Reading to Children in a Foreign Language

Whilst reading a children’s book in French about colours yesterday, I realised yellow had been left out of the equation. It did not matter; the story … [Read more...]

Over 50 Delicious Pancake Fillings

Are you lacking inspiration when it comes to pancake fillings? Look no further! We had a little pancake party at home last week. We have the same … [Read more...]

French Pancakes

The first time I ever flipped a pancake was at primary school on Mardi Gras (Shrove Tuesday) and the crêpes were being cooked on a camping stove that … [Read more...]

Enjoying a Week off at Home as a Family

This half term, we had nothing planned. It was such an amazing feeling, considering that we are normally really busy whenever we have some time off. … [Read more...]

Free From Crêpes (French Pancakes)

Shrove Tuesday is coming up and Jumpy is allergic to, well… everything on my list of ingredients for making French pancakes. I thought I would have to … [Read more...]

Apple Cake Recipe for Children

  Earlier this week, Crevette declared his favourite teddy’s birthday was coming up. Mister Penguin was turning five and we had to have a party, … [Read more...]

My Favourite Songs

So many songs bring back memories, make me feel happy or sad, have me singing in the car at the top of my voice. I am not musical. I cannot play an … [Read more...]

Homemade Gluten and Wheat Free Play Dough

I am not keen on play dough. There, I said it! It has the bad habit of crumbling everywhere, sticking to the carpet and getting stuck between … [Read more...]

Spiced Root Vegetable Soup

Nothing beats soup and homemade bread on a cold winter's night… This hearty root vegetablesoup feels creamy without the cream. It is healthy, warming, … [Read more...]

Just a Little Present

It is always the small, meaningful little presents that make me happiest. That goes for giving as well as receiving.  Thoughtful little treats are not … [Read more...]