As regular readers will know, I’m always on the look out for tasty, nut free, snacks for the boys lunchboxes. Homemade fruit breads are an easy win; they are simple to make, pack well (don’t crumble!) and I know what’s in them!
This weekend saw us celebrate both the wee girl’s and the 4yo’s birthdays! With birthdays exactly two weeks apart, we decided to invite friends over just once for a party, rather than twice, and celebrate the birthdays together!
We are huge fans of pancakes in our house and they are a regular on the menu.
As regular readers will know, the 4yo loves baking. So when he asked to do some on Friday, I asked if he would like to make something for Valentines Day. We’re going to be away for the day itself, so I suggested that we make cupcakes for the family to enjoy together before we leave.
My search for good lunchbox breads continues… The 4yo asked me to make a carrot bread; he liked the idea of carrot cake, but he thought that a bread would be better for snack…!
Last year, for our first Christmas away from home, I convinced myself that we didn’t miss mince pies. I decided I’d never been a huge fan, and my husband hadn’t mentioned them, so we didn’t miss them. The only way we could have some at Christmas was to make them, and I certainly wasn’t doing …
The 4yo often asks if we can bake. He loves to help make cookies and cakes, and he really loves decorating them! So out came the cookie dough :) He helped roll it out, then cut out his shapes. He’s very precise, so we had three of each shape: Santa, tree and snowflake. His little …