8 cool toddler dinner plates from £1.99 – & some great kids cookbooks too

Make meals more fun for toddlers and kids with these funky dinner plates, trays and beakers. It may not make them eat all their greens but it sure adds some much needed style to suppertime….   1) Landscape dinner plate £19.99 Firebox 2) Skip Hop Zoo plate set (for 2) £14 Mothercare 3) Fred & Friends Food Face Dinner Plate £9.99 Find Me A Gift 4) Disney It’s A Small World India meal set (includes cup bowl and plate ) £20…

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How I became a #MorrisonsMum for the weekend…& what we made

I have always loved supermarket shopping but since becoming a mum, well it isn’t as much fun. I no longer throw in ‘ooh.. that looks nice’ or ‘that’s new – I’ll take 3!’ buys. I’ve had to become a grown up (sigh) and plan out proper cost – effective, family meals. Even with a list I find it hard to stick to the plan – so, the challenge by Morrisons and Britmums to become a #MorrisonsMum over the Bank holiday…

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Something for the weekend…Superfoods for babies and Children

Coming up with healthy, filling and colourful toddler meals a bit overwhelming – as I’m worried I am feeding Miss Marnie the same lunches and snacks over and over. Thinking back I was so scared of weaning – that was a doddle compared to fussy tots! So, this weekend I will be mainly reading Superfoods for Babies and Children by Annabel Karmel  – a friend gave this to me at my baby shower (what a practical and useful gift!) And, reading…

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Banish baby stains with THIS product you already have at home

Forget Vanish and throw away that ACE. Because, I am about to save you pounds in removing those baby sick-ups, nappy explosion’s and weaning disaster’s (Well, my mama is actually). How? With humble ‘old washing up liquid’ thats how! When Miss Marnie has her first ‘oh my god where did all that poo come from’ eruptions over one of my favourite Little Bird baby grows – before I could even shed a tear my mother had whipped out the Fairy Liquid, massaged…

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Cooking with kids and Ella’s Kitchen

I couldn’t wait to get hold of this book – as Miss Marnie loves the Ella’s Kitchen pouches – so I wanted to see what the cookbook had to offer. Ella’s Kitchen The Cook Book The Red One has 100 recipes from weaning babies to feeding young kids. A fun-filled book that has loads of ideas, shortcuts and inspiration for mealtimes – plus they all sound super tasty. I have found cooking for Miss Marnie lots of fun, as I love seeing her…

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