Easter popcorn

Easter popcorn

For a Christmas a couple of years ago, I made bags of Christmas popcorn for the kids to give their buddies as a little gift at the end of the year. It was a hit with the buddies and my kids. On the weekend the kids' primary school had their biannual school fair. For our contribution to the cake … [Read more...]

Homemade Noodle Boxes

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For our Melbourne Christmas celebration which I hosted, I wanted to try something a little different for entree. Our celebration was 10 days before Christmas and I wanted it to be a little more casual than what I would usually do Christmas day. I decided to go with homemade noodle boxes for … [Read more...]

Popping Candy Chocolate Cups

Popping Candy Chocolate Cups

The preschooler has had some amazing little treats come home with Christmas cards this year. A favourite though was the popping candy chocolate elf. I only recall seeing popping candy chocolate at Christmas time. The popping candy chocolate elf was the inspiration for these Popping Candy … [Read more...]

Harry Potter Food – Cockroach Clusters

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This recipe is part of a series on Harry Potter Food. Click here to see more. While these may conjur up awful images in your mind (I detest cockroaches), they actually taste fantastic! I used Werther’s Originals Chocolate Caramels to make these cockroach clusters. I picked them up from … [Read more...]

Harry Potter Food – Butter Beer

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This recipe is part of a series on Harry Potter Food. Click here to see more. If you do not want your kids to have a massive sugar surge, look away now! My kids still talk about how delicious this butter beer was and any wonder with how warm and sweet it was. We made this butter beer to … [Read more...]

Harry Potter Food – Pumpkin Pasties

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During the school holidays we take a planned approach to what activities we do. You can read the process we go through which involves the kids here, but in short we plan for a mix of: Down time - kids need to relax and amuse themselves Activities outside of the house Activities at home A … [Read more...]