Category Travel and adventures

A SPECIAL BREAKFAST WITH SANTA

SANTA visits have come on a bit since we were children haven’t they? Gone are the days when you could only meet the main festive man in your local shopping centre or perhaps at primary school if you were lucky. For today, you can meet him in all kinds of places and even over breakfast! Which is exactly what happened to Elsie last weekend (and us!), as we tried out

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REVIEW: THE WITCH THAT COULDN’T DANCE

LIKE so many of you, Elsie and I have been doing all manner of Halloween things this week for half term. On Monday we went pumpkin picking for the first time (which was more fun than I expected!) yesterday we did plenty of Halloween drawings and on Tuesday we made a trip to our local arty place, the Barnsley Civic to see the perfect Halloween performance, The Witch That Couldn’t

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OUR WEEKEND IN LONDON (AND ELSIE’S FIRST TIME IN THE CAPITAL!)

  TWO days after Elsie started school, we made a flying visit to London. To show her some of the sights and catch up with family and friends.

OUR PERFECT SUMMER ENDING WITH OPTIWELL (& A LUXURY FAMILY HOTEL GIVEAWAY!)

AS blogging goes, there have been many highlights for me over the years and my recent trip with Optiwell is most definitely up there. Just a few weeks ago, Elsie and I joined a lovely group of parenting bloggers and kids to stay at a luxury family hotel as guests of Optiwell who organised the special event to give us mamas some much appreciated relaxation as part of their new campaign #ThankGoodness.

MY PAST LIFE REGRESSION EXPERIENCE

UNDER hypnosis, I have ‘seen’ what I believe to be three of my past lives. One which made me sob with unhappiness and two which took me utterly by surprise.

TALKING #BATHBOOKBED WITH ‘SUPERNANNY’ JO FROST

THERE’S not many people who can claim to be an expert when it comes to parenting or childcare. But on Tuesday, I met one woman who absolutely can. One woman who has helped parents across the world get to grips with more tricky parenting dilemmas than you can shake a stick at. The wonderful Jo Frost, AKA ‘Supernanny’. I was invited to an intimate event at ‘The Library’ (a gorgeous

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A SERENE FAMILY HOLIDAY IN UMBRIA, ITALY

I FEEL it is only right that I warn you, that this is an EPIC post. EPIC!! Quite possibly, my most epic yet. So before you begin, you might wanna pop the kettle on, make yourself a decent cuppa and get comfy. Because let me tell you, this post is a biggie. Such a biggie in fact, that it’s taken me almost a full working day just to whittle down

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A BEAUTIFUL STAY IN ‘THE GREEN HEART’ OF ITALY

IT’S hard to believe now that just a couple of weeks ago, I was in Italy with my little family. As I sit here going through the hundreds of photos (!) and look outside my window at another grey day in Blighty, I can only wish I was back in beautiful Umbria enjoying the glorious Italian sunshine. I was sent to Italy by the wonderful Bookings For You. A company

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