Spending a Mummy and Olly-day together

I don’t work Fridays and prior to Olly starting pre-school, our Fridays together would be my absolute favourite day of the week. It had the promise of a lazy lie in, a day to get all the little bits and bobs done, appointments scheduled and…

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Camping under the stars in Lincolnshire

It’s been a week already since we came home from a week camping under the stars in Lincolnshire. Every year, my little family and I join my Parents, Grandparents, Sister and her son on a campsite to spend a few nights under the stars. My…

Five things to do at Dudmaston

Last weekend we drove over to beautiful Shropshire to visit one of the finest National Trust properties in the Midlands, Dudmaston Hall. Dudmaston is a beautiful country house near the village of Quatt, set in acres of rolling hills with views over the Shropshire countryside. The house…

Running through lavender

It was such a lovely day on Saturday we decided to hop in the car and go exploring. When we have a free day or just need some time to ourselves, we like to jump in the car and just drive. I had read about some…

A Sunday afternoon family rave with Big …

A couple of months ago, an email landed in my inbox and it was for something quite different. It was an invitation to a family rave with Big Fish Little Fish. At first I wasn’t so sure but after speaking to my music loving hubby, he…

Enjoying Easter fun at National Forest Adventure …

On Easter Sunday, we took a drive over to Burton-on-Trent to visit the National Forest Adventure Farm. We’ve been to the farm on a number of occasions over the last couple of years and have always enjoyed it. There’s always lots to see and do…

Olly’s top ten things to do …

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…