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Brick Wonders – a world of Lego at Horniman Museum (London)

Brick Wonders – a world of Lego at Horniman Museum (London)

On the 16th of February, 2019, a new temporary exhibition opened at Horniman Museum and Gardens (London), replacing the “Colour – The Rainbow Revealed” one (which replaced the Robot Zoo one, and so on, as this is what “temporary” means, right?). Being half-term and having 

Chocolate birthday cake – free from gluten and sugar

Chocolate birthday cake – free from gluten and sugar

I love chocolate. My kids love chocolate. And I don’t think I had any influence, chocolate is simply yummy! Therefore we cook a lot of chocolate muffins and treats, and on their birthday they ask for chocolate cake (what a surprise, right?). I remember one 

London Transport Museum – for a great day out with kids

London Transport Museum – for a great day out with kids

One of the first museums we have ever been to with the kids was London Transport Museum. The first time we went with my son when he was one year old and a few months. Since then, we’ve been visiting the museum on a regular 

5 brain teaser games for kids

5 brain teaser games for kids

All children love a good challenge. And when the challenge is fun and comes as a brain teaser game, kids do become interested! I’ve always loved this type of games. When I was younger, I remember my grandfather introducing the brain teasers to me, not 

How to naturally be calm when your child is whining

How to naturally be calm when your child is whining

Absolutely every parent finds out, sooner or later, what whining is, and not because they suddenly remember themselves whining as kids. It may seem like children are experts at whining, as they can do this often and for minutes on end. Whining is important communication, 

Play with Science at WonderLab – day out with kids at Science Museum

Play with Science at WonderLab – day out with kids at Science Museum

There are a great deal of museums in London where you can go with the kids and learn new things, play and explore. Science Museum is one of the best of them, and it’s amazing how many things you see and learn, and how there 

2018 in little squares

2018 in little squares

So this is the last day of 2018 they say. It’s been quite a ride I could say, sort of a roller coaster, though luckily it’s been kind to us overall, we definitely can’t complain. Looking through my Instagram feed, it’s interesting to remember so 

Walking in the Gingerbread City

Walking in the Gingerbread City

It’s been over 10 months since my last post and blogging has been on my mind ever since. I did use Instagram on and off in the meantime, but I do miss writing here, so I am trying to come back. And today I got 

Our Sunday view – Spinnaker Tower, Portsmouth

Our Sunday view – Spinnaker Tower, Portsmouth

As I mentioned in the Diggerland post a few months back, we do enjoy using our Tesco Clubcard points. So on Sunday, being a beautiful sunny day, we decided to ignore the low temperatures and go to Portsmouth and admire the view from the Spinnaker 

Chocolate brownies – gluten-free, sugar-free, dairy-free

Chocolate brownies – gluten-free, sugar-free, dairy-free

My son has recently turned 5 and he asked for a birthday cake fully made of chocolate, with Dinosaur Train on it and decorated with cherries. And two days ago, after school, he suddenly said “Mom, let’s bake a chocolate cake! Call Joanna (our friend