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5 Picture Books for Father’s Day

We’ve already celebrated Father’s Day in Germany this year last month, but it’s Father’s Day in the UK (and also the US and other places) this coming weekend, so for the latest edition of my Friday Five book roundup, I’ve put together some of our favourite picture books for dads – plus one that’s on […] Read more…

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Cheers to Hugo!

Today’s post is one for the parents – with summer well and truly on our doorstep, it’s time to talk about summer cocktails. In the UK, we were quite partial to a glass of Pimm’s. But since moving to Berlin, we have been introduced to Hugo, which everyone here seems to love as a summer […] Read more…

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How to Organise Jigsaw Puzzles

My boys are both really in to doing puzzles, so today I’m sharing some tips with you on how I organise our jigsaw puzzles. My biggest bugbear is these kinds of puzzles (see above) that just come on a sheet of cardboard and not in a box. However, they are popular and cheap, often available at […] Read more…

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More Summer Picture Book Reads for Kids

After partaking in our first BBQ of the year in Edinburgh, earlier this week (let’s not talk about the month’s worth of rain that came down the day before), and more ice-cream weather in Berlin today, I think we can say Summer is definitely well on its way. Time for another round-up of summer picture […] Read more…

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Fuse Bead Pride Badges

June marks the start of Pride season, with marches and street festivals kicking off all around the world. We live in the heart of Berlin’s so-called ‘Rainbow Quarter’, and least year we really threw ourselves into the spirit of things with rainbow flags, socks even wings! For anyone heading out to a Pride event this […] Read more…

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May Snapshots

May in Snapshots, according to my iPhone (mostly)… Street art in Berlin Bat Baby Melons are back! Lucky teapot Edinburgh in the Spring time My happy place Posh crisps, or what? Mother’s Day in Germany Play time Branching out in to wearing pink Now they can be unicorns together! First local strawberries of the season […] Read more…

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Coconut Lime Muffins

As much as I love baking, I don’t do as much of it in summer when it gets so hot. But these coconut lime muffins are lovely and refreshing, even during the hotter months of the year. And lets face it, the kids don’t really care what the weather is like, if there is cake, they’ll […] Read more…

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{Berlin} Our Top 3 Ice Cream Shops in Schöneberg

So, I’ve told you all about the amazing Gleisdreick Park, shared out favourite themed kids playgrounds with you, all that’s missing for a family weekend in Berlin Schöneberg this summer – apart from the usual sightseeing spots – are some tips on where to get the best ice cream! After all, I post so many […] Read more…

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Kids Books About Berlin

Keeping in with this week’s Berlin theme, I thought it was about time to share some of our favourite Berlin kids books. Whether you live here, are planning a visit, or simply want to introduce your kids to other places around the world, these books are perfect for toddlers, pre-schoolers and also one recommendation for […] Read more…

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A Welcome Kit for Visitors: Berlin Edition

When you move to a new city and/or country, you often have a host of friends and relatives lining up to visit you. Our move to Berlin was no exception. Over the years, we’ve welcomed many visitors, and I always love putting together a few little treats for them, whether it’s a hand-made travel journal […] Read more…

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