Fairy Wand Cookies

Fairy Wand Cookies

Having a little princess in the family means that we are often planning fairy tea parties for visiting fairies, aka friends.  Fairy wand cookies are the perfect magical, sugary treat for such gatherings. Little girls have huge imaginations, these fairy wand cookies transported them all 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

New Years Cocktail Time!

New Years Cocktail Time!

It's party time!! Do you love a good party? The "bringing in" of a new year is the perfect excuse to kick up your heels and let your hair down. I what better way to celebrate than with some pretty cocktails. I have some simple but tasty New Years Cocktails to share. Whether you are serving Continue reading

Spooky Halloween Burgers

Spooky Halloween Burgers

Ding Dong the witch is dead... witch oh witch, wicked witch... I couldn't help sing this childish song as I prepared these Spooky Halloween Burgers. The wicked witch may be dead, but her black cat is guarding this delicious and wholesome Halloween Party food idea. Each year we have a Halloween 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

Rainbow Dash Cupcakes

Rainbow Dash Cupcakes

If you have a young daughter you will probably know all about "My Little Pony." You may even know the names of each of the ponies, their colours and their "personalities". I have to say my daughter is the youngest of my five children.  This is my first time doing the "girly things." I don't know Continue reading

Happy Halloween to Witches & Ghouls

Happy Halloween to Witches & Ghouls

Happy Halloween! "No!" "We are not eating body parts, we are going trick or treating!" Sometimes kids just don’t get it! I was trying to explain to my six year old, that the body parts lollies were for visiting children, and we were going out trick or treating for our own Continue reading

Chocolate Tuiles & A Movie Quotes Game

Chocolate Tuiles & A Movie Quotes Game

“FUCK! I keep forgetting about the tiger!" Does anyone know what movie that line is from? I have come up with a new dinner party game. Granted, there is a little “language” and some of the quotes should come with an R rating but I am really excited about playing it. We have a great group of Continue reading

YBR – June 2011 – Heart Cake Pops

YBR – June 2011 – Heart Cake Pops

For this months "Your Best Recipe" I have chosen a dish that I have failed at previously... Cake Pops! They are fiddly and difficult and really not worth the effort. Or they were until I worked out a different method... Anyway, take a look at the images, and if you like what you see check out Continue reading

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