My beautiful mother-in-law introduced me to these yummy energy balls a few years ago. Not only do these delicious little balls taste amazing, they are also super healthy! You seriously think you are eating something really naughty and yet they are actually so good for you! There are literally ... Read More about Date and Almond Balls
Don't get me wrong, I love muesli bars. In fact I really love them. They are a great snack in the morning, afternoon or anytime of day! There are only two things I don't like about muesli bars: they are expensive and they are often full of additives and other crappy things we don't need to ... Read More about Cheats (and Cheapskates!) Guide to Muesli Bars
Studyladder is a fantastic website that I have used for several years at school. It covers literacy, numeracy, science, music, art, language and much more. This review will look at the pros and cons of the parent access to Studyladder (not the school access). Pros: There is a huge range ... Read More about Studyladder – Educational Website Review
This is the easiest Kid-Friendly Rum Balls - simply combine crushed biscuits, cocoa, coconut and condensed milk to make these delicious little treats! If there's one classic recipe that EVERYONE needs to know how to make... it's these super-easy and kid-friendly rum balls. Obviously this ... Read More about Kid-Friendly Rum Balls (chocolate & coconut balls)
Both my nephew and cousin are starting Prep next year and they are such beautiful, clever little boys who will absolutely love school! Anyway it got me thinking about simple strategies that can help children when they are learning to read: Focus on the sounds - it's wonderful for ... Read More about Part 2: More Simple Ways to Help Children Learn to Read
It was my beautiful Mum's birthday on Friday and what better excuse than to make a rich chocolate mud cake. Given that Mum makes amazing desserts and cakes (her apple crumble puts me to absolute shame!), I really, really wanted to make her a beautiful chocolate cake. So I started by checking out ... Read More about Rich Chocolate Mud Cake – Happy Birthday Mum!
Autumn is nearly over, which means that it is a very sad time of year for people like me who really, really, really hate cold weather! Therefore, I am going to bury my head in the sand (or should I say snow!) and pretend autumn isn't really ending, by blogging about some really cute autumn craft ... Read More about End of Autumn Craft Ideas
An absolute classic... this chocolate coconut slice is the perfect partner to your afternoon cup of tea, a great lunchbox treat or a late-night snack! Well this really has been a massive baking week... and I have LOVED, LOVED, LOVED every second of it! For me, I am at my most relaxed when I am ... Read More about Chocolate Coconut Slice | Quick & Easy
When children are learning to read, the most important two things to focus on are developing confidence and making reading a positive experience. All children learn to read in their own time and at different stages and they need to be praised and supported for their efforts. These are a ... Read More about Simple Ways To Help Children Read
If you ever want to eat something that is seriously dripping in caramelly, chocolatey goodness you can't go past a piece of gooey caramel slice. This caramel slice recipe is a Donna Hay one (I love that woman!!!). It was so ridiculously delicious! However, I did have one problem.... and it ... Read More about Oozy Gooey Caramel Slice | 3 Layers
What is better than apple crumble...? Apple crumble muffins! This is a really simple muffin recipe which includes grated apple, cinnamon... and crumble. How to make Apple Crumble Muffins Ingredients Muffins: 22o grams self raising flour 1/2 cup vegetable oil 3/4 cup milk 3/4 cup ... Read More about Apple Crumble Muffins (apple & cinnamon)
Last week I blogged about simple ways that kids can use maths everyday. So on that train of thought, here are some fun and easy maths games that kids will love - best of all... you only need a deck of playing cards (and a competitive attitude... so get your game face on!) - too easy! For all of ... Read More about Easy Maths Games Using a Deck of Cards!