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  • Peppa Pig's Surprise

    An afternoon out to see Peppa Pig’s Surprise

    Last Sunday, Hubby and I took Olly to the New Alexandra Theatre in Birmingham to see his first ever show, Peppa Pig’s Surprise. Being the sly Mama that I am, I didn’t tell Olly…

  • Exploring Packwood House with National Trust

    Earlier in the week, we drove over to Packwood House, a National Trust property in Warwickshire, to explore the timber framed Tudor manor house dating back to the 16th century. There’s lots to see…

  • Living Arrows 2015 – Week 21

    Living Arrows – Week 21 “You are the bows from which your children as living arrows are sent forth” Life in our house this week has been very emotional. We said a sad goodbye…

  • Easter Fun at National Forest Adventure Farm

    We began the Easter holidays with a fun filled day at one of our favourite local attractions, the National Forest Adventure Farm in Burton-on-Trent, Staffordshire. We have been to the farm on a number of…

  • Living Arrows 2015 – Week 6

    This weekend has been fun. It was Little Mr’s birthday weekend (he turns two years old in the week) and we wanted to spend some time as a family having some fun. On Saturday,…

  • All aboard the Santa Special at Chasewater Railway

    Today, hubby and I took Little Mr to Chasewater Railway which is a light railway over in Staffordshire. I’m really fond of Chasewater, a Country Park with a reservoir, as it’s near where my…

  • Picking a Pumpkin or two at Hatton Country World

    Last week we were invited back to Hatton Country World in Warwickshire to pick a pumpkin or two at their annual Pumpkin Week. We took along Little Mr and our 6 year old nephew…

  • A day out at Grand Designs Live, Birmingham

    Last weekend, my Sister and I were invited along to Grand Designs Live, Birmingham at the NEC, by Ekornes Stressless. I have been to the show in London a few years back, so was looking…