5 Places to Visit in Paphos Cyprus

5 Places to Visit in Paphos Cyprus

Paphos (or Pafos) is a fun and beautiful place to visit. It's great for visiting as a couple, with friends or as a family. After a recent visit to Paphos Cyprus, we thought we'd share a few 'Must See' places. Archaeological Park An absolute must! Not only is the history cool and interesting, but the [...]

Children’s Mental Health Week 2021

This week is Children's Mental Health Week. With all the craziness of the past year, I think this years acknowledgment of it is even more important than ever! Children, like adults, have had a year of not knowing when normality will resume, being teased with a little normality - for it to be taken away [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

Waterworld During COVID-19

We were fortunate enough to be invited to a media event at Waterworld, in Stoke-on-Trent. What a place!! There was something for everyone, and we all really enjoyed our time there. After we parked and got in the queue, we had our temperatures taken before entering the building. Everyone was encouraged to keep 2m apart, [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

10 Fun Things To Take To The Beach

10 Fun Things To Take To The Beach

Beach days can be great....but let's be honest, any days with kids can be tough, no matter where you are.  However,  we have to make it the best we can - it's all about making memories right!? Here are a few ideas on how to make a Beach Day, with kids, as fun as possible for [...]

National Trust’s Hare Hill

National Trust’s Hare Hill

We have been members of the National Trust for a few years now, and we really enjoy going around visiting and exploring the different properties. You may have seen some of our posts on other National Trust places - Biddulph Grange Gardens, Kedlestone Hall, Chirk Castle, Charlcote Park and Shugborough Hall. Recently (before lockdown!) we [...]