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Christmas, Make & Do

Create Memories with my Christmas Planning List

It’s October, and I’m sounding the Christmas Klaxon! #SorryNotSorry The moment it starts feeling a little chilly, I start looking forward to Christmas. I don’t think I’m alone in starting my Christmas planning, if the memes going around Facebook are anything to go by! Once the kids are back at school, I like to book festive treats for the family, as in the past I’ve left it too late and been disappointed. So here is my Christmas planning list, it’s  ...

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Days Out, Things I Love

Our Family-Friendly Stay at Trevornick, Newquay, Cornwall

Cornwall. It’s easily our favourite British holiday destination. In fact, I think we’ve been there virtually every year since we got married! Normally we head south to the St Ives area, but when Trevornick, Newquay, Cornwall asked us to sample their 5 star holiday park for a few days, we thought it was time we tried a new area of Cornwall. With a beautiful site, near loads of family-friendly attractions, and the most gorgeous sandy beach, Trevornick, Newquay really has got  ...

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Life & Style, Make & Do

Searching for the Cheshire Cat on a HiddenCity Trail Around London

A few weeks ago, I had a brilliant time on a HiddenCity trail around London for my friend’s birthday. This high tech Alice in Wonderland-themed self-guided tour was such fun. We were so lucky with the weather. Wandering around London, looking for the Cheshire Cat was a lovely way to spend a Sunday afternoon. I hadn’t heard of HiddenCity trails before, and I had no idea what to expect. I want to share a few photos to give you a flavour of the experience. I’m being careful  ...

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Make & Do

Will You #GetThemGrowing for National Children’s Gardening Week?

Have you been enjoying Chelsea Flower Show recently? My husband Ryan loves watching it for inspiration. His dreams of having a Chelsea-worthy garden are a loooong way off, but he enjoys it nonetheless. My parents also love gardening, but I have to confess it’s never much interested me. I think it has skipped a generation, however, as Ava and Thea love it, Ava in particular. My parents encourage the girls to help in the garden, and they often end up soaked in water butt water, which  ...

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