Category: Family

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Days Out With Kids: Bear Town, Devon

I realise we have just gone into Lockdown 3 and are homebound, but I really wanted to share a fantastic little gem we visited just before Christmas – Bear Town. Amelie and Charlie received some money from my Mum for Christmas and instead of wasting it on another slime kit or plastic toy, we decided …

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Children’s Stocking Filler Ideas 2020

The second Christmassy gift ideas post for you. This time is stocking fillers, possibly my favourite bunch of gifts to put together as receiving a stocking is so special when you are little. As things are a little restricted still, I have just been picking most of these bits and bobs up during my trips …

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Easy Peasy Chocolate Chip Shortbread Lockdown Cookies

With everyone back in lockdown what else is there to do apart from bake cookies! Although technically, we are on the last day of lockdown today. We had a full on day of cooking last Saturday, we made stew, roast potatoes, the kiddies made their lunch and of course we baked some delicious chocolate chip …

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Christmas Gifts – Children’s Favourites

I cannot remember the last time I posted a monthly favourites post. I was looking back through archived blog posts recently and forgot how much I loved writing about what the children were loving. So I thought I’d bring back the monthly faves, starting with Amelie and Charlie’s list. I also thought as we are …

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Sealife Weymouth #Ascarium

Sealife Weymouth has been on our “To Visit” list for ages. We’ve holidayed in Dorset each October half term ever since Amelie was a toddler. There’s just something about the Dorset coastline that really appeals and I just love the area during Autumn. It just so happened that we were in Weymouth on Halloween this …

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Pumpkin Patch – Jolly Pumpkin PYO, Exeter

Pumpkin Patches were not a “thing” when I was younger. In fact I don’t remember carving pumpkins until quite late on in childhood and even then, there were other Halloween traditions that overtook this. However, times have certainly changed and now instead of picking up a pumpkin with your weekly shop, you can make a …

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Weekend Adventures: Minehead, Ice Creams, Vivary Park & Family Time

Back with a Weekend Adventures post, something I have not published in such a long time. This post was actually from back in June when we were still social distancing and establishments were not fully open. I thought it would be fun to document and look back on. Saturday 13th June It was a slow …

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How To: 5 Minute Crafts For Kids – Fire Breathing Kitchen Tube Dragon

I thought I would share a quick 5 minute craft idea for kids. We have been collecting various cardboard boxes, toilet tubes, egg boxes etc. My two love crafting and getting creative, it keeps them occupied for ages and there is nothing better than getting all the glue, sequins, pom poms and googly eyes out. …

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Life Lately: Coronavirus, Home Schooling & Emotions

Long time, no speak! I’ve wanted to publish a blog post for ages, unfortunately due to the current state of affairs – Coronavirus –  life has been completely flipped upside down. How are we all coping, I hope everyone is well? We are currently on our second week of the Easter holidays, the kiddies have …

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Protect Your Home Against The Spread of Coronavirus With Milton Antibacterial Products

Hand hygiene is one of the most important measures to help prevent germs and disease from spreading. With the spread of coronavirus at an all time high it is paramount that we take every step possible in order to stop the spread of this horrific disease. Milton products have been used and trusted by hospitals …