Dog Walking Life with Bramble – one year on . . .

Millets Dog Walking Essentials5

Bramble has been a member of the Mummy Matters family for over a year now and has settled in like a dream, it feels like he has always been here. That’s not to say there haven’t been teething troubles as any owner of pets will know it isn’t always plain sailing and one dog isn’t … Read more

How to Keep Your Kids Entertained Over the Winter Season

children baking

As we are now fast approaching the winter months, no doubt your children will be counting down the days until the festive season. While this time of year is made for children, it can be hard for parents to keep them entertained with schools being off and the weather outside not always being great. Here, … Read more

A postcard from . . . The Lion Bridge, Burghley House

The Lion Bridge

On Thursday afternoon the Beans and I popped over to Burghley House to make the most of the sunshine since we haven’t seen very much of it this week. It was such a mild afternoon that we even managed to go without coats. The beautiful blue sky was a very welcome sight and the fresh … Read more

Gruffalo Spotting, family walks and warm feet {Heat Holders review}

When we visited the Lake District during the Summer holidays we hoped that we would return this week whilst the children were on half term holidays from school. What we hadn’t realised at that time was that we would have a dog, Bram wasn’t on the cards at that point. Fast forward to October Half … Read more

Dog walking tips for the “Great” British outside

Dog Walking

If there’s one thing we can count on in Britain, it’s that we cannot count on the weather! While we all look forward to the summer & some of us the autumn months, we all know we are not necessarily going to see much of the sun or dry weather. When you get a dog, … Read more

Visiting Aira Force Waterfalls, Ullswater

Aira Force

Aira Force is a National Trust site situated on the banks of Ullswater which has been receiving visitors for more than 300 hundred years. Aira Force shows the beauty of nature as the rain from the fells runs into Aira Beck and drops over 65 feet over the falls. The adventure begins . . . … Read more

Who knew a family walk in mud could be so traumatic?

Family walk

Sunday morning here was a beautiful (but freezing cold) sunny morning. We pretty much spent our morning snuggled up at home chilling out which isn’t something we do often. As a family we are always running about here and there, seeing people, doing jobs or getting to clubs/parties/events and the like. This year I want … Read more