Four Acorns / Quatre graines de chêne
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Adventures R Us / Des aventures et nous

We are an outdoors family. Here are five reasons we love exploring nature and going on family adventures, big and small,...

3 easy tips for winter photography / 3 astuces pour réussir vos photos d’hiver

Can you believe it’s been over two weeks since I last took a photo? The flu has kept me and...

17 from ’17 / 17 sur 17

Looking back before looking forward… 2017 has been a busy year, jam-packed even, with many outdoor adventures, new things learned,...

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Slide like a penguin / La glissade du pingouin

On the Fourth Day of Christmas, we went for a wintry hike to Djouce Mountain and found a winter wonderland...

An ice-breaking hike to Djouce Mountain / Randonnée brise-glace au mont Djouce

On the Fourth Day of Christmas, we went for a winter hike to Djouce Mountain and found a wonderland of...

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Sunrise chasing on the winter solstice / A l’aube du solstice d’hiver

‘Watch the sunrise on the shortest day of the year’ – this is the note the acorns found on Day...

Have yourself an outdoorsy little Christmas

No need to stay cooped up this holiday season! Here are some ideas for families to spend Christmas in nature...

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Winter wonderland in Wicklow / Paradis blanc en Wicklow

This morning I could have done the weekly shopping after the school run. I could then have gone home to...

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Mission: Christmas Tree / Mission : Sapin de Noël

‘Maman, when are we getting our Christmas tree?’ Since 1st December, the acorns had asked this very question nearly every...

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Four Acorns on Santa’s Journey / Quatre graines de chêne sur les traces du Père Noël

This weekend we were invited to go on Santa’s Journey, a Christmas experience running for the first time on the...

#MySundayPhoto – Advent calendar / Calendrier de l’Avent

Look what came out of storage this week!  Since Friday and until Christmas Eve, each drawer of our beloved Advent...

‘Tis the season… to pick your own real Christmas tree

Every December, buying our Christmas tree is a major event in the acorns’ Advent calendar – and all they want...

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Hot chocolate on a cold beach / Chocolat chaud sur la plage

This weekend we drove down to the seashore for a winter beach mini adventure. It was one of those stunning...