Bank Holiday Fun At Drayton Manor

Bank Holiday Fun At Drayton Manor

We couldn’t let the bank holiday go by without a trip to our favourite theme park, Drayton Manor.  If you caught up with …
Our Seaside Adventure

Our Seaside Adventure

That’s it, summer is well and truly over folks.  Once the last bank holiday has passed, autumn starts to creep in doesn’t …
York’s Chocolate Story Review

York’s Chocolate Story Review

There’s nothing like saving the best till last is there, and York’s Chocolate Story was definitely a highlight from our weekend in …
Diggerland Yorkshire Review

Diggerland Yorkshire Review

During our recent weekend holiday break in York, we were lucky enough to be invited to Diggerland in Castleford.  I’ve seen a lot …
Cheap Days Out For All The Family

Cheap Days Out For All The Family

Cheap Days Out All parents will know that feeling of needing to do something with the kids, but not wanting to break the budget. …
Knowsley Safari Park Review (Beware The Baboons!)

Knowsley Safari Park Review (Beware The Baboons!)

We were very lucky on our recent family weekend break to Liverpool to be invited to Knowsley Safari for a day out. None of …
BeBop Fun Event With Toyz World

BeBop Fun Event With Toyz World

Recently Toyz World invited me and my family for a fab day out to play on their amazing BeBop bouncy castles at Hatton Adventure …
In The Night Garden Live Review

In The Night Garden Live Review

We have all wanted to see In The Night Garden Live for a long time now.  The girls both adore the TV show and …
Minions At Tesco

Minions At Tesco

Sometimes Princess and I like to sneak of and get a few hours to ourselves.  She really benefits from having one to one time …
CBeebies Land Alton Towers Resort

CBeebies Land Alton Towers Resort

We were all really excited about being invited to the In The Night Garden Party back in April, as not only did this mean …
The One Where We Met The Skinny Jean Gardener

The One Where We Met The Skinny Jean Gardener

Princess and I have had a busy weekend.  We headed off to Birmingham for an early start at the Sea Life Centre before swinging …
Arboria at Wheee! Festival Nottingham

Arboria at Wheee! Festival Nottingham

You’ve probably gathered that we are not a family who likes to stay indoors and do nothing.  If there is something to see …
It’s Party Time With In The Night Garden #ITNGParty

It’s Party Time With In The Night Garden #ITNGParty

You’ve probably heard this week that we were very excited about being invited to the In The Night Garden Party at Alton Towers.  …
We’re Going To The ‘In The Night Garden’ Party!

We’re Going To The ‘In The Night Garden’ Party!

A few weeks ago a very special envelope arrived at our house.  As soon as I picked it up I knew it had something …
PEPPA PIG’S SURPRISE TOUR 2015-2016

PEPPA PIG’S SURPRISE TOUR 2015-2016

Last year we took Princess along to see Peppa Pig’s Big Splash Tour.  We went with friends, who have a little girl who …
The New Thomas Land Expansion Is Now Open!

The New Thomas Land Expansion Is Now Open!

We had been looking forward to this since we received our invitation.  The opening of the new Thomas Land Expansion had finally arrived and …
#CBEEBIESLIVE: MR TUMBLE’S CIRCUS IS A LARGER THAN LIFE!

#CBEEBIESLIVE: MR TUMBLE’S CIRCUS IS A LARGER THAN LIFE!

If you know anything about me and my family it is that we love Justin Fletcher, Mr Tumble and the CBeebies Live Shows.  We …
Sea Stars At Birmingham Sea Life Centre This Easter

Sea Stars At Birmingham Sea Life Centre This Easter

We were lucky enough to be invited to the launch of the new Sea Stars exhibit at Birmingham Sea Life centre this weekend.  Princess …
Steam Engines, Railways And Toddler Tantrums

Steam Engines, Railways And Toddler Tantrums

With Mother’s Day and Princess’s birthday being so close together I was keen for us to have a day out the whole …
Fleur Darkin’s Innocence By The Scottish Dance Theatre At Lakeside Arts

Fleur Darkin’s Innocence By The Scottish Dance Theatre At Lakeside Arts

We have been buying tickets to go to the Children’s and Families events at the Djanogly Theatre since September last year, and everytime …
Things To Do At Lakeside Arts & Highfields Park Nottingham 

Things To Do At Lakeside Arts & Highfields Park Nottingham 

Spring is finally here.  The sun is shining and the days are slowly getting warmer and longer.  We can all finally start to emerge …
Theatre For Kids: Whatever The Weather

Theatre For Kids: Whatever The Weather

We really love taking the girls to the theatre, it is definitely one of our favourite places to go.  Princess really enjoys it now, …
Visit To Wollaton Park Nottingham

Visit To Wollaton Park Nottingham

Wollaton Deer and Country Park had a new children’s play area installed last the summer and I’ve been wanting to take Princess …
Winter Fun At Stonebridge City Farm

Winter Fun At Stonebridge City Farm

We visit Stonebridge City Farm regularly in the summer but are a little guilty of neglecting it in the winter, when it needs the …
Visiting the BBC Good Food Show #GFSWinter

Visiting the BBC Good Food Show #GFSWinter

Q & A With Justin Fletcher From CBeebies

Q & A With Justin Fletcher From CBeebies

Q & A with Justin Fletcher on CBEEBIES LIVE: Justin & Friends Mr Tumble's Circus
Review: Octonauts Live UK Tour 2014 – 2015

Review: Octonauts Live UK Tour 2014 – 2015

Princess had been looking forward to going to see ‘Octonauts and the Deep Sea Volcano Adventure’ all week.  She knew exactly what day we …
Emily Brown and the Thing at Lakeside Arts Theatre

Emily Brown and the Thing at Lakeside Arts Theatre

This weekend we took a couple of trips to the theatre (because Mummy isn’t ever so good at checking her diary to see …
Swimming With Huggies Little Swimmers

Swimming With Huggies Little Swimmers

I have a confession to make, well I probably have several but for the purposes of this post the one I’m going to …
Our Octonauts Mission at Birmingham National Sea Life Centre

Our Octonauts Mission at Birmingham National Sea Life Centre

As Autumn finally took it’s hold the clan at Zena’s Suitcase headed of to Birmingham to meet up with Peso and Kwazii …

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