Scotland Road Trip Part 2 – Must See Places!

If you haven't read it already, go and check out Part 1 to see what we got up to previously. Driving from Perth to Nairn was full of stunning scenery. We couldn't get enough! It's difficult to do all the beauty justice as you're driving by, but I tried! You drive through Cairngorms National Park [...]

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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 [...]

Shugborough Estate – is it worth a visit?

If you have read any of our previous posts you'll know that we are National Trust members (in England). We have been members for the past 3 or 4 years now and still have so many places to see! We love it because wherever we go in the UK there is always somewhere that we [...]

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 [...]

School’s Out For Summer!

Today was the kids last day of this school year! I know, we're pretty late to the party, right!? It seems everyone else finished last week! The kids have had a great last few days though, so they haven't seemed to be bothered that they're still at school! We are definitely happy to be joining [...]

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: [...]