About Kirsty Phillipson-Lowe

Kirsty is a busy mum of three children, two of which are twins, housewife and blogger at www.hijackedbytwins.com. Kirsty specialises in family friendly recipes that can be easily made even when life is manic! Whether in the kitchen cooking a meal or baking a cake, it is Kirsty's favourite place to be. Living the the countryside means she can enjoy freshly grown produce and fresh eggs ready for all of her bakes! You can find Kirsty on Twitter (@k_phillipson) Instagram (hijackedbytwins) Pinterest (hijackedbytwins) and Facebook (hijackedbytwins)

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Food Round-up: Mexican meals

In Mexico, Cinco de Mayo (5th May) is a time for fiestas! On 5th May Mexico celebrate their victory over a French invasion by having parties which involve mariachi music, margaritas, beer and lots of food. With this in mind for the May food round-up I thought that I would share with you a selection […]

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Baking Round-up: Free From Easter & spring bakes

Hello and welcome to the April baking round-up. At this time of year the internet is full of delicious Easter and spring inspired bakes. This can be hard if you, or a family member, follows a free from diet. So for this month baking round-up I have been searching for the best free from Easter […]

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Food Round-up: Thank goodness for Dolmio

Hello and welcome to the April food round-up. Over the last month food and parent bloggers have been sharing their top recipes that use the iconic Italian sauce Dolmio. All of the recipes shared showed how truly versatile this sauce is and when it contains all natural ingredients you know you simply cannot go wrong! […]

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Baking Round-up: Mother’s Day bakes

Hello and welcome to the March edition of the baking round-up. This weekend families will be celebrating mother’s day. Being a mum is hard work and tiring but the most rewarding thing ever. On mother’s day it is a time to show mums everywhere how special and appreciated they are. What better way to show […]

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Food Round-up: Recipes for St Patrick’s Day

Hello, and welcome to this months food round-up. Whether you are Irish or not you simply cannot miss St Patrick’s day. It is everywhere you look at this time of year. Whether you enjoy the Irish food and drink or you just want to embrace everything that Ireland has to offer, St Patrick’s Day is […]

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Baking Round-up: Celebrating the mighty apple

Hello and welcome to another baking round-up! During February foodies all over the country celebrated Bramley Apple Week and I was no exception. The classic cooking apple is such a deliciously versatile ingredient and is perfect for cakes and bakes. Hence the topic for this month baking round-up, Celebrating the Mighty Apple. After looking through […]

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Food Round-up: Food for your Valentine

Happy Valentines day! Love is certainly in the air and I know that a lot of you will be thinking about how to cook the perfect romantic meal for two. Taking time out, as a couple to enjoy a meal together is one of my favourite Valentines day treats and creating a home cooked meal […]

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Baking Round-up: January 2017 Veganuary bakes

We are now coming to the end of the month and the end of Veganuary 2017. Whether you follow Veganuary or not you cannot deny the impact it has on the food community. We are all more aware of vegan recipes and I thought that I would follow that through with this months baking round-up. […]

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Food Round-up: January 2017 is Veganuary

Hello and welcome to the first food round-up of the new year! I hope you all had a lovely Christmas and new year and are ready for another year full of foodie delights. I don’t know about you, but Christmas always seems to be full of sweet treats, drinks and over indulgence. Each year you […]

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Baking Round-up: Healthier bakes

After the over indulgence of Christmas I always crave healthier meals. This also includes bakes. Just because we are eating healthier it does not mean that we deprive ourselves of all that we love. I am a true believer of everything in moderation. To help us enjoy more of the sweet treats we can adapt […]

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Food Round-up: Christmas dinner

The countdown is well and truly on. I do not know about you, but as soon as December arrives I start to plan the all important Christmas dinner. What meat I am going to cook, how I am going to cook the vegetables, my timings, I plan everything. For me it is all part of […]

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Have a merry healthy Christmas

‘Tis the season to be jolly! But this does not mean that healthy eating has to go out of the window. We all seem to follow healthy eating plans throughout the year only to see them vanish once December arrives. The shops are full of tempting Christmas treats, special offers that encourage us even more […]

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Baking Round-up: Festive bakes

Hello and welcome to the Christmas edition of the BritMums baking round-up. Now that Halloween and bonfire night are over, all the focus is now on Christmas. I have now attended my final blogging event of the year at the iconic River Cottage to experience their Winter Feast so now all of my attention is […]

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Baking Round-up: Halloween Bakes

Welcome to the first baking round-up! I am so excited to be joining the BritMums round-up team to bring you the most divine bakes from bloggers in the UK. I will be showcasing a variety of baked treats that will include traditional bakes as well as gluten-free ones so there really will be something for […]

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