End of Year 1 for Little Bean - let the summer holidays begin!!

Summer holidays

I don’t remember each school year flying by so quickly when I was at school do you?  This morning marked the end of Year 1 for Little Bean and I feel quite sad about it really.  She has had a really good year at school this year, her teacher has been lovely and has definitely . . . → Read More: End of Year 1 for Little Bean – let the summer holidays begin!!

Summer holidays - Day 2

Summer Holidays 2014

Beanie Boy spent the day at Nanny and Grandads today so I got some of my final ‘must-do’ jobs finished and then had fun playing with this cute little chap.

Beanie Boy had lots of fun there playing with their little dog Georgie and the cats Rupert and Rosie (although Rosie isn’t a massive . . . → Read More: Summer holidays – Day 2

Quarter of today's children spend only 30 minutes outdoors

Ferry Meadows

- New research reveals that the current generation of kids spend the least amount of time outside –

New research[i] commissioned by the National Trust shows that children aged 7-12 spend less time playing outside compared to any other generation.

According to the findings, over half of today’s children (54 per cent) spend less than . . . → Read More: Quarter of today’s children spend only 30 minutes outdoors

Our weekend in pictures - 20/07/14 #OWIP

#OWIP

After a week of glorious sunshine it stands to reason that on the day that we are booked to do Go Ape at Sherwood Pines the heavens would open up and it would pour down with rain and thunder like the Gods were playing ten pin bowling!!

Just a snippet of those photographs though, . . . → Read More: Our weekend in pictures – 20/07/14 #OWIP

Mario Kart 8 for the Wii U

Mario Kart8

Mario Kart has long been our game of choice, it’s the game that Curly always wants to play against Daddy and I (probably because he knows that he can beat us) and it’s the one that the younger Beans have learned to enjoy too but as our ‘leisurely’ gaming family goes we do tend . . . → Read More: Mario Kart 8 for the Wii U

WIN Lollibop Family Pass for a fun packed day out!

Lollibop

If you’ve been reading my blog for a while now you will know that we have been going to Lollibop for a good few years now and always have lots of fun.  This year we were delighted to be selected as Lollibop Official Bloggers and as part of our role we get to run a . . . → Read More: WIN Lollibop Family Pass for a fun packed day out!

Another excellent evening with Russells International Circus!

Russells Circus

It feels like forever since the last time we saw Russells Interational Circus in Market Deeping but tonight they were back for their opening night performance under the Big Top and yet again, they didn’t disappoint.

Russells Interational Circus have been voted Britain’s Number 1 Circus for the last 3 years and what I didn’t . . . → Read More: Another excellent evening with Russells International Circus!

Lollibop announces new literacy area

Lollibop 2014

LolliBop, the UK’s biggest kids festival has announced a brand new fun and lively book area for 2014 – LolliBooks presented by Ladybird and Puffin.

Activity includes:

Mayhem with Dennis the Menace!

Join Steven Butler, author of Diary of Dennis the Menace, for a sneaky peak into the chaotic life of the naughtiest . . . → Read More: Lollibop announces new literacy area

This time last week: Butlins - Getting stuck in!

Butlins

Last Tuesday our day started out really well with a scrummy breakfast at The Yacht Club.  Breakfast is always a meal which goes down well with our Beans and it was great to watch them tucking in.  Curly took charge of drinks and made sure that everyone had what they wanted.  Little Bean was delighted . . . → Read More: This time last week: Butlins – Getting stuck in!

A brilliant birthday (Bank Holiday) weekend . . .

Birthday

I’ve been a little busy of late with a separate project I am working on which is taking up a great deal of my time so I apologise for this post being about a week late!

My Bank Holiday ‘weekend’ officially started on Thursday 1st May.  I always look forward to the May Day Bank . . . → Read More: A brilliant birthday (Bank Holiday) weekend . . .

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