Family fun at Flywheel Festival

Family fun at Flywheel Festival

Two years ago whilst I was in the midst of the Britmums blogging conference, Monkey and his Dad went to a new local event.  They loved it and Monkey raved about it for months afterwards, telling me I had to go the next year.  So I did, and yes, they… Continue reading »

Trying something new with the Decathlon 20 for 20 deal

Trying something new with the Decathlon 20 for 20 deal

Family time is precious and for us, we only get that on Sunday’s.  At time of year, when the weather has taken a turn for the colder and the days are getting darker, getting outdoors together is even more precious. We’ve been trying something new with the Decathlon 20 for 20… Continue reading »

A family trip to Hollywood Bowl Oxford

A family trip to Hollywood Bowl Oxford

Tem pin bowling has been Monkey’s choice for a birthday party treat for the last few years. Every time we go, we say we must go more often.  We aren’t very good at keeping that promise!  Time to change that with a family trip to Hollywood Bowl Oxford. Previously known at Bowlplex,… Continue reading »

Half term fun at Brewers Fayre

Half term fun at Brewers Fayre

I don’t know why, but this term seems so much shorter than last term.  The holidays are approaching fast.  If you are looking for ideas to occupy the kids, whilst giving you a bit of relaxation time, then it might be worth thinking about some half term fun at Brewers Fayre…. Continue reading »

Forestry Commission fun at Westonbirt Arboretum #weloveforests

Forestry Commission fun at Westonbirt Arboretum

There’s nothing Monkey loves more than jumping around in muddy puddles, running through the trees and just being outdoor.  We love going on nature hunts and will walk for miles when we go off on an adventure.  With the autumn leaves looking at their most majestic at the moment we… Continue reading »

Abbey Pumping Station Museum #CountryKids

Abbey Pumping Station Museum

Back in the summer Monkey and I were staying in Leicester.  We’d visited the National Space Centre first thing, but Monkey got really spooked with dark downstairs display area.  It soon became clear we wouldn’t be spending as much time at the museum as I’d hoped. After we’d paid our… Continue reading »