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
Have you spent the Autumn months foraging for nature's bounty with your kids? Acorns, conkers, leaves, pine cones - you name it, we've collected it. Here's an idea for creating a beautiful pine cone wreath to decorate your home with
Do you still have some leftover Stilton from the Christmas cheeseboard languishing in the fridge? Then I have just the recipe for you! My boys love this soup, though I do hold back a bit on the Stilton for them.
It's Christmas Eve! In German tradition, Christmas Eve is the most important day for celebrating, so I'll be switching off for a bit, but I've recorded a very special book video to wish you all a very MERRY CHRISTMAS!
How time has flown! Tomorrow, our school breaks up for the Christmas holidays and next week it's the big event itself! I thought I was fairly organised, but suddenly there seem the be a gazillion little things I still need
We had our nativity service at church this past weekend, with a bring & share lunch to follow, so I wanted to make something special to bring for the children. I'd seen different versions of reindeer cupcakes circulating the internet
Are you feeling Christmassy yet? We lit the second candle on our Advent wreath yesterday, and also baked our second round of Christmas cookies. Whilst Vanilla Kipferl, Cinnamon Stars and Butter Cookies remain our favourites (they're like the Holy Trinity
Are you ready for some more Christmas picture books? A couple of weeks ago I shared our Top 50, and invited my readers to nominate which ones they would like to see a more detailed review. So, here they are:
Today, I have a Christmassy craft to share with you. It's really easy to make, so one to get the kids involved with. All you need is some cellophane paper, a pair of scissors, and a glue stick.
Step 1 - Cut