Lego car on display at British Motor Museum

What’s On Weekend 3rd-4th Feb South East

Last weekend we were excited to visit the British Motor Museum near Banbury which was fantastic.  We have never been before and hadn’t even heard of it until very recently but what a great day out!  There was so much to see and it was so big, I was amazed we hadn’t found it sooner.  Continue reading

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Our visit to Red Kangaroo Trampoline Park

This weekend we took Lois (age 7) and Cody (age 4) to try out Red Kangaroo Trampoline Park in Reading.  Lois has been to another trampoline park previously for a friend’s birthday but this was our first experience of Red Kangaroo.  It was Cody’s very first time at a trampoline park. Continue reading

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Top 5 UK Annual Passes

Annual passes are one of those things you either love or hate.  You either love them and use them all the time or alternatively you buy them but end up not using them.  Continue reading

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Whats On Weekend 6th-7th Jan South East

Happy New Year!  Welcome to the very first ‘whats on’ listing of 2018 – woohoo!  This month is all about those new year resolutions.  Have a look at your local National Trust venue for some lovely walks as we try to kick start our ‘get fit’ ‘lose weight’ new year resolutions.   Also have a look at our listing of free places to visit to help you save those pennies too.  Continue reading

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Our Year 2017 in Review

This year has been absolutely jam packed with fun days out and trips all over the place.  Some of our adventures have taken us overseas, while others have been more local to home.  When I sat and went through my diary the other night I discovered we have had a whopping 43 trips this year! Wow!  These trips include holidays, days out and events.  Here is our year 2017 in review…… Continue reading

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Top Tips For Surviving A Family Day Out

Following a disastrous family day out last weekend, which led to us abandoning ship after just 2 hours out,  I learned a good few lessons on how to make things go a bit smoother next time.  I thought I’d share my top tips for a family day out with you here. Continue reading

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Whats On Weekend 18th – 19th November South East

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!

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Free Places To Visit In The South East

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 🙂

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A Day At Silverstone Celebrating 40 Years Of Williams F1 Racing

On Friday we had the pleasure of visiting Silverstone race track for a special event celebrating 40 years of racing by the Williams F1 team.  My Dad has worked for Williams since I was a toddler so Formula 1 racing has always been a large part of my life growing up.   This event was free of charge for fans to attend.  It was a lovely family friendly day with various different Williams cars out on the track to watch as well as lots of fun activities to take part in.  Some of these included bouncy castles, fair rides, zorbing, mini monster trucks, etc.  Continue reading

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