Family & Days Out

A Festive Visit To National Sea Life Centre Birmingham

We are annual ambassadors for National Sea Life Centre Birmingham, and have received our annual passes free of charge The kids have got a bonus day off school today, courtesy of the General Election. Along with taking Herbie for a stroll to the polling station, we decided to make the most of a few free …

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Eco-Friendly Days Out With Your Kids

This is a collaborative post  You’ll find a lot of us spend most of our winter sat in the house, living in big cities and not giving much thought to our eco footprint. At this time of year it’s too easy to jump in the car and head somewhere like the cinema or bowling when …

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Marvel Universe LIVE!

We received free tickets to this event  I had been keeping a secret from the kids, for quite some time. We had been invited to Marvel Universe LIVE! and I kept it from them. I knew that excitement levels would be way too high if I told them and I wanted to see their little …

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AD Santa’s Winter Wonderland at the Snowdome

We received entry FOC for the purposes of this review On Saturday we were invited to visit Santa’s Winter Wonderland at the Snowdome, Tamworth. It’s fair to say that the kids were excited and we were all looking forward to going. We visited quite early in the morning, and whilst I would normally say that …

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Our Yorkshire Stay Play Explore Break

We received our break free of charge Have you heard of Stay Play Explore family breaks? They offer breaks to Warwickshire, Leicestershire and Yorkshire and include an overnight family stay in a hotel including breakfast and then your pick of three family-friendly attractions. There are several in each area to choose from so you are …

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Disney On Ice 100 Years Of Magic

We received free tickets to the show It’s no secret that we are Disney fans in our house. We are on the countdown to our next Disney World trip (four months to go!) so it was wonderful to be invited to see the Disney On Ice 100 Years of Magic tour as it opened in …

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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 as Boo had been nearly …

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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 added another layer of difficulty …

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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 they pulled it out for …

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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, the kids were to have …

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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 at the chance. My nan …

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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 event and there were so …

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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 choose from. You can go …

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Character Breakfast at Cadbury World & Chocolate, Lots of Chocolate…

We were given entrance and dining free of charge in exchange for an honest review We kicked the school holidays off in style by taking the kids over to Cadbury World on Saturday, starting our visit with a character breakfast. We were all really looking forward to this. We are fortunate to get invited to …

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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 either go to a local …

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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 camping available onsite, but we …

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