Family & Days Out

California Here We Come

I think, I hope, I’ve finally got everything arranged for our holiday this summer.  I mentioned it a few months back, and to be honest, that only feels like last week, and yet here we are in May already. We’ll be on that plane before we know it. We were originally going to Disney World …

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California Dreaming

As I mentioned a couple of weeks ago, we are planning to take a fun family road trip next summer.  We want to go to California and our itinerary is starting to take shape. The Husband and I took a road trip around California the year before we started our family and absolutely loved it, …

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That Was Our Summer

And just like that, the kids are back to school and that was our summer. They’re both back now, my boy in Year 6 his last year at primary school, and my daughter into Year 9. We’ve got a meeting at her school this week covering GCSE options, no easing us in on this! To …

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That Word Of The Year

At the beginning of 2023 I decided to choose a word of the year.  I chose the word ‘entertaining’ to be my word for the year as I wanted it to be a fun one for all of us and to have a variety of events and trips to look forward to. My daughter and …

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Our Paris Highlights

We spent last week in Paris and we all absolutely loved it. We enjoyed 3 nights in the city and then 3 nights in Disneyland Paris and we felt it was the perfect amount of time to explore both places. The Husband and I have been to Paris a couple of times before and already …

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at the beach

Making Summer Plans

I feel like the weeks are running away with me lately. Somehow, it’s the start of July and mentally I think I’m still in March! So over the weekend I made a point of sitting down with my calendar and focusing on where we’re at and started making summer plans. The next few weeks at …

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Festive Family Plans

The season is well and truly here and there’s a lot going on this month! I thought it’d be fun to share a few of our festive family plans, as it might give you a few ideas. I love seeing what people are up to to enjoy and make the most of the holidays with …

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at the beach

At The Beach

I like where we live. Most of the time. It’s handy being central, we can get to most parts of the country in 2 or 3 hours. But sometimes, sometimes, I wish we weren’t quite so far from the coast. A coastal trip is something we have to plan, we can’t just pop to the …

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