• Tips for a Successful Winter Staycation

    The holidays are but a month away and both parents and children alike might be wondering whether Christmas will be had at home or away this year. With the price of vacationing abroad skyrocketing when it comes to school breaks, it makes financial sense to save one’s pennies for presents and instead broaden youngsters’ minds […]

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  • Family walk

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

    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 […]

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  • Rutland Water

    Rather nippy at 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 […]

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