Autumn in the Lake District

Summer might be the most popular time to visit the Lake District, but that doesn’t mean it’s the only time you should head up there. We absolutely love Autumn in the Lake District, and we are hoping to head back there ourselves during this October Half Term. We think you’ll love it too, whether you…

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Halloween at Home: Our Trick or Treat Alternatives

Wondering what to do this Halloween within the current Covid-19 restrictions? Well spook no further! Every family will obviously make their own decision about how they wish to enjoy Halloween. But for those that are remaining cautious like us, we have come up with some ideas so that your Halloween at home can be safe…

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How to Make the Most of Your UK Staycation.

2020, we’ll ALL remember this year won’t we? In the midst of a global pandemic, with ever changing quarantine regulations and holiday cancellations many of us have opted for a UK staycation this Summer. We personally love holidaying in the UK and it offers some fab family holidays ideal if you’ve got young children like…

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Ice-Cream of the Crop: Our Favourite Places to Visit

Summer time means more family days out – and what better place to spend a sunny Summer day than at one of the these fabulous ice-cream farms? We’ve put together a list of some of our favourite places to visit with your family, whether you’re after a full day out or just a quick visit…

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Our Lockdown Birthday: How We Made It The Best One Yet!

It’s not the greatest feeling knowing your birthday will fall while you are still locked down, I of all people should know as I saw my big 40th birthday plans crumble before my eyes. But as an adult we deal with the disappointment knowing that it’s a small sacrifice to make to keep our loved…

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100 Days of Lockdown Learning: Our Best Bits

Congratulations! If you are reading this you’ve successfully survived 100 days of lockdown – whoop, I’m giving you all a virtual, socially distanced and gloved pat on the back! Reaching the milestone this week gave me a nudge to look back on what we have (or haven’t) achieved so far. To be honest, I have…

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My Covid-19 Lockdown Silver Linings

I was tagged by Charlotte and her gorgeous family over at Team Stein Blog to share my personal lockdown silver linings. It’s taken me a little while (alright, it’s been over a month) since I was tagged to actually start to write this post as we have been on a complete rollercoaster of a ride…

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Living Planet [The Story of Survival on Planet Earth]: A Review

I love a good reference book and still have a small treasured collection from when I was little that I have been rediscovering with my boys as we’ve been trying to facilitate home learning. However, I’m also aware that my boys live in an increasingly digital age so when we were asked if would like…

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Local Lambing Events Ewe’ll Love.

Spring is just about here, and with it the promise of brighter days, a host of daffodils, birdsong….and ALL the chocolate Easter eggs you can possibly cram in! Good times! One of our favourite activities (apart from eating the chocolate eggs) in the run up to the Easter period is witnessing live lambing and feeding.…

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Heads up for February Half Term: Stoke-on-Trent

January has been THE longest month but February is here finally, and that means one thing – Half Term. Whether you’re the type of parent who is counting down the days until you can spend some quality time with your offspring or the kind that views it with a certain amount of trepidation (I think…

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