Polar Express Party

The little ones had their first proper birthday party yesterday. Normally, we only have a small party for them but this year we decided to arrange a bigger one to celebrate their 6th birthday. The theme: Polar express. Location: Party loft (Cirencester) Dress Code: Strictly pyjamas only. Invitations were all sent out beginning of last…

Simple Gift Wrapping Ideas

Just over 5 weeks until Christmas ! Wow ! Can’t really believe it…. Where did the year go?! Usually,we go away for Christmas but this year we decided to host a little Christmas gathering at home … meaning buying and wrapping lots of presents ! Wanting to make our tree beautiful and special, i set…

The Candy Rat

The LOs and I went to an old friends for afternoon movie and catch up in Stockholm yesterday. In Sweden it is very common with what is called “Saturday Candy” and i just love the way my friend does it with her daughter. Every Saturday morning, they put a plate of food out for the…

Baking with Kids – Pavlova

One day it is Pancake, next it is Pavlova …. we just can’t stop baking nowadays. At least this time we were out and about, and not just stuck at home doing it …. Blue Bird holds cooking/baking sessions for kids every now and then and when DH saw this one while browsing online, he…

Cooking with Kids – Swedish Pancakes

My favourite kind of treat: simple to make (simple enough for kids to make – bar the cooking bit) and versatile enough to be the favourite for everyone’s taste. We tend to go for Swedish pancakes, rather than English or the french Crepe because they have slightly more egg in them and slightly more tasty…