Monthly Archive: November 2012

Nov 29

The dangers of boiling water

Having the kettle boiling while the kids are playing in the kitchen can be dangerous. It just takes one of them to knock it over and there could be a serious injury – a definite safety risk. Dangers of boiling water There are many dangers inherent with boiling water, the most obvious of which is …

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Nov 29

Hey – it’s nearly Christmas – yum !

A twist on the traditional mince pies – meringue Topped Mince Pies  WOW! Preparation Time  40 minutes Baking Time 20 minutes Portions - 12     Ingredients 250 grams plain white flour 100 grams butter (cold and cubed) 25 grams lard 3 tbsp golden caster sugar 400 grams mincemeat Ice sugar (to dust) Topping 2 free range …

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Nov 14

Anyone thinking of getting a smartphone this Christmas?

Once again technology seems to be the most talked about conversation in our household in the lead up to Christmas. There is always that debate about whether it is necessary for children to own a mobile phone or to have a computer lap top when it will only encourage more screen time, will be yet …

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Nov 05

Stir it up Sunday ! and lots of kitchen safety tips

Why not encourage your children – girls and boys – to be chefs in the kitchen but remember your safety kitchen tips . If one of your children shows enthusiasm when you ask him or her to help bake a cake then cease the chance to make it fun and they will be asking to …

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Nov 02

Have a happy and safe firework weekend

Remember fireworks while enjoyable and fun can also be dangerous. Find a safe place to stand and don’t get too close to the fireworks or the bonfire – sparks can fly out of the fire so quickly that a baby or child’s eyelids might not have time to react. Make sure those little ears are …

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