• Time to get Christmassy! Queensgate sets the stage for its ‘Festive Fiesta’

    Queensgate Shopping Centre is kicking off this magical season with their ‘Festive Fiesta’ on Saturday 17 November. Families will see the centre come to life at 10.30am with this complete magical takeover. It’s time to get excited, our ‘Festive Fiesta’ is unlike anything we’ve done before,” said Centre Director at Queensgate, Mark Broadhead. The regional […]

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  • Visiting Santa’s Grotto at Wyevale Huntingdon

    The Christmas festivities began in earnest last weekend with the Christmas decorations going up at home and a special visit to see the big man at Santa’s Grotto in Wyevale Garden Centre, Huntingdon. The magic for the children began the moment they walked through the front doors and were greeted by the moving Polar Bears […]

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  • An afternoon at Sea Life Centre Birmingham

    Last year we were very lucky to be chosen as Sea Life Centre Birmingham Ambassadors which meant that we could visit as many times as we liked for free. The Beans loved having this role and learnt a lot in their many visits during the year. Spooky Seas During October half term we were invited […]

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  • Santa in the 360 degree Ocean Tunnel at The National Sea Life Centre Birmingham

    The North Pole comes to Sea Life Birmingham

    They say the best laid plans often go awry and in our case that is certainly true at the moment. Last weekend we had planned to take the Beans to Sea Life Birmingham for our last blogger trip of the year to see Santa. Unfortunately, we spent the day in hospital with a poorly Jelly […]

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  • Santa and the Pirates

    Santa and the Pirates that don’t want Christmas

    As a family we are no strangers to LP Creatives and their entertaining children’s shows so we were delighted when we were invited to see their latest offering at Stamford Corn Exchange. Unfortunately, our house has been plagued with illness since that evening (nothing to do with the show) so I’m only just getting around to […]

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  • Christmas Around the World

    If there is one time that makes you think about people from all around the World, then for me it’s Christmas. A time for families and friends to come together to celebrate but have you considered all the different traditions. I discovered this lovely Infographic from Bright Horizons Child Care in London which illustrates Christmas Around […]

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  • #SatCap

    Saturday is Caption Day – #SatCap 12/12/2015

    I’ve been a bit rubbish at doing weekend posts for a while, I just never seem to have the time to get everything done but earlier this week we attended Little Bean’s School Carol Concert and I took this photo of Jelly Bean watching. I thought it would be perfect for a #SatCap post. I […]

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