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What’s in my Happy Box?

Tweet It can be very easy to become preoccupied with the stresses and strains of everyday life, and take the good stuff for granted, even to the point of ignoring the all the fabulous reasons to be happy in favour of … Continue reading

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A Day Trip to Venice (with children!)

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Tweet One of the places I was desperate to visit during our week in Italy was, of course, Venice. The City of Love, made up of over 100 small islands, separated by canals, and linked by bridges, is known the … Continue reading

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Italy with Children – Camping Ca’Savio

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 … Continue reading

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A Day and a Night in Leeds

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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 … Continue reading

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A History of Carlisle

Carlisle Castle

Tweet Carlisle may be an unassuming little city positioned on the Northern edge of England, just 8 miles from the Scottish border,  with claims to fame such as the most promiscuous city in Europe (perhaps Carlisle men just aren’t that … Continue reading

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Playing Catchup with BEDM

Tweet Today, via my lovely sister in law, Amanda, I came across the BEDM hashtag. Being a nosy so-and-so, I wanted to know what it meant, and how I could join in (no-one likes being left out, right?). It turns out BEDM … Continue reading

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2014 Plan – Becoming Awesome

Tweet I got the best diary in the world for Christmas. It’s The Bright Side “Becoming Ruler Of The Universe” diary, and it’s motivating me to take control and have The Best Year. I’ve written off the slight mishap that … Continue reading

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Celebration, Orlando – A Walt Disney World Town

Tweet If you have ever seen The Truman Show, you may have a slight understanding of what it’s like in Celebration, Orlando. Celebration is a town developed and built by Disney, in 1996 and is now home to approximately 9,500 … Continue reading

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Hollywood Studios, Walt Disney World – Review and Tips

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Tweet Day one of the Grand Family Holiday saw a glorious sunrise, and hot air balloons floating by. We had previously decided to have a leisurely day, and not exert ourselves too much after the night before. That said, after … Continue reading

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Orlando and Walt Disney World Family Holiday – The Arrival

Tweet Well, where can I begin in telling you about our amazing Orlando and Walt Disney World family holiday? Extended family holidays have become something of a tradition with us, and over the last few years this annual even has … Continue reading

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