Travel

Num Noms UK Series 5 Launch Party

It’s always a little bit exciting when you get invited to a Num Noms UK Party in London and that’s exactly where we headed during half term last week. It was a party to celebrate the launch of series 5 Num Noms in the UK. We caught a train, it was the first train after rush hour time so we …

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Animals Of The Ice Age At Howletts

We’ve had the pleasure of visiting Howletts several times now with family and by ourselves including an overnight stay at Port Lympne. We were recently contacted to see if we fancied another day out to see their new attraction; Animals Of The Ice Age. We picked a day with beautiful weather luckily. The journey was relatively smooth sailing, the girls …

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New Rides At Peppa Pig World Paultons Park!

Our favourite family theme park is most definitely Paultons Park and there’s no secret about it. We love the variety of things available. We recently received a Royal Invitation to the Grand Preview Days of the two new rides in the Peppa Pig World part of Paultons Park. The girls were thrilled. Sadly P1 was still suffering with chickenpox so …

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Taking My Grandad To Kent Life

Firstly I wanted to thank everyone for all of their well wishes regarding my Grandad. I haven’t updated on here for a while but he’s doing ok! Currently he’s been living with my Mum, still has a catheter attached and has no vision back in his right eye despite laser treatment. He worried me, he still does, but every day …

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Little Tikes Big Outdoors In Hyde Park

We recently received an exciting invitation for a play date with Little Tikes in Hyde Park. The event was to celebrate the release of the new Little Tikes Fun Zone products that are perfect for the coming summer. We’d already got to experience the Fun Zone Drop Zone and was really excited to take a look at more of the new range. …

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Our Last Day – IOW 2018

Last days are always bittersweet. I always get butterflies and nerves. Anticipation of the reality hitting when we reach our own front door and also the real want to cram as much in for the last few hours as possible. Is packed up most of our bits the night before. It made our more much less stressful which is something …

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Picking Our Own Pearls At Isle Of Wight Pearl – IOW 2018

I can’t believe I’m still writing these posts over two weeks after our actual trip! Life has been crazy which hopefully I’ll get round to writing about soon. I sort of miss my personal blog posts. Finally the sun was shining, typically for our last full day on the island. There was blue skies over our caravan at The Orchards …

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Easter At Blackgang Chine – IOW 2018

Every morning at The Orchards Holiday Park feels relaxed and slow, such a contrast to normal life at home. On our Wednesday morning we got to meet the lovely lady that was hosting us at the holiday park before heading out for a day at Blackgang Chine. I talk about it all of the time, Blackgang Chine is our absolute …

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Carisbrooke Castle & JR Zone – IOW 2018

It was a rather windy and wet night at The Orchards Holiday Park. It definitely made getting ready for the day much harder than it would have if it was warm and bright. Breakfast was fed to the girls as usual – usual being three different breakfast options and then we headed out of the holiday park for another day …

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Our First Festival – Monstrous Family Festival!

I have never ever been to a festival. There I said it. But I am super excited that we are booked to attend a brand new family festival called Monstrous this summer. The event, which will take place at the award-winning Printworks venue in London. It will host over seven fantasy worlds full of fun for all the family. Zones …

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How to Keep Kids Entertained This Summer

With longer days, and higher temperatures outside it’s about time your family start sketching first summer plans. The capital is an obvious choice if you want to inspire your kids and leave them with plenty of new memories. Although London might not be the cheapest, and given the tourist peak season, difficult to plan for, it goes without saying that …

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His 28th Birthday At Isle Of Wight Steam Railway – IOW 2018

Hubby and I are pretty bad at celebrating birthdays. We rarely get each other cards or presents and honestly birthdays are just like any other day. Only this year, we happened to be waking up at The Orchards Holiday Park for Hubby’s 28th birthday. This year I cooked bacon sandwiches for Hubby to have in bed and the girls woke him up …

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Easter Hunt At Monkey Haven – IOW 2018

Following on from a busy day at Tapnell Farm, I expected to have a nice peaceful nights sleep but it sadly wasn’t. Both P2 and P3 were very unsettled from about 3am onwards. The Easter Bunny didn’t have a chance to bring his treats to the girls so I cracked on with the breakfast. When the girls went back to …

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Easter Fun At Tapnell Farm Park – IOW 2018

We woke pretty early after a full first night of sleep at The Orchards Holiday Park. The birds were singing and the sun rose over the countryside so beautifully. I took the time to cook porridge as requested by P2 and whilst Hubby had a snooze I began to edit the first vlog. Easter Fun At Tapnell Farm Park – …

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Travelling To The Isle Of Wight With Kids – IOW 2018 Day

I fell in love with the Isle Of Wight three years ago now. It’s literally the best UK destination for families with children. It has the perfect mixture of feeling like another country with all the home comforts. If you’ve been, you’ll know what I’m talking about and this is even more evident during summer months. I have eight blog …

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