Homemade Rhubarb Compote

There’s been loads of rhubarb popping up in our local fruit & veg shops. Last year we totally missed rhubarb season, so this year we jumped at the first sign of rhubarb and I made a big batch of yummy homemade compote that we’ve been dolloping on bowls full of Greek yoghurt for breakfast. Ingredients […] Read more…

Discovering the Magic of Tokyo’s Ghibli Museum

Happy Museum Monday! This week I have another great museum from our recent trip to Japan to share with you. If you love Studio Ghibli movies, then you will love this museum! Though the museum explicitly states that it is not just intended for the benefit of people who are already fans of Studio Ghibli. […] Read more…

Museum Activity Books

It’s International Museum Day tomorrow, and after sharing our Top 50 Museum Themed Picture Books last year, I’m back this year with five more museum related books. This time, I’m sharing five different activity books that involve stickers, puzzles, drawing and colouring, all to make museums more fun. Hopefully one of them will appeal to you: […] Read more…

Celebrating Father’s Day with Moonpig [AD]

Last weekend, I was invited along to an event organised by Moonpig, your one-stop online shop for cards, gifts and flowers for all occasions. The event was part of their campaign to ‘make time to celebrate the times that matter’, with an afternoon of fun workshops to get us fired up for Father’s Day. We […] Read more…

Museum Memories Day 2019

As I mentioned in my Museum Monday post earlier this week, it’s International Museum Day on 18th May. Since 2011, every year in the lead up to International Museum Day, I have been running an online event called <Museum Memories Day> asking people to share their most memorable museum moments on Twitter. In its first […] Read more…

Eurovision Song Contest Quiz – Free Download

Confession time – we are major Eurovision Song Contest fans in our house! Before moving house a gazillion times, we used to have a projector and big screen instead of a TV, and we would invite all our friends over for a big Eurovision viewing party. Usually we’d do a quiz as a warm up […] Read more…

Top 10 Tips for Visiting Museums with Kids

Happy Museum Monday! Did you know that International Museum Day is coming up later this week on 18th May? As both a mother and as someone who has worked in museums for many years, I am a great believer in taking children to museums from an early age. Both my boys saw the inside of […] Read more…

National Feet Week

Hey everyone, today I want to talk to you about National Feet Week! It’s a new initiative which runs from 13th to 20th May, and aims to draw attention to the importance of looking after your feet, as well as raising awareness of the charity Forgotten Feet and the work that they do in providing […] Read more…

Museum Explorers #4

Happy Museum Monday! We’re back with another interview, in my new series where families share their favourite museums with you! This month, we have Jo from A Rose Tinted World. 1. Why don’t you start by telling us a bit about yourself and your family? I’m Jo, a 47-year-old mum to a 3-year-old little girl, E. I live […] Read more…

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