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  • Blithbury Reindeer Lodge

    The Christmas experience at Blithbury Reindeer Lodge

    Over the weekend, we took Olly for an afternoon of festive fun at Blithbury Reindeer Lodge. Over the last few years, I have heard really good things about the Christmas experience at the Reindeer…

    20/12/2017
  • Pumpkin Essington Farm

    Pumpkin picking at Essington Farm

    October to me means cooler weather, crispy golden leaves underfoot and of course, pumpkins. We haven’t been pumpkin picking for a couple of years so this morning we took advantage of the cool, dry…

    08/10/2017
  • Drayton Manor Theme Park

    5 reasons to visit Drayton Manor Park

    If you’re looking for a fun-filled day out with something for the whole family then Drayton Manor Park in Tamworth, Staffordshire is a good shout. We visited the theme park last weekend and had…

    25/08/2017
  • Summer fun at New Square West Bromwich

    *Advertorial feature Earlier this week we were invited down to New Square West Bromwich to check out what’s on offer for children and families this Summer. Between now and 20th August (11am until 5pm)…

    03/08/2017
  • Birmingham Bears

    An afternoon at T20 Blast // Birmingham Bears

    A couple of weekends ago, we headed into Birmingham to enjoy a game of cricket. We had been invited to watch Birmingham Bears in the T20 blast against Leicestershire Foxes at Edgbaston Cricket Ground.…

    02/08/2017
  • Come and join in the fun at Fox Hollies Family Fun Day

    *A collaborative post in partnership with Fox Hollies  After it’s recent extensive refurbishment, Fox Hollies Leisure Centre in Acocks Green, Birmingham is opening it’s doors for a fantastic weekend of family fun. Join us…

    07/07/2017
  • Gruffalo hunting at Birches Valley, Cannock Chase

    A couple of weekends ago, we headed to our local forestry commission, Birches Valley at Cannock Chase to spend an afternoon hunting for the Gruffalo. We love visiting the forest and try and visit…

    18/05/2017
  • In search of bluebells

    Given the rare occurrence of a dry and sunny Bank Holiday Monday, we knew we should make the most of it. Last Monday, we went to Lodge Hill Bluebells in Yoxall, Staffordshire to have…

    05/05/2017