Well what a rainy week it has been! A few times during the week we even had a bit of a pool happening in our backyard... crazy stuff! The rain also signalled the beginning of the 'wet day timetable' season at school! For those who aren't familiar with this fun-filled concept (I'm being a little ... Read More about Cute Rainy Day Writing Ideas for Little Kiddies!
Normally when you think of mexican food you think of high fat, high calorie, cheese laden yumminess! Oh yeah and don't forget the delicious corn cobs rolled in spices and cheese... mmmmmm! Anyway, here is a healthy take on chicken enchiladas! They are packed full of vegies (but you wouldn't even ... Read More about Vegie-Packed & Low-Fat Chicken Enchiladas!
Ever have the dilemma where you can't decide if you feel like lollies or chocolate? Well I often have this problem!! I absolutely sit on the chocolate side of the fence usually, but sometimes I just really feel like a musk stick, or a jersey caramel, or a jube, or a fruit chew, or a snake... really ... Read More about The Craziest, Most Ridiculous Rocky Road Ever!!!!
This Vegetable Slice makes a great alternative to a boring old sandwich! Packed full of vegetables, cheese and chickpeas... YUM! This slice is brilliant as it can be made ahead, cut into slices and frozen. Therefore, no brain power or effort is required in the morning (great for non-morning ... Read More about Yummy Vegetable Slice for Lunches
A few weeks ago I wrote a review on the website 'Study Ladder' which I love and have been using for years! Well this review is a bit different because I have only recently discovered this website, but am loving it all the same! It's called Oxford Owl Reading and is a UK website. I'm not sure of the ... Read More about Educational Website Review – Oxford Owl: Free Ebooks and Activities!
A couple of years ago we were given a lemon and a lime tree from some of our friends for our wedding! It was a great present and thanks to my lovely husband, both of the trees are still live and kicking (me on the other hand, has an innate ability to accidentally kill any kind of plant... I'm what ... Read More about Tangy Lemon Tart!
A few weeks ago I posted some fun and educational apps for preschool children. Now here's a few that are designed for primary aged children! There are a zillion great apps out there (and also some that are not so great!), so these are just a couple that I think are useful! A lot of the apps will ... Read More about Educational iPad Apps for Primary School Aged Children
Oreos = delicious! Cheesecake = amazing! Brownies = oh so yummy! Oreo Cheesecake Brownies = holy crap that's like a combination made in ridiculously awesome heaven! And so my journey to this deliciousness started when a friend from work (who is a wonderful cook) lent me her handwritten recipe book. ... Read More about Oreo Cheesecake Brownies… Oh My God!!!!
There are a few very important rules in life. Rules like 'treat others how you would like to be treated', 'never go to bed angry' and 'only worry about the things you can control' are great reminders of what we 'should' be doing (note I said 'should'... not 'are'!!!). Anyway, I think the following ... Read More about Curtis Stone’s Tasty and Terrific Homemade Granola
Well it was the first day of winter, it was raining and cold outside and I was feeling like making something sweet. It had to be something hot to warm me up and it had to involve no fancy ingredients as there was no way I was leaving the warmth of our house to go to the supermarket... some things ... Read More about Apple Crumble – Perfect Winter Dessert…Or Breakfast :-)
Now that winter has decided to roll around it's the perfect time to whip out the ugg boots, buy some flanny pj's and kick back watching movies and TV series re-runs. But it's also a great time to sneak in some teaching tidbits! Here are 5 things to teach kids at the start of winter. 1. ... Read More about 5 Teaching Ideas for the Start of Winter!
I absolutely love lemon coconut slice. Like really, really love it! Each time I make it I seem to end up using a slightly different recipe... some have been good and others could best be described as crap! After the effort it takes to get the ingredients out and make a slice it is so annoying when ... Read More about Best Ever Lemon Coconut Slice!