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5 Fun Books About Yetis

Earlier this week, we had really mild weather in Edinburgh, and I thought maybe Spring was on its way. But then the temperature dropped again. So I’m giving one last ‘high five’ to Winter, with a round-up of our favourite yeti books! There’s also a little surprise for you in this week’s round up – […] Read more…

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Edinburgh Castle with Kids

I’ve been asked quite a few times recently for recommendations of things to do in Edinburgh, from people planning a holiday there this year, which reminded me I’ve been meaning to tell you about our trip to Edinburgh Castle last November! A trip to Edinburgh Castle doesn’t come cheap, but I’d still say it’s a […] Read more…

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Woof! 5 Great Books for the Year of the Dog

Happy Chinese New Year! It’s the Year of the Dog, so what better excuse to share some of our favourite dog themed picture books with you in this latest roundup. It wasn’t easy to narrow it down, let me tell you – dogs seem to be very popular as protagonists in books! So while this […] Read more…

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Review: Squidgydoodle Superhero Craft Box

It’s half term, and the weather has put some of our plans on hold. Faced with entertaining three kids between the age of 3 and 7 (my niece is visiting for half term), the invitation to review a craft box from Squidydoodle came at just the right time! The theme of the box was SUPERHEROES, […] Read more…

Sugar Free Sweet Potato Pancakes

Sweet Potato Pancakes

Just one more sleep until Pancake Day! It’s a day we look forward to every year – not that we need an excuse to eat pancakes, haha. And despite the association many have, of pancakes being a sweet indulgence, it’s easy to make pancakes that use healthy ingredients without compromising on taste. These yummy sweet potato […] Read more…

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5 Great Books For When You Need a Hug

With Valentine’s Day just around the corner, I thought it would be the perfect time to share some of our favourite picture book ‘hugs’ with you in this week’s book round up. So, without any further ado, here they are. Clockwise, starting from the top: Hug Me, by Simona Ciraolo – I know people often […] Read more…

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Valentines Popsicle Flowers

Valentine’s Day is coming up next week. We’ve never really celebrated it romantically, as a couple, but I love how the Finnish celebrate it as a day of friendship. This is the first year that Oskar has really understood properly what Valentine’s Day is, and he wanted to make some Valentines for his friends at […] Read more…

Carnival Costume Ideas Preview

Carnival Costume Ideas

In Germany, it’s the middle of Carnival (or Fasching, depending which part of the country you’re in) season at the moment, which started in November and reaches its peak next week on Shrove Monday, or Rose Monday as it’s known there. It’s a time for costumes, and parties, and parades, before the more sombre season of Lent begins. […] Read more…

Dejlige Days Podcast Preview

Podcast Guest on Dejlige Days

I am really pleased to share the news, that I am featured on my friend Melanie’s podcast Dejlige Days this week. Melanie is a relocation consultant based in Copenhagen, and has been interviewing various people about different aspects of expat life. We chatted about museums, Berlin, and finding your place in a new city. You […] Read more…

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