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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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{Friday Five} Favourite Kids TV Shows

After opening that whole screen time can of worms the other week, when I shared some of our favourite toddler apps with you, I thought I’d return to the topic and address the other side of screen time: tv shows. While there are certainly a lot of rubbish or questionable tv shows produced for kids out […] Read more…

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DIY Bunting

Hello lovely readers, it’s been a while since I posted a DIY and since people keep asking me about the beautiful bunting that appears in my Instagram pictures, I thought I’d share with you how I made it. I’ve posted a bunting tutorial before, when we celebrated the Queen’s jubilee a couple of years ago, […] Read more…

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The Moppacows

“Moppacows eat daisies, roses and dandelions. Daddy moppacow and baby moppacow lived in their small house. It used to be a big house but it was destroyed in the war. That’s when mummy moppacow died. One day, daddy moppacow was out walking in the woods with baby moppacow on his back when a wild moppacow […] Read more…

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{Friday Five} Bedtime Books About Bedtime

Any book can be a bedtime book. But some bedtime books are also books about bedtime. Here are a few of our favourites, clockwise starting from the top: Five Little Monkeys Jumping on the Bed, by Eileen Christelow – This rhyming story with fun illiustrations was a present from one of our relatives, the first […] Read more…

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Lemon Drizzle Cake (GF)

It’s Mother’s Day in Germany – and many other countries around the world – this coming weekend, so another excuse to eat cake (like we need an excuse, lol). This juicy lemon drizzle cake is one of my favourites. And, of course, it’s gluten free too. Ingredients 250g softened butter 200g brown sugar grated zest […] Read more…

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{Friday Five} Foxy Books for Foxy Kids

I’ve got another themed round of book recommendations for you this week. Following on from the previous round-up of our favourite foxy toys, comes a round-up of our favourite foxy books. It will come as no surprise that these were all gifts received for Mr Fox, and yes, Fox really is his name (well, his […] Read more…

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Strawberry Oat Bars (GF)

Rain, rain, go away, come again another day. It’s been raining all week, so I had to do some baking to cheer us all up. These strawberry oat bars are quick and easy, simple to make with store cupboard (and freezer) staples, and refined sugar free too. Although they are not super sweet, the kids […] Read more…

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‘When Love Takes Its Time’

This week, it’s Maternal Mental Health Awareness Week. Research suggests that as many as 1 in 5 women who give birth in the UK and the US each year will be affected by a maternal mental health disorder. And yet, it’s not something that is talked about much unless it’s a celebrity mother hitting the […] Read more…

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