Easter Bunny Treat Bags

Today I have a really cute and easy Easter craft for you. We are having some friends over on Easter Sunday, so I wanted to make some little treats for everyone. These could also double up as table decorations, or would also work great as prizes in an Easter egg hunt. Here’s what you’ll need: […] Read more…

Museum Explorers #3

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 Suzy from Our Bucket List Lives. 1. Why don’t you start by telling us a bit about yourself and your family? My name is Suzy McCullough and I write over at Our Bucket […] Read more…

Review: Weekend Box Club STEM Boxes [AD]

Hands up if your kids love science! Mine do. A couple months ago, I shared a review of the fabulous Weekend Box Club activity boxes, which offer a mix of crafts and baking, and were a big hit with my boys. So when we heard that Weekend Box Club were now also STEM boxes, I […] Read more…

GF Hot Cross Buns

Hot cross buns! Hot cross buns! One a penny two a penny, hot cross buns. If you have no daughters, give them to your sons. One a penny two a penny, hot cross buns. Easter is coming up, and as well as death by chocolate this means one other thing – hot cross buns! It’s […] Read more…

15 Tips on How to Raise a Reader

It’s International Children’s Book Day today, a day celebrated annually since 1967 on 2 April (Hans Christian Andersen’s birthday!) to inspire a love of reading and to call attention to children’s books. We live in a house filled with children’s books – my husband often jokes we have more picture books than our local library […] Read more…

Let’s Create a Kids Art Museum Together!

Happy Museum Monday! Today I have something a little different for you. It’s actually a project I meant to launch at the beginning of the year, but due to our unexpected trip to Japan which we had to organise at fairly short notice, it all got postponed a little. So, I started digitising my boys’ […] Read more…

Japanese Picture Books

In this week’s book post I have something special for you – I’m sharing the picture books we brought back from Japan! They are not all available in English, but I thought you might be interested to see them. In the video, I’ve given you a peek inside each of them and an idea of […] Read more…

Review: Spin Point & Silly Safari [AD]

It’s time share some more game recommendations with you – just in time for the upcoming Easter holidays! Cheatwell Games, who brought you the fabulous <<Baffled>> which we reviewed a while ago, sent us a couple more travel sized games to test an they have both been an instant hit with the boys. Spin Point […] Read more…

Easter Egg Tree

It’s less than a month to go until Easter, time to get decorating! In the last years we’ve often been away over Easter, so haven’t gone to that much effort, but after our big trip in February we’re having Easter at home for a change. In Germany, people like to decorate the trees and bushes […] Read more…

Follow the Money at Museum on the Mound

Happy Museum Monday everyone! I’ve been getting quite a few questions about the Museum on the Mound in Edinburgh, after featuring it in my <24 Hours in Edinburgh> guide last week, so I thought I’d do another dedicated Museum Monday post about it with a more in-depth review. I have to start by saying, that […] Read more…

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