Healthy treats ideal for you

How’s the weather in your homeland? As we say goodbye to winter in the southern hemisphere and hello to autumn in the northern hemisphere, we are dragging our feet towards the end of term 3 of school (3 weeks and three days – yes I’m counting!!) and the new school year is just starting for our friends in the north. So I thought it was timely to post some (almost) healthy snack recipes that I’ve been using for school snacks and also as part of morning/afternoon tea. Share your snack recipes with me! Continue reading

Ways to Making Christmas Countdown Magical for Your Kids (Guest post by Zara from High Style Life)

Zara is a mum of three – one furry kid and two human kids – who is a designer and a freelance writer. She recently approached me about writing a guest article and I was delighted to have her on-board. With Christmas literally around the corner, Zara has written some ideas on how to make that last countdown magical for the kids, while hopefully avoiding stress and a maxed out credit card!  Continue reading

Custard cookies

I made these for the kids and oh they are so good! Easy and quick which is essential when you’ve got kids or you’re on the run. Not much sugar in the recipe and they still tasted yum. I used a hand blender but any mixer would work. This recipe made 40 cookies – you could make more if you made them smaller. Next time I’ll add chocolate chips and drizzle them with chocolate or icing when they’ve cooled down. Continue reading