Learning About Nature at Berlin’s Forest Museum

Happy Museum Monday everyone! I’ve got another great little hidden gem from Berlin for you today. It’s been a couple of years since we visited this museum, but I am reassured it’s still there and even if some little details may have changed the essence of it is still the same. Tucked away in Berlin’s […] Read more…

10 Beautifully Illustrated Picture Books for Kids

Another fantastic Edinburgh Book Festival came to an end this year, but as sad as we were to see it finish, we came away with a lot of fabulous new books (any excuse to go book shopping!) In my latest video, I’ve shared ten of our favourites and they all have one thing in common […] Read more…

Medieval Fun at Craigmillar Castle

Edinburgh Castle is undoubtedly one of the most famous and recognisable visitor attractions on the city’s skyline, but did you know Edinburgh actually has more than one castle? A couple of weekends ago, we took a trip to visit Craigmillar Castle, a medieval ruin located around three miles south-east of the city centre. I had […] Read more…

5 Great Picture Books About Colours

Hello book bugs! I’m back with another roundup of our favourite picture books, and this week I’m sharing 5 great picture books all about colours! Check out the video and let me know which one is your favourite… If you enjoyed the video, I’d be really grateful if you would subscribe to my channel. Thanks! Featured […] Read more…

Review: 20 Second Showdown [AD]

We have a really fun new game to share with you today, which we were sent by Big Potato Games for review (how’s that for a fab company name, by the way!) 20 Second Showdown is a fast-paced team game with quick fire challenges, which has brought us many hilarious moments over the the Summer. […] Read more…

The Andrew Carnegie Birthplace Museum

This past weekend we took a day trip to Dunfermline, across the water from Edinburgh in Fife. The Andrew Carnegie Birthplace Museum in Dunfermline has been nominated for this year’s Family Friendly Museum Award, so we thought we’d check it out. I last visited there with kids when my eldest was just 9 months old, […] Read more…

Let’s Visit the Edinburgh Book Festival!

Today, I wanted to tell you a bit more about the Edinburgh International Book Festival. As you may or may not know, I currently work there, but this post and video are entirely personal and reflect our views as a family as both my boys are big fans of the Festival and love to visit. […] Read more…

Pasta & Green Sauce

My youngest is really loving vegetarian food at the moment. It’s not anything we’ve pushed, and he does like his sausages too, but he’s been asking a lot for dinners with more vegetables, especially broccoli. So after our cauliflower pasta sauce from a while ago went down so well, I thought I’d mix things up […] Read more…

Back to School – The Big One!

Schools in Edinburgh went back today, but it wasn’t just any old ‘back to school’ day for us. It was ‘The Big One’ – the day our youngest started school for the first time. I am now officially mother to TWO school boys! As I have mentioned here on the blog before, first day of […] Read more…

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