Easy To Make Unicorn Cupcakes
party food
I have seen loads of unicorn cupcakes all over pinterest and they all look so amazing. I have always fancied trying to make my own but I’m not a very good baker. The kids love baking and wish I would do it more often with them, so last Sunday we spent the day making loads of different cupcakes and I …
The Best Homemade Pina Colada Recipe
drinks
It may be the beginning of Autumn but I am already missing the sun. I loved lounging around in the garden catching the rays with a good book to read and a nice yummy drink. I made my own Pina Colada for the first time and it was delicious. I was sat there sipping it with my eyes closed imagining …
Num Nom Flavoured Inspired Pancakes
sweet treats & desserts
We really love pancakes in our house, well, except my husband who hates them. But me and the kids really love them. We don’t have them very often has we like to have lot’s of unhealthy stuff on them. My favourite being Nutella and the kids like lots of chocolate and strawberry sauce. And I mean Lot’s! This Pancake Day …
Festive Drinks Round Up
christmas
A Little Drink at Christmas I am not normally a big drinker but I do like to have a drink now and again, and I always have a few at Christmas. It’s a little tradition for me and my husband to have a drink of Baileys or some Irish Cream on Christmas Eve while waiting for Santa. And I also …
Hocus Pocus Pea Soup
halloween
With Halloween only a few days away, I am really getting in the mood for all things spooky. I shared my Halloween 2016 Must Haves the other day and today I will be sharing with you a disgusting looking (yet very tasty) Halloween Hocus Pocus Pea Soup! The recipe come from Discount Supplements who have put together a few healthy …
After Eight White Chocolate Mousse
sweet treats & desserts
I love my desserts and sweet treats. If they had no calories in, I would eat them all day long. I was asked by After Eight if I would like to take part in their#AfterEightBakes challenge. Now, I love my mint chocolate, I have always been a big fan since I was little, and After Eights are one of my …
Back to School Lunches with Hartley’s Jelly
snacks
It’s back to school this week for my kids, and unlike some mums, I am really happy and excited about this. My house as been a right mess through the summer holidays and I am delighted to have the kids back at school and back into a routine again. Our school provides free hot dinners for the infants, so my …
Cadbury’s Button Owl Cake Recipe
sweet treats & desserts
I was recently asked if I would like to try to make a Cadbury’s button owl cake with my kids. I thought it would be fun and I love cake, so I agreed. I was sent out all the ingredients I need to make the cake along with an apron with ‘Serenity You’ on it. The picture of the cake …
Valentine Chocolate Hearts
sweet treats & desserts
Even though me and my husband don’t celebrate Valentine’s Day (has he is at work) I am really starting to get in he Valentines mood. I have already started making treats for my kids starting with some yummy Marshmallow Valentine Pops. I couldn’t eat these as I am a vegetarian and marshmallows have gelatin in, so yesterday I made something …
Marshmallow Snowmen
sweet treats & desserts
It’s freezing outside today and what better way to cheer myself by making some Marshmallow Snowmen. We have only had one day of snow so far this winter and it was only a little bit, not even for the kids to make a real snowman. So I thought I would make these cute marshmallow snowmen for them. I won’t be …
Marshmallow Valentine Pops
sweet treats & desserts
      With Valentines day just 2 weeks away, I thought I would try to make some yummy Valentines treats for the kids. I have seen loads of cake pops on pinterest but I was recently sent some Mega Marshmallows and I thought these would be a great alternative. Me and my husband don’t really celebrate Valentines day, as …
Ladybird Appetizers – A Great Party food Idea
party food
How cute are these little Ladybird Appetizers? These would be perfect for a kids party, a healthier option than just crisps and biscuits. You could even maybe have a ladybird party them or maybe a bug or garden party. I know my kids would love these, and even though some kids aren’t keen on olives or basil leaves, I know …
Baked Bean Chilli Recipe
mains
As the days get darker and colder I love nothing more than to eat some yummy comfort food. You know the sort of thing, Macaroni & Cheese, Mash & Sausages and of course Cottage Pie. I love a nice vegetarian chilli con carne, but the kids don’t like it as it’s too spicy fo them and they all hate kidney beans. So …
Hotel Chocolat – The Patisserie Sleekster Review
food - reviews
I just love chocolate, and I mean LOVE it! I could sit there and eat it all day if I knew I wouldn’t put any weight on. I was asked to try a box from Hotel Chocolat. I have heard of them for many years but never brought any. I choose their Pastisserie Sleekster box. It contains 27 chocolates and …
Delicious Wine Cocktails for a Great Christmas Party
christmas
With Christmas only 6 weeks away, the party season is nearly upon us. This is the best time of year to let your hair down and have a Christmas party. So get prepared to celebrate in style with these delicious wine cocktails . From Classic Spanish Sangria to Ruby on the Rails, there is something for everyone to enjoy. So …
My Beanies Coffee Review + giveaway
drinks
I was asked a while ago if I would like to try out a My Beanies Stash Box. Basically it’s a box with 9 different flavoured coffees. Now I am normally a tea drinker, but I do have a coffee around once a week. But because these are flavoured I thought I would like them more. And i was right! …
Tyrrells Butter & Mint Crisps
food - reviews
  For 5 months only Tyrrell’s are bringing out some yummy Butter & Mint flavoured crisps. These limited edition crisps are available from May to October from Waitrose, Sainsbury’s and independent retailers with a RRP of £2.19 for a 150g sharing bag. These crisps really capture the flavour of the British summer with their Butter & Mint flavour. These are cooked …
Mash Direct Yummy Vegetable Burgers
Food
I received some new vegetable Burgers from Mash Direct to try out. Has it’s now BBQ weather and everyone is outside enjoying the sunshine and having get togethers in the garden with family and friends Mash Direct have made something for all those vegetarians out there so that they don’t have to miss out. I like to just have fried …
Jaz and Juls Origins Drinking Chocolates
Food
  I was recently sent out some yummy drinking chocolates to try out from Jaz & Juls. They sent me out some samples of their 3 new Origins range of drinking chocolate.   The 3 flavours are : Madagascar 61% : Malagasy cocoa from the Sambirano valley Peru 75% : Rare white criollo beans from the Alto Piura region in north-west Peru …
Cuckoo – The Modern Muesli
breakfast
Cuckoo Bircher muesli are little pots of yumminess. They are made with yoghurt, muesli and fruit. Each 190g pot contains approx. 280 calories. They are low in GI and high in fibre and protein. The prefect start to the day. They come in 5 delicious flavours. Mango & Coconut with a twist of lime and ginger Elderflower & Cranberry with …
Little Dish – Proper Food for Kids
food - reviews
Little Dish make yummy meals for kids and toddlers. They are made with 100% natural ingredients, are low in salt, have no added sugar and no additives or preservatives.  And they have just added a new meal to their toddler range. The toddler range is for kids aged 1-3 years and are perfect portion sizes for little tummies. There are 12 …
Easter Chocolate Egg Nests
easter
You can’t celebrate Easter without making some yummy Chocolate Egg Nests with the kids. I had no chocolate in the cupboards, so I sent my eldest down to the local  corner shop to buy some milk chocolate. But he said they didn’t have no plain milk chocolate so he brought a bar of fruit and nut. I have never made …
Eric Lanlard’s Peanut Butter & Chocolate Egg Cups
easter
Looking for a yummy Eater treat? Then why not try these devilish Peanut Butter & Chocolate Egg Cups made by celebrity chef Eric Lanlard using Happy egg co. eggs WHAT YOU’LL NEED 125g dark chocolate (70%) 30g peanut butter (smooth) 3 large the happy egg co. eggs, separated 50g golden caster sugar 100g dark chocolate, melted 25g salted peanuts, chopped …
The Big Cookathon with Ben’s Beginners
mains
Last week me and my youngest Aaron, 4, took part in the Big Cookathon which was supported by Ben’s Beginners. Our challenge was to make a yummy biryani together. This year the challenge took place between Friday 6th March – Monday 9th March. To make our Speedy Biryani we used uncle Ben’s Korma sauce and Basmati rice. We also added Quorn …
Pancake Portraits with Hartleys
Food
We was challenged by Hartley’s to make some pancake portraits using some yummy ingredients including their new Hartleys squeezy jams   We laid out the table with all the topping and a pile of my Easy Peasy Pancakes. Then I let the kids make a mess do their work Here’s my favourite. Made with squirty cream hair, Hartleys raspberry jam …