Father’s Day and Bubble London

The Scandinavian Dad has already enjoyed being served espresso, chocolate(!), strawberries, fresh newspaper and last but not least home made Father's Day cards from the girls. To all you fathers out there: It's wonderful to have a day like this -it's only about the dad. Oh... and a little bit about fashion! UK kids trade show Bubble London is on today and tomorrow, and this time it's all about...

What to do on a rainy day?

It's holiday and the weather is miserable. What to do? A rainy day is usually a good opportunity to take the children to a gallery or museum. But sometimes it's nice to stay home too. You could - make food together. Let there be some Little Cook's helping out with making dinner. Or bake bread. Nothing like the smell of freshly baked bread to brighten up the day. Make a plain dough and then let...

Baby blanket turns into tent

When I was pregnant with Amélie knitting became back in fashion again. You could see young ladies knitting whilst going for a cup of coffee with friends in several cafes in Norway. In Oslo the shop Nostebarn was the ultimate hot spot for mums (and -to be's). They sell yarns of natural wool and knit recipes for the most beautiful little garments. Also really popular was the Nostebarn Baby...

And we are settling with the leftovers!

Todays catch from Sweden. Shopping tips for launches and sale: Walk inside the store. Find the nearest shopping assistant, and ask for directions to desired items. Quickly scan through whats left. Move quickly to the fitting room, and see what's left there. Then turn towards the till and ask if they have anything left there. Hold on to whatever you are unsure about until you are sure. If you...