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Our Dream Family Cruise 2

When I was around 7 or 8 years old my mum and dad took myself and my sister on a 7 night Mediterranean family cruise. We flew over to Palma in Majorca and got transferred to the port where a huge, luxurious cruise ship was waiting to pick us up […]

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Stickibox Review feat.

Stickibox Review 3

The humble cardboard box. Every child’s favourite ever toy! No matter how full their toy boxes and playrooms are, a cardboard box can entertain a child for hours. It can be anything they want it to be, a plane, a den, a car, a castle. Often making us parents wonder […]


An afternoon at the beach 53

If you follow the blog or know me personally, you will know I have a real hard time leaving the house with the kids. Outside of the school run and the odd necessary pop to the small supermarket down the road, we never go out without Daddy. There are a few […]

an afternoon at the beach

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A ‘fun’ family day at Colchester Zoo 6

As the summer holiday’s draw to a close, we knew we wanted to have a day out as a family on one of Daddy’s days off. With Ellis’ new found obsession with Lion King and lover of all things ‘animal’ we thought the zoo would be a good choice. We […]


Why a £15 bubble machine may have just saved my summer! 1

  When we first moved into the house in September, we decided the garden was definitely one of the priorities to make sure it was a safe place for the boys. It wasn’t bad, but it certainly wasn’t ‘made for kids’. A couple of weeks ago James had a week […]