We loved “Wild Foods”, a sharp comment on our society, on waste, recycling and toxic materials. We have another crush on Martine Camillieri‘s new book called “Jamais sans mon Kmion” (never without my truck), full of stories and tips related to slow travel and the little pleasures in life.
If you love the feel and smell of birch, oak and pine, have a look at what design brand Orée makes. L’Orée in French is the entrance of the forest and the company has declined a great range of tech wooden gadgets with a clean style and lots of appeal.
Do your kids spend enough time outdoors? Why is that important? Take a look at Project Wild Thing, a film and a movement aiming to reconnecting children with nature.
When Sophie Roell, her husband Charlie and their three children moved to China, they decided to make the most of their stay. Every time there’s a holiday they try to go on a trip, taking the kids with them. Sophie documents their wonderful adventures in her blog . Here on Pirouette, she shares tips about the best places to visit, as well as great feedback on how to plan for wild adventures with family in toe.
In Creative Family Home, Ashlyn Gibson explores the heart and soul of twelve specially photographed homes that capture the zeitgeist in family living and celebrate the magic of childhood. Whether you have just started a family or have a tribe of pre-teens, the book explores both practical and decorative angles. Discussion with the author and peek into this beautiful book.
Interview with Yasmine Mamoudieh, the visionary and ambitious founder of MyKidsy.com, a website with a new and innovative approach in helping parents finding trusted courses for children in their neighborhood and to support children’s creative and intellectual development. This might revolutionise the way most parents look at their children’s extracurricular education.
Fourth and last part of this Summer Holiday Stories, that took us to lots of different places and landscapes, from Washington State to Fiji Island, through Mallorca, Corsica,Morocco, etc. Today with Jess Brown, Lila & Tom, Nonchalant mom, Lmnop and Les Petits Chapelais we explore, Lake Tahoe, Navarra, Zion National Park, Bryce Canyon, Bali (again!) and Bretagne.
A bit of history with Y’a Pas Le Feu Au Lac, the Swiss design company founded by Grégory & Marie BODEL and FX BALLÉRY. Designed by Juan Pablo Cambariere, their Woostache wooden figurines are inspired by Argentinian anarchists from the beginning of the XXth Century.
Did you know that 61% of low income families have no books in their home? With this number in mind, Meredith Alexander started MILK+BOOKIESTM . Through this non-profit organization, she raised over 47,000 books and inspired over 11,000 young “future philanthropists”. An interesting concept which you can become part of.