Goodness me its got a bit cold all of a sudden hasn’t it?! We decided to go on a family day out to enjoy the Christmas lights at Waddesdon Manor last weekend. The lights and the atmosphere there was fab but I had an epic fail on my part by not taking the kids hats, gloves, etc. We were all absolutely frozen and after just 2 hours had to abandon our visit and head home. Lesson learned. This weekend I will be heading to the shops to purchase thermals and warm winter clothing so we don’t have anymore trips ruined by the cold! Continue reading
I’ve always enjoyed making things and I think homemade gifts are so much better than shop bought ones. The sentimental value they hold simply because of the effort that gets put into them makes them really special. Here are some ideas I have made in the past which may help inspire you. Continue reading
There are lots of long term events on this weekend that are well worth checking out between now and Christmas. Continue reading
As many of you will know my 7 year old daughter Lois is part of a local Beavers group. She joined in January of this year at the age of 6. Back in my day the various scouts divisions were for boys only and girls joined Brownies/Guides. Continue reading
With Lapland UK opening up its doors for this years festivities this weekend, we are lucky enough that my dear friend Valerie West has very kindly agreed to write a post for me to share with you about her family’s visit to Lapland UK last year.
These weekends are rolling by ever so fast aren’t they?! Only 5 more until Christmas – EEK!! The events are slowly starting to take a festive theme and personally I say lets bring it on!
So the nights are drawing in now the clocks have turned back and the temperature has certainly dropped. It’s beginning to feel a bit more wintery isn’t it? We had a great time last weekend at the kids first ever firework display. They have certainly got the bug for it so I think we’ll go to a big one next year.
Apologies this post is a little later in the week than it normally is. We had a bit of a family emergency earlier on in the week and with Halloween and everything else on top of that I’m a bit behind! Did you all enjoy Halloween? Continue reading
Everyone loves a free day out, especially when money is tight. We are very lucky to have a vast amount of free places to visit, some of which we have visited and reviewed, others we haven’t. Here’s my round up of the best free places to visit in the South East. Enjoy 🙂
It’s almost the end of the week, phew! The weather was a bit pants today wasn’t it? We didn’t let it bother us though and headed out to the park to walk Willow and burn off some energy. Continue reading