Cheese Straws

Cheese Straws are my Dad’s absolute favourite thing in the world. I make them for him every Christmas, but I can never make them like his Mum did!  Luckily I’m not…

How To Clean Your Washing Machine

To keep your washing machine clean and in top operating condition, it’s a good idea to clean it regularly. This will get rid of detergent residue and any other nasty…

3 Best Blackhead Treatments

I hate blackheads. You would think now that I’m in my 40s, it wouldn’t be a problem, but no. Blackheads are simply hair follicles that have become clogged with dirt…

How To Help Kids Deal with Death

Has someone close to you recently passed away? If so, then you are probably feeling a whirlwind of emotions. You may be having a hard time keeping it together and…

Ice Cream Sandwich

Today we are going to give you two versions of the humble Ice Cream Sandwich! These are really simple a to make and soooo delicious. If you don’t mind cleaning…

Tomato Salsa Recipe

This Tomato Salsa Recipe makes for a healthy and delicious dip especially if the tomatoes are really nice. You can spice it up with chilli and herb or make it…

Butterscotch Pudding

Here’s a recipe for delicious Butterscotch Pudding – a real family favourite! It’s thick, rich and creamy. Best of all, so easy to make at home! Source

Sour Cream and Lemon Shortbread

Sour Cream and Lemon Shortbread is absolutely delicious. This is a very tart little dessert that you could have with a bit of whipped cream or ice cream. If you…

Roasted Sweet Potato Rice Salad

Roasted Sweet Potato Rice Salad is not your standard summer salad. It is delicious in the summer but this one is also great for those colder months when you just need…

How to Sort and Wash Your Laundry

For the new housewife, husband or student just leaving home, learning how to sort your washing or laundry correctly is a skill that will keep your clothing, linen and towels…

2 Ways To Breastfeed Twins

You CAN breastfeed twins. It is very do-able. How? Like all things twin-related, you just need to be organised. ‘Organised’ will fast become your new buzz word. New breastfeeding mothers…

Pumpkin and Chocolate Chip Loaf

Sounds odd, huh? But my Pumpkin and Chocolate Chip Loaf is moist, tasty and delicious. Serve warm with a slab of butter. A great cake to serve at Halloween (if you’re…

Hydrating Mists: Spritz It, Baby!

Stay calm, cool and totally hydrated this summer with an intoxicating hydrating mist or spritzer. Not only will your skin thank you, your scenes and mood will thank you, too!…

How To Bake The Perfect Cake

Here are some simple tips to bake The Perfect Cake. Not sure where you went wrong? This will help! Read the Recipe Make sure you read the recipe right through…

Chocolate Witches Hats

These Chocolate Witches Hats will be a sure fire hit with the kiddies this Halloween. They’re delicious chocolatey goodness in just a bite!   Source

Mars Bar Slice

 Mars Bar Slice We have tweaked all different recipes to come up with the winning combo…my kids would inhale this if I let them.  My sister in-law has also been…

Old Fashioned Caramel Tart

Old Fashioned Caramel Tart There is nothing richer, more decadent or delicious than a homemade traditional Old Fashioned Caramel Tart.  You only need a tiny slice to satisfy a sweet…

How to Start a Home Budget That Works

A budget is the best planning and financial control tool for every home. Unfortunately, most people find budgets scary and intimidating. This is not surprising, given that budgeting is the…

Pineapple Mango Smoothie

This refreshing Pineapple Mango Smoothie is the perfect drink for summer. So cool and delicious! You’ll totally enjoy this even if the weather isn’t really hot. So delectable that I’m pretty…

Rissoles or Meatloaf

Rissoles or Meatloaf?! Same mixture – two different meals! This is my Mum’s recipe. Her pride and joy! lol. I’ll be in trouble if she doesn’t see it up on…

How to Save Money on Insurance

It no longer pays to stay loyal to any insurance company…  In fact, if you change every year, you could get better bang for your buck! I hate insurance. I…

Apple Crumble

The humble Apple Crumble, always a hit for dessert time. I love the crumble, I could eat that all by itself! But, (just so I get my serve of fruit…

Bread and Butter Pudding

British puddings are the best in the world no doubt. Bread and Butter Pudding is a traditional English recipe, but you know how we like to bake at home.. ..then sometimes end…

Do You Know A Sociopath?

The word “sociopath” often conjures up images of serial killers and terrifying villains from horror movies. While many serial killers are sociopaths, not all sociopaths are killers – in fact…

Queen Cake

Queen Cake is super cute and deliciously wicked. They’re perfect for kid’s parties. These are traditionally cooked in teacups, you can however, bake in a standard cake tin. Just cook for a…

Easy Pikelets Recipe

This Easy Pikelets Recipe is a great breakfast idea for kids and grown-ups alike. They are also a great idea for school lunches and quick snacks! Aside from the fact that these only…

60 Deliciously Tiny Finger Tattoos

Tiny Finger Tattoos are seriously beautiful little pieces of artwork! They are elegant, decadent and eye – catching. They can be sweet or serious with lots of different meanings and…

10 Men Talk About Their Sexless Marriages

Sexless Marriages exist and a surprising number couples stay in these marriages. These men shared their own stories. They have different reasons, different points of view and different situations. Read…

How to Make Custard From Scratch

Many people do not know how to make custard from scratch, but it is so easy and you know that there won’t be any colouring or nasty additives. This is…

3 Homemade Ice Blocks Recipes

It’s starting to feel like summer now and our homemade ice blocks recipes will surely be in rotation for the next couple of months! With the hot weather here, I…

50 Simple Ways to Save Money

If saving money seems like too hard a task, it’s good to start slow. Here are 50 simple ways to save money – start today! 1. Track your expenditure. Use…

The Second Born Child

I swear my second born child should have a sticker attached to the front of her that says “Meh.” Nothing more. Just “Meh.” Not that I don’t care about her,…

Super Easy Vegetable Bake

Whenever I go out for dinner at a friend’s place, this Super Easy Vegetable Bake is my go-to bake. Every one of my friends who has made this Super Easy Vegetable…

Brown Betty

Brown Betty is a creamy American-style dessert that contains fruit and truly sweet crumbs! Perfect all year round! Brown Betty usually contains apples (you can use them in this recipe…

The Bloodthirsty Countess Elizabeth Báthory

For hundreds of years, folks all over the world have been fascinated by mysterious tales of vampires. The Countess and Vampire of Transylvania 1560-1614, Erzsebet (Elizabeth) Báthory, was no ordinary…

Flourless Chocolate Cake

Here is a delicious recipe for Flourless Chocolate Cake! I was sent a beautiful cookbook from Emily Rose, and she has kindly given me permission to include some of her…

Two-Ingredient Chocolate Cake

Two Ingredients..Chocolate and Eggs… That’s all you need to create this rich choclateyyy recipe! Okay I’m going to stop blabbing and let you watch this video now….. Thanks Tasty! https://www.stayathomemum.com.au/wp-content/uploads/2017/09/21045781_484839471896897_5658170725836521472_n.mp4   I’d…

Glazed Meatloaf

Glazed Meatloaf is a brilliant frugal recipe that will leave the family full and satisfied! It’s tender, sweet and tangy – flavours playing on your tongue in each bite. Lovely for…

Gluten-Free Bread

While this Gluten-Free Bread recipe uses a bread maker to cook the bread, you can also make this version in the oven. Put the dough in a bread tin and…

How To Read To Your Baby

We’ve all heard the many advantages of reading to babies. The younger you start, the better, or according to the experts. However, you may find that you are having a…

Mexican Seven Layer Dip

This is a very traditional recipe for the good old fashioned Mexican Seven Layer Dip. Refried Beans (if you have never tried them) are just delicious. If you find them…

Toffees

Toffees.. There was a time when these little babies were a staple at school fetes and kids’ birthday parties. I miss those times. I had completely forgotten about them until…

How to Make Homemade Butter

Now before I begin to teach you How to Make Homemade Butter, let me explain WHY I made butter at home. Two words – Amazing Race! Yes they made butter from…