Getting into the Christmas Spirit : The Snowman Tour 2017

Getting into the Christmas Spirit I have always found Christmas to be a magical time of year however, since having Mini the magic just gets better as I have the chance to see it through her eyes too. Once the Christmas season has started I like to plan family activities so that we can spend time together and get into the Christmas spirit. This year we are very excited to be going to see The Snowman Tour at Coventry Cathedral. Growing up there were some special family traditions around Christmas time and now that I have a family of my…

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Happy 5th Birthday Mini: Dom and Geri Product Review

Mini recently turned 5 years old on 2nd October. It was quite a milestone for her as it marked her moving from a little one into a grown-up girl who is smart, funny and fiercely independent. This year we didn’t have a big birthday party for her as we had spent the weekend away in Blackpool as part of her birthday celebrations. We did, however have a tea party at Nanny’s house with a few of her friends after school and wanted to make sure that she had a special day. This was especially important to me as this would…

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Our Motorhome weekend away in Blackpool

Our Motorhome weekend away in Blackpool Following from the success of our first motorhome trip away we decided to book a weekend away in Blackpool for Mini’s birthday. Blackpool is a place that invokes fond childhood memories for me and I was looking forward to creating more memories with my own family. We booked up to stay at the Marton Mere Haven site which was bargain at just £32 for the both nights including access to their pool and other facilities. Friday We were aware that the journey up the M6 might be busy so decided to have the motorhome…

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Our top 5 tips to enjoy a trip to Legoland Windsor

Our Top 5 Tips to enjoy a trip to Legoland Windsor Mini recently started full time school and we wanted to plan a family trip for her for mid-September, one as a reward for hopefully settling in well and two, to show her that we still do and always will make time for family fun together. We had been to Legoland Windsor a few years ago but Mini was 2.5 at the time and was limited as to how much she could go on. Now she is very nearly 5 and very adventurous and wanted to go on all the…

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Baking Emoji Cupcakes: Junior Bakes Subscription Box August Review

Emoji Cupcakes After surviving Mini’s first full week of school, we planned to do some baking together. Mini recently went to see the Emoji movie and the cinema and was very excited to receive the Emoji cupcake kit from Bakes Box. Whilst baking I hoped that it would give us an opportunity to talk about how Mini had felt about starting school. She was more willing than normal to talk whilst we were baking as she happily chatted away as we worked. The Junior Bakes Box comes complete with chef hat, brightly coloured instruction card and all dry ingredients to…

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