Nifty accessories to pack for a beach holiday
Oct13

Nifty accessories to pack for a beach holiday

Okay, so having learned my lessons the hard way, I’m putting this right here, right now. You might be heading off for some late sunshine at half term, or you might just want to stash this away ready for next year. Either way, here it is – my top tips for making sure that your next beach holiday you actually pack smart, and have everything you need :) First up – all the basics have to be covered. You’ll need to...

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Save 10% at Forest Holidays – EXCLUSIVE FOREST HOLIDAYS CODE!
Oct09

Save 10% at Forest Holidays – EXCLUSIVE FOREST HOLIDAYS CODE!

If you rather fell in love with Forest Holidays, but missed out on the chance to win the £200 Forest Holidays voucher  this week, then don’t fret – Forest Holidays have kindly created you an exclusive Forest Holidays Code, worth 10% off the cost of ANY holiday – naturally I leaped up and down as I said “BigYes, Please!” I’ve always wanted to stay in a Forest Holidays lodge. In case you’ve not...

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Win a £200 luxury Forest Holidays escape
Sep20

Win a £200 luxury Forest Holidays escape

Have you seen Forest Holidays yet? If not, you’re missing out. I *love* them. They have 9 stunning locations spread across the country, all exclusively on Forestry Commission land. Forest Holidays are for everyone, from the very young to the very old; they’re for families and couples and groups of friends and obviously they’re perfect for dogs (owners welcome, natch). Because you’re deep in forestry land,...

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Wild Foraging with Robinsons Fruit Shoots
Aug07

Wild Foraging with Robinsons Fruit Shoots

I think I first wrote about our love of foraging six years ago, when there was an apple glut and we were about to review a juicer (handy). So when Robinson’s got in touch and asked if we’d like to forage for a new flavour Fruit Shoot, it was an easy yes for us (apart from anything else, as home educators, we’re always looking for new things to learn, and this was a fab way to get 10yr old Bear out into the woods and...

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TOP Buys for Swimming with your Baby & Toddler #ExperiencedMummaTip
Aug04

TOP Buys for Swimming with your Baby & Toddler #ExperiencedMummaTip

When your ‘babies’ are 6′ teenagers, it’s sometimes easy to forget those far-off days when they actually needed you every single step of the way. But it’s astonishing how much knowledge you stack away in your brain that’s just sitting idle, waiting for the day someone asks you (or till your babies have babies, and you can become *that* granny with all the advice). I was chatting to a fellow Brit in...

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Still Looking? I Found You Some Beautiful Last-Minute Villa Stays
Aug04

Still Looking? I Found You Some Beautiful Last-Minute Villa Stays

It has been brought to my attention that there are people who have never ever had to search for a Last-Minute Villa. There are people who book their annual summer family holidays a year ahead. For some it’s because time off work needs to be meticulously planned and family schedules organised. For others it’s just a natural progression for an organised mind (Oh how I wish I was one of *those* people). Other people book at...

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