Worldly Wednesday Guest Post! – Chicken Meatballs with Tomato Sauce

Today’s WW post is brought to you by Tanya Bartolini from The Kitchen Bench (formerly the Everyday Cook Network).   We have posted on the Kitchen Bench a few times now and are delighted to have Tanya Guest Posting for us! A child of Italian heritage, Tanya’s passion for food and family is what brought her […]

Book Week Lunchbox – Meg’s Veg

Book Week crept up on my this year! So yes I recycled last years costume and Miss E went as Meg from Meg and Mog again. She’s been reading the Meg and Mog books a lot more recently anyway, so it made sense. So I got all excited about it and decided to make her […]

Menu Planning Madness!

Following on from Mel’s Menu Plan Monday, I am putting in my own 5 cents worth with a Menu Plan Friday (although it doesn’t have quite the same ring to it). I brought home from the print shop today a brand spanky new Family Calendar (which I had printed on A2 and laminated).  It takes pride […]

Road Test Tuesday – Masha (by Prep) with a Bonus Recipe!

When I was first contacted about testing this Masha, I jumped at the chance!  I LOVE perfect Mash and anything that’s going to save me time and effort in creating that is music to my ears! This is what they say about the Masha: The easy-to-operate Masha can create restaurant-quality mash with a perfect consistency […]

12 Days of Christmas – A new Christmas tradition…

A new Christmas tradition

I must say I have been pretty slack on Christmas traditions up until now. We usually drive around the Christmas lights and contribute to the work giving tree. We’ve been to carols once with Miss E, but keeping two kids entertained amongst a large crowd and open flames has just seemed too hard, so we […]