Category: Family

Family, Lifestyle

Top 5 Favourite Games For Children

We love playing games as a family and have quite the selection. I find it a brilliant distraction if the children are a bit wired and need that calm time without being plugged into a tablet. I thought I would share our top 5 favourite games which we have been playing on repeat.   DOBBLE …

Family, Lifestyle

Chickenpox – Remedies That Worked For Us

Chickenpox hit our household just before Christmas. I have to say, trying to diagnose the pox was the second most trickiest thing, the first was wondering whether I was actually in labour, contractions were hard to figure out. So what were the first signs of the pox? SYMPTOMS The first I would say was the …

Family, Lifestyle

Bah-Humbug to Elf On The Shelf Gifts & Christmas Eve Box

Elf On The Shelf – I am no Scrooge, I absolutely LOVE Christmas anyone who knows me knows I am Mrs Christmas. However, this Christmas is going to be a little different to Christmases past. We only started the Elf on The Shelf tradition a few years ago, up until then the children hadn’t even …

Family, Lifestyle, Review

Children’s Christmas Stocking Fillers Gift Guide 2019

I can hear the faint jingling of festive cheer and Christmas sparkle. Time to start thinking about gifts for loved ones and all that Christmas food – yum yum! This year I am bringing you an amazing array of gift ideas for the little people in your lives. I think buying gifts for a stocking …

Family, Lifestyle, Travel

Christmas Days Out In Devon & Somerset

Last year was all about our move to Somerset, it had over-taken everything. When we moved in September Christmas plans were the last thing on our mind, we were in a new area making our usual festivities unfamiliar. We had a wonderful time though getting settled into our new home and Christmas was still full …

Family, Lifestyle, Travel

Sail With Santa, Stuartline Cruises Exmouth

A couple of years ago we were wondering how to celebrate the festive season with the children. We usually pop to Otter Nurseries as it is such good magical fun, but we decided to give Sail With Santa a go. Sail With Santa is located down on the beautiful Marina in Exmouth, hosted by the …

Family, Lifestyle

**WIN** TICKETS TO SEE THE RAILWAY CHILDREN AT TAUNTON’S BREWHOUSE THEATRE THIS CHRISTMAS

Believe it or not I’ve never been to the theatre. It has been on my bucket list for a while now and I am so excited to finally be able to go and see a show. I have been very kindly invited to watch the heart warming musical adaptation of The Railway Children which is …

Diet / Fitness, Family

Autumn Gluten Free Slow Cooker Chicken Stew

I am so so excited to share this recipe with you all, it is possibly one of the best stews I’ve ever made (what a statement) – this is a perfect warm comforting meal for Bonfire Night! INGREDIENTS * Chicken Thighs * 3 x Carrots * 1 x Onion * 1 x Leak * 2 …

Family, Travel

Luxury Glamping At Loose Reins, Dorset

My ideal getaway is escaping the hustle and bustle of daily life, switching off and spending time together as a family. I’m talking real quality family time not peering over your phone at the kiddies whilst they play. Earlier this year we were extremely fortunate to have been invited to the Spirit Riding Free Playmobil …

Family, Lifestyle

Gluten & Milk Free Chocolate Twists

It’s no secret we love baking in our house, especially at the weekend when we are stuck for an activity to do. Unfortunately this weekend Charlie was struck down with a sickness bug so we were housebound. Amelie and myself decided to see what ingredients we had in the cupboard and put our creative chef …