Being a stay-at-home mum I often feel the pressure to create amazing and exciting lunches for my toddler, but don’t always have a lot of time on my hands. My toddler can be a picky eater, sometimes only eating the cucumber on her plate and leaving everything else. However, she does love novelty. By using a few interestingly-shaped cutters, I’ve managed to get her eating more and exclaiming, “oh wow!”… View Post

*This post contains affiliate links Welcome back to Pondering Playtime, my fortnightly series where I share a favourite picture book and a craft or play activity to go with it. This week, I’ve chosen *, and I’m sharing a lovely gluten free Easter biscuit recipe to go alongside it. Spot’s First Easter – What’s the Story? Spot’s First Easter is similar to the subject of last fortnight’s Pondering Playtime post, We’re… View Post

Being gluten free can be a bit of a pain at times. There are lots of things that I miss eating, that you simply can’t find decent gluten free alternatives for. Things are improving though, but I’m not thrilled with the rise of ready-to-mix packets of things like pancake mix, as they tend to have all sorts of unnecessary random ingredients in them. Pancakes are so easy to make, so… View Post

*This post contains an affiliate link I mentioned my Christmas Day cooking schedule on Twitter last year and several people said I should write a post about it, but it was Christmas Eve so it felt like it was too late to be of any use to anyone else by that time! By the time you’ve finished reading this post, you’ll probably be asking yourself, how anal is this woman?! Well, when… View Post

As October comes around again and pumpkins are everywhere, I thought I’d share my recipe for gluten free pumpkin pie. I’ve used a gluten free shortcrust pastry packet mix because, well, I’m lazy! It tastes pretty good though and I’m not sure anyone would notice that it’s gluten free. Ingredients For the pastry: Nature’s Store Free From Shortcrust Pastry Mix milk butter 2 tbsp of caster sugar For the filling:… View Post