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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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bembridge sea view across the beach at Nodes Point, Isle of Wight

Goals and Bucket List for 2018

Last year I set my blog some pretty steep goals and I have to admit that looking back they were far too out of range.  Some targets I did hit though and they were the ones I was surprisingly least confident about!  We also had a family bucket list and this year have done the same.  It’s great to put your planning into focus. 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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Why Every Child Should Join The Scouts

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

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Lapland UK – A Mum’s Review

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.

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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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October Half Term Challenge: Day 1

So today was the first day of our week long challenge to try and find free activities and not spend a penny on entertainment all week. Continue reading

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Whats On October Half Term 2017 In South Oxfordshire

The weather for October so far has been incredibly mild.  Lets hope it continues to stay dry throughout half term!  Here is a list of activities and events in South Oxfordshire and beyond to enjoy with your family x Continue reading

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