Our Autumn Campervan Adventure in Rooby Doo

This year has been tough (I think we can ALL agree on that!) and getting away to the Lake District for October Half Term was just the tonic we needed. You may think that anything past September in the UK is a no go for staying in a campervan but trust me, we had the…

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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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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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Festive fun in the Forest: Buried Treasure Adventures

Just over 2 weeks ago we stepped into the unknown on a family Christmas adventure in the woods. We were invited to try out Buried Treasure Adventures, a new local venture based in Trentham, Staffs. Before agreeing I decided to do a little research and checked out their website and Facebook page. Only, I actually…

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Rolling Down The Road: A David Gibb Album Review

We were very fortunate to catch David Gibb playing live at Just So Festival over the Summer. It was definitely one of the highlights of our Just So weekend. David hadn’t been on our radar up until this point and so we didn’t really know any of his songs – we needn’t have worried though,…

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Five Go to Just So! 2019 Festival Review

Just So 2019 will go down in history, maybe because it was the 10th birthday of the now well established festival, but mainly because it was the year of ALL THE MUD! It certainly was NOT for the faint hearted! I‘ll quickly explain that this was our first time at Just So…and, did the conditions…

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Five Go into the Woods: Timber Festival Review 2019

This weekend marks 3 weeks since we experienced the delights of Timber Festival and 3 weeks until we fully immerse ourselves in our next Wild Rumpus adventure at Just So. But before you start to hate me too much, I’ll crack on and tell you all about how we got on at Timber. For those…

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Five Go Large! HappyFace Family Rave.

What do you usually do on a Sunday afternoon, maybe have a snooze on the sofa? A stroll in the countryside, or perhaps sit down to a huge roast dinner with the family? Well, on Sunday 9th June we decided to go RAVING! Show me Love Me and the hubby are; by our own admission,…

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Five Go for a Grand Day Out! Wallace & Gromit’s Musical Marvels

We had been looking forward to this for a while now, but the day was finally upon us. I had it planned out in detail. That morning I let James sleep in as late as possible before getting him up and ready to take Stanley to pre-school. I successfully got James to take an afternoon…

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The Boy in the Bubble: The Uncle Bubble Mega Loop

Everyone loves bubbles don’t they? I prefer mine chilled and in a glass, but I happen to know two little boys who like to chase and pop them, make beards from them in the bath and wave a wand and watch them fly high into the sky. And, don’t get me started on the amount…

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