This is my favourite recipe for chewy cookies. And they're filled with m&ms! You can't get any better than this.
Instructions for you and the kids on how to make a crocodile fridge magnet in fewer than 10 steps.
Are you in the mood for something delicious, easy, and not too bad for you? I have a suggestion: these banana cupcakes based on Mary Berry's banana loaf. As an added bonus, they're fun to make with young kids. My two year old thoroughly enjoyed mashing the bananas as well as the more serious business … Continue reading Delicious Banana Cupcakes
This is a great recipe for baking with toddlers. The kid is 22 months old, and she had a great time making these with me today. She got to pour the sugar into the scale, tip that into the mixing bowl, stick her fingers in the peanut butter, play with the settings on the mixer, … Continue reading Peanut Butter Biscuits
This is a popular recipe that I'm sure most people know by now, but just in case you haven't tried this incredibly delicious ice-cream, here's the incredibly easy recipe.
I am a genius. The Kid's spending the afternoon with some of her favourite people while I rest and recouperate from a minor cold. But after a short nap, I was filled with energy and had a brilliant idea for a game to play with her when she gets home: A Treasure Hunt! Yesterday was … Continue reading Treasure Hunt for Toddlers
I'm offering a free gift-wrapping service on all my Etsy listings. Aren't I nice? I bought a huge roll of brown paper and a ball of twine last month in preparation for all the presents I'll be wrapping up for Christmas. I love wrapping presents. But although brown paper packages tied up with string is … Continue reading Pretty DIY Baggies
Lately I have been watching a lot of the ever-amusing and stylish Suzelle DIY, and it's inspired me to share another little DIY toy with you. Today I will be showing you: How to Make a Toy for a Baby. You will need: A clean plastic bottle with a lid, Some ribbons, Some assorted beads … Continue reading Toys to Make for Babies; part 2
Fifteens are tasty, easy-to-make sweet things that are great to take to parties. They're also quiet-to-make. This is an important consideration now that there's a baby in the house. They need no oven, no beater, and no...um...whatever other things there are that are noisy in your kitchen. I don't have much time to make much-needed … Continue reading Fifteens: You Don’t Have to be Northern Irish to Make These
All my posts are now going to become baby-related...because I have one, and there is always something to do or make to entertain them. The creative possibilities are endless. Right now my kid is staring fixedly at my fingers while I type (one-handed of course; everything is done with only one hand now), so it's … Continue reading Two Toys to Make for Babies