There's this German audio drama series called 'Bibi & Tina' about two friends - one of whom is a witch from the city, the other lives at a riding school in the country - and the adventures they have. My
My kids are still off school until Thursday, and we felt like a spot of baking this week. Nigella’s flourless chocolate brownies always go down a treat in our house, and we had most of the baking essentials sitting in
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
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
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:
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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
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
The countdown to Christmas is on! If you're looking for some easy Christmas crafts to do with the kids, look no further than these cute lolly stick reindeer:
If you prefer step by step instructions, then read on!
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Today I wanted to tell you a bit more about one of the traditions I mentioned in my recent post on 'How to Celebrate Christmas Like a German'. At this time of year, we've just finished mourning the passing of
Earlier this week, I was chatting with someone about how we celebrate Christmas in Germany, and they were surprised at how much it differed in some ways from Christmas in the UK. My lucky boys of course get to grow
Today I have another super easy craft idea to share with you that you can get the kids involved in - it's the most genius way to make Christmas star decorations! Credit where credit is due, it was actually my aunt