Lemon Play Dough

We have a lemon tree out the back of our house and this year we have had heaps of lemons grow. Last year we only got 3 lemons off the tree…Strange! So this year I thought I would try as many recipes with lemon in as I can. I need to do more because so far I have only done Lemon Meringue Pie, Lemon Honey, … Continue reading Lemon Play Dough

Christmas Chocolate Afghans

Here is another easy recipe just in time for Christmas! Perfect for holiday baking with the children or you can give them as a gift for a loved one! This recipe is from our guest blogger Kara Brown.   Kara is a knowledgeable and experienced baker, cake master, nanny, Mum and also pregnant with her second child. Kara will be sharing a recipe on the blog each … Continue reading Christmas Chocolate Afghans

Halloween Ideas

Halloween is coming soon! Are you celebrating? What are you doing? I love celebrating Halloween with children. It’s really just an excuse to dress up and have decorations and games, not celebrate evil like other people may think.  It’s just a bit of fun!! And an excuse to eat lollies of course. I threw a big party many years ago when I was a nanny/party planner. … Continue reading Halloween Ideas

Valentine’s Chocolate Play dough

On Saturday it was Valentine’s Day, so I invited over my friend and her two children to come over and hang out, so I thought we could make Chocolate Play dough!  I have  made this a few times with Tyson and he loves it. I let them help measure and pour ingredients – until it was time for the hot water. I did that and … Continue reading Valentine’s Chocolate Play dough

Lactation Cookie Recipe

I have been breastfeeding my son since he was born but am now having trouble with him sometimes when he feeds.  So my Maternal Health Nurse suggested to make some lactation cookies.  The two main ingredients that help produce the milk is Flaxseed Meal and Brewers Yeast which I found at a Health shop.  I have also been adding these two ingredients to my daily … Continue reading Lactation Cookie Recipe

Making Vanilla Playdough

In a bowl start with 1/2 Cup of Salt 1 Tablespoon Cream of Tartar 2 Tablespoons of cooking oil 1 1/2 Cups of boiling water Few drops of Vanilla essence (add to boiling water) Few drops of coloured dye (add to boiling water) Stir in 2 Cups of Flour Assist the child in putting the ingredients into the bowl (but careful with the hot water) … Continue reading Making Vanilla Playdough