Recipes

Soda Water Scones Without Cream

Lemonade Scones Without Lemonade OR cream? (Otherwise known as Soda water scones without cream. I guess?)I’m going to preface this recipe with a simple piece of advice; if you want to make a three ingredient recipe, and you only have one out of two ingredients for that recipe…maybe… just maybe…. Consider making something else? However, I’m going to admit it definitely wasn’t terrible.

Easy Butter Chicken Recipe

Okay, I’m calling it – this is the easiest butter chicken recipe ever. EVER. So easy. I promise if you have the capacity to saute onions, brown chicken, measure spices and stir you can make this easy butter chicken recipe.

How to make a Pocoyo Fondant Cake Topper

pocoyo cake topper

My littlest asked for a Pocoyo cake for her birthday – and after an extensive internet search I could not find any tutorials on how to make it. SO, not only did I have to wing it, but I also documented my process so I could create a tutorial for future Pocoyo cake topper making.

Saucy Thermomix Bolognese that Kids Will Love!

Saucy Thermomix Bolognese is a one-pot wonder has hidden veg that your kids will never suspect and a cheeky secret ingredient. Okay, it’s not very secret because a- I’m telling you about it and b- it’s a very Australian addition to Bolognese sauce that’s been around for yonks.

Last Minute Costume Ideas

I dropped the ball entirely on Halloween. Not only have I completely failed to organised my children any kind of costumes, I’m actually going to be away for Halloween so I won’t be able to take them out AND worst of all – I haven’t written any kind of blog relating to the upcoming night of fright.

Boiling Water Homemade Playdough

I’ve engaged in many “cook vs no cook playdough recipe” debates. Yes, such a thing exists and can be quite divisive! SO – what is the happy middle ground?!

Adding freshly boiled water instead of cooking it on a stove top.

Autumn Leaves & Wax Paper

autumn leaves wax paper

This is a simple activity that can actually be done at any time of year, (using any small, flat objects, e.g. pressed flowers, herbs, petals) but I love autumn leaves, so this is an autumn activity for me!

Easy Vanilla Cake

This recipe happened sort of by accident recently and has become my go-to vanilla cake recipe; I’d started making a chocolate cake and once I’d put in the flour and sugar in a bowl together I realised I didn’t have any coco, so I improvised and the result was glorious. It is a toss together, quick and easy, basic, simple but sweet and a perfect texture for cutting into shape for birthday cakes or as a base for colouring for a rainbow or “tie-dye” cake.

Getting in the Christmas Spirit

Getting in the Christmas Spirit

December comes quickly every year, and sometimes it can be quite a lot to take in, especially if you are trying to knock off everything off that big gift list.
Sometimes we do forget our Christmas Spirit, because it is the most stressful time of the year for some parents, especially when hunting down the latest and greatest of things.

So I have spent some time putting together lists of Christmas songs, movies and books that will help even the biggest Grinch or Humbug to even get the smallest ounce of Christmas spirit.

Pumpkin Pie Recipe

pumpkin pie recipe

I love pumpkin pie! It’s one of my favourite treats. My little boy who turns his nose up at most vegetables love it also, and enjoys helping me make pumpkin pie!

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