• A Family Stay with Brighton Getaways

    July 26, 2017

    Sleeps: Up to 8 Location: Grafton St, Kemp Town, Brighton Price: From £180 / night Brighton Getaways provide a wide variety of holiday homes and apartments throughout the city of Brighton. They pride themselves in ensuring their properties are safe and secure with up to date facilities and interior decor. We visited their Grafton Street…

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  • 8 Simple Camping Activities for Children 

    July 17, 2017

    Camping with children, especially toddlers and babies, can be a daunting experience. For most of us camping with children takes us out of our parental comfort zone and into the unknown. We’re stripped of the things that we might rely on at home day to day to entertain and occupy the minds of our offspring.…

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  • Family Glamping at Broadhembury Caravan Park, Ashford, Kent

    July 12, 2017

    Sleeps: Up to 4 Location: Ashford, Kent Price: From £55 low season – £80 high season per tent / per night for 4 people Despite only being a few miles outside of Ashford and within easy access of the M20 Broadhembury Caravan Park is surrounded by glorious English countryside. The caravan park is found tucked…

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  • 5 Unique Family Holiday Properties in Sussex & Kent with Host Unusual 

    July 6, 2017

    I’ve recently come across the a rather different holiday accommodation website. Host Unusual allows their guests the opportunity to discover the UK’s most extraordinary places to stay – from tree houses to lighthouses, churches to caves….you can even stay in a disused prison should the fancy it! As you know jugglingonrollerskates love Glamping and alternative…

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  • A Family Visit to Embers Camping Bentley in Sussex 

    June 29, 2017

    I recently found discovered that there was a campsite right next door to one of my favourite local days out spots. And when I say right next door…I mean literally in the field next to the entrance! That campsite is Embers and the local attraction is Bentley. Any of you who regularly read my blog…

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  • A Family Stay at Brighton YHA 

    June 13, 2017

    Sleeps: up to 8 in a room.  Location: Brighton seafront. Price: From £45 for a family room for 4.  This review is based on a room for 4 with a travel cot. The room was priced at £145 for 5 of us on a Saturday night in May Half Term.  Brighton YHA could not be…

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  • Glamping at Wowo Campsite, East Sussex

    May 7, 2017

    Hobbit Yurt Sleeps: up to 2 adults and 2 young children Location: Sheffield Park, Nr Uckfield, East Sussex Price: from £156 for two nights Wowo has always intrigued me. The name itself sounds mysterious and fun. Living locally I’d heard positive things about the place…feedback told me Wowo was one of a kind, a real…

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  • Celebrity Apartments, Brighton

    April 3, 2017

    Sleeps: Up to 6 adults Location: Central Brighton Price: From £175 / night mid week £400/ night Fri & Sat  Celebrity Apartments provide smart, stylish and practical holiday accommodation in the heart of Brighton. They currently have three properties on offer all within walking distance of both Brighton train station and the beach. Last weekend my…

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  • The Rolling Downs Shepherd Huts 

    March 26, 2017

    Sleeps: up to 4 adults and 2 young children Location: Halland, Near Lewes, East Sussex Price: from £95 The Rolling Downs are a pair of beautiful shepherd’s huts offering the ultimate Glamping experience. Tucked away down narrow lanes and set among acres of Sussex countryside you can’t help but unwind and embrace a slower pace of…

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  • 5 Reasons to visit Sardinia by Ferry 

    March 22, 2017

    If you’re thinking of visiting Italy this Summer then why not consider hopping over on one of the ferries to Sardinia travelling from the Italian Coast? With all the cultural perks of a visit to the main land, but without the chaos and stress – Sardinia offers tranquil beaches, wild interiors and awesome coastline. I’d…

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  • Our Top 10 Winter Holiday Essentials 

    February 26, 2017

    I spent most of my twenties chasing the snow. I worked in ski resorts in France and New Zealand over a period of nearly 7 years….the ultimate extended Gap Year. Those days of adventure and freedom can sometimes seem a lifetime ago now that I’m a Mum and full time Step-Mum to 4 children. My…

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  • Half Term Heist ~ Will we ever be able to afford a holiday…in school holidays? 

    February 9, 2017

    Later this year I will celebrate my 40th birthday. I was thinking about what I’d really like to do to celebrate and decided a short break with my family would be the ultimate treat. As my birthday is in November we decided to look at going away in the October half term break. I began…

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  • Our Year of Adventures 2016

    January 14, 2017

    2016 was a year of finding our feet as a family of 6. We were pretty busy nursing and raising little Logan for the first part of the year meaning a lot of our adventures this year were days out and UK short breaks. Despite this…I feel pretty happy that we packed a lot in!…

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  • Holiday Inn Express ~ Portsmouth North

    January 6, 2017

    We spent a night catching up with family in Portsmouth over the Christmas holidays. Over the years our brood has got too large for family sleepovers, so for the first time on one of these get together’s we opted to stay in a hotel. I had a good look online before booking a family room…

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  • East Sussex National: Celebration Package

    October 30, 2016

    As many of you will know, finding time to nurture your adult relationship once you have children is hard. Since our youngest joined the family 14 months ago Matt and I have developed a relationship where we tag team childcare, bark schedules at each other and a night in involves starring gormlessly at our chosen…

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