If you're heading to the beach this summer, here's a fun little activity you can do with the kids if you want to take a break from paddling, sandcastle building, or rock pooling. And it's great for encouraging kids to
Hands up if you have a giant tub of hama beads kicking about the house? If, like me, you're feeling a wee bit guilty about all that plastic, waiting to be melted together in to some random decorations, only to
One of our favourite refreshing summer drinks is 'Kräuterlimonade', which translates as 'herbal lemonade'. We used to drink it all the time in Germany. In the absence of being able to buy it here in Scotland, we tried making our
Last summer, we made our own giant bubble wand, which was super fun. This year, we thought we'd increase the bubble fun by making our own bubble blowers, which let you blow lots of bubbles at once.
We used recycled
Elderflower is in bloom right now, so we made some elderflower cordial at the weekend. If you have an elder tree in your garden that’s quite handy, otherwise you can forage for elderflowers but avoid trees next to busy roads.
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,
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
It's summer - time for adventures and endless possibilities. Or it should be. But this year is different. Whether it's the current pandemic that has put an end to your summer plans, or simply the bad weather keeping you stuck
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
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,
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,
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