The Party in the Park Practical Checklist

When you think of screaming children running rampant through your house with fistfuls of lollies and party streamers, you may be thinking of taking the party to an external location – and what a great idea! The park party is a fabulous way to celebrate and let the kids make their mess and noise outside where it doesn’t matter. And so long More...

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By Mummy Weekly On Sunday, December 21st, 2014
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Throwing Kids Parties With Style

Once again most of the reason I do most things myself is driven out of a dislike for mass made things as well as being absolutely gob smacked at the prices business are charging for baked goods! I recently sent More...

By Mummy Weekly On Sunday, November 23rd, 2014
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Mars Bar Slice

Ingredients: For the base: 4X 65g Mars Bars chopped 90g butter 3 cups Rice Bubbles For the topping: 200g milk chocolate 30g butter Method: Grease 19x29cm lamington pan. Combine Mars Bars and 90g butter in saucepan. More...

By Mummy Weekly On Sunday, November 23rd, 2014
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Pokemon Party Ideas

My daughter Bella at aged 9 has discovered the world of Pokemon. With her birthday closing in she requested a Pokemon party. At first I groaned to myself. How in the world was I supposed to pull that off? But as More...

By Mummy Weekly On Sunday, November 23rd, 2014
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Party Menu

As parents, most of us go through a particular time of year wondering how to make the perfect birthday cake. I am NOT perfect, but I have devised a basic yet effective party menu that is a great hit with the kids More...

By Mummy Weekly On Sunday, November 23rd, 2014
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Party Themes – Cats and Dogs

Birthday parties can be tricky. Everyone wants to delight the kids without spending ridiculous money on jumping castles, face-painters, clowns and elephants. Having a theme to the party can help you decide on More...

By Mummy Weekly On Sunday, November 23rd, 2014
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Smurf Biscuits

Needs for Decoration: 1 piping bag (size 1 or 2 tip) 2 squeeze bottles Edible pen Toothpicks Printed smurf image (I googled Smurf images and printed out to the right size for my biscuits) Small scissors 2 small More...

Khao Nom Voun Sweet Jelly
By Dara Mantakoul On Thursday, November 20th, 2014
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Khao Nom Voun Sweet Jelly

Since coming to Australia more than 35 years ago, Dara has embraced the Australian culture, but stayed true to her love of Thai/Laos cooking. She enjoys spending time with her family and friends, especially when it involves sharing and preparing a feast together. Mummy Weekly is proud to have Dara Mantakoul as one of its most popular recipe contributors.
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Ingredients: 1 large egg 500 ml coconut cream 1 packet 25g agar-agar powder (found at the Asian supermarket) 400g of white sugar 1 teaspoon of salt If you are making the coffee Kao Nom Voun you will also need an More...

By Mummy Weekly On Tuesday, October 21st, 2014
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Fairy Gardens

These fairy gardens are a great alternative to sending kids home with that party bag full of sugar, not to mention a great party trick to keep them entertained. Want a more traditional boy theme, try the creation More...

By Mummy Weekly On Monday, October 20th, 2014
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Smurf Jelly Slice

Ingredients: Gelatin Condensed Milk 225mls Hot Water 400mls Blue Heaven Aeroplane Jelly 1pkt Boiling Water 250ml Oil Spray Blueberries Method: 1. First make your bottom layer of white by putting 225mls of condensed More...