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
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
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?
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
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
As a family of 5 we often find that we are incredibly limited with places to stay when we go away. Most B&Bs or hotels offer rooms for up to 4 people and the cost of booking 2 separate rooms to accommodate the 5 of us just gets silly. When we searched for accommodation in Weymouth last Easter we thought we were out of luck. Then we came across the Galway Guest House.
Every year libraries up and down the country hold a summer reading challenge. This helps to keep children interested in reading over the long school break. You can sign up at your local library to take part free of charge. This years theme for the challenge is Beanotown! Continue reading
In June me and the kids were invited to visit the Oxford Castle Quarter and find out more about it. I had always assumed it was just Oxford Castle Unlocked there, I had no idea there were other businesses and events as well! The area includes a variety of restaurants including Pizza Express, The Slug and Lettuce, 1855 wine bar plus the well known hotel Malmaison. The lovely laid back atmosphere is becoming a unique backdrop for a number of open-air events this Summer. Read on to find out more…… Continue reading
The long summer holiday is upon us and it’s time to make some plans! I love having weeks jammed full of fun activities, there’s so much to see and do. Here are the summer holiday events & activities taking place in Oxfordshire (and beyond!) for 2018! Continue reading
Sadly England didn’t make it through to the World Cup final this weekend but that won’t stop many of us from tuning in anyway. If you want to escape from the football fever then check out this weekend’s events in Oxfordshire below. We’ll be at the Xplorer event in Wantage on Saturday. Hope to see some of you there! Continue reading