Mummy – Make Me a Minion: Kitchen Crazy Food Fun – Marshmallow Minions – #motivationalmonday

I think pretty much everyone I know loves the Minions from Despicable Me – they are everywhere.  When Jess and I was these on Pinterest, we had to have a go at making them ourselves. Blue candy melts //  yellow candy melts //  white chocolate //  milk chocolate I find the best way when melting multiple colours of chocolate is to pop them all in a big pan an a very low heat after the water has come to the boil, and leave theme there, stirring regularly until fully melted.  I love using these cheap plastic jugs.  They are around […]

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What does the fox pizza say? Happy Valentines Day: Heart Shaped Pizzas – cooking with kids

In the run up to today, me and the kids have enjoyed doing loads of heart based activities, from crafts to baking; sweet and savory!  I wanted to share one of our efforts with you. Valentines Heart Pizzas Make pizza dough (tutorial here) and use your palms and fingers to fashion into a heart shape Cover with BBQ sauce or passata – depending on preference Cover with a mix of grated mozzarella and cheddar Add toppings of your choice Cook till golden on top with a light crispy crust Seafood and goats cheese  //  BBQ meat feast Pepperoni  //  Tuna […]

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The sweeter side of life: Crafty and sweet making projects for older kids – candy floss

Recently I’ve been reading lots of blogs by parents of young children, under 10’s and under 5’s, who have tonnes of fun with crafts and make and do projects with their kids.  I love to live vicariously, and the smiles and joy on the children’s faces in these blog posts are genuine.  You can see how much they enjoy not only the crafts, but spending quality time with a parent.  As a parent, I have to say we often enjoy this time together just as much. Now my kids are a little older (11 and 13), we don’t do the […]

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