we make leftover pastry dough…Continue
Added by Wendy Mallins on January 21, 2014 at 3:19pm — No Comments
This week's meal plan is delicious - focussing on simple meals with a nod to the style of eating the French enjoy! Oh. and yes there's cake :)
to read more head over to …Continue
Added by Wendy Mallins on January 20, 2014 at 6:22am — No Comments
We've been experimenting with homemade puffy paint - the microwave variety! For full instructions on how to make these fab puffy paint clouds - head over to the Daisies &…
Added by Wendy Mallins on January 18, 2014 at 4:17am — No Comments
This recipe was created as part of the Sainsbury’s Love your Leftovers challenge, we’ve combined it with our weekly packed lunch link-up. Sainsbury’s challenged me to cook a roast dinner of my choice and creatively use up the leftovers. We chose to make roast beef dinner, mainly because of…Continue
Added by Wendy Mallins on January 17, 2014 at 1:34pm — No Comments