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 […]

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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 entree – something that […]

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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 Chocolate Cups which the 12 year old and I made […]

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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 ALDI. You could really get as […]

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harry potter food butter beer

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 […]

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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 […]

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