See Some Great Family Shows in London’s West End – Without Breaking The Bank

Tiger Who Came To Tea Live

Growing up, my mum took my brother and me to loads of kids' stage productions. We saw lots of shows - from Singing Kettle shows to pantomimes and from obscure studio theatre productions to Starlight Express in London's West End. We went along to kids' theatre workshops in the school holidays and then later joined ...

Clydey Cottages in Wales: A Fun Family Farm Holiday!

Clydey Cottages

If someone were to ask me what makes the perfect family holiday in the UK, I’d say somewhere chic, cosy and picturesque with loads of things to do for kids. Somewhere that makes you lose all sense of time and makes you forget that there's anything going on in the world outside of where you ...

Things to do on a caravan holiday this winter

Beautiful Somerset, England

This is a guest post in association with Look Insurance. Some great travel ideas here... People tend to think of caravanning as a summer-only recreation, but there’s a real appeal to caravanning in the off-season. While the majority of caravanners spend the latter stages of the summer and autumn preparing their caravan ready to be over-wintered ...

Planning A Winter Cottage Break In The UK – Yippee!

Planning a UK winter break

Holidays in the sun are brilliant (OK, more than brilliant - they are heavenly) but I think autumn and winter cottage breaks in the UK are massively underrated. Going away to a cottage as a family where you can wrap up warm and go for walks in the woods, come back, kick off your wellies, ...

I’m Speaking At Mumsnet Blogfest 2013 – Yes, Me!

50s housewife

  My life is kind of split into two parts - the real world and the blogging world. Yes, the two cross over and everyone who lives in the latter also lives in the former. But there are conversations I would only have with another blogger. For example: "Ooh my Tots score has dropped this month. Do ...

Review: PodPads Definitely Put The GLAM Into Glamping

Camp Bestival Podpad Bunkpad

Phew. We did it. We survived a festival with our two-year-old. (Do I get a medal, or something? I feel like I should...) But there's no doubt that our three days at Camp Bestival were made even more amazing thanks to the accommodation we were in. As previously mentioned, I'm not a happy camper. I like ...