Category Archives: Toddlers and tinies

Food for the little ones, aged 1 – 5 years.

Snacking

To snack or not to snack? The perpetual dilemma for mothers of little people who need to get the balance right between keeping the batteries charged yet not ruining their little darlings appetite at the next sitting. As a rule I … Continue reading

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Healthy pizza? debate!

I mean honestly is there such a thing? Pizza is hardly sinful it just seems to have a rather bad reputation and even worse PR team behind it. Homemade with organic flour, fresh tomato sauce and well sourced mozzarella it … Continue reading

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A Princess Party

It was always going to be a ‘Princess Party’ but the rendition of ‘The Sleeping Beauty’ was above and beyond the ‘Pink ones’ wildest dreams. The stage was set, the sun shone, the tent erected and bunting hung. Low and … Continue reading

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Friday fish

As you may or may not have seen I have started contributing on a fairly regular basis to the awesome ‘mybaba’ blog. It is mainly ‘little people’ focused with the occasional ‘grown up’ recipe thrown in for everyone’s sanity. The … Continue reading

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Black Treacle Seeded Flapjack

The ‘blue one’ is back in the poo again. Naughty at nursery and naughty at home. May be this is just a warm up for years of battle ahead, who knows. Bless him, he has an uncanny ability to talk … Continue reading

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Run, run as fast as you can,

you can’t catch me I’m the gingerbread man! This is not exactly true judging by the vast quantity of gingerbread men, stars, christmas trees and snowflakes the ‘little people’ have guzzled in the last few days. Escaping is not something … Continue reading

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Birthday Boy

‘I made it !!’  – this was what the ‘blue one’ announced the day BEFORE his birthday. I clearly had misunderstood the struggle he has endured over the last 6 months, as mentioned before, this has been a very long-awaited … Continue reading

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Beetastic – part 1

‘Curiouser and Curiouser’, no I haven’t fallen down a rabbit hole but my time seems to be rapidly spiralling away. The days whistle by and autumn is marching on. It feels like someone has been meddling with the control panel. Fast … Continue reading

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Lolly pop, lolly pop….

I admit it was a fair few years back but there was a time when all I wanted on top of my ice cream was some ghastly melting chocolate sauce called ‘Iced Magic’. I seem to remember it came in … Continue reading

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A Fairy Party

I cannot believe the pink one is two. Walking, talking, independent, confident, and full of attitude of the good and bad variety. Thankfully she is still squidgy and hugely huggable, so there is a little bit of baby left, but … Continue reading

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