Days Out, Events & Holiday's

Family Fun at Tullie House Museum & Art Gallery, Carlisle

Carlisle is steeped in history and in the heart of this Border City is where Tullie House Museum and Art Gallery can be found. Sitting directly opposite Carlisle Castle this award-winning visitor attraction is the perfect day out for the whole family. Having been named large visitor attraction of the year by the Cumbria Tourist… Continue reading Family Fun at Tullie House Museum & Art Gallery, Carlisle

Books · Kids · Reviews

Book Review: A Greyt Pirate Tail by Miriam Payne

A Greyt Pirate Tail is the second book from Emmy Award winning ex-journalist and ‘accidental author’ Miriam Payne and for me has been the most anticipated new release of the year to date – I may have done a little happy dance when it arrived on the doormat! Having been lucky enough to review Miriam’s… Continue reading Book Review: A Greyt Pirate Tail by Miriam Payne

Books · Reviews

Book Review: The Wild Air by Rebecca Mascull

Back in January I was gifted a subscription by the Rare Birds Book Club and was kindly sent their monthly pick, The Wild Air. I’ll be honest I hadn’t heard of the author Rebecca Mascull before I received the book and having read the blurb realised I probably wouldn’t have chosen the book for myself.… Continue reading Book Review: The Wild Air by Rebecca Mascull

Kids · Reviews

Growing With Personalised Parties

I am a huge fan of personalised items and love buying them for my family and friends so when Personalised Parties asked if I would like to write a review for them I jumped at the chance. Based in Cheltenham, Personalised Parties offer everything you could possibly need to make your occasion a special one.… Continue reading Growing With Personalised Parties

Days Out, Events & Holiday's · Entertainment

Mischief & Mayhem With Peter Rabbit – Movie & Exhibition

For what seems like forever Leo has been reminding me of the release date for the new Peter Rabbit movie – 16th March for anyone who didn’t already know! A fan of the animated series on CBeebies as soon as he saw the trailer for the movie he could talk about nothing else and was… Continue reading Mischief & Mayhem With Peter Rabbit – Movie & Exhibition

Days Out, Events & Holiday's

Days Out: Rheged Centre, Penrith, Cumbria

Situated just off junction 40 of the M6 you could be forgiven for driving past Rheged thinking it’s merely a petrol station as this fun filled heritage centre is in disguise! With a grass roof it’s modern structure, which is built in a disused quarry, blends beautifully into the surrounding countryside. Rheged boasts a huge… Continue reading Days Out: Rheged Centre, Penrith, Cumbria

Kids · Lifestyle

Kids Non-Chocolate Easter Gift Guide

Easter, the time when kids are given enough chocolate to keep them on a sugar high until Christmas comes around! Despite being the traditional gift of choice there are plenty of non-chocolate alternatives on the market, so I decided to put together a few of our favourites to give you some alternative gift inspiration. Not… Continue reading Kids Non-Chocolate Easter Gift Guide

Parenting

10 Things I Have Learnt Since Being A Parent

When becoming a parent you will receive your life-long ticket to board the learning train and regardless of how old they grow there is always something new to discover. There are so many things I have learnt since becoming a parent fifteen years ago – HOW DID THAT HAPPEN??- so many in fact it would… Continue reading 10 Things I Have Learnt Since Being A Parent