Kids LOVE Crazy Pastry Hotdogs

Kids LOVE Crazy Pastry Hotdogs

Do you get stuck for after school snack ideas for the kids? I do! I don't like to give them chips or cookies because they have no nutritional value. These pastry hotdogs may not be as healthy as an apple but the kids love them. Happily the hotdogs are really quick to make. Four sheets of Continue reading

Edible Caramel Chocolate Cookie Spoons

Edible Caramel Chocolate Cookie Spoons

Would you like to try some cookie spoons with your cup of tea? I know I couldn't refuse something as cute as one of these edible caramel and chocolate spoons. There are so many possible ways to decorate them too! The idea to make them came to me when I was developing a triple caramel Continue reading

Cheesecake Muddy Buddies

Cheesecake Muddy Buddies

Have you heard of Muddy Buddies before??? I hadn't until about one week ago.  I stumbled across a bowl bearing a sweet snack on the internet.  It was called "pumpkin pie" flavoured Muddy Buddies. I immediately consulted Wikipedia! What food exploration had I been missing?  Not only was there Continue reading

Pizza Supreme Cookies

Pizza Supreme Cookies

I love my mini pizza supreme cookies! Obviously this is not a healthy lunch box recipe, but my kids thought these were awesome. I think if mother-of-the-year was up for grabs my children would have nominated me in a flash.  Although something tells me serving sugar treats to kids would not Continue reading

Christmas Rum Balls & Truffles

Christmas Rum Balls & Truffles

Rum Balls are a Christmas tradition in our house. Every year we have rum balls right through out the month of December. This year I have started a little earlier so you too can have them ready for gift giving, or devouring as you put up the Christmas decorations. These rum balls are Continue reading

Potato & Meatball Cupcakes

Potato & Meatball Cupcakes

Why is it that children of a certain age want to eat treats instead of good food? My older kids are all fantastic, healthy eaters now, but my little ones would still fill up on junk food if I turned my back for long enough. I remember when my 16 and 18 year old were about 4 and 6. We were at my Continue reading

Chocolate Peanut Butter Bark

Chocolate Peanut Butter Bark

So how have the school holidays treated you? Lets have a sweet treat and a little chat. I’ve had an amazing two weeks with my little ones. As you may well imagine, most school holidays we pack in a lot of family travel. However recently we have on so many mini breaks and extended getaways that we Continue reading

Jaffa Fudge

Jaffa Fudge

How sweet is too sweet? Once upon a time I had an amazing sweet tooth, nothing was ever too sweet or too rich for me.  Some how my tastes have changed and I find that I no longer crave ridiculously sweet treats. Having said that, I do still enjoy something sweet from time to time. Anais is Continue reading

Tic Tac Toe Cookies

Tic Tac Toe Cookies

So how are the Summer holidays going? Do you have children at home? My little ones were "bored" yesterday so we all decided to make some cookies together. We sat down and flicked through recipe books trying to decided on the perfect baked treat, (...while I finished my morning coffee).  Continue reading

Christmas Candy Cane Chocolate Bark

Christmas Candy Cane Chocolate Bark

I have a confession to make, it is Christmas Eve and I haven’t helped Santa with the wrapping of the children’s presents. I also haven’t made my usual Christmas Shortbread Tree; I haven’t made fruit mince pies or Christmas pudding. Oh, and I’ve eaten all the ham! Hmm, I don’t know how this Continue reading

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