A Festive Feast: Gingerbread pancakes, a smoked salmon buffet and venison in red wine with mulled red cabbage | Lidl & Mumsnet

Every year in our household we spend hundreds of pounds on our Christmas feast.  The last thing we want is for anyone to go hungry or for glasses to go dry.  And we always try to cater for individual tastes… Continue Reading

A Weekend In Brussels With The City Mini GT| Belgium

With Mr London Mum working in Brussels at the moment I thought I’d take the opportunity on one of his rare weekends off to head over to the city with Little London for a family catch up. It’s been 5… Continue Reading

Top Experience Gifts For Christmas

Christmas is one of those occasions where you can either get something very right or very wrong when it comes to purchasing a gift for someone else. I’ve found that most adults tend to live much more in the moment… Continue Reading

A Magical Christmas Experience| Lapland UK

For a week leading up to the day my little one would ask me before bed time ‘am I seeing Father Christmas ‘morrow?‘ and every night my reply would be the same ‘not tomorrow but at the weekend.  Are you… Continue Reading

Finding the perfect family home| The Quarry, Erith

Buying a family home is so much harder than buying property pre-children.  Suddenly all those things you could give up like the extra bedroom, the big garden and even driveway parking if needs be become a real issue when children… Continue Reading

Guest Post: 5 Ways to Explore the UK this Half Term| LateRooms.com

Today I have a sponsored guest post from LateRooms.Com who are sharing 5 family friendly October breaks. October half term is the perfect time to make the most of bright and crisp autumn days with the kids – before the… Continue Reading

Pumpkin Patches Near London| Halloween Activity

We’ve always made a conscious effort every Halloween to visit a pumpkin patch since having our son. Yes, it’s a very American thing to do and it hasn’t quite made it across the country because of that- in time I… Continue Reading

The City of Split| Croatia

Split was our final destination in Croatia and because we’d been a bit spoilt with our other locations I suppose it was a bit of a let down in comparison. I think had we done the itinerary the other way… Continue Reading

The Big Feastival| Instagram Days Out

If you follow me on Instagram, then you’ll know that a couple of weeks ago we went to The Big Feastival, which is held at Alex James’ Farm in The Cotswolds. A photo posted by Family Lifestyle • Donna (@thelondonmum)… Continue Reading