Plastic Cups Art

This craft is so easy and kept the kids entertained for aaaaages! They really enjoyed it. What you need Plastic Cups Permanent Markers. (We used Sharpies)   What to do  The great thing with this is all ages can do it and you can make the designs as simple or as complicated as you want! [...]

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Fun at Home

Lately we have been pretty busy. Here, there and everywhere. So today we stayed at home. We have done some puzzles, read books.... I bought these books from Home Bargains the other day and kids enjoyed them today. A nice, cheap, non-sugary treat that kept them entertained for ages! Bonus! We also played some games. [...]

Cholmondeley Castle Gardens

Cholmondeley Castle Gardens is set in around 70 acres of land in Cheshire, England. Beautiful building and beautiful surroundings! We have been there a couple of times in the past, but it's been a while since we last visited. We went there recently and were reminded of how lovely it is! As you drive in [...]

Simple and Fun Ideas for Summer Holidays!

You're either the kind of parent who loves Summer Holidays or hates them and can't wait to get them back to school! Either way we all need ideas to keep the kids entertained! Just before our summer holidays start, we sit down and write a 'Summer Bucket List'. Here is our one from last year: [...]

Soft Play Centres (love them or hate them) – Top Tips

I discovered last week that I can only tolerate a Soft Play Centre if it's for a birthday party. If it's just to take the kids to play, I really would rather not! Here are a few tips and warnings that might help you to stay sane, if you're anything like me! What to wear [...]

Our Welsh Wednesday!

Our Welsh Wednesday!

I was supposed to be taking the kids up to Scotland this week (half term) for a few days, but unfortunately we had to cancel the adventure. Freckled face #3 was poorly, and I didn't want to travel with a poorly kid, especially as it was just the kids and I. Wednesday morning came and [...]