Fruit Picking at Millets Farm Centre

Summer is here, and it is glorious. The children are loving embracing the outdoors and celebrating having much desired time off school. The summer is going to be a adventurous time for us, we plan on being busy. Our first excursion was to the delight that is Millets Farm Centre to pick our own fruit […]

Thrifty Holidays: London Town

The summer holidays are upon us and it is challenging to be thrifty when the children are constantly around.This weekend, my children wanted to go to London which can often end up being very expensive.However, I agreed, on the promise that all I would spend would be my train fare…Top TipsBefore going on any day […]

Bingo video highlights the question we should all ask … “was she worth it?

Featured Post In every stage of our life we must ask ourselves a series of important questions – most notably, whether certain decisions were worth it. This is especially true in the world of finance where any expenditure we make needs to be justified to ensure that we’re not needlessly wasting money and this great […]


Are you the UK’s most outgoing family who has fun and deserves a holiday? Choice Hotels is offering a once in a lifetime opportunity to star in its new promotional video and get to stay for four nights in Blackpool for free! We recently reviewed the Cliffs hotel, and had an amazing time.  You can […]

Reasons to visit London

London is a fantastic city. It caterings for the young and old, the cultured and the trendy.  It celebrates a rich history than seems to span eternity, and has a nightlife that never sleeps. I could give you reason after reason to visit London and ideas of places to stay and sights to see.  However […]

A weekend in Stratford upon Avon

We have visited Stratford Upon Avon twice this year already and it is swiftly becoming a favourite place of mine.This weekend the whole family gathered together to celebrate my older siblings fortieth birthday, so seven adults and five children took to Shakespeare’s land to celebrate in style.The fact that Britain was bathed in a heatwave […]

Luxury Holiday Hotspots

We work hard all year, so of course we deserve a little luxury from our well deserved holiday. So if you’re looking for a luxury break, why not consider a few of these destinations: The Caribbean The Caribbean comprises more than 700 islands, reefs and cays. Surrounded by crystal clear sea and with fine white […]

Win a family pass to Lollibop 2014

We love Lollibop, and find it an incredible day out with fun for all the family.  We are counting down the days to August 15th in our house (till we see Justin and Mister Maker again), and we are very excited to announce that you can try and win a family ticket to join us […]

Welcome back to Tom and Jerry

Some things can easily evoke a sense of nostalgia in me.  The sight of black jacks in the sweet shop remind me of running up northern streets with a darkened tongue, playing with all my might. Skipping ropes make me want to stay out after dark jumping in time to a chant, and whenever the […]

How to eat Paleo for a week…..

The idea Paleo seems a bit baffling at first, and certainly since I announced my dietary change, I have been asked many a time ‘what do you eat?’. The answer is easy, simple, clean food. This week, Morrison’s asked me to shop and eat – two of my very favourite things to do in life, […]