Going Glamping

Been wanting to go away on a break with the kids for some time but haven’t really had the chance or time to, as it has been madly busy here at Monsters and Munchkins HQ ( everything top secret at the moment but all will be revealed in time…). Looked at quite a few options…

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 – Swedish Pancakes

My favourite kind of treat: simple to make (simple enough for kids to make – bar the cooking bit) and versatile enough to be the favourite for everyone’s taste. We tend to go for Swedish pancakes, rather than English or the french Crepe because they have slightly more egg in them and slightly more tasty…

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…