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…

Merry Christmas

Merry Christmas everyone! We are in Germany for Christmas this year, visiting my parents, and Christmas Eve is our big day here to celebrate. Christmas Day us for sleeping in and eating leftovers, haha. Anyway, I’m taking some time off from the blog this week and next, to enjoy some quality time with my family. […] Read more…

Review: Novie Robot [AD]

Just before the blog takes a little break over the Christmas week, I have one more review for you, and it’s a really fun one! Please note this review contains a gifted item. Novie is a cute little robot that fits in the palm of your hand. Novie is interactive, and you can teach it […] Read more…

Christmas Crafts Round-up

In Edinburgh, the Christmas holidays start tomorrow, which means keeping the kids entertained when excitement is already high. If you are still looking for some activities to do with your kids in the run up to the big day, check out some of my past Christmas posts here on the blog: Tissue Paper Stars Folded […] Read more…

Peppermint Creams

One of those quintessentially British things that for me belong to Christmas, are peppermint creams. Every recipe I found online included raw eggs, but I wanted the boys to be able to eat them too without risk, so I tried my own egg free variation. They were super simple to make, and the boys gave […] Read more…

Review: Get Packing Game [AD]

Today I have another review for you, from the Asmodee UK Blogger Board Game Club. This month, we have been testing a fun puzzle game called Get Packing (which reminds me, I need to get packing for our Christmas holiday…) Let’s have a look at what’s in the box: Inside, you get 4 little suitcases, 4 […] Read more…

New Christmas Picture Books for 2019

We love seasonal picture books, so every year we add a couple of new Christmas picture books to our collection. Here’s what we’ve chosen this year: If you enjoyed the video, I’d be really grateful if you would subscribe to my channel. Thanks! List of Books: Countdown to Christmas, by Adam and Charlotte Guillain & Pippa Curnick […] Read more…

Gluten Free Christmas Stollen

One of the things I really miss about German Christmas, since going gluten free, is Stollen. Making it yourself was always such a challenge: the tough yeast dough needs the better part of a day kneading and rising and kneading and rising, if you are lucky enough that it does rise properly. Too many times, […] Read more…

Review: Okido Magazine [AD]

Anyone else here have kids always begging for magazines every time you go to the shops? Mine do. We usually let the kids choose a magazine when we are travelling, and they often get one as a special treat when they are ill, but I’ve resisted buying any magazines regularly as a lot of them […] Read more…

A Visit from St Nicholas

At this time of year, there are saints galore being celebrated in German tradition: first St Martin, then St Barbara, and today on the 6th December we are celebrating St Nicholas. There are many legends surrounding St Nicholas, who lived in the 3rd to 4th century AD and was Bishop of Myra in what is […] Read more…

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