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Inexpensive Winter Breakfast Ideas

I don’t know about you, but I do like to start the day with a warm breakfast in the winter. My kids find them more filling, and for me it is psychological and makes me feel warmer and comforted. Warm breakfasts don’t have to be expensive. I have included 3 of our go-to winter breakfastsContinue reading “Inexpensive Winter Breakfast Ideas”


Fun Halloween Buffet Ideas

Are you celebrating Halloween a little differently and want some fun ideas for a buffet? Here are three of te fun food/ treats I have made for our Halloween buffet: Pond Scum Take natural yoghurt and mix in some green food dye. Spoon into little pots and serve. Jack O Tillas My children love chocolateContinue reading “Fun Halloween Buffet Ideas”

Simple and Cheap Halloween Biscuit Decorating

Don’t have time to bake, but still want the kids to have a little Halloween fun, or are you looking for a cheap Halloween treat idea for a buffet? Then, why not decorate some digestive biscuits. This is a craft activity you can let your kids loose with. You can make a whole batch withContinue reading “Simple and Cheap Halloween Biscuit Decorating”

Super Simple Homemade Garlic Bread

If you have bread, butter, and either fresh or pureed garlic in the pantry, then homemade garlic bread is a must! My kids enjoy garlic bread as much as me, and if I don’t have any in the freezer, I can whip up some without a fuss. Ingredients: Slices of bread (any kind) Butter GarlicContinue reading “Super Simple Homemade Garlic Bread”

Lunchbox Snack/ Filler Ideas

My daughter enjoys variation in her lunches from day to day, so I try to shake it up a little. In this post, I will include some of the snack options that work well in lunchboxes. Mini Pancakes and Fruit Next time you are whipping up some breakfast pancakes do some extra mini ones forContinue reading “Lunchbox Snack/ Filler Ideas”

Anything Goes Tomato Base Sauce

My children love pasta with tomato sauce and I save money by making my own. It really is simple, and the best part… as long as you have tomatoes, you can add those pesky leftover veggies from the fridge. This recipe can also be batch cooked and frozen. This sauce can be used in bolognese,Continue reading “Anything Goes Tomato Base Sauce”

5 Breakfast for Dinner Ideas

We love to have breakfast for dinner in my house. We don’t tend to eat cooked meals for breakfast, so it makes sense to have them as our evening meal. My kids also like it when we shake things up a little. Scrambled eggs and toast We have this as a main dinner quite regularly.Continue reading “5 Breakfast for Dinner Ideas”

15 Tight Budget Lunch Time Meal Ideas Part 2

With the kids still off school for a few more weeks (UK), I wanted to post another tight budget lunch time meal ideas post. Here are just a few more of the ideas my family enjoy. Cream cheese and tomato slices on crackers Scrambled eggs and toast Tinned soups Tinned hotdogs and rolls Cheese andContinue reading “15 Tight Budget Lunch Time Meal Ideas Part 2”

15 Tight Budget Lunch Time Meal Ideas

Like many, I have been homeschooling my eldest since the end of March. One of the main changes we have seen to our budget is the jump in our grocery bill. Both my kids seem to be human food vacuums when they are home. I have been forced to budget more, and think of manyContinue reading “15 Tight Budget Lunch Time Meal Ideas”

DIY Microwave Noodles

Microwave noodles always seem to be a big hit with kids, and big kids too. The brand name ones can work out pricey, and they’re not the healthiest meal option. I make a much cheaper option for my noodle loving kids, and I want to share it with you today. The great thing about thisContinue reading “DIY Microwave Noodles”