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Three quick and easy summer salad recipes

Summer salad

This post is sponsored by Woolworths

No one wants to spend hours in the kitchen in summer- not when we could be in the pool, or at the beach or just outside in the garden. Fresh salads are the easiest in summer so we have three super easy summer salad recipes that will literally not take you more than 15-minutes to make. I have tried and tested everyone and none of them took more than 15-minutes in the kitchen. They are also super easy- which is great because I’m no cook!

So here you are- your three, 15-minute summer salads!

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Halloween mini pizzas for spooky fun!

Halloween mini pizzas

These Halloween mini pizzas are a fun DIY project for the kids to help get them in the Halloween spirit.

If you are planning a Halloween party for your children, then these pizzas would be super fun and easy. Prepare the pizza dough ahead of time and set up a little DIY station for the kids to get creative with their favourite Halloween characters. Continue reading

Save Time with these Meal Prep Hacks

Cooking- does it ever end?!!! It’s one of these everyday household chores that can’t be avoided and it’ such a time drain! Especially when it is combined with tired kids, bath time and homework. To help you make through the evening we have pulled together our favourite meal prep hacks, including how to manage your shopping lists.

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Lamb Shanks, slow cooked with chilli, garlic and tomatoes

Freezing nights call for bowls of warm, comforting food like these delicious Slow cooked Lamb Shanks simmered with chilli, garlic and tomatoes.

A simple recipe, these lamb shanks only need time to get tender, juicy and fall-off-the-bone. So slow cook it on your stovetop or braise in the oven, or perhaps put it all into your slow cooker just before heading out for work. And when you return, you will have the most delicious, indulgent lamb shanks that can be served with couscous and a simple green salad. Feeds a crowd!

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Winter Warmers- Cream of Tomato Soup Recipe

Soups are a great way to get your children to eat vegetables, especially those which they are not too fond of. And one of our favourites at home is this Cream of Tomato Soup recipe. It’s not just easy to prepare but super delicious when served with grilled breadsticks. A mild hit of spice from the red chilli which is used after removing the pith and seeds so that only the flavour is imparted, without much of the heat.

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Sing Family Movie Night- with Bonus Cupcakes

This post is in partnership with Universal Pictures Home Entertainment

Family movie nights are one of our most popular family bonding activities. We are all massive movie lovers and we love nothing better than watching movies and then discussing them (sometimes very passionately!). While my husband and the teenagers do a weekly family movie night we also try and include Tully as well. There has been a great range of family movies released recently on DVD and Blu-Ray and one of our favourites is SING!

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