World Book Day Costume - Burglar Bill

9 World Book Day Costumes on a Budget

World Book Day is coming up in the UK on 5th March, one of my kids’ favourite days of the year. They have been planning what to wear for months. However, World Book Day has been known to cause many a parent a bit of a headache – not everyone is inclined to spend hours […] Read more…

Pancake Round-up for Pancake Day

It’s Pancake Day next week! Are you prepared? If you are still on the look out for the perfect recipe, check out our pancake favourite below… Apple & Cinnamon Pancakes (refined sugar free & gluten free) Banana Pancakes & Berries (sugar free, gluten free & dairy free) Sweet Potato Pancakes (sugar free, gluten free & […] Read more…

The National Museum of Denmark with Kids

Happy Museum Monday! This week’s tip takes us Copenhagen, to the Nationalmuseet – or the National Museum of Denmark. We have visited this museum twice, once when Oskar was 3, and once with both boys when they were 2 and 6, and we loved it both times. I’ve briefly mentioned the museum before, in my […] Read more…

apple and cinnamon pancakes

Apple & Cinnamon Pancakes (GF)

Listen up folks, Pancake Day is not far off! I wasn’t going to make anything new this year, but last weekend Mr Fox was feeling poorly so I said I’d make pancakes to cheer him up. He loves his apples and so requested apple and cinnamon pancakes, so I experimented a little with our usual […] Read more…

Museum Explorers Interview Number 8

Museum Explorers #8

Happy Museum Monday! We’re back with another edition of Museum Explorers, my interview series where families share their favourite museums with you! This month, we have Lisa from The Family Ticket. 1. Why don’t you start by telling us a bit about yourself and your family? My Names Lisa I have a Husband Chris, nicknamed […] Read more…

Our 2020 Reading Journey

So, it’s finally starting to happen. My nine year old is increasingly choosing withdrawing to his bed with his own books, over sharing a joint bedtime story with his little brother. That’s not to say he’s given up on picture books, I still fish at least a dozen picture books out of his bed every […] Read more…

Dice Academy Game

Review: Dice Academy Game [AD]

We have our first game review of the year for you today, and we are really happy to be working with the Asmodee UK Blogger Board Game Club for another three months. Asmodee UK is an established distributor of toys and games, and the Board Game Club works with bloggers by providing a free game […] Read more…

Plane Spotting at Berlin-Gatow’s Historic Airfield

Happy Museum Monday! Today we have a great recommendation for all the plane spotters among you. I have a little bit of a soft spot for aviation museums, ever since one of my first projects working for National Museums of Scotland was evaluating the Concorde Experience at the National Museum of Flight. So when we […] Read more…

Library Book Haul

Hands up if you love your local library! We are regular visitors at ours, despite the number of books we already own ourselves. It’s a great way to discover new titles, and in my latest video I’ve shared some of the books we have been borrowing and reading. I have to make a confession though […] Read more…

Easy Peasy Valentine Garland

If you thought paper chains were just for Christmas, think again! With Valentine’s Day swiftly approaching, here’s an easy peasy paper heart chain you can make in under half an hour. All you need is some A4 thin card or craft paper in two or more colours. I used 125g/m² craft paper in three different […] Read more…

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