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Meatballs and Magic

For a while now, we’ve developed a bit of a weekend family food ritual. Don’t you just love family rituals? I do! So I wanted to share ours with you. The ritual involves two of our favourite things – meatballs, and magic! One of our staple dishes and a firm family favourite from youngest to […] Read more…

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Gothenburg With Kids – Our Top Tips!

A while ago, we considered moving to Scandinavia. We looked at different locations, including Gothenburg. In the end, our plans came to nothing – but the desire to visit Gothenburg remained. I’d never visited any major cities in Sweden, and for some reason Gothenburg was always a bigger draw for me than Stockholm. So when […] Read more…

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Maibowle – or for the Love of Woodruff

I can’t believe we’ve almost reached the end of May! Before the month runs out, I wanted to share a much loved German beverage with you related to May: the ‘Maibowle’, a punch that uses aromatised wine as its base. One of the key ingredients is ‘Waldmeister’, a sweet woodland herb that goes by the English […] Read more…

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A Trip to Brussels

I’ve just come back from a 4 day trip to Brussels! My main reason for visiting, was to take part in the Museum Marathon on International Museum Day last Wednesday (18th May): 1 day, 17 museums, 20km and over 25,000 steps! I’ll be writing about that over on Museum Diary shortly, I will add a […] Read more…

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Easy Playroom Washi-tape Wall Decor

Today I wanted to share a quick DIY with you, which is perfect if you are living in a rental and have limited options as to decorating. Of course, you can also try it out if you own your home! It’s so simple, it doesn’t even deserve to be called a tutorial. All you need […] Read more…

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Cranberry & Coconut Muesli with Cocoa Nibs

I have a terrible habit of hoarding ingredients I find in shops, that look interesting and maybe I’ll make something with them one day. Of collecting recipes I want to try out and then I don’t. The upside of that is, when we ran out of muesli this morning, we had everything in our store […] Read more…

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A Spring Party

Just wanted to share some pics with you from the Spring party we attended at the Monkind x Greta’s Schwester StudioStore yesterday. Home made lemonade, flower wreaths, giant bubbles and pavement chalk. What a wonderfully bliss afternoon. Thank you so much! Read more…

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{Playlist} To The Best Mum

Happy Mother’s Day! In Germany, as in other countries around the world, Mother’s Day is celebrated on the second Sunday in May. We already have Mothering Sunday in the UK behind us, which always falls on the fourth Sunday in Lent, in the run up to Easter, and thus moves around. At the end of […] Read more…

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Father’s Day Treats

It was Vatertag (Father’s Day) today in Germany, which always falls on a public holiday. It’s also known as ‘Männertag’ (men’s day), and mostly celebrated by men touring around with wagons filled with crates of beer, getting hideously drunk. Very different to the UK, where the shops are flooded with ‘best dad in the world’ products […] Read more…

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Snapshots #41

April in snapshots, according to my iPhone (mostly)… Ma 3 Boys! Cherry blossoms are out. Whether you’re 5 or 35, ice cream makes everything better when you’re having a bad day. Sunday breakfast. First day of Kindergarten! Discovered a new playground. So proud of his new bicycle tassels. He chose pink. Of course. It’s getting warm […] Read more…

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