This towny gives Camping a go for the first time – Can I be converted?

What is my idea of a fun family holiday? Well of course it would be somewhere with entertainment for the kids, good food, a pool and family rooms for us to sleep in, better still an apartment so Paul and I can relax once the kids are asleep. I’m not really fussed where we goRead more

Going on Bear Hunt, a very messy morning! #Countrykids

Having had another week of illness with Harry this time and being housebound for around half of the week we were rather over due for some outdoors family fun. Coming home from School on Friday Emmy desperately wanted to go for an ‘explore’, this is one of her favourite activities – we let her decideRead more

Making the most of the Winter sun #CountryKids

We may have just celebrated Christmas however the sun has been shining and with the amount of food which has been consumed recently the park was calling us.   It’s been a little while since we spend any amount of time outside due to recent illnesses so it was nice to leave the buggy atRead more

I’ve Outdoor Kids #CountryKids

The sun has been shining lots and we have been spending as much time outside as we can. Trampolining, water play, cutting down trees, climbing trees and when the rain did come then of course puddle jumping. They both love being outdoors so much, especially since I go bought them the trampoline – they goRead more

Blowing away the cobwebs

It’s been pretty wet recently, so as soon as the sun came out we were off. It was a little wet underfoot but that was to be expected. We headed to the park equipped with spare clothes, a flask of hot chocolate and a towel to dry the swings and slide. Although the sun wasRead more

A windy weather watching walk

We’ve escaped flooding here, it’s been raining heavily however where we are there isn’t much chance of us flooding. …well I blooming well hope not and we are located near to a Brook so never say never I guess. We have however had it rather easy compared to many I know up and down theRead more

Slugs and Snails and Puppy Dogs tails

“What are little boy’s made of? What are little boy’s made of? Slugs and Snails and Puppy dog’s tails That’s what little boy’s are made of!”  That’s what little boys are made of! Well not in this house they’re not. It’s what Emmy loves to do best. Digging and getting messy, hunting for bugs,Read more

Not your typical bank holiday – wedding, beach, farm and fun

It’s not often you can say it’s been a lovely sunny bank holiday, thankfully it has been. Our weekend started badly with the car breaking down for the 3rd time in a week, thankfully a 7am text to our mechanic saw him on our doorstep an hour and a half later to pick it up andRead more