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  • A day out with Thomas

    When I first saw the advert on the television for ‘A day out with Thomas’ it looked brilliant and I knew I had to get tickets for us all to go. Little Mr is…

    20/09/2014
  • Review: In The Night Garden Live Birmingham

    Yesterday Little Mr and I drove into Birmingham to watch In The Night Garden Live. It’s one of Little Mr’s favourite television shows that he watches at his Grandparents house during the week so I knew…

    13/07/2014
  • A weekend of family fun at Chesford Grange Hotel

    As busy working parents we really appreciate our weekends. They’re precious days to spend time with each other and our Little Mr as our time during the week as a family is limited. We always…

    12/07/2014
  • Sleeping under canvas

    There’s something quite therapeutic about lying under the canvas of a tent with a sleeping toddler beside you whilst listening to the sound of the torrential rain. This is exactly what I did this…

    08/07/2014
  • Family fun at Hatton Adventure World

    On Thursday we enjoyed a family day out at Hatton Adventure World in Warwickshire.  To Little Mr’s delight, we were joined by our six year old nephew so armed with our waterproofs, as typically the half…

    01/06/2014
  • Our Cornish week away

    Last week Team Shilts packed up everything but the kitchen sink and drove 240 odd mile down south to spend four nights in the rolling Cornish hills. It was our Easter getaway and boy,…

    27/04/2014
  • Honk Honk – Team Honk Relay comes to Brum!

    Yesterday the Team Honk Relay came to the Midlands and I was really excited to be taking part in the Birmingham leg of what has been already been an absolutely brilliant event. I had…

    16/02/2014
  • Little Mr’s cake smash

    Yesterday, as Little Mr turned one, we transformed a corner of our bathroom into a mini photo shoot studio for his first birthday cake smash. I had attempted to make him a cake myself…

    11/02/2014
  • Preparing for baby’s first cake smash

    I’ve just spent the last three hours baking a giant chocolate cupcake as a trial run for Little Mr’s birthday next weekend. Luckily, I’ve arranged for a very talented friend to make his first…

    02/02/2014