Days Out

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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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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Family Day Out To Chessington In Pictures

I have wrote about adventures to Chessington World Of Adventures twice before; our first experience was of their Howl-oween event three years ago now, and the second time was last year for the opening of the new Gruffalo River Ride which had replaced the much loved Bubbleworks. So for this post about our recent trip to Chessington I thought I …

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Tips For A Family Day Out At Paultons Park & Peppa Pig World

Half term sort of didn’t happen for us. We only had the girls for three and a bit days. They got to spend some much needed time with their Grandparents in Essex leaving Hubby and I to relax and enjoy some peace. When they returned we decided to head to our favourite theme park for some family time. What we …

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Dinosaurs In The Wild VIP Launch Event London

Months ago my Mum booked tickets to go to the Dinosaurs In The Wild experience in London. I got an invitation to the VIP Launch event which was happening the day before my Mum was due to take my girls. I decided to send her on my behalf so this post includes photos taken by my Mum, she gave me …

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Our Historic Chatham Dockyard Day Out

He doesn’t like too much fuss so I’ll make this part brief, but my brother turned 18 years old last Saturday. Honestly, I have no idea how my not-so-little brother is officially an adult now. I remember when he was born, I adored him instantly especially as he gifted me a Furby. We had lots of fun growing up. To …

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A Chilly Winters Walk

One of my goals this year is to document my personal life better than I did last year. I want to document every little moment. I’m not entirely sure if it will always be a diary style post, maybe just pictures or a mixture of the two but it’s important to me to go back to the very beginning and …

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#BLOGMAS Day 20 – Santa’s Grotto At Coolings Nature Trail

I didn’t think that my little family had many traditions. Things that we do each year especially around Christmas time. But it turns out that we do have some. One of those is the Santa’s grotto at the Green & Pleasant Nature Trail near our home. It’s actually my mother in law who books this grotto for the girls. It’s …

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#BLOGMAS Day 7 – My Favourite Grotto Experiences

We are a week in to the whole blogmas thing. I hope you are enjoying the posts I’ve created so far and will keep coming back this Christmas season. So I’m sure a lot of you have already booked to see Santa, we’ve already seen him three times already this year but I wanted to share my very favourite grotto …

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