Family Activities when staying in Devon and the South West

Some of our most memorable family holidays have been those spent in Devon and the South West of England, it’s a happy place for us and one that I wanted to share with my readers. If you strike it lucky with the weather when you visit you could be forgiven for thinking that you have … Read more

Rather nippy at Rutland Water

Rutland Water

Our usual plan of action for New Year’s Day is to go for a lovely family walk but this year the heaven’s opened and it poured with rain all day long so we switched our plans around a little and spent New Year’s day at Ikea looking for new bedroom storage and bed solutions for … Read more

BBC Good Food Show Summer London Reader Discount Offer plus free recipe from Hemsley & Hemsley

BBC Good Food Show

Steal ideas and taste delicious food from the best culinary talent the UK has to offer this year in London at the upcoming BBC Good Food Show Summer! The show will take place at Excel, London on Friday 20th – Sunday 22th May. Doors will be open from 9:00 am – 5:00 pm every day … Read more

When the VIP Beans visited Thomas Land and Drayton Manor

Thomas Land

It was a cold but bright morning as the Beans arrived on the Island of Sodor at Thomas Land in Drayton Manor, they had been invited as special guests of Sir Topham Hat along with other blogger families. Naturally all of the engines were excited to meet their VIPs and show off their skills and … Read more

Grab yourself a last minute bargain . . .

Grab yourself a last minute bargain . . . 1

Oh I remember the days before children when my mind worked a treat, I would happily write on my CV that I was ‘organised’ and a ‘good time-keeper’. I would plan days/weeks ahead, I would do all of my shopping for birthdays and Christmas months in advance so that I wasn’t rushing around at the … Read more

Experience the Magic of Disney this Christmas

Experience the Magic of Disney this Christmas 3

For me, there is nothing more magical around Christmas than seeing your children’s eyes light up which is why I am doing everything that I can to make Christmas full of fun, happy and magical experiences.  I am trying to start new traditions which hopefully our children will look back on in their adult years … Read more