Olly’s top ten things to do at Thomas Land, Drayton Manor

Thomas Land at Drayton Manor is probably one of the most exciting places to be if you’re a train mad pre-schooler like my three year old Olly. On Saturday, we got the chance to explore the park, have a go on some of Olly’s most favourite rides and…

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Me and Mine February 2016

And before you know it, we’re already at the end of the month. Where did February go? It has been a full on month for us all with lots going on at home keeping us busy when we’ve not been at work or at various…

Review: Britax Advansafix II SICT car seat

As Britax Mumbassadors, we were lucky enough to be sent the Britax Advansafix II SICT car seat to review. As a busy family who like to get out and about, we do a fair bit of travelling around the country meaning it’s essential we have…

Making a good first impression with Aura …

They say first impressions count, and I have to say, I agree with them. My blog has taken on a new look since the beginning of the new year and if you’re a regular reader, I hope you love it as much as I do.…

Review: Family dining at Strada Birmingham Mailbox

If you’re looking for somewhere to take the kids out for a treat this weekend, you really can’t go wrong with Strada. We took Olly, our three year old to enjoy a meal at Strada Birmingham Mailbox. With it’s prestigious location, the Italian Strada Birmingham Mailbox…

Let Operation Lard*rse Commence | a guest …

So, I’m back again.  This time, it’s personal.  Not that it wasn’t last time, but today, I am writing to you having made a rather horrifying discovery. But before we get to that, firstly I would like to thank you all for your very kind…

Facing the scales, drawing a line and …

I knew it was going to be a tough one. Facing the scales after two weeks ‘half arsing’ about on plan saw a gain of 5lb. I was expecting a gain, not that much (if I’m honest) but a gain none the less and it’s…