An interview with…Coo Clayton

Did you know Edinburgh is UNESCO’s first City of Literature? It has a wealth of literary history behind it, and is home to many famous authors both past and present. Where am I going with this? Well, Edinburgh is also a bit of a village, where you can’t go out without bumping in to someone […] Read more…

Peach-Quark Casserole (GF)

It’s Father’s Day this weekend, so I thought I would share a sweet treat recipe with you, perfect for either afternoon tea or as a dessert for dinner. The main ingredient is Quark – I remember when you couldn’t get this in the UK at all, then just the German discount supermarket sold it, now […] Read more…

Review: Setting up a snail observation station

As mentioned in my previous round-up of ‘Books to Help You Go Wild!’ we’ve been trying to join in with #30DaysWild this June, a month long event by the National Trusts here in the UK to get people engaging with and exploring nature on a daily basis. A rather wet start to June presented us […] Read more…

New YouTube Video: Hooray for Dads

There’s a new video up on YouTube! This week’s episode is an updated video version of last year’s book round-up of our favourite picture books about dads – perfect for upcoming Father’s Day! If you enjoyed the video, I’d be really grateful if you would subscribe to my channel. Thanks! Read more…

Review: Slime Factory

Disclosure: This post contains a gifted product sent to us for review. All opinions are our own.   Do your kids love slime? I’ve yet to meet a kid who doesn’t. Ever since Oskar made some slime at his school’s science club, the boys have been obsessed with it. But quite frankly, I’m not a fan. […] Read more…

Books to Help You Go Wild!

June kicks of #30DaysWild here in the UK, an initiative by the National Trusts to get people out in to nature more. You don’t have to do anything fancy such as bush crafting or building tree houses or rafts – though you can if you want – just simply going outdoors everyday to appreciate, enjoy […] Read more…

Review: Who What Where Drawing Game

Disclosure: This post contains a gifted product we were sent for review. All opinions are our own. Today, I want to share another game recommendation with you. We were recently invited to test out ‘Who What Where Jr’ from University Games. Oskar is really in to his drawing at the moment, so I thought it would […] Read more…

Home Tour: The Boys’ New Room

Disclosure: This post includes a gifted product sent to us for review. All opinions are our own. Ever since we moved house last Summer, people have been asking me to share a tour of the boys’ new room, which I have posted glimpses of over on Instagram. So when Room to Grow invited us to review […] Read more…

Chocolate Chip Banana Bread

A wee while ago I shared a recipe for sugar free banana bread sweetened with coconut, perfect for an ‘in between’ healthy snack and a popular bake in our house. But some days, you just want something a little more decadent, so for those afternoon tea kind of moments there’s my chocolate chip banana bread. More of […] Read more…

50 Great Museum Themed Books for Kids

Happy International Museums Day! For this week’s book round-up, I thought I would do something a little bit different, so I’m sharing a whistle-stop tour of our 50 (!) favourite museum books for kids! You can see me introduce them all in my YouTube video below, and further down you can find a list of […] Read more…

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