The Me and Mine Project {May 2017}

May has been another busy month for us. We’ve had weekends away (three in fact; Penkridge, Manchester and Warwickshire) and although it’s been busy we’ve been able to spend some time together which has been lovely. There’s been days out to spot the Gruffalo, a…

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Mister Maker Live // an afternoon of fun …

Yesterday we had the pleasure of going to see Mister Maker live on tour at The Garrick in Lichfield. Olly is a big Mister Maker fan and has watched the CBeebies show so when we heard it was kicking off the tour at a theatre…

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 as much as we can throughout the year so when we…

Truckfest Peterborough, revving into action in April

*An awareness post Family day outs can come in all shapes and sizes. From relatively tranquil escapes within countryside estates to fast and furious adventures in theme parks and fun fairs, there’s no steadfast rule as to what makes a great family day out. If…

An afternoon of family fun at Hollywood …

Last Sunday, we were invited over to Hollywood Bowl Birmingham for an afternoon of tenpin bowling. Olly was very excited as he had never been before. It’s something we’ve wanted to take him to enjoy but never got the chance to do. Along with his Aunty…

All Aboard The Polar Express at Telford …

Last year we introduced Olly to the film, The Polar Express and it was one of the first films he watched the whole way through. He was completely mesmerised by it so when I saw that Telford Steam Railway were doing a Polar Express Christmas…

It’s beginning to look a lot …

At the weekend, we drove over to Drayton Manor to enjoy their Magical Christmas event. I had heard lots of wonderful things about the event and couldn’t wait to see how the theme parked looked with all the Christmas decorations up, the twinkly lights glowing…