festival camping essentials

Our festival camping essentials check list

July 16, 2019 admin 0

Earlier this month we attended Cornbury, our very first festival that required on site camping and it’s fair to say we felt pretty clueless as to what to take. However after reading numerous posts, speaking to fellow festival goers, and having experienced festival life first hand we now feel pretty confident that we know what to take and what not to take with us this weekend when we visit Nozstock festival for the first time. […]

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The perfect maternity leggings by Love Leggings

July 15, 2019 admin 0

I am currently 5 and a half months pregnant with my third baby and from about 3 months pregnant my clothes have felt uncomfortable and tight, especially my jeans and trousers. This wasn’t the case with the first two and it took me by surprise as I hadn’t considered moving into maternity clothing so early but I guess every pregnancy is different.   The very first piece of maternity clothing I wore this time round […]

Personalised books by the Beans & Sparks Club

July 12, 2019 admin 0

It is no secret that I am a sucker for a personalised gift, even more so when it comes to personalised books. I just think that they are so beautiful and become gifts that children want to cherish for years, so when I was asked if I would like to review a new personalised book concept called Beans & Sparks Club I obviously had to agree.   The Beans & Sparks Club is a monthly book […]

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Our review of the Cornbury Festival 2019

July 9, 2019 admin 0

We have just got back from our first ever weekend camping festival experience.  After much deliberation and review reading we chose the Cornbury Festival to be our first, based mainly on the fact it had such good write ups when it came to being family friendly, and it was definitely the right choice. We have had the best weekend ever and I urge anyone who is thinking of braving a festival with kids to absolutely […]

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The Carcassonne game review

June 29, 2019 admin 0

This is the final installment of our family game reviews for the Blogger Board Game club and this month we have bee playing a game called Carcassonne, which was designed by a Klaus-Jurgen Wrede. Klaus was born in Meschede and studied music and theology in Cologne where he now works as a high school teacher. He received huge success after designing Carcassone and has since had many other games published.   Carcassonne has a simple strategy […]

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Win 2 tickets to the Coombe Weekender in Coventry

June 28, 2019 admin 1

If you are an avid follower of our blog you will have noticed that we have been talking about festivals quite a lot over the last few weeks as we have started to plan out our summer. Instead of heading off abroad this year we have decided to do a bit of a UK tour and check out a number of family friendly festivals, the Coombe Weekender being one of them.   Coombe weekender will […]

Nozstock, the family friendly festival

June 27, 2019 admin 2

After attending our first family festival earlier this year we have now decided to check out a few others over summer starting with Cornbury at the start of July and then Nozstock from the 18th to 21st July.   Nostock: The Hidden Valley is a family friendly festival at Rowden Paddocks, Bromyard, Herefordshire, and was originally set up by a fun loving family. Now in its 21st year it has grown tremendously and become a […]

Why Coral Island Blackpool is more than just an arcade

June 25, 2019 admin 0

Last week my family and I were invited to Coral Island Blackpool for the day. Having grown up in Blackpool before leaving at the age of 18 my husband and I are always keen to share our memories of our childhood and home town with the boys and so we relished the idea of a day playing in the arcades on the sea front with them. In my minds eye Coral Island was the biggest […]

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5 Effortless Ways You Can Stay In Touch With Your Mother

June 25, 2019 admin 0

No matter how old you get, or how many children you have, you will always be someone else’s child. If there’s one thing I’ve learned from being a mother, it’s that the bond between you and your children is so important. It helps your kids when they have a strong connection with you, and – to be honest – it helps you as well.    So, it’s sad when you get older, become a mother […]

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Getting it done with a comprehensive wedding checklist

June 25, 2019 admin 0

Looking for a wedding arranging checklist?   Are you quick on your feet and make efficient movements all the time?   If you’ve answered both questions with a yes, then you came to the right place. Wedding arranging checklists are all truly valuable, yet they can likewise have huge amounts of additional items that may worry you more than any assistance you get. Regardless of whether you’re arranging a wedding in a quarter of a […]