Red Kangaroo Trampoline Park – Review

Red Kangaroo Trampoline Park – Review

It was Indie’s birthday at the weekend, so we decided to head over to the Red Kangaroo Trampoline Park in Nottingham to celebrate.  …
Red Dog Saloon Restaurant Nottingham – Review

Red Dog Saloon Restaurant Nottingham – Review

We love the opportunity to pop into town, so when we were invited to review Red Dog Saloon restaurant in Nottingham I knew we …
Cool Things to do in Nottingham (That are Family Friendly too)

Cool Things to do in Nottingham (That are Family Friendly too)

I can’t believe I’ve not written a ‘things to do in Nottingham’ post until now.  I’ve lived in the city for …
Red Riding Hood Review (Lakeside Arts Nottingham)

Red Riding Hood Review (Lakeside Arts Nottingham)

We are huge fans of the Lakeside Arts Djanogly Theatre in Nottingham so we couldn’t wait to see this year’s Christmas performance, …
Disney on Ice Dream Big Review

Disney on Ice Dream Big Review

Hello Friends! Did you enjoy my Disney Princess Sing and Sparkle Ariel Doll Review yesterday? Well, I’ve got even more things Disney to …
Where To See Santa in Nottinghamshire

Where To See Santa in Nottinghamshire

Are you looking for places to visit Father Christmas in Nottinghamshire? If that is the case this is a great list to visit Santa …
Did You Know Disney On Ice presents Dream Big is Coming to Nottingham

Did You Know Disney On Ice presents Dream Big is Coming to Nottingham

I’ve been keeping a little secret from Indie and Brook.  Very soon they are going to see Disney On Ice presents Dream Big …
Eden Hall Spa Day Review: Time To Sparkle

Eden Hall Spa Day Review: Time To Sparkle

Relaxation isn’t always easy, especially when life gets busy with work and family.  This is exactly why a visit to Eden Hall Day …
Best Spa Days & Breaks in (and around) Nottingham

Best Spa Days & Breaks in (and around) Nottingham

Spending a day or weekend even at spa, free from distractions, is one of life’s simple pleasures as far as I’m concerned.  …
Best Things to do in and around Nottingham for Christmas 2018

Best Things to do in and around Nottingham for Christmas 2018

We have been putting together our plans for things to do in Nottingham for Christmas and we soon realised there are lots of events …
The Best Things to do in (and around) NOTTINGHAM for HALLOWEEN 2018 – Family Edition

The Best Things to do in (and around) NOTTINGHAM for HALLOWEEN 2018 – Family Edition

We have been putting together our plans for things to do in Nottingham for Halloween and we soon realised there are lots of events …
OVO Cirque Du Soleil Review

OVO Cirque Du Soleil Review

You guys already know that we love live shows.  It will come as no surprise then that when I was asked if I’d …
Bing Live: Preschool & Early Years Theatre Review

Bing Live: Preschool & Early Years Theatre Review

When we heard that Bing Live was going to be coming to the Royal Concert Hall in Nottingham I knew I wanted to take …
Bar + Block Steak Restaurant Review (Nottingham)

Bar + Block Steak Restaurant Review (Nottingham)

There are lots of places to eat in Nottingham but if you really like steak you might want to check out Bar + Block on …
What The Lady Bird Heard Live Review

What The Lady Bird Heard Live Review

Over recent years, going to the theatre has become more and more accessible to children.  I love taking the girls to see a show, …
The Calcutta Club Nottingham (Restaurant Review)

The Calcutta Club Nottingham (Restaurant Review)

What makes for a memorable restaurant in your book?  Is it a warm and friendly welcome?  Perhaps it’s the comfortable dining experience?  I’…
Celebrating Shopping Local in Nottingham

Celebrating Shopping Local in Nottingham

Nottingham is an incredibly unique city in that it is brimming with independently owned shops and businesses.  In some areas,  you will probably find …
A Brilliant Christmas Night Out With Bierkeller Nottingham

A Brilliant Christmas Night Out With Bierkeller Nottingham

I’ll be the first to admit that I don’t go into town as much as I used to.  In fact it’s …
Eden Hall Spa Day Review (What To Expect)

Eden Hall Spa Day Review (What To Expect)

As you might already know, I’m a huge fan of the Eden Hall Spa Day.  When I was given the opportunity to go …
Visit to the Dinosaurs of China at Wollaton Hall in Pictures

Visit to the Dinosaurs of China at Wollaton Hall in Pictures

Weekends at home do not need to be dull, and you can always find an attraction or exhibit close to home that the whole …
Rediscovering Family Fun at Rushcliffe Country Park

Rediscovering Family Fun at Rushcliffe Country Park

Rushcliffe Country Park is definitely our favourite place to take the kids near to our home, but it dawned on us today that we …
Cosmo Restaurant Nottingham (Family Dining Review)

Cosmo Restaurant Nottingham (Family Dining Review)

When thinking about where to take the kids to eat, I am a huge fan of buffet style restaurants with good quality food and …
The Perfect Family Birthday With The Pizza Express Spring Menu

The Perfect Family Birthday With The Pizza Express Spring Menu

Birthdays aren’t complete unless you are having fun with family and friends.  It also helps if they feature pizza and prosecco.  I think …
Family Friendly Dining With Las Iguanas

Family Friendly Dining With Las Iguanas

Las Iguanas invited us to their restaurant in Nottingham this week to check out the new menus, including what’s on offer for kids.  …
Fun at Beanbag Music Club Royal Concert Hall Nottingham

Fun at Beanbag Music Club Royal Concert Hall Nottingham

A few weeks ago, the girls and I were invited to the Royal Concert Hall in Nottingham to find out what the Beanbag Music …
Mind Blowing Night Out With Cirque Du Soleil

Mind Blowing Night Out With Cirque Du Soleil

I have wanted to know what a show like Cirque Du Soleil is like for a long time, so when I got the chance …
Beasty Baby  – A Christmas Play For Children

Beasty Baby – A Christmas Play For Children

We love to take the children to the theatre, and we are especially fond of going to the Djanogly Theatre at Nottingham Lakeside Arts.  …
What Is Frozen Disney On Ice Like? Review

What Is Frozen Disney On Ice Like? Review

I don’t know how I did it, but I managed to keep it a secret from the girls that they were going to …
Disney On Ice Presents Frozen in Nottingham For The First Time

Disney On Ice Presents Frozen in Nottingham For The First Time

How excited are we that the number 1 animated movie of all time is finally making an appearance here in Nottingham at the Motorpoint Arena?  …
Our Night At Marvel Universe LIVE! & Tour Review 

Our Night At Marvel Universe LIVE! & Tour Review 

My husband and I were lucky enough to be invited to the opening night of the UK tour of Marvel Universe LIVE! and what …

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