Happy Easter cupcakes

These Easter cupcakes look so cute and adorable and really are so easy to make. I made these for an Easter family gathering and as the kids in my family are not really cake connoisseurs, I cheated and used a packet cupcake mix instead of making my own (shh don’t tell anyone). In my experience,…

Hot cross buns (one a penny, two a penny)

Easter is almost upon us and as an avid baker, I could hardly wait to bake up a batch of hot cross buns. The smell of cinnamon through the house always fills me with┬ácontented bliss. Over the last few years, my family has come over to my place on Good Friday for toasted hot cross…

Decorating eggs for Easter – it’s ‘eggciting’

One of my happiest childhood memories is decorating eggs for Easter. It was such a lovely way to get the children together to get creative and display our colourful creations around the house. We used to draw designs on blown eggs with wax crayons and then dye them vibrant colours. I recently came across an…

A five star hotel for worms

What of earth is a worm hotel, I hear you ask? Well, you may have already heard of a worm farm; which is a container where you can place your kitchen waste in the top and worms ‘process’ the food which results in fabulous liquid fertiliser for the garden. A worm hotel is similar, except…