Category: Family & Days Out

Happy 7th Birthday, Little Man!

I cannot believe that my baby boy is 7 years old today. 7 seems so grown up! 7 years ago today, we were at the hospital for 7am, getting ready to meet our son for the first time, a planned C-Section. We were expecting a bundle of chunky squishiness, just …

3 Tips For Travelling With Children

This is a collaborative post Travelling with children can be challenging. I mean, let’s be honest, travelling before we had our kids could be stressful at times, couldn’t it? All of those things that we need to remember, to pack, to make arrangements at home and work. We have simply …

Our First Visit To LEGOLAND Discovery Centre Birmingham

We have free annual passes, as we are working as ambassadors for LEGOLAND Discovery Centre Birmingham Some of you might remember that for Christmas I made the children a family adventures jar. One of the adventures that it contained was to take them to the LEGOLAND Discovery Centre Birmingham, and …

AD The Kids’ First Horse Riding Experience

This is sponsored content We are just back from the kids’ first horse riding experience and I have to say, they are buzzing! As I mentioned last week, we are working with Great British Racing this summer, as part of their Under 18s Race Free campaign. As part of this, …

AD Family Fun Day at Leicester Racecourse

This is sponsored content This summer we are delighted to be working with Great British Racing, promoting their ‘Under 18s Race Free‘ campaign. Horse racing has always held a special place in my heart, so when the team got in touch and invited us to work with them, I jumped …

A Family Day Out To Countryfile Live

We received tickets free of charge to this event Over the weekend we headed down to Blenheim Palace for Countryfile Live. Firstly, I have to say that this is one popular event! It was busy, and yet I felt they did a great job of managing traffic getting into the …

Experiencing the Toboggan Day Ticket at SnowDome #gifted

We were invited by Snowdome to experience the family day ticket free of charge Today has been a fun day! We have been experiencing the toboggan day ticket at Snowdome, Tamworth. We were invited to try one of their family day tickets out, and there are two options you can …

4 Ways to Play in Your Own Back Garden

This is a collaborative post My children love playing in our back garden. It actually never ceases to amaze me how much fun they can have out there, coming up with different ways to play. When the sun is shining (and often even when it’s not) my two want to …

Fun at Dogs Unleashed

Over the weekend we travelled up to Bakewell to Dogs Unleashed. I can’t quite remember how I found out about it, but the shows are billed as “The Ultimutt Doggy Days Out” so I knew that we had to give it a go! It ran over the whole weekend, with …

BBC Gardeners’ World Live

I received press tickets to this event A few days ago we went along to BBC Gardeners’ World Live and, as always, we had brilliant day. It’s become something of an annual date for my mum and I. My mum is my gardening guru, everything that I know I have …

Siblings June 2019

As the kids get older, they seem to get closer and closer. There’s no mistaking that Boo is the older child, not simply because she just is, but because of the way that their relationship works. She looks out for her little brother, she likes to take care of him, …

Fun at Monster Jam, Ricoh Arena

We were gifted tickets free of charge On Saturday we drove over to Coventry’s Ricoh Arena to experience our very first monster trucks show, Monster Jam. Monster Jam is a two hour monster trucks show, where the trucks perform a variety of stunts to the ‘oohs’ and ‘aahs’ of the …

A Day Out With Mum Thanks To CrossCountry Trains #Ad

Advertorial content in collaboration with CrossCountry Last week I had a lovely day out with my mum, thanks to CrossCountry. With Mother’s Day coming up, it was the perfect opportunity to spend some time together, time without the kids around, just the two of us. We don’t do this as …

Siblings December 2018

These two have been so very close over the last month. They have wanted to be with each other all the time and are having happy chats about Christmas. The countdown to Christmas is on and they CANNOT WAIT, apparently! The latest development here is that Little Man is now reading …

Santa’s Winter Wonderland at the Snowdome

Last night we enjoyed a very special evening. We were invited along to the preview event of Santa’s Winter Wonderland at the Snowdome in Tamworth. Having never been before, the children were very excited at the prospect of seeing Santa and his pals and playing in the snow, real snow! …

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