Days Out, Events & Holiday's · Personal

5 Reasons To Holiday At Haven

When I was young we didn’t have many family holiday’s making those that we did have even more special. The holiday that holds the fondest memories is the trip we made to Haven Holiday’s Primrose Valley site when I was a ‘tween’, I had an amazing time! Once I had my own children I knew… Continue reading 5 Reasons To Holiday At Haven

Kids · Parenting

9 Cheap Ways To Entertain The Kids

School holidays; the time when parents struggle to find things to keep the kids entertained without bankrupting themselves. Add to that unpredictable weather making it twice as hard to come up with ideas to stay out of the Summer rain showers. With this in mind I thought I would share my top ideas for keeping… Continue reading 9 Cheap Ways To Entertain The Kids

Kids · Reviews

Review: Squidgydoodle Superhero Adventure Craft & Sensory Box

I have always really enjoyed getting crafty with the kids, there’s nothing better on a day when we are at a loose end than to get the creative juices flowing. Quite often though when the crafting mood takes hold I find that we are missing something we need and end up having to make a… Continue reading Review: Squidgydoodle Superhero Adventure Craft & Sensory Box

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Messy Moments: Homemade Play Dough Recipe

Wet, rainy days are unfortunately all too common here in Cumbria, often meaning me and the little man are stuck indoors. It’s times like this that I need to come up with ways of keeping him entertained that don’t involve an afternoon of watching TV! Thinking up with something fun that will keep him amused… Continue reading Messy Moments: Homemade Play Dough Recipe

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

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