Finished ice-cream cross stitch project.

Sewing kits from Meals and Makes!

  Kids can take their minds off of the stresses of school with these two relaxing and satisfying sewing craft kits.  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 recipe.  There are two kits:  Ice cream cross … Continue reading Sewing kits from Meals and Makes!

Cheat’s mango meringue mess

An easy, treat pudding full of sunshine!  This is a twist on Eton Mess, to enjoy while we wait for the English strawberries to grow.  This is a cheat because it uses shop-bought meringues and tinned mango (which saves a great deal of time and effort).  Its nice to use a ripe mango for this, but if you can only find green rocks (that taste … Continue reading Cheat’s mango meringue mess

Group shot of Meals and Makes 'grow me' kits

‘Grow me’ gift kits

Introducing……..Meals and Makes ‘Grow me’ kits! Three kits which have everything you need to grow your own tiny crop of food on your windowsill, as well as a ‘crafty’ make and some delicious recipes. Each kit includes (everything you need, just add water and sunshine): -1 food safe bag of Organic, untreated seeds to grow your plants. -1 Compostable growing pad (certified as complying with … Continue reading ‘Grow me’ gift kits

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