Our Visit to Blue Planet Aquarium

#ad For James's 2nd birthday treat day out we needed somewhere that would keep both him and Stanley entertained (no easy task!), be predominately indoors (gotta love February birthdays), and have plenty of facilities for Eli. Blue Planet Aquarium Chester was our chosen destination, and is roughly 1.5hrs away from us and so there was … Continue reading Our Visit to Blue Planet Aquarium

How We Became Local Legends: Leek Life

...not that we weren't already, you understand!! Hands up if you love where you live...I know I do! We call Leek (a small market town on the edge of the Peak District in the Staffordshire Moorlands) home. And, in my opinion it is an absolutely brilliant place to live and raise children! Why? Because there's … Continue reading How We Became Local Legends: Leek Life

Wallace & Gromit’s Musical Marvels

#ad Hold onto your Wensleydale my old chums, I have some exciting news for you! Wallace & Gromit are back in a cracking live tour celebrating the 30th Anniversary year of the cheese loving pair. (c) and TM Aardman/W&G Ltd. All rights reserved. In May and June 2019, Carrot Productions will tour Wallace & Gromit's … Continue reading Wallace & Gromit’s Musical Marvels

Banishing The Bottle With Silasip

#ad Meet James, my 23 month old blonde bundle of mischief. James's favourite things in order of importance are; his bottle, chocolate brioche rolls, fire engines and dinosaurs. James We have tried to wean James from his bottle with little success, it has proved much more difficult this time round as we just haven't had … Continue reading Banishing The Bottle With Silasip

Snow Much Fun, Whatever The Weather

#ad Were you dreaming of a white Christmas? Fed up of your little ones constantly asking when it's going to snow? Need an activity that's snow much fun that it will distract them while you eat what's left of the festive goodies? Loving how many times I have mentioned snow in this paragraph? It's Snow … Continue reading Snow Much Fun, Whatever The Weather

For Kids from 1 to 92 : Christmas at Amerton Farm, Staffordshire

#ad Christmas is all about the kids, right? Absolutely! And at Amerton Farm both big and little kids are catered for. A Twilight Christmas Adventure This event sounded absolutely magical, going out when it's dark still holds lots of excitement for Stanley my 4 year old. A tractor ride, an enchanted village and real reindeer … Continue reading For Kids from 1 to 92 : Christmas at Amerton Farm, Staffordshire

The Adventures of Frank and Diesel: Frank’s First Christmas

#ad It's the time of year for wearing new pj's (dinosaur ones here obviously), hot chocolates, cosy cuddles and a good story before bed. So, naturally we were excited to read Frank's First Christmas from The Adventures of Frank and Diesel series. We were kindly gifted our copy in exchange for this review, however all … Continue reading The Adventures of Frank and Diesel: Frank’s First Christmas

Christmas Craft: Gingerbread Friends by toucanBox

#ad Anyone who knows me in real life will know I love a bit of art and craft, and my boys love getting stuck in with paint, glue, glitter and the like...basically anything that can get messy! We were sent a festive toucanBox, which was a complete surprise for Stanley when it came through the … Continue reading Christmas Craft: Gingerbread Friends by toucanBox

Our visit to The Lanterns at Chester Zoo

This year, I feel like I've skipped a couple of months somehow. November came around far too quickly and suddenly we're into December and up until now I haven't felt at all ready for the Christmas period. So, in order to try and get into the festive spirit I started looking into activities we would … Continue reading Our visit to The Lanterns at Chester Zoo