Our first visit to Drusillas zoo was in 2017. It was quickly decided that it is, hands down, our favourite family day out. You can imagine, as a large family with children ranging from under two to twelve years old, finding somewhere that offers something for everyone is hard and this is exactly why we … Continue reading Drusillas Zoo and the Rainforest Carousel
Birthday Lunch at The Hawksmoor, London
Every year I say I will buy a few Turkeys to rear on the farm for Christmas dinner and every October I realise I have left it too late! So then, every October /November I spend loads of time researching the best place to buy one. Marks and Spencers? Sainsburys? The local butcher or farm … Continue reading The Alternative Christmas Dinner
Well, what an experience this was!! On paper, this weekend was my idea of absolute hell. Six children (two babies), a tent, rain....lots of rain, mud....lots of mud and not a tiled roof in sight! Somehow, amongst the damp and filth, we dug deep into our British souls and managed to have a fantastic weekend … Continue reading CampBestival 2017
2016 has been an exciting year for me. My new addition, George has given me his first giggles, crawled, taken his first steps and become a fully fledged toddler. I watch my beautiful sister in law get married on one of the best holidays I've ever had. I spent a fantastic weekend in Dublin … Continue reading Happy New Years……Resolutions?
Deck the halls! We have had a really special, festive weekend full of friends, wine, mince pies, sausage rolls, tinsel, The Pogues and Santa Claus! Back in November I looked into which Santa to take the kids to visit. I looked into local garden centres, National trust venues and shopping centres. I … Continue reading Saint Nick popped in for a cuppa!