A visit to the Christmas Tree Carnival

A visit to the Christmas Tree Carnival

I felt like death warmed up last weekend so we cancelled our main outdoors plans as I just wasn’t up to it.  But I had promised my son that we’d make a visit to the Christmas Tree Carnival in town.  So on Sunday that’s what we did as I knew it… Continue reading »

Little Diggers Christmas Grotto at Wyevale Garden Centre Bicester

Little Diggers Christmas Grotto at Wyevale Garden Centre Bicester

The first time we ever took my son to see Santa was at the Bicester Avenue branch of Wyevale Garden Centres.  I can still picture his face as we held his little hand as he wandered around the trail before meeting the big man for the very first time.  Roll… Continue reading »

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 »

An evening at The Angel in Bicester

An evening at The Angel in Bicester

It’s not often I get to go out these days in the evening. With a husband that works over 80 hours a week, a social life is something I’ve almost forgotten!  So when an opportunity arises to have a night out with a friend I tend to jump on it,… Continue reading »

Festive Menu at Brewers Fayre

Festive Menu at Brewers Fayre

I discovered Brewers Fayre when Monkey was quite small, and the Wobbly Wheel, near Banbury, has been a regular haunt for the last four years.  They run a loyalty card scheme and we always seem to rack up our points really quickly, to make a reasonable meal even cheaper.  When… Continue reading »