Kickstart Kids

Bread for Kickstart

As I write up the recipe for my forthcoming visit with the children in our local Kickstart, it dawned on me I hadn’t shared what we did for our traditional Irish recipe before the St Patrick’s Day/Easter break. Well, it didn’t go quite to plan…..a rather painful dental appointment meant I couldn’t actually go in so, as to not let …

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Netflix

Netflix Party Food

We recently had a great afternoon with the children. Netflix very kindly sent us a treasure box of goodies so we could have a party celebrating their hit kids show, Dragons: Race to the Edge. You can read all about the fun we had here. No party would be complete without food and Netflix provided us with a menu for …

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Chit Chat

An Impromptu Picnic

We decided on Friday evening that Saturday we would head out for the day & bring a picnic. It was last minute so no great time to plan all sorts to go in, which probably wasn’t a bad thing, planning often doesn’t work out. I had a couple of packets of puff pastry in the fridge and a packet of sausage …

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Chit Chat

A Thank You Note to Tesco

Dear Tesco, The last 24 hours have been somewhat fraught in the Simply Homemade home. Yesterday started ok but went downhill very quickly, it wasn’t pretty. Customer service within a certain company leave a lot to be desired. I did manage to squeeze in my online shop with you however, a service I am so extremely grateful for as shopping with …

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Baking, Healthy

Hidden Veg, A Mama’s Secret!

 Sometimes, particularly when we are picking our battles wisely, we have to admit defeat and accept that our children will just not do what we want them too……in this instance I’m talking about them not eating a wide variety of vegetables….it just isn’t happening. Harry in fairness is pretty good, the rest…oh the rest…’tis like mission impossible! So, I’ve decided …

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