Posts Tagged ‘summer’

Frozen Fruit Pops

Frozen Fruit Pops

We’ve had some quite mixed weather in Edinburgh over the last couple of weeks, including a few scorchers (well, be Scottish standards) so we made some tasty frozen fruit pops to cool everyone down. This recipe is suitable for: gluten free, dairy free, vegetarian, vegan, nut free. Ingredients (makes 6 to 8) 2-3 kiwis Half […] Read more…

DIY Pipe Cleaner Bubble Wands

DIY Pipe Cleaner Bubble Wands

Following on from last week’s giant bubble science session, we made some small bubble wands too which are really fun and easy for kids to make themselves, and also make cute gifts. You could write out a bubble recipe to go with them, if you are giving them away (see my previous bubble post for […] Read more…

DIY Floral Midsummer Crown

Handmade Floral Midsummer Crowns

The Summer Solstice and Midsummer are just around the corner. Last year we made our own floral Midsummer Crowns to celebrate. It’s really easy – all you need is wire and some foliage. You’ll also need something to cut the wire and the foliage with. We used eucalyptus leaves and some small white flowers (I […] Read more…

Tropical Summer Porridge

If you’ve been following this blog for a while, you may know we’re porridge addicts in our family. We love ourself a nice bowl of porridge all year round and with the unusually hot weather we’ve been having in Scotland, I’ve found myself returning to a porridge recipe I devised a couple of years ago […] Read more…

Cheers to Hugo!

Today’s post is one for the parents – with summer well and truly on our doorstep, it’s time to talk about summer cocktails. In the UK, we were quite partial to a glass of Pimm’s. But since moving to Berlin, we have been introduced to Hugo, which everyone here seems to love as a summer […] Read more…

More Summer Picture Book Reads for Kids

After partaking in our first BBQ of the year in Edinburgh, earlier this week (let’s not talk about the month’s worth of rain that came down the day before), and more ice-cream weather in Berlin today, I think we can say Summer is definitely well on its way. Time for another round-up of summer picture […] Read more…

Summer Salad: Watermelon, Feta & Olives

We’ve been going through a spot of rather hot weather here in Berlin. Some days it’s just so hot, you don’t feel like cooking or even eating a warm meal. Time to bring out the summer salads! One of our family favourites, beloved by adults and kids alike, is our watermelon, feta cheese and black […] Read more…