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Adventures at Newmarket Racecourse

Schools out and for many families the summer is just ramping up. I love the summer and all the traditional events and activities it brings with it. Pimms? yes please, BBQ? yes please, Pick Your Own, yes please, Trips to the beach, yes please, Sporting events, yes please!! With a little one in tow we… Continue reading Adventures at Newmarket Racecourse

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Travel Entertainment For 2 Year Olds

It’s holiday season, hurray! First you have to get there though and doing so with children can be a whole new kind of adventure. We are fairly well travelled having taken on several adventures as a couple over the years but we are having to relearn everything when it comes to traveling as a family.… Continue reading Travel Entertainment For 2 Year Olds

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Adventures at Colchester Zoo

As we quickly approach what looks set to be a scorcher of a Bank Holiday weekend I thought I would look back to the early May Bank Holiday and our trip to Colchester Zoo. I always feel like I should be doing something super fun on a bank holiday weekend when too often the reality is you should just stay home, walk to the pub and BBQ or relax because the whole country is also out and about trying to do something

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Easter Adventures at Audley End Miniature Railway

I am still amazed at the incredible weather we enjoyed over the weekend. We wanted to make the most of it so we headed down to Audley End Miniature Railway with friends to see if we could spot some Easter bunnies and go on a train ride! It is one of our favourite places to visit Santa at… Continue reading Easter Adventures at Audley End Miniature Railway

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Mother’s Day isn’t always a bunch of roses

I can’t quite believe this will be my second Mother’s day with my daughter. I promise to stop sharing old posts but this one is still so important to me because, while it may seem odd, Mother’s Day can actually be one of the hardest days for so many women. I wrote it while pregnant… Continue reading Mother’s Day isn’t always a bunch of roses

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A recce in Wilderness

Wouldn’t it be great if there was a festival where you could really escape, let loose, relax and get stretched and pampered mentally, physically and gastronomically?! Well I think this exists, not only that it is family friendly, and if you haven’t heard of it before let me tell you about my trip to Wilderness in Cornbury Park,… Continue reading A recce in Wilderness

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Brilliant books for under 2’s

It is World Book Day today, up and down the country families have been creating book themed costumes and I’d bet a fair amount of gin/wine/beer/whisky was being consumed last night as parents tried to finish last minute costumes or try and come up with something out of loo roll. That will probably be me next year but as my… Continue reading Brilliant books for under 2’s