Flitter, Flutter, Butterflies

What an awful day it was yesterday weatherwise!  Rain, rain and more rain 🙁 Luckily Monkey and I had already decided on an indoor trip out with a special family friend.  I’d ordered some Days Out Vouchers with my Tesco Reward points, we picked our friend up en route and… Continue reading »

We’re going on a …… Snail Hunt

As you know from an earlier post I grew up being inspired by my father to love nature and appreciate the world around me.  I always try to point out animals, birds and insects etc to Monkey whenever we are off on our travels and on our pre-school walks we… Continue reading »

Choo Choo – off to Didcot Railway Centre we go

It’s Bank Holiday Monday and the sun is shining!  We love Steam Trains in this house as we discussed in a previous post.  So today we decided to visit Didcot Railway Centre, being a Bank Holiday weekend it was going to be a Gala Weekend with lots of running steam… Continue reading »

A lovely day at the Palace …… watching the Jousting

As you’ll know from a previous post we love Blenheim Palace and visit regularly with our annual pass.  We were there on Thursday enjoying the sunshine in the Pleasure Gardens, digging for treasure in the sandpit, pretending to be real Monkey’s climbing over the wooden climbing frame and taking a… Continue reading »

Twit Twoo! Off to the Falconry Centre we go …..

As you will know from my previous post we love Millets Farm Centre, the last time we visited I noticed that they were going to be opening a new Falconry Centre on 4th May.  We love birds, so I made a note in my diary and planned to visit today,… Continue reading »

Hi Ho, Hi Ho It’s off to the Farm we go

Friends have been recommending we try Cotswold Farm Park for ages, we ran out of weekend’s last year, so we finally decided to go last weekend while Daddy P was off for a few days.  He’s also a big fan of BBC Countryfile and was rather interested to learn that… Continue reading »

Simple things – feeding the ducks

What a lovely day it’s been today – sunshine 🙂 Firstly we got together with some of our NCT group for a play session, and also to wish a little chap happy 1st birthday for tomorrow.  He’s the eldest of our second generation kiddies – where HAS that year gone!!!… Continue reading »

A trip to a waterfowl sanctuary

Today Monkey and I picked up my eldest niece and off we went, wellies on foot to the Water Fowl Sanctuary and Children’s Farm to see what we could find. We started off inside being introduced to some of the newest members of the sanctuary …. Then off we went… Continue reading »

A day out in the ….. SUNSHINE :)

Hasn’t the weather been lovely today?  Sunshine all the way, just makes you feel so much better about everything. We’d made plans to meet friends for the day while both Daddy’s were hard at work, so I was expecting rain, clouds and freezing wind – what a surprise to have… Continue reading »

We won a trip to Legoland – a nice Easter present

I was so thrilled when we won a trip to Legoland Windsor to see a screening of the all new LEGO® Hero Factory Brain Attack – thanks to a competition hosted by ChelseaMamma.  I’d been to Legoland years ago with my Mum not long after it opened, so was looking forward… Continue reading »