Tag Archives: Car

A Cave Tour At Poole’s Cavern

Last days of holidays are the worst. You are sort of excited to get home to your own comforts but it’s bittersweet to leave somewhere that you have created many memories at. Pinelodge Holidays Darwin Forest was exactly that place for us. A real treasure with so much going on and a truly cosy place to settle down in the …

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Blown Away At Heights Of Abraham

I love mornings when we are on holiday. It’s just the best feeling to be less hectic and needing to be somewhere at exactly the right time. Staying at Pinelodge Holidays Darwin Forest allowed us to still feel like that even though we had lots planned to visit. On the Wednesday, and half way through our holiday in the Peak …

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Family Holiday To Pinelodge Holidays Darwin Forest

Back in the summer last year we headed to BBC Countryfile Live for the first time. Whilst there we enjoyed scorching weather and the opportunity to chat to lots of different brands. A few months later we were kindly offered the chance to head to the Peak District and stay with Pinelodge Holidays. This post is a dedicated review of …

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Little Tikes Fun Zone Drop Zone Review

I completely appreciate that we’ve just come out of a pretty frozen spell of snowy weather. That it’s still floating around the 5-8degree mark most days. On Friday temperatures hit a whopping 12degrees and there wasn’t a chance in hell that I’d not take full advantage of the sunshine and put together our new Little Tikes Fun Zone Drop Zone …

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When Will Winter & Spring Finish Their Arguing?

Seriously Spring time, grow some balls and kick this Winter away sooner rather than later. So in case you are not living in the UK, we are currently living in an icy, snowy, winter wonderland yet again. It’s hard to believe that the photos in this blog post were taken on Friday. On Friday, I found myself outside without my …

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The mifold Grab & Go Booster

A few weeks ago we were sent two of the most advanced, compact and portable booster seats in the world, the mifold. Hubby was really excited by this as we have recently adapted our car from a five seater to a seven seater. Our boot seats are actually suitable to be used without a car seat (don’t ask me how …

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Kia Niro 2 Hybrid SUV Family Car Review

I am bringing a completely different review to the mix today. We were recently given the opportunity to experience an extended test drive of the Kia Niro 2 a few weeks ago. Now I am definitely not a car expert but I can drive so I hope that counts for something. We are a family of five with young children …

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Big Family Holiday To The Isle Of Wight – Day Eight

This is the last of our Isle Of Wight holiday posts, which I’m sure you are quite relieved about. There’s a link below so you can find all of them in one place if you fancied a recap and also a link with the IOW video playlist. I had tried to extend our trip by changing the time of our …

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Top Tips for Older Learner Drivers

Whilst many people learn to drive and pass their driving test as soon as they possibly can, others simply can’t afford the luxury. Whether you had driving lessons as a teen or young adult, failed your driving test years ago and never bothered trying again, or have simply never got round to learning to drive, trying to pass your driving …

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5 Important Things To Remember For Your Big Day

The weeks of taking lessons, practicing what you’ve been taught, learning your Highway Code and preparing for the driving theory test is about to hopefully pay off. The next step is to pass your practical driving test to enjoy the freedom and independence driving affords you.  Being prepared both physically and mentally is the key to giving yourself the best …

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Children Explain ISOFIX With Britax

Becoming a new parent brings you so many responsibilities. One of the most important things is keeping your child safe at all times. I remember finding car seats such a difficult thing to get my head around. So many technical words to understand and the actual fitting of a car seat such a stress. ISOFIX was something that confused the …

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Do You Have Road Rage? Take The Quiz

Road rage is something that I think that all road users must have, even if it’s just a tiny bit, my Hubby used to be very hot headed behind the wheel but thankfully that has mellowed down a lot over the past year or so. I love this little quiz about road rage, I’d love to know how you got …

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Nuna REBL Car Seat Review

It can get a little confusing when you have a baby. All the different products, technologies and safety requirements that come from the responsibility of having a baby. I remember when P1 was born and I wasn’t allowed to leave the hospital without the nurses checking that she’d been safely fitted into her car seat. Things have changed slightly since …

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“Today has been a productively strange day”

Today has been a productively strange day. With P1 away on a double night sleepover with her Great-Grandad, P2 woke up at 6:50am. She snuggled in bed with us for about ten minutes before I took her downstairs for breakfast and some cBeebies. It was a slow morning really, hubby joined us downstairs and we just mooched. Hubby then went …

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