I Dig Denim AW12 – Little B’s favourite pair of jeans!

So during the weekend or on the occasional non uniform day at school, there's only one brand that counts for Little B age 11; I Dig Denim. Her absolute favourite pair is the I dig Denim Rio black 5 pocket style jeggings, made in a 100% heavy cotton with stretch. Little B tells me the pair is incredible soft and comfortable and they look cool. After a couple of times in the wash I asked Little B...

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Behind the scenes at the Julia Boggio Studio

Julia Boggio is one of London's most loved family portrait studio specialising in pregnancy, newborn, kids and family photography. This is the place where everyone becomes a superstar; from when you first book your appointment, to when you walk through the door, and throughout the photography session to the end result seen in print. You'll leave with a feeling you've been in a magazine shoot for...

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Halloween – a spooky night with Irish origin

In Norway the whole tradition of Halloween is fairly new and not very well established. So Halloween in London a year ago was our first! The girls had a fantastic evening and both were eager to repeat the spooky celebration. This year Halloween was celebrated Wednesday 31st of October and we were invited to a friends house for a Halloween costume party. There was fun games like "Apple Bobbing"...

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Mina’s shoes out in the sunshine in London

My mum is visiting from Norway this weekend and as it's not raining we used the opportunity to head out. Walking in Primrose Hill today, in glorious sunshine and frosty arctic wind. Then after getting our doze of fresh air we headed down to Curzon Cinema in Soho to see the film the Beasts of the Southern Wild, a beautiful and very touching story. @ Little Scandinavian, Primrose Hill London Little...

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Prinsesstårta for Little B on her Birthday

Prinsesstårta (Princess Cake) is a traditional festive Swedish cake consisting of layers of airy sponge cake, whipped cream and thick pastry cream, topped with a 2–3 mm layer of green marzipan, sprinkled with powdered sugar and decorated with a pink marzipan rose. The original recipe first appeared in the 1930s cookbook "Prinsessornas Kokbok" by Jenny Åkerström, a teacher of the daughters of...

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Bridesmaids in Oslo in a Norwegian wedding

One of my closest friends in Oslo got married this Saturday and she had asked Little B and Little A to be one of her bridesmaids on her big day. And of course! The girls were delighted as it's many a little girl's dream isn't it!? Nowadays a wedding in Norway is very similar to both weddings in the UK and USA. Although some couple prefer to have more traditional Norwegian weddings wearing...

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Pick your own! Cherry picking outside London

Finally a beautiful day and we headed to Kent for some cherry picking. Due to the wet spring the cherry season was not at its best, but we still managed to secure a bucket of dark red, juicy cherries. It was also a lovely day out, together with friends. © Little Scandinavian, cherry picking in Kent Sunday 15th July 2012 Preserving seasonal food is something we think is very important, and...

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Crazy Golf with Bompass and Parr on the rooftop of Selfridges

What better way to spend a Monday afternoon than with some Crazy Golf with Bompass & Parr on the rooftop of Selfridges in Oxford Street?! We went along with Michelle from the trendy children's online shop Quirky Collective and her beautiful girls, for some delicious tea and cake and some proper crazy mini golf surrounded by the skyline of Central London. © I'm Quirky The entrance is in the...

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A Scandinavian Midsummer Night’s Dream

The Perfect Midsummer Night for us, a Midsummer Night's Dream is after a day with enjoying the outdoors, picking flowers and berries, go for a night swim in the nearby lake, before we truly enjoy the Scandinavian Midsummer night. @ Little Scandinavian Little B Summer in Norway 2009 And then the dream can come true, the Flower's Festival can begin... @ Floris Books Elsa Beskow

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