Baking with Kids – Pavlova

One day it is Pancake, next it is Pavlova …. we just can’t stop baking nowadays. At least this time we were out and about, and not just stuck at home doing it …. Blue Bird holds cooking/baking sessions for kids every now and then and when DH saw this one while browsing online, he…

Cooking With Kids – Strawberry Shortcake

This is a simple but fabulous Strawberry Shortcake recipe that the LOs tried out yesterday. Result ? Fantastic, considering it required very little assistance (apart from weighing, whisking, cleaning up, and oven control of course). This is what you need for 8 servings: Prep time : 15 mins (25 mins with kids, including a math/weight…

Paint Pouring Art Made Easy

A great way to transform an everyday object into an interesting piece of “art”. 1, Find an old object you would like to “preserve” 2, Squeeze out a tube of acrylic paint over the object. 3, Wait for it to dry. Done. 4, Display in  acrylic box. Or you can try making a group of…

Cutty Sark Re-opens Today

Cutty Sark relaunches on 26 April Opening a new chapter in the extraordinary life of one of the world’s most famous ships. The last surviving tea clipper and the fastest and greatest of her time, she is a living testimony to the bygone, glorious days of sail and, most importantly, a monument to those that…