Fun in the Snow

We got SNOW!!! This made the last few days of 2020 lots of fun! 4 days of playing in the snow! We are very happy and had lots of fun! On the first day of snow, there was a lot of snow, but it was still exciting to see and be out it in. We [...]

Dunham Massey Christmas Lights 2020

Dunham Massey Christmas Lights 2020

A couple of years ago we went to Dunham Massey at Christmas and we were SO impressed! We absolutely LOVED it! Last year we spent Christmas time and New Years in Canada, so we didn't go to see the display. This year, with all the madness of Covid-19, we were unsure if we were going [...]

25 Silly Family Friendly Jokes

25 Silly Family Friendly Jokes

With all the madness that is going on at the moment, we thought we would try and give you a little giggle! Here are some jokes to share with the family. If you're making your own Christmas crackers this year, these might come in handy! What do you get when you cross a Snowman with [...]

Halloween without Trick or Treat

Halloween without Trick or Treat

Usually, we would spend our Halloween at a Trunk n Treat activity at church, with friends. Thanks to COVID19, this year, that wasn't allowed. So here is what we did instead. PAINTED PUMPKINS Which one is your favourite?? The kids really enjoyed doing these! They were limited to what they could chose to do, because [...]

9 Fun Spooktacular Ideas for Halloween

9 Fun Spooktacular Ideas for Halloween

Halloween - you either love it or hate it....or not really bothered either way!? I, personally, quite like having a bit of fun with the kids. We keep it a bit of fun, nothing too scary - I'm too much of a wuss! Here are some fun things we've enjoyed doing for Halloween. MONSTER CROISSANTS [...]

4 Easy To Grow Fruit and Vegetables.

4 Easy To Grow Fruit and Vegetables.

I am one of the LEAST green-fingered people ever. We have tried growing fruits and vegetables every year, for the last 4 years. This year was, by far, our most/only successful year! We thought we would share with you what we have found to be the easiest to grow, and some of our mistakes that [...]

Canoeing at Astbury Watersports Centre

Canoeing at Astbury Watersports Centre

Back in the summer we visited Astbury Watersports Centre in Cheshire. We booked a family session online. We had 2 canoes for an hour. When we arrived at Astbury Mere Lake, it was pretty busy with dog walkers and fishermen. The Watersports Centre had a one-way system in place, and they cleaned equipment after use. [...]

Kids Say the Funniest Things – Edition One!

Kids Say the Funniest Things – Edition One!

These are just a few of the things our 4 Freckled Faces have said over the years that have tickled us. Oh how I WISH I had remembered to write them all down! Which ones have you heard before too? Which one gets you laughing most?   Mum, if a cheetah gets old...will they need [...]

Is Dovedale Worth Visiting?

Is Dovedale Worth Visiting?

Dovedale is a jaw-dropping gorgeous village in the Peak District. It is a very scenic drive down, with all the beautiful green hills, and there is a bonus of passing through the village of Ilam - so pretty and quaint! Beautiful Green Hills at the start of Dovedale What Can You Do There? There are [...]

Paloma Grida Resort and Spa – Belek, Turkey

Paloma Grida Resort and Spa – Belek, Turkey

Lately we've been reminiscing about holidays we've been on. One of our all-time favourites was when we went and did our first ALL INCLUSIVE  holiday in Turkey, back in July 2017. We booked the package through Thomas Cook, who have since gone out of business - but we had a fantastic experience with them. We [...]