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The Bear & The Fox Etsy Shop!

Exciting news, guys! The Bear & The Fox now has a shop on Etsy! I have been working on this in the background for months, and am so pleased to finally launch it today: So, if any of you are looking for some unique, handmade Christmas decorations, head over there now to have a browse […] Read more…

Fundraising for ‘When You Wish Upon a Star’

This weekend is the beginning of Advent, the time of waiting leading up to Christmas. A time of giving. So, today I want to talk to you about a seasonal fundraiser me and my three ‘boys’ are taking part in. This is me, eleven years ago: I had just completed Edinburgh’s Santa Run, an annual […] Read more…

Christmas in September

You may be wondering why I’m posting a picture of myself in a Christmas jumper, when it’s only September and Autumn has barely begun. Well, later this month, I’ve off to Manchester to take part in the ‘BlogOn Xmas‘ blogging conference. Yes, that’s right, a Christmas themed blogging conference, in September. It may seem like […] Read more…

Kids Books that break the Gender Stereotype

I have been chasing some deadlines this week, so the blog has taken a bit of a back burner and there is no book-round up this week. Instead, you can find me over at Lily’s Little Learners, where fellow book-loving mum Cassie has pulled together a post of books that break the gender stereotype. Each […] Read more…

Guest Post on ‘Gretas Freunde’

I’m really thrilled to share with you the guest post I wrote for one of my favourite blogs, Gretas Freunde! In it, I share 5 of my favourite things about Scotland. The blog is in German, but since quite a few of you speak German, I thought I’d mention it here. Read more…

Something for the Weekend

I’m away with the boys this weekend, on our short holiday in Scotland, but I’ve put together some fun and interesting links for you in advance, to peruse as your leisure: Thinking about making one of these phases of the moon garlands for the boys’ bedroom. The most beautiful places in Germany you never knew […] Read more…

Blogtacular Spectacular

I’ve just come back from the most fantastic weekend in London, which was filled with visiting amazing museums – including both old favourites and new discoveries – and attending the Blogtacular conference, which was so colourful it felt like a rainbow had exploded! You’ll be able to read about the museums I visited over on […] Read more…

The Bear & The Fox on DaWanda

I’m super pleased to have had two of my DIY projects featured on the German website DaWanda recently. Now my German readers can go directly there, if they want to make the apple book shelf or the rocking zebra! And you can tell all your German speaking friends too. ********** Ich freue mich sehr, dass zwei […] Read more…

5 things we’re looking forward to in March!

Goodness, how is it March already? My last month at home with Mr Fox. I still don’t have a new job lined up yet, but he will start at Kindergarten from April for a few hours a day regardless. I’ll have to make the most of our time together. And as much as I love […] Read more…

Something for the Weekend

Whilst spending a large chunk of the past week sitting on the bed with Mr Fox, holding his feverish little hand (seriously? third bronchitis since Christmas? please can we have Spring soon!), I’ve had a LOT more time than usual to browse the internet, and found lots of fun and interesting things that I wanted to share […] Read more…

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