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
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
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
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
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
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
Imagine if you will a wet rainy January day in Cumbria – for locals that’s not going to be difficult! One such day with a bored four-year-old on our hands we decided to have a go at making some DIY slime, having heard for months how popular this sensory activity was. There are many different… Continue reading Messy Moments: It’s Slime Time!
I genuinely can’t believe I am daring to utter these words, but the February Half Term is almost upon us –Yes, I know Christmas seems like only yesterday! Hence, I have started to consider how to occupy the kids for the week when let’s face it the weather is usually dire, especially here in ‘sunny’… Continue reading Half Term Hot Picks