• Walking the South Downs Way, Sleeping at YHA Eastbourne & Relaxing at The Eastbourne Grand Hotel Spa: The Ultimate Girls Weekend

    November 20, 2017

    Having a busy family and working life it can be really tricky to make sure you set aside enough time to invest in your friendships and take time out just being yourself. Last month me and two equally busy Mummy-friends decided we would book a weekend of adventure and escapism that would be purely about…

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  • Ross Kemp to open new Go Outdoors superstore in Tonbridge 

    September 20, 2017

    GO Outdoors, the UK’s largest outdoor goods and equipment retailer announced that actor, author and BAFTA award-winning investigative journalist, Ross Kemp, will be in Tonbridge on Saturday 30th September to officially open the doors to the new GO Outdoors superstore.  To celebrate the opening, Ross will be on hand to cut the ceremonial ribbon, officially…

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  • 5 FREE activities in Sussex this Bank Holiday Weekend 

    April 28, 2017

    1) Visit Crowborough Community Festival at Goldsmiths Park from 11am on Monday May 1st. There are a whole range of activities planned celebrating Sir Conan Doyle and his dinosaur themed book The Lost World. 2) Experience Camp Wilderness at Penshurst Place. Learn outdoor survival skills and bushcraft at a fun-packed demonstration on the Woodland Trail at Penshurst Place…

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  • Elastoplast are turning #TearsIntoSmiles

    April 26, 2017

    I’m a firm believer in letting your children have adventures. Let them take risks (within reason!) and learn thier own limitations and capabilities through trial and error. Along this journey, of course, there will be bumps, scrapes and bruises…but this is how we learn. Take my daughter Daisy for example…she embraces the world as a…

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  • The Bentley Estate –  A weekend destination

    April 21, 2017

    Over the past year I’ve found myself visiting the Bentley Estate in Halland for a number of days out, events and even a short glamping break. It occurred to me, that despite Bentley been recognised as a days out venue….the whole estate offers itself as a destination…somewhere you can spend an entire weekend rather than just…

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  • Ben & Holly’s Little Kingdom ~ Live on Stage

    March 5, 2017

    Age range: Baby – up to 7…ideal for preschoolers. Duration: Part 1: 30 minutes, 20 minute break, Part 2: 30 minutes. Total show time 1:30 minutes Price: £16 for adults and £14 for children.  We spend many a morning in the wonderful company of Ben & Holly in this house. Over the years we’ve come to…

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  • Roco Clothing ~ The Timeless Collection 

    December 12, 2016

    Daisy was thrilled to be given the chance to try out the Anna Dress, part of the Timeless Collection by Paisley of London for Roco Clothing. The Anna dress is described as the prefect flower girl dress, we love it as smart party dress too! The dress features a delicate sweet heart neckline with floral…

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  • Blade & Rose Leggings 

    October 4, 2016

    As Halloween approaches I’m looking forward to dressing myself and the kids in all shades of spookiness….I’m reluctant to subject my youngest to some of the scarier costumes, so was thrilled to come across the gorgeous Blade & Rose spooktacular collection of leggings for babies and toddlers. I tried two pairs of these too cute…

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  • Kidtropolis

    October 1, 2016

    I’ve already briefly mentioned  Kidtropolis in my Halloween Events Round Up post…but I’m really excited about this new event and wanted to do a more detailed post on all the event’s going’s on because there is just SO much packed into this one event! Kidtropolis is a family fun event with all the biggest names in games,…

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  • Heaven Farm and Nature Trail

    August 30, 2016

    Heaven Farm seems to be a little known delight amongst local families and I have to say…in the words of Belinda Carlise Heaven is, indeed a place on Earth! What a magical find! The farm is situated on the A275 between Danehill and Sheffield Park set amongst stunning views of rolling English countryside. The car…

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  • Eden Project: Dinosaur Uprising 

    August 2, 2016

      The Eden Project is a museum and show garden that celebrates plants, set in a disused quarry just outside of St Austell in Cornwall. The site now contains 2 Biome’s including the largest rainforest in ‘captivity’. The Eden Project aims to educate it’s visitors about how they can help build a more sustainable future…

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  • Arundel Castle Siege

    May 30, 2016

    Arundel Castle’s history stretches back to 1067 and has been the family home of the Dukes of Norfolk and their ancestors for nearly 100 years. My family and I were fortunate enough to experience the Bank Holiday Castle Siege event today, recreating conflicts between France and England during the reign of Edward IV in 1475.…

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  • Blade & Rose bodysuit

    May 26, 2016

    Blade and Rose Bodysuit (Blue Star) £12.95 age 6-9 months http://whatsgoodtodo.co.uk/blade-rose-blue-star-bodysuit-review/ From the moment I opened this item I liked it. The garment came pressed in tissue paper and came across as a luxury item. The Blue Star bodysuit is pale blue with red stars and red trimming. The fabric feels silky, stretchy and good…

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  • Hever Castle and Gardens, Kent

    May 25, 2016

    We visited the 13th Century Hever Castle in Kent, the childhood home of Anne Boleyn (second wife of Henry VIII and Mother of Elizabeth I), on a sunny Easter holiday Saturday. Finding the castle was relatively easy as the castle is clearly sign posted from the surrounding villages and a member of staff was outside…

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