Some Kids’ Stuff

Paris on Paper: The books which inspired our New Year getaway

As a huge surprise to the girls this New Year: we decided to celebrate 2020 in style and took a road trip to Paris. It was a long way from Scotland but well worth it! But because of the travelling we decided to keep the gifts small and gave the girls each a box filled […]
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A Child’s Guide to Wild Flowers by Charlotte Voake

As I write this we’re celebrating Garden Day in the UK and we’re about to put our wellies on and re-pot our seeds we’ve been growing in our sunroom. We’ve adored springtime in the garden this year and equally our woodland walks have been a breath of fresh air during this strange time. One book […]
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Libyan Sharba, my favourite dish for a big family iftar

My father is proudly from Ghariyan, a mountain town, 100km south of Tripoli, Libya. 46 years in Britain has never shaken his love for home, and with it comes the most delicious cuisine which he often cooks up for us all. Today I share with you quite possibly my favourite (so hard to choose!): Libyan […]
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Wild Garlic Pesto — foraging for a delicious meal!

Welcome to another recipe using yummy foraged finds! Making sure they are very safe to eat, from a healthy, clean place is the first rule for foraging of course. But we loved finding this food from the wild and made a very large batch of wild garlic pesto. We have had numerous meals — adding […]
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The Wild Journal by Willow Crossley – a book to heal and transform your mood

Willow Crossley is a writer and a floral stylist. She is the mother of three gorgeous boys and is based in the beautiful counrtyside of Oxfordshire. Willow’s latest book, The Wild Journal, is utterly divine and I can’t really think of a better treat in this current climate, than reading this book. Written over a […]
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Dandelion Honey – an abundant flower honey that is vegan friendly, foraging fun and very easy to make

Foraging is fun! And this is a delightful and easy recipe that the talented Emily Hogarth shared recently on Instagram and inspired us with. Dandelion Honey — vegan friendly, easy to make, inexpensive to make, and fun to collect. It is a super lovely way to add to yoghurt or dress up French Toast or pancakes! All […]
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Rainbow Pasta! Such a fun family activity.

Pasta and comfort food go hand-in-hand… so why not bring smiles to faces and make a day out of this delicious family meal. Have a great big pasta making party! We had a 4th birthday and pasta making party with Pasta ‘n Play for my son (before London’s lockdown) and it was an enormous hit. […]
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Cinnamon Crunch Muffins

We love the combination of cinnamon and brown sugar, so at the weekend when we had plenty of time on our hands, we took a traditional recipe for a plain muffin base and played around until we perfected this cinnamon crunch muffin. They are so delicious we managed to polish off the whole batch over […]
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Ramadan: The Islamic Month of Fasting

This week sees the beginning of the annual period of fasting called Ramadan, which lasts for 29 or 30 days, according to the lunar Islamic calendar. Observed by a large proportion of the almost 2bn Muslims all over the world and collectively felt as one of the most special times of the year, it is […]
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Simple Montessori activities for 2 year olds

Being indoors for the majority of the day with children is hard at the best of times. Juggling different ages is another thing to manage and if you have a toddler too it can sometimes feel as though their play is just plain disruptive. Added to being in the midst of a pandemic and it […]
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