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Win a copy of Michael Rosen’s Book of Play

Michael Rosen’s Book of Play shows us how play can help children with their creativity and resilience.  The book is packed with creative activities for both indoor and outdoor play[…]


Monster Halloween Cupcakes with Swizzels

We decided to bake some cupcakes and to make some Monster Halloween cupcakes by decorating them with Swizzels. I prepped the cupcakes in advance, using orange cupcake cases. I then[…]


4 places to go Pumpkin Picking in Surrey

 Over the last few years, Halloween has become more and more of a thing over here in the UK. My boys really look forward to dressing up and going Trick […]


Review: Cinnamon Kitchen, Battersea

Cinnamon Kitchen is positioned underneath the railway arches. We visited on a Sunday afternoon and chose to dine from the Set Lunch menu which was very reasonable at £14.50 for 2 courses […]


Food at Hotel Gold River, PortAventura

We spent a week at PortAventura a Spanish theme park resorts in August/September 2019. This post details the type of food at Hotel Gold River. There are three main restaurants […]


4 great ideas for days out with the kids!

 Nothing beats a great day out with the family! Quality time together is where those great memories are made. Perhaps you’re looking for some inspiration for your next family adventure? […]


Our stay at Hotel Gold River, PortAventura

If you’re a regular reader of this blog, you will already know what we are theme-park loving family. We’ve been to many of the UK’s theme parks over the years […]


Last days of Summer – Living Arrows 38/52

 The boys are settling well back into the routine of school but the weekend was very welcome for us all. We didn’t have many plans, M has just started swimming […]