The Queen of hearts valentines Jam tarts!

Today we decided to do some valentines baking & made some heart Jam tarts

I’ve been meaning to make these with D for a while now so thought this would be the perfect opportunity. To make them valentines jam tarts we added a pastry heart to the top

This is the reciepe we followed:

28g Sugar
255g Flour
140g Hard butter
6 tbsp cold water
Strawberry jam

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Frankfurt’s SalzheilGrotte: An afternoon of salt play to clear the airways!


During winter I am always looking for indoor places to take D to in the afternoons.  On Facebook I came across information about the Salzheilgrotte Frankfurt and saw that it had a salt spiel room for children. So the next day we grabbed some white socks & headed there with some friends to take a look.

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Modellbahn fun in Odenwald!

Today we decided to head out of Frankfurt  with some friends & as both our boys are train mad we decided to head to the Modelbahnwelt Odenwald.

We drove the hours journey whilst the boys had their nap & arrived just in time for lunch. So first stop was the cafe. The cafe served a good selection of food and a great selection of really yummy cakes.

The cafe was super kid friendly, with a table where the boys could draw & play Gruffalo dominoes!

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Fasching events in & around Frankfurt 2017

Fasching is Germany’s carnival season, it starts on the 11th day of November at exactly 11 minutes after 11am and ends at the stroke of midnight on shrove Tuesday.
Fasching is a very big deal in Germany and particularly around this region. Costume parties for both adults & children are very popular along with parades. The most famous parades take place in Koln, Mainz and Düsseldorf.

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Naturpass Frankfurt: A pass for family Spaß

A year of visiting the Senckenberg museum , Palmengarten and zoo  in Frankfurt as many times as you like for one set price

If I find I have a long afternoon  ahead of me with a very energetic toddler I tend to make a run for one of these 3 places .
These places have saved me from insanity on several occasions as they allow a buggy hating toddler the freedom to run around whatever the weather.

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