legoland discovery centre in manchester

Merlin’s School of Magic at Legoland Discovery Centre in Manchester

August 22, 2019 admin 0

Last week we were invited to LegoLand Discovery Centre in Manchester for their new summer special, Merlin’s School of Magic, which is running until 1st September 2019. For those that don’t already know, Legoland Discovery Center in Manchester is ideally situated at the Trafford centre which means you don’t need to tackle the busy city centre and the parking is free. It is also within working distance of The Sea Life Centre, loads of shops, a […]

Ease the Stress and Anxiety of Parenting

How to Ease the Stress and Anxiety of Parenting

August 21, 2019 admin 0

You don’t have to be a parent very long to learn that it’s no walk in the park. Being completely responsible for the life of another takes a significant amount of emotional, physical, financial, and spiritual effort. The love you have for your children is essentially what gets you through each day. Yet, the reality is that without a proper outlet, the stress of parenting can begin to weigh on you. Here are our top […]

treads school shoes

This year we have opted for Treads school shoes and here’s why

August 18, 2019 admin 1

I don’t know about your kids but mine seem to go through school shoes like you wouldn’t believe, especially my eldest. It doesn’t seem to matter whether we buy their shoes from a well known brand or a high street supermarket, within a matter of weeks they are scuffed and looking messy and within no time at all they have worn away the fronts, or the soles, or both, and need a new pair before […]

Is Stratford-Upon-Avon Butterfly Farm worth a visit?

August 14, 2019 admin 0

Last week the family and I were lucky enough to get the opportunity to return to one of favourite UK destinations, Stratford-Upon-Avon where we once again stayed with the YHA in one of their pods. Having been before we knew the area and what to expect but also wanted to explore somewhere new, so when we got the opportunity to visit Stratford-Upon-Avon Butterfly Farm we thought it sounded like a lovely family attraction.   Now […]

YHA in Stratford-Upon-Avon

Why the YHA in Stratford-Upon-Avon is perfect for families

August 12, 2019 admin 0

It was with great trepidation that we first stayed in a YHA (Youth Hostel Association) property a couple of years ago when I thought they would be dirty, smelly and full of young travelers moving from room to room in the middle of the night or worse yet full of random murderers like on the horror films! Yet we (obviously) lived to tell the tale, loved our stay and have since stayed in various YHA […]

BBC summer social in liverpool

The BBC Summer Social in Liverpool 2019

August 11, 2019 admin 0

This year we have embraced the festival life for the first time, visiting a mix of festivals across the UK including the BBC summer social in Liverpool which we were very kindly invited to. The BBC Summer Social is a two day festival with no camping aimed at families with children 12 and under. As with all the festivals we have visited this year we did lots of research before hand therefore I know first […]

treetop adventure golf in Manchester

Treetop Adventure Golf in Manchester

August 9, 2019 admin 0

A couple of weeks ago we visited Treetop Adventure Golf in Manchester for the first time and here is our review along with a couple of top tips to help you get the most out of your visit. Our experience of Treetop Adventure Golf in Manchester We arrived at Treetop Adventure Golf in Manchester at about 12pm on a school holiday day so it was reasonably busy, however the staff on the till were quick and […]

The Mokee Wool Nest and Mini Pod

July 31, 2019 admin 0

We are currently 5 and a half months pregnant with our third baby having left it nearly seven years since we had our last. This time round has been different in many ways and I am amazed just how much has changed in what I consider a relatively short period of time. For example when we were having both our boys our go to shop for everything baby related was Babys’R’Us which of course no […]

Nozstock festival review

Our Nozstock festival review from 2019

July 29, 2019 admin 0

This year we have been on a few new adventures as we dipped our toes in to the world of family festivals. We started with a one day festival close to home and then tried a few different types of full blown weekend camping festival experiences and boy have we had fun along the way. Our most recent family festival experience was at Nozstock: The Hidden Valley in Herefordshire. Before we committed to any festivals […]

decade of lingerie

Which is your favourite decade for lingerie?

July 26, 2019 admin 0

Like most things lingerie has changed over the years with different decades seeing different styles become more and more popular. However most, but not all, styles of lingerie are widely available even when not seen as the hot picks for the current season, year or decade, enabling people to dress in a style that suits their shape, personality and budget.   When we look back over the #Decadesoflingerie we notice that although styles do change, […]