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,...

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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...

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#MySundayPhoto – Into the light / A contre jour

Give this boy a shovel and he will dig all the way to China! The sun was already low in...

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Wishing for snow / Envie de neige

Today the temperature has noticeably dipped, and there are but a few leaves left on the trees. With Christmas only...

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Candlelight walk in Avondale / Balade aux chandelles

It’s starting to feel a lot like Christmas…  This Sunday we went to the Candlelight Walk in Avondale Forest Park,...

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#MySundayPhoto – Tree tent / Tente suspendue

Who hasn’t dreamed of sleeping amongst the trees in a hammock? It is now possible with the funky tree tents...

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Barefoot by the Avonmore River / Pieds nus au fil de la rivière Avonmore

Its gentle murmur had lulled us to sleep while camping in a tipi the night before, yet the Avonmore River...

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Four Acorns go camping in a tipi / Quatre graines de chêne dans un tipi

With Halloween just behind us and the end of half-term looming ahead, we were invited to go camping in a tipi....

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Powerscourt Gardens with an audio guide / Les jardins de Powerscourt avec un audioguide

We try and visit Powerscourt Gardens in every season, but there is something glorious about Wicklow’s top attraction in autumn. We...

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4 ideas to celebrate Halloween outdoors

There is more to celebrating Halloween outdoors than heading out under the cover of darkness to trick or treat the...