16 Christmassy Things To Do | London

When it comes to planning your Christmas schedule (because let’s be honest, there’s so much going on it becomes a schedule), you need to be prepared in advance… particularly if you want to visit a show in London or participate… Continue Reading

The Ultimate Bucket List for Family Holidays

While I hope to travel to every single place I possibly can, there are certain destinations that standout to me as places I must at some point go and enjoy with my children.  My ultimate family holiday bucket list. Places… Continue Reading

Low Wood Bay Resort and Spa| Lake District

You can’t visit the Lake District and not take advantage of spending time on the water.  If you’re anything like our family, then enjoying water based activities becomes high on the priority list.  So for our second accommodation when we… Continue Reading

Nostalgic Seaside Fun in Southend| c2c Trains

Arriving at London Fenchurch Street train station gave the children a real sense of excitement.  It was the starting point of our little trip to the coast.  The speedy c2c train being the mode of transport that would take us… Continue Reading

Easy School Uniform Labelling| Stuck On You

We’re now into August, which means the start date for school is approaching ever nearer.  I’m dealing with a mixture of emotions that I never thought I’d have. William is so ready to start school.  He’s like a sponge absorbing… Continue Reading

The Sipping Room| Canary Wharf

One of my favourite London haunts at the weekend is around the Canary Wharf area.  As expected London at the weekend can be even busier than usual because of the number of tourists to the city, coupled with residents being… Continue Reading

The Swan Hotel & Spa| Newby Bridge, Lake District

Driving through the Lake District, you’re treated to such splendour and beauty that it almost feels like you’re part of a painting. So it’s the best feeling when the accommodation you’re staying at fits seamlessly into that artistic natural setting.… Continue Reading

Life Isn’t Uniform| Marks & Spencer

Come September there will be one main outfit that’ll take over my son’s life.  His school uniform.  Most days he’ll wake up, put on his uniform and head to school. It means I can start to slow down my extensive… Continue Reading