Indoor Children's Activities at Forty Hall, Enfield
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Free Indoor Children’s Activities at Forty Hall

  Back in November we reviewed the children’s activities inside stately home Forty Hall, for a local magazine. You can read the full article here but I also wanted to cover the review on my blog to reach others. Despite visiting Forty Hall often…

12th January 2017
Simple Child 'Thank You' Pictures
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Simple ‘Thank You’ Pictures

  Today, I’m sharing an idea for how kids can create some quick and easy ‘thank you’ pictures to send to friends and relatives to say thank you for Christmas gifts. Obviously it’s polite to say thank you in some way – but I…

9th January 2017
Audley End Miniature Railway Fairy & Elf Walk
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Our 2017 Plans

  I’m pretty excited about 2017 already. I mean we’re still in holiday lull mode here (until tomorrow!) and 4 days in I can’t say it’s been life changing yet … BUT plans are afoot for quite a big year and here’s why: 1.…

4th January 2017
A frosty walk in Myddelton House Gardens December 2016
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A Frosty Winter Walk

  Whilst the big ones (Andy and I) would have been very happy with a couple of pyjama days last week – the little ones need to be exercised at least once a day. We headed out to some local places we don’t get to…

2nd January 2017
Family holiday in North Norfolk 2016
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2016 In Review

  There’s an oft told saying that when it comes to parenting little ones – the hours are long (though the hours asleep are never long enough) but the years are short. 2016 has flown by again, time has passed so quickly in a…

30th December 2016
Christmas Eve
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Christmas 2016

  Happy Twixmas! I hope you had a wonderful Christmas and are enjoying these funny in-between days. We are enjoying having some down time all together after such a hectic December. Kids are playing with new toys, lots of films are being watched, I’m…

29th December 2016
Simple DIY Wreath Making
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Last Minute Easy Christmas Wreath

  If you still haven’t got a Christmas wreath (or table centrepiece) and fancy something original – you can try an easy DIY using a wreath base from a garden centre (a plain wreath made using fir tree cut offs). I’ve made my own…

22nd December 2016
Father Christmas Visit at Springtime Nurseries
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Santa at Springtime Nurseries

  We went to see Santa at Springtime Nurseries last week after school. Springtime is a local garden centre that completely becomes a Christmas destination at this time of year with fabulous displays, reindeer, huts selling mulled wine and hot chocolate, a snow globe, a…

22nd December 2016
London's Christmas Lights 2016

London’s Christmas Lights

  A couple of Saturday’s ago, I took Seren into London to see the Christmas lights and shop windows to help us get into the Christmas mood. We started at Trafalgar Square and meandered down the Strand, up through Covent Garden and Seven Dials…

17th December 2016