Gluten-free dough ball or dumplings

This is my gluten-free dough ball recipe and it’s easy and once you have made them and popped them in your casserole or stew, you can’t tell they are gluten-free. They are fluffy and delicious and when soaked in gravy are just perfect as comfort food. They are made with gluten-free flour, vegetarian suet, fresh […]


Small DIY Projects For Lockdown 2

*This is a collaborative post with some Small DIY project ideas for Lockdown 2* As we enter Lockdown 2, we all now have a lot of spare time on our hands and like me, you might be wondering what to do with the spare time you have. As we all have collectively just realised we […]


Busy things – learning through play

*We were kindly asked to try Busy Things and share our thoughts* As a homeschooling family, we are always on the lookout for apps, sites, and resources that we can use to supplement or complement learning and Busy Things is something we have found very useful. It’s a site with fun, educational games for kids, […]


6 Reasons Why Golf Is a Fantastic Family Activity

*Sharing a collaborative post about why golf is a fantastic family activity* Golf is an exceptionally popular sport. But not one that we often associate with children or families. You might picture people doing business on the golf course or professionals training between events. Golf is, however, a fantastic sport for children and families. You […]


Are you ready to play Bank Attack?

*This is a review post. We were kindly sent Bank Attack to review* We are always on the lookout for fun games to play as a family and Bank Attack is a perfect family game that will challenge your skills and make you realize just how ruthless your other family members can be. Are you […]


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Blog author, Karen Reekie

Welcome to Cats, Kids, Chaos. We started over 9 years ago, originally as The Mad House of Cats & Babies, in a blur of sleep deprivation. We share family life as we live and see it, and try to keep it real. I write about food allergies, homeschooling, parenting a teenager, product reviews and everything in between. The odd cat post may feauture too. Welcome to the chaos, grab a cup of coffee and join us!

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