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Happy St. George`s Day

Today England celebrates St. George`s Day. St. George is the patron saint of England. His emblem, a red cross on a white background, is the flag of England, and part … Continue reading

April 23, 2012 · Leave a comment

Remembrance Day Wreath

This weekend we celebrate Remembrance Sunday. My daughter`s topic at school this half term has been  war, particularly World War 1, so she has been learning about poppies. She has … Continue reading

November 6, 2011 · 2 Comments

Bonfire Night

It`s Bonfire Night tomorrow. As our little one is afraid of  fireworks we won`t go to see any display. We will have our own little bonfire night at home. We … Continue reading

November 4, 2011 · 3 Comments

Bday Party Preparations

It is THIS time of the year again- our lovely butterfly will be a year older. This year we decided to have the birthday party at home. We aren’t having … Continue reading

May 13, 2011 · Leave a comment

Royal Wedding Celebrations – Estonian Style

Our simple but cute decorations. I stuck the crowns onto the bunting using craft foam pieces. I love using craft foam pieces..they give a nice 3 d effect and it … Continue reading

April 29, 2011 · Leave a comment

Red Nose Day

The children were all asked to wear something red for  Red Nose Day and Annabel chose to wear ALL  red :)  It really is all or nothing for her. She … Continue reading

March 18, 2011 · Leave a comment

Pancake Buns Anyone?

Shrove Tuesday- Vastlapäev is all I thought – sledging downhill, eating pea- or bean soup followed by some lenten buns and playing with vurr– buzz saw (a well known Estonian … Continue reading

March 9, 2011 · Leave a comment

Bonfire Night

Annabel learnt a lot about  Guy Fawkes at school and  when she came home she wanted to paint a bonfire and draw Guy Fawkes. For the bonfire picture she squeezed … Continue reading

November 6, 2010 · Leave a comment



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