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cheesy ladybird biscuits - easy toddler recipe from Picnics in the Rain

Cheesy Ladybird Biscuits {Recipe}

We kicked off our Bugs theme last week by making these Cheesy Ladybird Biscuits! They’re so simple to make, Rosalie is 3.5 years and was able to do much by herself.…

Walnut Teabread

10 tips to achieve a successful bake

I love to bake, and since embarking upon my Baking Bible Challenge (a personal challenge I set for myself to bake all 219 recipes in Mary Berry’s Baking Bible) I…

rock cakes

Bakes #70-75 {Baking Bible Challenge}

Although I haven’t been posting much about it lately (an unfortunate side effect of being pregnant was a complete lack of desire to bake, or be around cooking smells at…

toddler eating flour

How to get started baking with your toddler

The thought of baking with your toddler might bring you out in a cold sweat – the mess, the hazards, the potential for tantrums and the inevitable clean-up. But honestly,…

Banana Mango Smoothie Ice Lollies

Banana & Mango Smoothie Ice Lollies {Recipe}

It only takes a few days of warm weather for me to replace my hot chocolates with ice lollies and ice cream! Since we’ve had some beautiful weather over the past week,…

Goat Cheese and Red Pepper Quiches - 1

Goat’s Cheese & Red Pepper Quiches {Recipe}

With Spring comes the promise of finer weather, lighter evenings and more opportunities for alfresco dining, which we love! A lunchtime picnic perhaps (we’re big picnic fans, no surprise there!),…

Toddler baking

What can toddlers learn from baking?

How much fun is it getting stuck into some baking with your little one? One of the things I was most looking forward to about having children was being able…