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Kids Activity Travel Kit

We are moving house next week, and the last couple of nights we’ll be staying at a friend’s house. Then another couple of nights in a hotel at the other end until our things arrive. In the mean time, I need to find a way to entertain the boys, who have been getting increasingly grumpy as […] 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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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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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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Easy DIY Dreamcatcher

Just over a year ago, my older boy and I went on a weekend retreat together, which included some craft sessions where we were challenged to create something with the things we had collected on a nature walk. He really wanted to make a dreamcatcher to decorate with his feathers and pinecones. There are plenty […] Read more…

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Easy-Peasy Bunny Ears

The countdown is on! Only a week to go until Maundy Thursday, and the start to the Easter weekend. So, before taking a short blogging break over the Easter holidays, to spend some quality time with my kids, I had to of course share a couple of Easter related posts with you – starting with […] Read more…

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Would you like a donut?

Long before Mr Panda entered our picture book library and started asking if anyone would like a donut (see my recent book recommendations for 2 year olds for more info on this book!), the boys had requested some donuts for their play kitchen. And who can blame them – donuts are pretty much a staple […] Read more…

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Mini pillow from an old favourite sweatshirt

In the past, I’ve shared a tutorial on how I sewed a memory quilt out of my elder son’s old baby clothes. Today I’m going to show you an even simpler idea, of how to repurpose old children’s clothes you can’t get yourself to let go of, in three simple steps! Though in this case, […] Read more…

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Slotted Cardboard Dinohouse (or Dollhouse)

When my elder son said to me a while ago, we needed to build a house for our dinosaurs, what was I going to do? Of course, I had to rise to the challenge! We still had a couple of empty moving boxes kicking about that would be perfect for this. But I didn’t want yet […] Read more…

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You’ve Got Mail! DIY Mini Post Office

I’ve been getting quite a few questions about the little grocery store in our playroom, that keeps popping up in my Instagram feed, so I thought I would write a post about it and how we revamped it. I’ve previously blogged about it on my museum blog, but I’m in the process of redesigning that and […] Read more…

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