Kedleston Hall

Yesterday we met up with some friends who we haven't seen in a couple of years. We met up at a National Trust place in Derbyshire called Kedleston Hall. It's a neo-classical mansion from the 1760's. Wow!! It was stunning! Sadly the house was closed so we didn't get to go inside, but the kids [...]

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Escape to Fritton, Norfolk

Escape to Fritton, Norfolk

Last week the kids were on half term (one week school holiday),  so we took some time out and went to stay in a woodland lakeside lodge. It was a great autumn getaway! We found our accommodation on airbnb. It was a privately owned lodge in Fritton Lake Holiday Resort. Unfortunately we didn't find it [...]

Can’t Touch…. Will Touch!?

This week we've had decorators in. They've been painting walls, ceilings, doors, skirting boards, window sills and stair banister. Nightmare! The house is upside down ....and there are a lot of things in wrong places! I'm looking forward to trying to return to the slightest bit of organisation that we had. Have you ever had [...]

Parents Weekend Away! Part 1!

Parents Weekend Away! Part 1!

Some of you may know that earlier this year I won a free flight (to anywhere in europe) from Pringles! I was amazed! I never win anything and in all honestly doubted slightly that anyone ever did. I was very surprised and very happy! This year, back in June, was our 10th wedding anniversary. So [...]