Category Archives: Cooking with kids

Best EVER Brownie Recipe

George and I have recently eaten some amazing chocolate brownie from Stiffkey Stores in North Norfolk. Now, it’s pretty obvious living in Essex we can’t just pop up to Stiffkey every time we would like to eat brownies! So we … Continue reading

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Gingerbread Men

Here is my easy gingerbread men recipe. I posted this a couple of years ago but thought I’d revisit it as these are so great for Christmas. When we first made these my boy called they Gingermen,”Have a Gingerman Mummy” … Continue reading

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Home Baking by Jo Wheatley

I think Jo Wheatley is fantastic; two years ago she was the winner of The Great British Bake Off. Rather unfairly she was my favourite from the start, after all she is a Mum from Essex who loves to bake – … Continue reading

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Quick Crispie Cupcakes

Yesterday I needed to make cupcakes but I had run out of time. I had to invent my new quick cupcakes – cupcakes made with rice crispies. I followed a simple recipe by Nigella Lawson and used silicone cupcake cases … Continue reading

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Christmas Gift Biscuits

Let’s get on with some blogging, while I’ve been working full time for a few months I’ve not had time to stand still, but over the next few days I’m going to refresh some old Christmas posts to inspire you. I … Continue reading

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Homemade Pizza – Quick, Easy & Yeast Free

Today I am updating my Homemade Pizza recipe and photograph. George and I made the pizzas in this picture, George made the small pizza and ate most of it, while my hubbie and I shared the larger pizza. So Daddy … Continue reading

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Children’s Jubilee Cupcakes

My George designed these Jubilee cupcakes. I kid you not! When I asked him what type of cake he would make for the Queen’s party he replied he’s like to make her face on a cake. This is what we … Continue reading

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Play Dough Recipe

Here is a fun recipe, not for food but for play dough. This recipe is for anyone out there that has kids, grandkids etc. This is a really easy recipe and kids can help make the play dough before they … Continue reading

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Smoked Salmon Pasta

This recipe from, my meal plans, is continuously the most popular recipe on my blog. The pasta recipe is unbelievably quick. I even surprise myself how quickly dinner is on the table when I make this dish, and despite salmon appearing … Continue reading

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Christmas Petits Fours

If you have time and you want to make a quick last minute homemade gift or have something yummy to offer guests over the next week then check out these very cute Christmas pudding petits fours. Think of these as … Continue reading

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