Here’s What Is Working For Us During Social Distancing. COVID19

Here’s What Is Working For Us During Social Distancing. COVID19

I know some of you may be thinking 'Oh good, another post about the coronavirus!' I totally get that!  However, we wanted to share some of our experiences and the activities we have done so far to help us get through it. You may or may not be looking for ideas, and everyone is different [...]

Manchester Giants Slam Dunk Birthday Parties

Manchester Giants Slam Dunk Birthday Parties

We love basketball, so we were VERY excited when Manchester Giants offered us an opportunity to go and try out their birthday party package!! Unfortunately for Freckled Faces 3 and 4 the parties are aimed at children between 7 - 10 years. Freckled Faces 1 and 2 got to go and join in the fun [...]

7 Benefits of Baking – for Kids

7 Benefits of Baking – for Kids

Baking with kids is a bit like marmite  - you either love it or hate it! We love baking! ....maybe a bit too much.....that would explain my huge weight gain! All 4 Freckled Faces have always liked being in the kitchen with me - asking question, helping, offloading all their thoughts, etc. Don't get me [...]

Canoeing With Kids – at Tittesworth Watersports and Activity Centre

Canoeing With Kids – at Tittesworth Watersports and Activity Centre

We've been wanting to get out on the water with the kids for a while. We've taken them on boats, but Freckled Face number 1 has been wanting to go kayaking or canoeing for a couple of years. Life just gets busy and it was not high on our priority list - but this summer [...]

Cameron Frank Products – Dauber Dawgs Review

Cameron Frank Products – Dauber Dawgs Review

Recently we were very kindly gifted a pack of 'Dauber Dawgs' by Cameron Frank Products. We thought we would put them to the test for all ages (well - within our family anyway!) from 3yrs - 35! They were enjoyed by all! Packing The packing was clean, bold, fun and easy to read. There wasn't any [...]

35 Summer Bucket List Ideas for Kids

35 Summer Bucket List Ideas for Kids

We LOVE summer....but it does call for more entertainment needed, as the kids aren't in school. These are a list of ideas of activities that we enjoy doing in the Summer - in no particular order! 1. Visit a Park 2. Visit a Beach 3. Splash in a Stream 4. Leaf Rubbings 5. Water Flight [...]

Hickory’s Smokehouse – Crewe

Hickory’s Smokehouse – Crewe

Finding a decent family friendly restaurant that ticks all boxes is pretty tricky. We were recommended Hickory's Smokehouse Gresty Green, in Crewe. We went to check it out for Freckled Face number 4s birthday and here's what we thought. Setting/Building It was a good mix modern and classic western American decor. The staff were all [...]