I have always enjoyed baking and especially making healthy snacks. Just like Busy Izzy does. She enjoys making healthy snacks for her friends, when they visit her at Nix & Nax. "Help yourself to my snaxalicious snacks", says Izzy to her friends.
Do you love to cook? I do and Busy Izzy does too.
When my sister Elaine and I were really young, around 6 and 7 years of age, we would make huts at the back of our house on the farm. Sometimes, our dad would help us out by putting up old sacks to make walls for our hut. When the walls were up, Elaine and I would get busy, making mud pies, mud quiches, mud cakes... basically mud everything. It was lots of fun playing with mud.
We always enjoyed watching our mum cooking and making healthy snacks in the kitchen.
We could tell that our mum was a wonderful cook and our dad was as well. The food was delicious and we often asked for seconds.
We quickly learned how to be pretty good makers and bakers of healthy food too. Just like Busy Izzy, our mum always knew exactly what to do.
Here is a link to lots of recipes on busyizzy.com
The pic is from Book three in the series: Busy Izzy and Talkative Tess.
By Roxanne Kiely
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We are proud and excited to announce that one of our Busy Izzy and Friends songs has won the 'Songs For Children' category in the Australian Songwriters Association National awards... with four others in the top ten.
This year, due to obvious reasons, the ASA awards were a virtual presentation and such a fabulous event it was. We have five songs in the top ten.
Congratulations to all the place getters and winners.
1. Who, What, When, Where, How and Why - This song is about Secret-agent Skye, who is a real private eye, and the lead character, Izzy's friend, featured in book four in the Busy Izzy and Friends series due for release in 2022.
Nix & Nax is the centre of Izzy's world. It's her little store underneath Izzy's home she shares with her parents. It's a special little place they sectioned off especially for their daughter.
Inside her store, is a book-nook with a big beautiful green comfortable chair where Izzy and her friends can sit and chat, have fun, make plans and share stories. Izzy's friends often come here if they find themselves with a problem too. Izzy is always there to help. She is kind and generous and wants her friends to be happy and feel confident.
Inside, there is storeroom, full of hidden surprises, which you can find out about in her books...
"Busy Izzy and Friends"