My 2018 Edinburgh Book Festival Favourites

I’ve got a special book post to share with you today – tickets for this year’s Edinburgh International Book Festival, the world’s largest public celebration of books, go on sale next week! The Festival itself takes place from the 11th to 27th August this year. The programme is already out, and includes over 200 events […] Read more…

Review: Orchard Toys Mini Travel Games

Disclosure: This post includes a gifted product we were sent for review. All opinions are our own. With the summer holidays quickly approaching, my mind has been turning to how I will keep my boys entertained while we are on vacation. I’ll be flying over to Germany with the boys for two weeks, with one […] Read more…

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…

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