Lunch box

It’s every school parents’ morning agony… what will the kids have for lunch today? If your mornings are rushed you’re more likely to pack the kids off to school with unhealthy options or not enough food. The key is preparation – you can save yourself the mad rush every morning

Child eating

It’s never too early or too late to get your kids excited about fruit and vegetables. If they’re less than enthusiastic about this food group, take a look at how it’s being presented. Perhaps it’s just a marketing issue. Here are some ideas to change the boring old fruit or

10 Genius Homemade Birthday Cakes For Kids

So you have your heart set on creating a Zumbo masterpiece for your kids birthday party. You’ve scoured Pinterest and talked yourself into this. Then, three days out from the big day, panic sets in. Who are you kidding, you can’t bake, let alone decorate a cake!!! Don’t panic –

Lunch box

Every kitchen hides an overflowing cupboard of plastic containers. Whether you’re a Tupperware fanatic or happy with the supermarket brands, there is no hiding the fact that plastic containers can get a bit whiffy. Here are some tips for keeping them clean, odour-free and ready for tonight’s leftovers. Wash or rinse

Easy 2-minute pancakes

There are some mornings that a bowl of cereal just won’t cut it. Here’s a simple pancake recipe that can be adapted in so many ways. Basic pancake mix 1 cup self raising flour 1 cup milk 1 egg 1. Preheat a large non stick frying pan on medium. 2.


So you’ve read the book and decided the sugar has got to go. Before you pour it in to the bin, hack it! Here are a few alternative ways to use sugar around the house. Freshen up cut flowers So your husband comes home with a sheepish look and a


When you’re stuck at home with the kids, finger painting is always a winner. Especially in summer, you can strip the kids down and let them go wild. For the littlies though, it’s always a battle keeping the paint out of their mouths. There are a number of ‘safe’ finger