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

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

A Fairytale Christmas at Doddington Hall

Doddington Hall

There is one aspect of Christmas that I look forward to every year and that’s our annual festive day out with our lovely friends MumtoC and family. This year MumtoC had spotted ‘A Fairytale Christmas at Doddington Hall‘ on the outskirts Of Lincoln. Online it looked beautiful and wasn’t expensive either. We paid £28.50 for … Read more

A Birthday in the Bluebells for Nanna

Birthday Cake

Last week saw the start of lots of birthday celebrations. First off on Sunday we were celebrating Nanna (my Mum’s) Birthday and the Beans were so excited. I had asked Little Bean if she would like to help me make Nanna’s birthday cake this year and she had some great ideas. We discussed what is … Read more

#MummyMattersSummer2015 – Ayscoughee Hall and Springfields


We had hoped that we would be able to spend a lot more time with our Skegness contingent of Besties but our diaries just haven’t worked in coordination this Summer and as a result this was our only day out. During the first week of #MummyMattersSummer2015 we met up with MumtoC and the two C’s … Read more

Our #MummyMattersSummer2015 – Ferry Meadows with our besties


As our Summer Holidays are very quickly drawing to a close, I’m looking through the hundreds upon hundreds of photographs that I have taken this Summer (and yes I have a big cheesy grin on my face). In previous years I have tried (and failed) to keep on top of my blog and entertain the … Read more

Ferry Meadows with Friends . . .

Ferry Meadows

Monday was a day of outdoor fun again with our besties. This time we hit Ferry Meadows in Peterborough equipped with our scooters and a sense of adventure. The visitor centre at Ferry Meadows gives out free bags of bird food so that the children can feed the ducks, swans and geese. The older children … Read more