Review: Stick Man

Review: Stick Man

**We were gifted tickets for Stick Man in exchange for this review.  As always all opinions are honest and my own** After a long weekend working it was back to normal this morning; Monday's are a no preschool day so...Read More
Planning a weekend away to Liverpool

Planning a weekend away to Liverpool

It's been so long since me and the hubs have had a weekend away - December 2012 in Eastbourne, to be precise, six whole years ago.  Now the little man is growing up we've decided to indulge a little and...Read More
Finding plus size swimwear

Finding plus size swimwear

I've not been abroad in years - and in that time I've gained four stone and had a c-section.  When I received an invite to a hen weekend in Spain this weekend I was excited - four days of sun,...Read More
Cornwall 2018: Beautiful Fowey

Cornwall 2018: Beautiful Fowey

(For Part One click here) Day Two of our holiday and the sun was shining - I wasn't sure what was worth seeing locally so we took a chance and drove to Fowey, a fishing village on the coast. (more…)
Drusillas Park, near Alfriston, East Sussex

Drusillas Park, near Alfriston, East Sussex

Who doesn't love a day out, right?  As a family we love exploring new places and seeing our little devil cherub beaming from ear-to-ear and having fun; however it's not cheap to visit attractions.  You can imagine how chuffed we...Read More
My favourite holiday – Tenerife

My favourite holiday – Tenerife

Maybe once a week I find myself looking out the window and dreaming of sunny skies and holidays.  I haven't been abroad since we had the mancub three years ago and I really want to book a holiday abroad. Sometimes...Read More
Spain, beautiful Spain

Spain, beautiful Spain

On days like today when it's cold and grey here in miserable England I find myself daydreaming and looking at holidays online. Prior to parenthood I would go away anywhere around 6-10 times a year in the UK and abroad. ...Read More
Christmas on the Isle of Wight

Christmas on the Isle of Wight

For the first time in years I went away for Christmas this year - my mother in law lives in Ryde and so we went and stayed with her for a week. I've spoken before about the seaside - it's...Read More
Pick your own Pumpkins in & around Maidstone

Pick your own Pumpkins in & around Maidstone

It's the week before Halloween and it's beautifully autumnal everywhere you go; it's my favourite time of the year and so this morning I decided to take the small person pumpkin picking. (more…)
Family Friendly: reviews, days out & much more!

Family Friendly: reviews, days out & much more!

I've decided to have a bit of a re-jig and go down a route more in keeping with the blog and so my previous posts labelled as "days out with a toddler" are changing to "Family Friendly". (more…)
Days out with a toddler: Dorset

Days out with a toddler: Dorset

We recently returned from a glorious week in delightful Dorset with the mancub who is two and a half. We did so much - Dorset may be a small county but it is packed full of beautiful scenery and days...Read More