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Fun At BBC Countryfile Live 2018

Earlier this month we spent the day at Blenheim Palace for the BBC Countryfile Live Show 2018.  I know loads of you visited over the weekend as I’ve seen lots of photos appearing on my news feeds.  Wasn’t it a fantastic event?! Continue reading

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Air BnB – Would we do it again?

On our recent trip to Ireland we decided to stop off in County Wicklow (Republic of Ireland) for a night so we could do some sightseeing. As a family of 5 we often find getting accommodation difficult.  Continue reading

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Hopster Learning App

Throughout July we’ve been testing out a new kids app called Hopster.  This is aimed at children aged 2-6 years old.  It has learning games, books, music and children’s TV.  Plenty to keep little ones entertained. Continue reading

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Knight School At Oxford Castle

Today we were very lucky to be invited along to try out the summer Knight School at Oxford Castle & Prison.  I’ve never been to Oxford Castle before so I was looking forward to seeing what it has to offer.  Lois has visited with school but hadn’t done the knight training. Continue reading

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Farnborough International Air Show 2018

If you follow us on social media you will have seen that 2 weeks ago we took Cody to the Farnborough International Air Show.   Daddy is a die hard fan of planes and we’ve been here before child free.  This time though we wanted to take the boy and introduce him to some of our favourite airplanes. Continue reading

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The Brit Mums Brilliance In Blogging Awards 2018

Lot’s of my regular readers will know that I started this blog as a hobby almost 2 years ago to share our days out and travels in the hope that it would help inspire families who were looking for adventures.  We have always been an active family who love to visit different attractions and people would always ask me questions about them, wanting to know more.  The blog seemed a perfect way of sharing first-hand honest reviews with as many people as possible.  And so Mum of 2.5 was born! Continue reading

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The Alternative Selfie

Sharp Shots Photo Club, along with Nikon School and The Royal Photographic Society have just launched a photography challenge with a difference.  Children aged 7-15 years are being asked to capture images that show who they really are, rather than just the usual selfie.  Intrigued?

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How To Help Your Child Learn To Swim

School’s finished and lots of us are heading off on our holidays this Summer.  Thousands of holiday makers choose a destination with a swimming pool as one of their top priorities. It’s therefore easy to see why parents are keen to teach their children how to swim.    But how should you go about it? Continue reading

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Summer Holiday Deals For Eating Out

It’s back!  I know how much you lot love to eat out, I do too!  Here’s the list of summer deals for eating out at restaurants and pubs across the UK.  Why not treat yourselves?! Continue reading

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