Ice cream cross-stitch kit and currant bun sewing kit

Sewing kits from Meals and Makes!

New: Range of food inspired sewing craft kits for kids. Kids can take their minds off of the stresses of school with these two relaxing and satisfying sewing projects.  They are ideal for a long journey or weekend away because they are compact and everything you need is included.  Each CE marked craft kit has easy to follow instructions, along with a stitch guide and … Continue reading Sewing kits from Meals and Makes!

Family recipes: potato and onion oven bake

Potato and onion oven bake

  Happy new year!  With frosty mornings and chilly nights, my girls need hot and filling meals to keep them energised.  This is a ‘throw it in the oven and get on with something else’ sort of  recipe (so ideal for looking after children at the same time!).  Once the slicing is done, kids can help with putting the dish together.  Its an ideal family … Continue reading Potato and onion oven bake

Popping bonfire toffee cakes

Popping bonfire toffee cakes

  Whoosh, pop, bang!  With bonfire night looming; make these (gently) explosive treats to keep you going, while you stand outside and wait for the fireworks to be lit.  Guaranteed make any firework party go with a…’pop’!!  This might not be the best recipe to cook with kids- as the toffee gets so hot- but they can help with the garnish and will enjoy eating … Continue reading Popping bonfire toffee cakes