To celebrate Valentine's Day (or proposal day as it's called in our house) I turned our basic family meal into a heart shaped meal. Our dinner was rissoles served with potato/sweet potato, carrots & peas. My husband even put his sauce on in a heart shape, as pictured above. I used my rissole recipe but… Continue reading Heart Dinner
"What's for Dinner?" has been the catch cry of my children since they could talk. Often this would be one of the first things my daughter would ask in the morning when she was little. I started menu planning a few years ago and have found that it helps. I usually plan and shop for… Continue reading What’s for Dinner?
It was my son's birthday this week. We were away and came home on his birthday. I made a magic bean cake upon coming home which we had after dinner that night. (I'm sure my family still does not know what's in it!) The next night we had a birthday dinner with the extended family. … Continue reading Birthday Dinner catering for food intolerances
As you may know the tradition of making pancakes on Shrove Tuesday was to use up the butter, eggs and rich foods in your house before lent began. Go here and here to find out more. In our house we began the tradition of making pancakes for dinner on Shrove Tuesday about 5 years ago.… Continue reading 2 Recipes for Shrove Tuesday
My husband proposed to me 20 years ago on Valentine's Day with a dozen red roses and popped the question while we were enjoying dinner. Silly me after the proposal said that I expected another dozen red roses on the 25th anniversary of the proposal. He has given me flowers since then but not the… Continue reading Proposal Day
We have many Christmas traditions that take place in our house. Some of these include putting up the tree as a family on 1 December, reading an advent story together each night of advent and having a birthday cake for Jesus for breakfast on Christmas Day. One of my favourite traditions that we have always… Continue reading Christmas Traditions and a recipe