Hello Kitty Cookies

Here in Greece, name days are a thing. It’s when you celebrate if you have the same name as the saint whose day it is. And there are A LOT of saints in the Greek Orthodox religion, so there’s plenty of opportunity to celebrate! It’s common for kids who are celebrating their name day to take treats to school or nursery for their classmates and teachers. This year, Middle Child requested Hello Kitty Cookies (pronounced ‘Hello Titty Tooties’, which sounds filthy) and I was happy to oblige … in the dead of night when the baby was sleeping.

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5 Healthy Breakfasts

Good morning! What are you having for breakfast today? Are you one of those people who can get by till lunch on just a cup of coffee? Or do you wake in the morning with your tummy rumbling? I’m definitely the latter – I never skip breakfast – if I did, I would certainly regret it and so would everyone else!

I used to have a bowl of cereal every morning, until it was brought to my attention just how much sugar boxed breakfast cereals contain. Don’t get me wrong, I’m not a killjoy – I still occasionally let my kids choose honey rings or chocolate rice (although to be honest their favourites are Weetabix and bran flakes, if you can believe that!) But I do like to mix it up a bit and get some healthier options in there, too. Here are five of my favourites to give you inspiration this week. Continue reading