Recipes

Fidget Popper Rainbow Cake next to the toy that inspired it

Fidget Cake Recipe

I knew exactly what I wanted to make Rose for her birthday. A bubble popper fidget cake. She loved fidget toys and her favourite was the rainbow bubble poppers which are the craze of 2021. This was top of her list as a present so I knew she would want one as a cake. I …

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Delicious Chicken Sandwich

Sandwiches may seem like a simple food item with two slices of bread and layers of food items in between them. You can go for meat, cheese, vegetables, butter, chicken, jam, and many more. And if you spread butter over the slices of the bread, your sandwich can get even tastier. In almost all parts …

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Easter Egg Truffles

Easter Egg Truffles

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1Change in 1Minute campaign

Disclaimer: In paid partnership with The Midcounties Co-operative. In March, we took part in The Midcounties Co-operative 1Change campaign. We saved all our single-use plastic and were horrified by how much there was. When we were invited to take part in the next steps of the challenge we were really keen to take part again. …

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20 minute meals

20-minute meals that both adults and kids will love

Feeding the family shouldn’t be a chore, but it so often can feel like one. Especially after a long day, you sometimes just don’t feel like cooking something elaborate. What’s more, when little voices chime up that they’re hungry, they don’t always appreciate a wait!  With that in mind, I’ve put together a few simple, …

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Mini Christmas Cakes 3 ways

Mini Christmas Cakes 3 Ways

Disclosure: This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #CollectiveBias When I was taking with my mum about our Christmas plans she said that we didn’t really need a big Christmas cake as it is always such a struggle to make it and why don’t I …

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Campfire cupcakes

Campfire Cupcake Recipe

The girls decided to have a camping party for their birthday this year. Unfortunately, the British weather lived up to its reputation and we had drizzle the whole time which meant the campfire we had planned did not happen. Luckily, we had made some campfire cupcakes complete with toasting marshmallows to eat instead.   We used …

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Super cute and super easy Beanie Boo cakes

Ty Beanie Boo Cake Recipe

Our house is full of small furry creatures with slightly creepy giant eyes. All three girls love beanie Ty Beanie Boos and avidly collect them so we have rather a lot in the house. It was obvious that the twins both love a Beanie Boo birthday cake for their birthday. One loves cats and the …

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Mince pie recipe

Christmas Mince Pie Recipe

This mince pie recipe is – without doubt my favourite. Given to me by my Nan – it is the taste of Christmas. Ingredients To Make Christmas Mince Pies For the Mince Mince Pie Mincemeat (about 600g) 2 satsumas, finely chopped 1 apple, finely chopped zest of 1 lemon Icing sugar for dusting For the pie pastry 375g plain flour 260g unsalted butter 125g caster …

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Yeo Valley

Yeo Valley Biscuits

Autumn is my absolute favourite time of year for getting outside as a family. I love to go for long walks, collecting conkers and crunching in the Autumn leaves. The colours are lovely, its often mild weather with just a small chill in the air. The only problem is that it’s not quite warm enough to …

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Pokemon pizza

Pokemon pizza

If you asked the girls to name something beginning with P, it’s a fairly safe bet that pizza and Pokemon will come first to their minds. They really love them both, having just got into the Pokemon Go craze. So what could be better than Pokemon pizza? Pizza already looks like a bit like a Pokeball. …

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Pokemon Cookies

Pokemon cookies – shaped like Pokeballs. This easy recipe is great for a party or for a burst of energy after a hard day collecting Pokemon

Sicilian Caponata with Herbed Pork and Garlic Ciabatta

Hello Fresh Cookalong

During the half term holidays, we were invited to take part in a Halloween cook along with Hello Fresh. I was interested in trying out their subscription boxes as they look really healthy and tasty and keen to pick up a few cooking tips from hello Fresh chef Patrick Drake. We were sent a family …

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Numicon biscuits

Numicon Biscuits Recipe

If you are looking for a fun way to teach kids math you can’t get better than anything with food. Counting with sweets and making pizza fractions. They all make math that bit tastier! We have been using Numicon with my girls and at school. It is a really good resource for building an understanding …

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MAGICIAN'S HAT CAKE

Rainbow Cake Recipe

Magician’s Hat Birthday Cake Recipe I’ve been working up to making a rainbow cake for the last six months or so. Gradually the cakes I’ve made have got more and more colours and layers. When Molly said she wanted a magician party I knew exactly what had to go in the middle – what can …

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easy bread recipe for kids

Easy Bread Recipe For Kids

This easy bread recipe for kids came about because a little while ago we were reading the charming picture book The Little Red Hen by Paul Galdone. This is a classic retelling of the story with lovely illustrations. The girls loved the story and wanted to make some bread themselves. “We would love to help you …

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