Quick and easy gluten and dairy free Valentine’s Day cookies

This is the quickest and easiest recipe to make sugar cookies that you can decorate, if you are looking for something fun to do with the kids for Valentine’s Day. I converted a normal recipe using gluten free flour and dairy free spread. You can make this using normal flour and butter too. You will […]

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12 Days of Parenting – Christmas baking with kids…

Welcome to 12 Days of Parenting – A series of blog posts by a lovely group of bloggers, leading up to Christmas, with all sorts of themes, tips and ideas to survive the festive season with small children in to as well as some great sponsored posts and giveaways.   Jade, from Mummies Waiting shared […]

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Creative Kids – Bagels are actually easy to make…

Welcome to Creative Kids. Mum is rubbish at crafts, but she likes to find other ways to encourage creativity, using imagination and having fun making things… No glitter allowed! 😉 I discovered something amazing this week. Bagels are actually really easy to make. My kids love them. We do eat traditional bagels with gluten based […]

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Creative Kids – Bunny Bread!

Welcome to Creative Kids. Mum is rubbish at crafts, but she likes to find other ways to encourage creativity, using imagination and having fun making things… No glitter allowed! 😉 This week, we made some rather fabulous bread bunnies, perfect for Easter, and actually very easy and fun to make, and apparently tasty too. We […]

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Creative Kids – Pretzels

Welcome to creative kids. Mum is rubbish at crafts, but she likes to find other ways to encourage creativity, using imagination and having fun making things… No glitter allowed! 😉 This week’s creative kids is all about baking. I love baking with my children and also volunteer in their school, working with some of the […]

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Creative Kids – lets make cookies

 Welcome to creative kids. Mum is rubbish at crafts, but she likes to find other ways to encourage creativity, using imagination and having fun making things… No glitter allowed! 😉 This week’s creative kids, is a sweet, slightly sticky one. I was asked a few weeks ago if I would be able to come up […]

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Creative Kids – Sour dough bread

It’s half term, for our kids, and we have been doing a lot of nothing and relaxing, interspersed with some fun activities. The children love baking and cooking and I love doing things like that with them, to make up for my lack of general craft aptitude. This week, we made sour dough bread. Sour […]

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Recipe of the week – Easy chocolate cupcakes

 I have adapted this recipe, it’s actually a cake recipe, but can be used for cupcakes or for a normal layered chocolate cake. We made Big Girl’s birthday cake for her party this week, using this recipe, but unfortunately  the cake was apparently so good, and so popular, she didn’t actually get a taste, and was […]

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