Kellogg’s Rice Krispies Challenge from Britmums

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Kelloggs sent us a big pack of Rice Krispies, with a fab case of colouring pens, colour changers, glitter glues and more.  The colouring pack alone has kept my kids entertained for a few days now, and they’ve rediscovered an enjoyment of colouring in again. Middler has learning difficulties, but he likes to colour in. […]

Carrot and Orange Soup Challenge by Scotty Brand

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As a Scotty Brand Blogger, I am loving the boxes of goodies arriving with instructions on how to make something that I haven’t made before.  This week, the challenge was to make Carrot and Orange soup, which I managed quite easily.  I had a couple of packs of carrots torn open and being chopped within […]

Guest Recipe : The Best Carrot Cake in the World “ever” from Lindsey Cave


A lovely Guest Recipe from Lindsey, who you can find on Twitter as @MrsVanderCave, with her blog at  That topping is perfection by the look of it. ——————————– This recipe is actually for a carrot cake but it makes a big cake which can sometimes be a bit OTT, particularly if you like to watch […]

The Cheats Strawberry & Raspberry Pavlova (made in Aberdeen by kids)

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Made in Aberdeen by the Scottish Mum kids. Want a speedy dessert that will make kids fall over themselves with delight at having made?  One they can share with family and friends, or just to eat themselves? There is nothing difficult about creating such a spectacular tower of indulgency for a sweet dessert to die […]

Littlewoods Christmas Giveaway….. Ends 15th November 2011 – Goodie Basket

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It’s that time again, and Christmas is just around the corner. I know, I know, I can hear you all sigh, groan, stamp your feet and run for the hills at the mention of Christmas in October and Early November.  The reality is that we either get moving and organise our Christmas presents, or we […]

The Language Barrier – A Disasterous Visit to the Playpark


Image: tungphoto / It’s not been a good few days in the Scottish world. One high (hmmm) point stands out. For yesterdays plummet to the depths of ridiculousness, you had to be watching my twitter stream. A couple of nights ago, eldest and littler decided they wanted to go to the park with some […]

Winner of the £25 Gift Card from Pledd for June

  Angelika from Pledd offered a £25 gift card for the winner of the competition on my blog.   The winner is @mummy_loves   Well done. Scottish Mum x   Related Posts:Competition June 2011 – £25 Gift Card for Pledd.Software 4 Students Competition WinnerLittlewoods Christmas Giveaway….. Ends 15th November 2011 – Goodie BasketWinner Princes Breakfast Box […]

Cybermummy and Leap Frog Leapster Explorer 2011


I was taken totally out of my comfort zone when I was in London at the Cybermummy Conference on the 26th June.  Mixing with a HUGE group of women, none of whom I had ever met before had my stomach growling with the nerves that were threatening to overtake my bold statement at booking myself in for […]