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    Butlins Minehead ~ Our unforgettable holiday

    We were recently invited on a 4-night family break at Butlins, Minehead for the purposes of review.  It was our first holiday as a family of four and we are hugely thankful for the opportunity.…

  • date night

    Date Night Ideas to enjoy at Home

    In 2 years, Trevor and I have enjoyed a date night just 3 times.  We love spending time together but since having children, it’s been a bit of a challenge.  Time, money…

  • toddlers babies

    Entertaining Babies and Toddlers in Newbury

    My anxiety has a lot to answer for.  Since Hudson was born, I’ve really struggled to get out of the house alone with the boys.  Often, we can go all week without…

  • Geometric Homeware Inspired by Make Ruem

    If you are looking to update your home this new year and need some inspiration, then look no further.  With their exciting range of distinctive and timeless home and gift accessories, the Make…

  • Kevin, the Scout Elf – Naughty or Nice?

    Kevin, the Scout Elf has been with us now for just over two weeks, and watching over the boys to see whether they belong on Santa’s Naughty or Nice list.…

  • Christmas Eve Box – The new tradition

    A Christmas Eve Box has become one of the UK’s favourite family Christmas traditions.  Full of little treats for the whole family to enjoy together, they are a great way to add…

  • wall stickers

    Fun Wall Stickers for Children’s Rooms

    Wall stickers are an easy and modern way to decorate, without the mess and perfect for adding a burst of colour and fun into any child’s room.…

  • Introducing Kevin, the Scout Elf

    This Christmas will be our first as a family of four and we plan on making it a special one.  We have decided to welcome an exciting family tradition into our home,…

  • Things to do in Newbury this Christmas

    With plenty to do for all the family, why not visit Newbury and its surrounding areas this festive season?  Don’t forget to check out the Santa Freebies……

  • Childrens books

    Books we read in October

    I always encourage Jack to choose which book he would like to read with me and generally he will opt for any that have bold and colourful pictures.  This month, we’ve…

  • Day Out with Thomas

    Jack’s Day Out With Thomas

    We recently had a fantastic Day Out With Thomas at Didcot Railway Centre and wanted to share our fun with you.  If you have a small Thomas fan in the house, then this is…

  • A Peek inside our Playroom

    We started decorating the boy’s playroom almost a year ago and I’m pleased to say that it is finally finished.  We have kept it pretty basic, but it is future-proof, bold and…

  • Halloween Crafts and Decor

    We’ve been having some fun preparing for Halloween by making crafts and decorating the living room.  I love that Jack is now old enough to enjoy the fun that Halloween brings.…

  • Haunted places in West Berkshire

    When it comes to the paranormal, I am certainly a skeptic.  Although, whilst plenty of unsolved phenomena exists, can it really be ruled out?  I’ve always been intrigued by ghosts and haunted house…