Yearly Archives: 2019

What Is A Universal Orlando VIP Tour Experience Really Like? #6

Three years ago was when we visited Orlando and Universal for the first time. Whilst out there we made close friends with the tour guide that we spent two whole days with whilst on a VIP tour. We had been blown away by it all and desperate to return. Day six of our 2019 Orlando adventures was the day we …

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Planning the Perfect Lake District Getaway

The weather is looking up so naturally, everyone’s thinking about sneaking few days away – but how do you choose where’s the best fit for you? The Lake District has options for everyone from adventure-seekers to those who are just looking for a quiet place to relax, with plenty to do, see and experience on the way. If you’re a …

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Arriving At Cabana Bay & Visiting Universal City Walk #5

It felt a little sad leaving Staybridge as it had been the perfect base for our first few days of adventures in Orlando. During our trip we stayed at four different hotels (five hotel rooms though) and this was our first change over day. I’d planned our itinerary to give us a little bit of a quieter day on this …

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Family Stay at Cabana Bay Beach Resort Hotel

Ever since we first set foot on Universal Orlando Resort in 2016, we fell in love. The girls have asked to go back every single day so getting the news that we would be returning to Universal Orlando was a literal dream come true for all of us. Universal kindly gifted us a six night stay with tickets to the …

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Aquatica Water Park & Going To IHOP For The First Time #4

We’d had a rather late night due to seeing the amazing SeaWorld fireworks and woke up with very sleepy eyes. Luckily we all had a fantastic reason to be up and ready for a day at Aquatica Water Park. Of course the first thing on our agenda was to fill our tummies with the complimentary breakfast at our hotel, Staybridge …

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Crying At SeaWorld Orlando #3

We have been staying at Staybridge Suites Orlando at SeaWorld, it’s literally opposite SeaWorld and SeaWorld is one of my top bucket list places I’ve always hoped to visit. I don’t think I’ve ever felt so much excitement for a day out than I did waking up on Sunday morning, knowing that after our breakfast we would be heading to …

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WonderWorks Orlando & Going to Disney Springs For The First Time #2

I went to bed on our first night feeling like my head was going to explode. We’d been travelling for far too long. Thankfully a full night of sleep at our hotel, Staybridge Suites Orlando at SeaWorld, was all I needed to feel myself again. We were all very excited for the complimentary breakfast. You can see my full review …

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A Couple of Ideas to Help You to Spruce up Your Home

If your home is looking a little tired, but, you do not have the time to redecorate, read on. Below, I share with you a few ways to quickly freshen things up. Implementing most of them won’t cost you a fortune. Sort out your tatty skirting boards Most people’s skirting boards are badly scuffed and dented. Getting down on your …

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Family Stay At Staybridge Suites Orlando at SeaWorld

I’m thrilled to finally be able to share one of the four hotels we stayed at during our Orlando holiday. We paid for one night ourselves and was then kindly hosted for a further three at Staybridge Suites Orlando at SeaWorld. I will be writing a day to day account of our entire Orlando adventure so please keep an eye …

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A Christmas Eve 10th Birthday

This is quite nearly laughable! Freya turned ten years old on Christmas Eve but I’ve only just found some time to share these photos from her special day. Double digits was a huge milestone. I felt a little in denial as her birthday approached. How could I have been a mum for ten whole years! We always let the girls …

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10 Reasons Why You Should Go Camping with Children

Camping is hugely popular in the UK. It’s an idyllic idea – setting off to a woodland or beach, pitching the tent, then immersing yourself in nature, free from the interruptions of everyday life. However, there’s an alternative image of camping, which usually involves lots of rain, frustrated children, and soggy sausages on the barbeque. Sadly, it’s this latter notion …

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A Big Holiday Reveal! We Are Going To Orlando

This is a super exciting blog post for me to create. It’s been in the making I suppose for months and months. I’ve mentioned it on my social media but today is the day I can openly talk about it. That’s the main reason I am writing this, I want to be completely transparent with you all ahead of this …

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Why You Should Plan An Education Vacation

When I book holidays I have to admit that I don’t think about the educational value of the experiences. I really should studies suggest that eight in ten children are more interested in what they are taught at school after an educational holiday, while more than half (59%) of children who go on educational holidays achieve higher grades at school. Travel, …

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Getting Muddy At The Little Welly 2019

We got to take part in something super exciting last weekend. We had been invited to attend The Little Welly in Sevenoaks. The Little Welly is a child’s outdoor child’s obstacle course. With the weather being typically British, we was definitely set for a muddy obstacle course despite it being a lovely sunny Sunday morning. I have previously created a …

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