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Snapshots July 2020

July Snapshots

All of July were school summer holidays here in Edinburgh, but with our trip to Norway cancelled we spent the summer at home. It was an opportunity to enjoy our garden and local park a lot more, and as things started to ease we went on a few day excursions in our local area. We […] Read more…

Snapshots June 2020

June Snapshots

June was our last month of home schooling before the summer holidays. Instead of jetting of to Norway for our summer holidays as planned, we’ve been fighting cabin fever at home with lots of walks around the neighbourhood, come rain or shine. Trip to the local duck pond. Al fresco dinner in our back garden. […] Read more…

April 2020 Snapshots

April Snapshots

April has been a funny old month, with everyone on lockdown. I don’t think we’ve ever spent so much time at home for such a long period of time. We have mostly been sticking to our back garden, with an occasional walk around the block. And, of course, we had to cancel our Easter trip […] Read more…

December Snapshots

Happy New Year everyone! Here’s our last month in Snapshots, according to my iPhone… For more daily snapshots, you can follow me on Instagram at @bearandfoxblog! Read more…

November Snapshots

November is always a busy month for us, with St Martin’s Day, two birthdays, and the German Church Christmas Fair which we always help out with. St Martin’s Day lantern procession Birthday No.1 Detective Birthday Party Birthday No.2 Pirate Birthday Party Making Advent wreaths for the German Church Christmas Fair Rehearsing the puppet show for […] Read more…

Our Wedding Part 5: Party Time!

In the final part of my 10th wedding anniversary blogging week. So far I’ve shared our decorations & guest book, our crowdsourced buffet, a DIY tutorial for our hand stitched notebook favours, and some favourite photos from our special day. On this last day, I wanted to share with you what we did at our […] Read more…

Our Wedding Part 4: Style Notes

Thank you for all your nice messages and good wishes on our anniversary yesterday. We celebrated with a sushi take out and champagne! I’ve had a couple of people asking if I’m just going to be teasing you with pictures of our muffins and party decorations, or whether you’ll get to see some photographs of […] Read more…

Our Wedding Part 2: Crowdsourced wedding buffet

In case you missed it yesterday, it’s out 10th wedding anniversary this week so I’m blogging about wedding. Today, I wanted to share how we managed the food conundrum. Some people were surprised at the schedule we had for our wedding. Like most things, we decided to do it our way. The church service was […] Read more…

Our Wedding Part 1: Our Garden Theme

I’m going to be doing something a little different on the blog this week. It’s our 10th wedding anniversary this week, so I thought I would blog about our wedding! We’d decided pretty early on that we wanted to have a fairly low key wedding, and that we wanted to do as much of it as […] Read more…

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