5 Great Picture Books About Colours

Hello book bugs! I’m back with another roundup of our favourite picture books, and this week I’m sharing 5 great picture books all about colours! Check out the video and let me know which one is your favourite… If you enjoyed the video, I’d be really grateful if you would subscribe to my channel. Thanks! Featured […] Read more…

Review: 20 Second Showdown [AD]

We have a really fun new game to share with you today, which we were sent by Big Potato Games for review (how’s that for a fab company name, by the way!) 20 Second Showdown is a fast-paced team game with quick fire challenges, which has brought us many hilarious moments over the the Summer. […] Read more…

The Andrew Carnegie Birthplace Museum

This past weekend we took a day trip to Dunfermline, across the water from Edinburgh in Fife. The Andrew Carnegie Birthplace Museum in Dunfermline has been nominated for this year’s Family Friendly Museum Award, so we thought we’d check it out. I last visited there with kids when my eldest was just 9 months old, […] Read more…

Let’s Visit the Edinburgh Book Festival!

Today, I wanted to tell you a bit more about the Edinburgh International Book Festival. As you may or may not know, I currently work there, but this post and video are entirely personal and reflect our views as a family as both my boys are big fans of the Festival and love to visit. […] Read more…

Pasta & Green Sauce

My youngest is really loving vegetarian food at the moment. It’s not anything we’ve pushed, and he does like his sausages too, but he’s been asking a lot for dinners with more vegetables, especially broccoli. So after our cauliflower pasta sauce from a while ago went down so well, I thought I’d mix things up […] Read more…

Back to School – The Big One!

Schools in Edinburgh went back today, but it wasn’t just any old ‘back to school’ day for us. It was ‘The Big One’ – the day our youngest started school for the first time. I am now officially mother to TWO school boys! As I have mentioned here on the blog before, first day of […] Read more…

Review: Slimelicious Slime Shakers [AD]

Disclosure: This post contains a gifted product sent to us for review. All opinions are our own.   It’s the last day of the summer school holidays here in Edinburgh today. We’ve had a short holiday abroad in Germany visiting the grandparents, done a couple day trips, been to see events at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe […] Read more…

Some of our Favourite Books about Flying

Hey book bugs, have you checked out the Kids Books Bingo yet that I’m co-hosting with my friend Amanda from Books & Pieces over the summer? One of the categories is “a book about flying” so for inspiration I thought I’d pull together some of our favourite books about flying – including a new addition […] Read more…

What to Pack in a ‘Schultüte’ (Vol.2)

Exactly one week to go! I can’t believe it’s come around so quickly and my youngest will be off to school so soon! As I’ve mentioned before, this milestone is celebrated big time in German tradition. We’ll be having a little party for him this weekend, with friends and family, and yesterday I shared a […] Read more…

How to make a shark themed ‘Schultüte’

The countdown is on – there’s less than ten days to go until the new school term and year starts, and one of the final tasks I still had to do was make a ‘Schultüte’ for my little school starter. A ‘Schultüte’ is a large cardboard cone filled with treats, that all German children receive […] Read more…

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