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A Tudor Pageant At Dover Castle

I feel so ashamed that I’m only just writing about our Dover Castle trip. It feels like this happened such a long time ago. I’m definitely playing a huge catch up over here on my blog. We signed up to be members of the English Heritage over the Easter holidays whilst in the Isle Of Wight visiting Carisbrook Castle. Sadly …

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Spontaneous Road Trip To Camber Sands Beach

I have really struggled to find the time to edit photos and write about our days out this summer, so I can only apologise that even though it’s back to school and Autumn is definitely round the corner I am uploading lots of summery posts from the school holidays. I thought we’d start with our trip to Camber Sands Beach. …

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Our Scrapbook Summer Holidays 2018 – Week 5

It’s been a week much like the previous one, with a lot of time spent indoors. Each day we’ve taken a quick trip out to the shops mainly or to a local park. Hubby and I have been very preoccupied with giving this blog a little refresh. I have had to (and still am) go through all of my posts …

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Family Day Out To Godstone Farm & Giveaway

Firstly, if you are here for the giveaway hello and I’ve popped it right at the beginning to make it easy for you. However, I’d love to have you stay for a while and read all about our family day out to Godstone Farm. a Rafflecopter giveaway <c/center>A few weeks ago we had the wonderful opportunity to head to Godstone …

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Perfect Summers Day

I spend a lot of the cooler months hiding away, refusing to go out and embrace our British weather but when the sun comes out, ready to warm us all up, I come out of my shell. The summer is my season. Already, even though it’s not technically summer yet, we have been filling our days with outdoor adventures. Even …

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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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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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Finding The Right Time To Book That Family Holiday

It can be tricky to balance the daily running of your home and plan a family break at the same time. Between school, available dates, and the general buzz of a busy household, finding the time to search for the best prices on offer can often seem like a little dose of extra hassle that you just don’t have time …

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Letter To My Princesses 2 – 5 Years

To my Princess 2, It’s your fifth birthday today and I think I’m in slight denial about it. I had picked some nice posed photos of you smiling innocently, but actually these photos speak more about your personality. This past year you have grown in personality. Big changes happened where you went from being a little nursery go-er to a …

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Hosting My First Christmas On Boxing Day

When we moved homes, I was so excited that it was in plenty of time for Christmas. We could finally have a proper sized tree and actually host family. Sadly my MiL has already made plans for Christmas Day with her own in laws so it meant our Christmas was just for us. Instead we decided to host Boxing Day …

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Christmas Day 2017!

We had a very different Christmas this year. In the past we have spent it round other family members houses. This year was the first year we’ve stayed at home and I quite enjoyed the change. It started how every Christmas starts, with opening of presents. We went a little overboard this year. I’m not ashamed about it though as …

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Christmas Eve Birthday 2017!

Christmas Eve in this household is all about my eldest daughter. This little pickle made her early appearance on Christmas Eve nine years ago and since then, Christmas has changed! We put pause to festive plans to celebrate her birthday. She woke up quite early, I asked her to wait a little while for everybody else to wake up. Then …

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My Feelings On Our Last Night At Home

I am writing this sat on the end of P3s bed. There’s the sound of snoring and a sense of peace finally. It’s been a long weekend of lots of tears, tantrums and shouting. We have boxes piled up everywhere ready to throw our entire life into a van and unpack it the other side to start a fresh adventure. …

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Family Travel Tips

Most parents think that the idea of stepping onto a plane full of people hoping to get a nap in before their holidays commence is close to a nightmare. Travel sickness, boredom and tired toddlers can be a recipe for disaster. However, this doesn’t have to be the case. With some careful planning and preparation, travelling with little ones can …

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Our First Experience Of Glamping At Chalke Valley Camping

This summer Hubby put a budget away so that we could go on some mini breaks. It was so exciting to have the chance to pick pretty much anywhere. Hubby randomly decided that Glamping would be a fun idea and found availability at Chalke Valley Camping in Salisbury and so we booked to stay for two nights. Unfortunately the journey …

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