KIDS, COOKING, COSTUMES & CRAFTS (...and alliteration)

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Grown up Popcorn

Grown up Popcorn

At the risk of having every single post about food, this is a good one. Kid friendly activity + snack + a treat for mummy = everyone happy. We made popcorn over the stove and the kids were amazed by the popping sounds and absolutely [...]
September Tomatoes

September Tomatoes

We have had a plethora of tomatoes this year, I have been forcing bags of them on my neighbours. I would have loved to bottle my own tomato sauce but time was running out, next year I’d love to host a full Italian-style canning party, […]

Sunlight

Sunlight

There's nothing lovelier than sitting outside as the sun is setting after a delicious meal. In this case, Caprese salad with fresh tomatoes and basil from our garden, and Villa Manadori Balsamic Vinegar, the most amazing balsamic ever. Really. The light coming through this tree is so [...]
Tea Party Sandwiches

Tea Party Sandwiches

Honestly, I am not a fan of going overboard for kids food. I prefer the whole ‘take it or leave it’ approach. Although I say that with only the experience of feeding my own kids so I know that hardly counts, different things work for […]

Sweet Deliciousness

Sweet Deliciousness

Hello! Welcome to my first ever post, so I’ll keep  it short. It’s quite bizarre to buy imported Australian oranges when you live in California, but my goodness they are a sweet delicious treat. Simple, refreshing and so lovely. As with most fruit, the bad […]