Hello and welcome back to Make it Monthly, the linky which is all about proudly sharing your favourite crafts, makes and creative endeavours! My favourite post from last month was the cute stone ladybugs from the queen of collage. A very simple, yet effective craft. Sarah’s favourite post from last month was the gorgeous paper flower making from Girl about townhouse. What a brilliant way … Continue reading Make it Monthly!: September
We call this a ‘Pink Thai curry’ in our house because it is a milder and gentler version of a red Thai curry. This is suitable for all the family, having the key Thai flavours and deliciously creamy coconut sauce, but not too hot. You can make this as strong or creamy as you like by controlling the amount of Thai curry paste added. Just … Continue reading Family friendly Thai curry
Welcome to my first ‘Make it Monthly linky’! Make it Monthly is a lovely craft/ diy themed linky, which has been hosted by Sarah at her wonderful blog, Whimsical Mumblings. She has very kindly allowed me to join her in hosting the linky, so here it is! Make it Monthly is a friendly place to proudly share all of your brilliant creations. Whether its home … Continue reading Make it Monthly!: August
I think smell is such an undervalued sense, even though it is so closely linked with our sense of taste. Smells evoke memories just as strongly as music and photographs (the smell of suncream is an instant ‘holiday’ fix, and aromas of cinnamon and dried fruits are so ‘Christmassy’) and yet we don’t treasure them in the same way. We cant expect babies to suddenly … Continue reading Smelling sensory bags
In need of some rainy day activities for the summer holidays? Or a stimulating, creative gift? Look no further than the Meals and Makes activity kits! Here are three activity packs, all with a fun foodie theme and fully loaded with ‘Meals and Makes’ to get kids cooking; positively encouraging food happiness. Each of the packs include recipes and creative makes which are simple and … Continue reading Little packs of foodie fun: Available now!
My kids love hummus and enjoy it as a dip with pittas and veggies, or in sandwiches and toasted bagels. I thought I would create a dip that can be used in the same way, but that uses fresh vegetables instead (and no added nasties). This is an easy dip to make, and one that you can cook with kids. I used frozen broad beans, … Continue reading Green hummus
There is a very important thing missing from my blog so far:- Play dough! This stuff needs no introduction (but Im doing one anyway!). My girls have enjoyed playing with this from an early age. Its such a relaxing, creative activity. Ideal for when the weather is bad. Making your own play dough is just as fun as playing with it (and hopefully you have … Continue reading Chocolate play dough