banana and coconut pancakes with blueberries

Banana & Coconut Pancakes with Blueberries

Who said the months after Christmas are dull and depressing? It’s Pancake Day tomorrow. Pancakes!! If you are still in need of a last minute, easy recipe, I can totally recommend these banana and coconut beauties. We used a 15cm diameter pan, and it made four pancakes. Perfect for a family breakfast. Just multiply the […] Read more…

Ikea Hack: DIY Snail Costume

We are in the midst of Karneval season here in Germany (also known as Fasching or Fastnacht, depending which part of the country you’re in), the weeks leading up to Lent. Although there are regional differences in how Karneval is celebrated, what they generally have in common are parties, street parades, and dressing up in […] Read more…

Roasted Almond, Coconut & Chocolate Granola

Do you ever find yourself falling in to the rut of eating the same old thing for breakfast every morning? I mean, I LOVE porridge, but sometimes I find myself needing an alternative for getting my daily portion of oats, so when I find the time, I like to bake a big batch of granola. And […] Read more…

Monkind Berlin x Gretas Schwester Studio Store

The past weekend, Oskar and I attended the opening of a lovely new little studio store in our district of Berlin Schöneberg: Monkind Berlin x Gretas Schwester Behind the rather long name, you will find two local Berlin labels. Monkind Berlin is a baby and kid’s clothing label, founded by designer Valeria. After several years […] Read more…

A Christmas Journey

After four years in Berlin, this year we finally managed to make it to KaDeWe to see their Christmas display. At 60,000 square metres of selling space across eight floors, the KaDeWe – short for ‘Kaufhaus des Westens’ (Engl: Department Store of the West) – is the largest department store in continental Europe. Every year, […] Read more…

Berlin Baby Rattle

Gah, time, such a precious commodity! Earlier this year (like WAY earlier) I made some Berlin inspired baby rattles. I was going to share the tutorial with you ages ago, but never found the time. If you are looking for a last minute hand made Christmas gift for any littles in your life, perhaps that […] Read more…

Fantastic Mr Fox 1st Birthday Party

Last weekend, we celebrated Mr Fox’s first birthday. Yes, one year old already, can you believe it! When The Boy turned one, we kept it really low key, because really they are too young to care at that age – but this time round I had the itch to go wild on a theme. Possibly […] Read more…

Activity Advent Calendar

Less than a week to go until the beginning of Advent! Though since it starts in November this year, you have a few extra days until you need to have your Advent calendars ready. Whether you are feeling stressed out because you haven’t even started planning your calendar and don’t know where to take the […] Read more…

Thoughts on…raising bilingual children

People are often confused by my German sounding surname and my native command of English. My equally native command of German, yet my frequent interjections of “in English we say…”. Truth is, I was born in Germany, to German parents, but moved to Scotland when I was 4.5 years old. It was the first of […] Read more…

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