Pork and apple burgers with tarragon

Pork and Apple Burgers with Tarragon

The Twins have been my tasting panel for a while now and have been keeping me on my toes with baby/toddler friendly recipes. I’ve been introducing them to some meats lately and decided to keep...

Video Games & Children: Are Yours Hooked Yet?

Earlier this year, my daughter Elsie started playing video games. I don’t mean one of those free fairy makeover apps, I mean a proper games console. My husband had been waiting for this moment for six...

Open Letter to IKEA From a Twin Mom

Dear IKEA I don’t visit your store very often because it’s too much fun and I spend too much money, despite considering IKEA products good value. Like many Moms, I enjoy a browse of your showroom. I dream of...

pea risotto cakes

Baby Finger Food: Minty Pea Risotto Cakes

A message for risotto lovers everywhere… do not throw away your leftovers! This recipe may seem labour intensive, because it takes you from the beginning, but you can make risotto cakes out of any variety...

Pumpkin Wars: The Six Year Old Competitive Streak.

With Halloween on the horizon, yesterday afternoon I managed to find myself in the middle of some competitive carving. This is the fourth year my daughter and I have carved pumpkins together. Normally she would help...

The Obligatory Pumpkin Patch Outing

When I was a child, the Pumpkin Patch was definitely not a thing, certainly not in England anyway. Now, it seems to be a Fall staple, and despite making it six years into motherhood...

Organizational Skills: A Tale of Two Ninjas

Last week’s parent teacher conference brought to my attention that my six year-old daughter is somewhat lacking ‘organizational skills’. How organized a six year-old is supposed to be I do not know, but I would agree it’s...

Night of the Living Pumpkin Gingerbread

Night of the Living Pumpkin Gingerbread: Halloween Cookies

These pumpkin gingerbread halloween cookies are perfect for decorating with kids… as long as they are not too squeamish, ha! Traditional gingerbread with a little pumpkin too, and you can decorate as gruesomely as...

family photo shoot

The Family Photo Shoot

Having been in the US for nearly three years, certain traditions are starting to rub off. We are building up to Thanksgiving and starting to feel excited about turkey and pumpkin pie. My daughter is desperate...

Baby Baked Falafel

Healthy Homemade Baby Baked Falafel

Following on from my Spiced Vegetable Croquettes recipe, I continue my quest to come up with healthy, adventurous foods the Twins can feed themselves. They are 11 months old now and really aren’t interested in being...

Twin Pickle