Got to Love Playdough!

Dear glory I love playdough - yep at nearly 40 (arghhhhhh) I still find it terribly therapeutic to squish playdough or roll it out flat and cut out shape after shape with a biscuit cutter. I...

Favourite Reads of 2015: Anita

I've asked some of my fav people and keen readers to share their favourite books of 2015. Like my fav people, these books are a jumble of ages, genres and lengths...I like my friends...

Favourite Reads of 2015: Ang

I've asked some of my fav people and keen readers to share their favourite books of 2015. Like my fav people, these books are a jumble of ages, genres and lengths...I like my friends...

612 ABC Bookworms: Cookbooks for Kids

Follow me on social media for about half an hour and you'll see that as well as children's books, I love food and cooking. I wake up thinking about what I might cook for...

Review of ‘Digby’s Moon Mission’

Review of 'Digby's Moon Mission' Written by Renee Price. Illustrated by Anil Tortop. Publisher: Create it Kids Age Range: Early Childhood Themes: moon; phases of the moon; night; time; measurement; food; friends; teamwork; working together; problem solving; inquiring. Way across...

Literary Mother’s Day Gifts: Part Three

Literary Mother's Day Gifts: Part Three I have been compiling literary gift ideas for a while now...mainly as I myself love a literary gift! The gift of words is always appreciated, and whilst one can...

Book Parties for Kids

Book Parties for Kids As you may have gathered, I’m rather a fan of book themed parties. Seriously what’s not to love? The theming is done for you, often there are enough food mentions in...

Chinese New Year

Chinese New Year Given we've just celebrated Chinese New Year, I have been flicking through and cooking from my much loved copy of Kylie Kwong's 'Simple Chinese Cooking'. It's one of those books that I...

Back to School Series: Lunchbox Ideas

Back to School Series: Lunchbox Ideas Warning: long blog post. I’m talking about food glorious food...of course it’s wordy. School lunches are the bane of many a parents life. I try and stay in the habit of having a...

ABC Book of Children’s Cakes

Review of the 'ABC Book of Children's Cakes' Written by Kathy Knudsen Publisher: Harper Collins I am the baker of family birthday cakes…please do indulge me and take a moment to scroll through this post here and look...