Creative & Easy Mother’s Day Crafts With @Homebase_UK #HomebaseMothers

Share This: I think that children really enjoy making things for their Mum for Mother’s Day, or any day as it happens.  My daughter is always drawing me pictures or making me cards.  It’s not even Mother’s day, and I already have 4 on display.  She really enjoys being creative and I’ve found some lovely ideas from Homebase kids activities that…

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NEMO Science Museum in Amsterdam is a MUST for Families

Share This: If you need ideas of where to take kids in Amsterdam then one place I suggest you put at the top of your list is the NEMO Science Museum.  It’s an interactive playground for children of all ages, and will be a guaranteed highlight for any family break in the city. The NEMO Science Museum building itself is unmissable…

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6 Magical Days Out In & Around London This Easter

Share This: The Easter holidays always cause a bit of a dilemma in our household. Taking place half way between the festive fun of the Christmas break the long summer holidays, finding days out that the whole family can enjoy seems to get more difficult every year. Luckily, there are plenty of experiences in and around the capital that are…

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Beautiful Rose Quartz Jewellery For Mother’s Day From @PiaJewellery

Share This: I must admit I like jewellery, but I’m also quite fussy about what I wear.  Finding where to buy jewellery for a Mother’s Gift can be a daunting process, but it’s so worth it as when you get it right, your Mum will really appreciate the effort you made. I like stylish eye catching jewellery with simple designs.  Perhaps…

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Rusty Rivets Birthday Party Fun! #RustyRivetsUK @NickJrUK

Share This: If you caught up with the blog yesterday, you will already know that my daughter turned 5.  As luck would have it we were asked to host a Rusty Rivets party on the very same day and it was an opportunity not to be missed.  For those of you not already in the know Rusty Rivets is a…

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Happy 5th Birthday: A Letter To My Daughter

Share This: How did we get here, it only seems like 5 minutes ago that we were celebrating you turning 4.  Happy 5th Birthday to my precious little Princess.  You are certainly growing up way to fast.  You love school, and are doing great with your reading, but it seems to be writing that you really want to master.  You…

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A Luxury Mother’s Day Gift From Olverum

Share This: Are you looking for a special luxury gift for Mother’s Day?  Does your Mum deserve some pampering and relaxation on her special day?  Is it time that you went beyond the usual chocolates and flowers and gave her a gift that was all about treating herself?  Well I’ve got just the Mother’s Day gift idea for you, and…

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Sightseeing In London With Hilton London Canary Wharf

Share This: My husband and I have been talking about where to stay in London with the kids for a while now.  We want to take them both on a sightseeing tour  as we know they will both enjoying seeing the what the city has to offer.  Princess loves to visit London, but we always have an event to attend…

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Things I’ve Learnt About Potty Training After 3 Kids

Share This: For me potty training has to be one of the worst parts of parenting.  I really wasn’t looking forward to potty training my youngest daughter, and was literally hoping she would just decide she wanted to wear big girl pants and that would be it.  She likes to do everything her big sister does, and I really hoped…

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Need Help Looking For a Venue For a Work Function?

Share This: Are you the person that everyone goes to when they want something organising?  Do you get asked for recommendations for places to go for all kinds of occasions?  This happens to me quite a bit.  My husband needed to find a venue for a work function the other day, and instead of asking around the office or delegating…

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What To Feed a Fussy Eater with Goodlife

Share This: For years when my son lived at home I was asking myself what to feed a fussy eater.  For the first few years of his life he was a vegetarian, but I soon realised I was struggling with what vegetarian meals to give him.  He was also a little bit partial to the occasional chicken strips meal from…

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Warwick Castle Annual Pass Sale NOW ON! @WarwickCastle #DaysOut

Share This: As you might already know, we have been lucky enough to be selected as Warwick Castle Blogger Ambassadors.  We visited for the first time back in January, and had a great family day out.  We literally can’t wait to go back for the day or enjoy one of their short breaks later in the year. If you are planning on…

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16 Reasons To Take Your Kids To Camp Bestival

Share This: Camp Bestival is the place to be for creative and outgoing families.  The list of reasons why you need to add this experience to your holiday calendar is growing by the minute!  Here’s just a few why the littles in your family are going to be ready to burst with excitement at the biggest event of the summer.…

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The 3 Best B&B Guest Houses in the UK

Share This: It turns out that the UK has the best B&B accommodation in the world, so it’s no wonder holiday makers are looking more and more to stay in traditional guest houses when looking to book their next holiday.  The B&B is back on the up, after more and more tourists realise they bring something quirky & unique to their…

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5 Reasons Why We Are Going To Butlins

Share This: This Easter we have been invited to take a short break at Butlin’s in Minehead and we are one very excited family.  They are a holiday brand I’ve been keeping an eye on for a while as I can remember visiting Butlin’s in Skegness when I was a child.  Things have changed a lot since the 80’s and its…

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Review: Our Favourite Toy is Puppy Surprise!

Share This: When our Puppy Surprise toy arrived I knew the girls would be so excited about welcoming Taffy and her new family into their toy collection.  Taffy arrived in a pet carrier type box which was a lovely touch.  One of her puppies was already on display but the big question was how many more did she have in…

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The Ultimate Barcelona Tour Guide According To Travel Bloggers

Share This: I have been lucky enough to visit Barcelona a few times, but I have always been left with an empty feeling of ‘just passing through’, which leaves me less than fulfilled as a traveller and explorer.  I find cities the most stimulating places to visit, giving a real sense of culture and lots to see, so why haven’t…

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Our Family Trip To Amsterdam

Share This: Sponsored post in association with American Express® You may have seen the blog post I wrote recently about how I’m excited to be partnering with American Express, on an initiative to pass on my passion for travel to my daughter. I wrote about how we were planning a family trip to Amsterdam and had decided to let my…

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Solving The Mysterious Case of Tipping on Holiday

Share This: We like to think that humankind generally has a pretty standard idea of what constitutes good manners, although in reality this common ground between different countries and cultures ends at ‘please’ and ‘thank you’. And what is one of the most divisive of all niceties? It has to be tipping (that’s ‘gratuity’, if you’re fancy). Do you tip? Even…

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Travelling With The PacaPod Changing Bag + #Giveaway

Share This: I was recently introduced to a new concept in travel changing bags called the PacaPod, and was asked if I would give them a try.  As a family that is always on the move and constantly looking for ways to make our trips easier I had to give one of the PacaPod changing bags ago. When we set…

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Where is the Best Place to go for a Walking Holiday in the UK?

Share This: The UK has a plethora of locations suitable for walking holidays. They are both invigorating and inspirational when you pick the right location, so read on to discover my top picks for your next walking holiday. The Lake District Dust off your Wainwright guides and explore the Lake District on your next walking holiday. Base yourself in Grasmere,…

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Easy Slimming World Ham & Mushroom Carbonara Recipe

Share This: When I come up with a new slimming world recipe, I’m going to share it here on the blog.  If your not already subscribed head over to the side bar on your right now and pop your email address in where it says ‘Get Free Updates’, to make sure you don’t miss out on the latest blog post.…

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