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Free Outdoor Adventures around Newbury

Outdoor adventures are lots of fun, whatever the weather, and a chance to share some quality family time together.  With the Summer holidays upon us, we are sharing some ideas for FREE and fun things to do outdoors, around…

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City Sightseeing Oxford – Our Family Day Out

Recently, we took the City Sightseeing Oxford Tour to see what the city had to offer families with young children like ours.  There is good reason why millions of people flock to the City every year.  With over a…

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Butlins Bognor Regis: Our Family Staycation

Butlins Bognor Regis was our staycation of choice recently.  It was our first time at the Bognor resort, and it won’t be the last.  In recent years, we have chosen to stay at Butlins Minehead, so it was nice…

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Review & Giveaway: Stikets Labels and Stickers

Stikets is the home of personalised clothing labels and name stickers, perfect for labelling all of your children’s belongings.  We were recently invited to review some of their Basic Packs for the boys, and here are our thoughts……

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Family Bucket List – 9 things to do in 2019

We’ve created a family bucket list of nine things we would like to do this year; places to visit, adventures to have and new things to try.  A totally doable to-do list, and one that wont cost the earth.…

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Christmas at Marwell 2018 – Our Review

We were recently invited back to Marwell Zoo for their wonderful Christmas at Marwell experience, in exchange for this review.  We were lucky enough to have been invited last year too (read our previous post), and so were extremely…

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Giggling Squid Windsor – Review

I had the pleasure of dining at the Giggling Squid in Windsor recently, with a lovely view looking out directly onto Windsor Castle.  The Thai food restaurant opened in Windsor in July 2018 and is one of the latest…

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Watercress Line ~ Day Out With Thomas (Review)

The Mid Hants Railway, known as The Watercress Line,  is a preserved steam railway in Hampshire, operating steam trains across four authentic stations.   Recently, we were invited back to The Watercress Line to enjoy a Day Out With Thomas for…

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Review and Giveaway: Willow and Wild Box

Willow and Wild Box ​is a personalised, monthly subscription box for 3 – 8 year olds, delivered straight through your letterbox.  Packed full of craft, gardening, cooking and outdoor activities, your creative explorers can play and learn about nature.…

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Summer 2018: Our Bucket List

This summer bring’s a family first for us, our first school summer holiday.  Jack has finished his first full term at pre-school, and we are already speeding through the holidays.  Before Jack broke up from school, I wrote down…