Category: Family & Days Out

So Happy Together

My children are growing, as children have a habit of doing..! And as they’re growing up, I see them growing closer together. These are photos taken in the past week.. They play together now. We’ve been fortunate that Boo welcomed and adored Little Man from the first day she met …

It’s Dry – Get On Out There!

I don’t know about where you are, but it’s been raining here. A lot! I’d been enjoying autumn and all of it’s changes until this past week, but I do not like the rain. Cold I can do – we just wrap up a warmer and still get on out …

We’ve 2 New Readings!

Boo expressed an interest in having a pet. Luckily, she was looking at fish as an option, and that’s something that this household is very well-equipped to do. We already have an aquarium that we’d popped in the shed when Boo was a baby, and my brother manages an aquatic …

Boo Draws Halloween

Regular readers will know that Boo likes her art. When I spotted last month’s Draw With Me linky, she was straight in to her felt tips preparing to draw the movies, and can you imagine her surprise and delight when she won?! She was so very pleased and proud of …

A Little One-on-One Time

Boo now goes to pre-school for two days a week, which means that it’s just me and the Little Man for those days. Now, he does like his naps, so I manage to get some work done in the mornings while he sleeps, and then it’s lunchtime and we’re off …

A Rainy Weekend

So how’s your weekend been? Wet and windy like ours? I’ve really felt it not being able to get out to a park or go for a lovely walk this weekend, but it’s just not so enjoyable when it’s pouring with rain (especially as Little Man hates keeping his rain …

Our Alton Towers & Splash Landings Break

It was Boo’s 4th birthday last week, so we decided to treat her to a night away at Alton Towers’ Splash Landings hotel. After a leisurely morning spent opening and playing with presents, we loaded up the car and made the journey northwards. We arrived at the hotel at around …

Our Visit to a Julia Donaldson Exhibition

Are her books popular in your house? Surely, if you have young children, you have at least 1 Julia book? It’s an assumption that I make, as we have so very many of her books, and they are absolutely adored here! We shared our favourite books in a post earlier …

Our Weekend

The lovely Em over at Snowing Indoors is asking us to share a little of our weekend, in photos with her. So, here’s a flavour of ours… It was mainly about this… It was Boo’s birthday on Thursday, which of course meant we were still opening presents, seeing family, playing …

The Birthday Morning

I adore this photo. I love the chaos of a birthday morning that it represents. Boo sitting there amidst paper, cards and strewn gifts. The husband on the edge futilely trying to tidy up around her. Little Man, in motion, wreaking havoc wherever he goes. Boo ripped open cards and …

Family Fun – Our Center Parcs Family Bloggers Entry

Center Parcs are looking for new Family Bloggers. Well, yes, please! We’ve yet to take the children there, though both my husband and I went with our families and have very fond memories of those holidays. As Boo is 4 and Little Man is happily on the move now, I …

An Arty Autumn Outing

We had a ropey start to our week. Little Man had had his MMR jabs, and then, as I understand often happens, 10 days later he was not himself. He woke crying in the night at 2.45am, and then barely slept after that. Suffice it to say I was a …

3 Months Blogging

3 months already! This still feels new to me, but then on the other hand, it’s become so ingrained now that I can’t imagine not blogging. I’ve published 94 posts and had over 1100 comments now. I’m continuing to love Twitter and Pinterest, pop over to Facebook, have discovered the …

A Ramble and a Crumble

We all went off for a stroll in our local park at the weekend. It was a glorious autumn day, so we wanted to get out into the sunshine, and enjoy being surrounded by nature.¬†Boo had her trusty backpack, ready to fill to the brim with treasures that she found …

A Moment’s Peace

Last weekend saw us taking the children shopping. They are usually pretty good round the shops, but understandably, do get a bit bored. We went to a retail park that we’d never be to before, and got a little lost trying to find it, queued to get into the car …

An Hour Well Spent

In the last week, we’ve been to a new soft play centre (very popular with both the children and me!), our usual dance class, and Boo’s had her two days at preschool. I didn’t think we could fit a bit of fresh air and the great outdoors into the week, …

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