The One With The Post-Christmas Lull

Tweet Have you polished off the mince pies yet? Got room for another turkey sandwich? I’ll bet I can tempt you with a small festive tipple though? Make yourself comfy, and settle yourself down in the post-Christmas lull. Did you have a perfect Christmas Day? Did lunch go without a hitch? Or, like me, did […]

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Happy Halloween! Headless Man Tutorial

Tweet I’m not usually a fan of Halloween (in the slightest, if truth be told) but this year we are taking our children to Lowther Castle and Gardens for their Haunted Halloween event. Amongst the plethora of spectacularly scary activities, such as falconry displays and snot making, ghost hunting and wicked witchcraft, there is the traditional […]

Thankful Thursday #3

Tweet It’s been half term this week, and we were all ready for a break! Naturally this week I am grateful for lie-ins, children who bring me cups of tea, and having chance to chat to my boys over breakfast. Some of the other things I count myself lucky to have experienced are…   Hairdressers Eldest […]

Italy with Children – Camping Ca’Savio

Tweet The last week of May was half term for us, and after months in the planning, we picked the children up from school on Friday, jumped in the car and hotfooted it to the airport to catch an early morning flight to Marco Polo Airport, in Venice, Italy. I was taken to Italy, and in fact […]

A Day and a Night in Leeds

Tweet Last weekend, we were lucky enough to talk my folks into babysitting while Mr and I went on a Yorkshire adventure, spending an afternoon shopping in Leeds before hitting a nice restaurant for dinner, and topping it off with an overnight stay at a posh hotel. After a relaxing drive down, we arrived in […]

Walking at Castle Crag – The Great Outdoors

Tweet I’ve just watched that video – the one that has, ironically, gone viral today, about how much we lose from our lives by being constantly attached to laptops, phones and tablets in the name of “social” media. And yes, blogging can be included in that too. We miss so much, and I am sure […]