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Cheat’s Festive Sangria Recipe

Nov 27, 2018
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Christmas isn’t all white and snowflake covered, especially not if you live in the southern hemisphere. Nope, to us it’s about long summer days, cooling off with a splash and late afternoon thundershowers. You’ll definitely be needing a festive drink to keep you cool. So, be sure to keep our cheat’s Sangria recipe close. For our Sangria recipe you’ll need a Pinot Grigio or Chardonnay – A crisp wine with fruity undertones. This Sangria is light and refreshing (and headache…

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Easy Eggnog recipe everyone will love!

Nov 26, 2018
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Christmas is a time for family, slowing down, counting our blessings and totally forgetting about the calories! Eggnog is a MUST and after trying loads of recipes, we’re sharing our favourite – tweaked just a bit to make it extra tasty and decadent. You’ll need eggs, sugar, loads of full cream milk, some vanilla extract and ground nutmeg. Evaporated milk and light cream, but I actually prefer going for double cream… The creamier, the better! First up, combine the eggs and sugar and whisk well. In a separate bowl combine 1 cup of full cream milk with cream and evaporated milk. Once again, whisk well. Now,…

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Kiddylicious: Perfect on the go kids snacks

Aug 29, 2018
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For me, part of being a mom is making sure our family follows a healthy diet and one thing I always keep an eye out for is delicious, on the go kids snacks for our girls. Treats that are tasty, healthy and easy to eat. Life gets busy in a family of 5 and you never know when those hunger pains might creep up. It’s best to always have something to nibble on, at hand. Kiddylicious is one of our new…

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Preparing Homemade Baby Food: Baby food Appliance Review

Apr 30, 2018
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As promised, the follow up post to #MOMMING101: INTRODUCING SOLIDS. And today’s all about preparing homemade baby food. Baking, roasting, boiling… There are loads of cooking methods yet steaming has stayed the number one choice when it comes to preparing baby food, locking in most nutrients. This being said, some foods are definitely more flavourful when baked so don’t forget to give alternative cooking methods a go as well. Consuming raw foods are also a healthy option as long as the…

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