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Now We’re Not Moving, We’re Obsessed With Improving!!

A few weeks ago, we came to our senses and decided not to move. Currently living over the road from K’s new school and being walking distance from pretty much everything, finally made us realise that moving was a bad idea, at least for now! So we took the house off of the market and… Continue reading Now We’re Not Moving, We’re Obsessed With Improving!!

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Reaping the Rewards of ‘Growing Your Own’ with Kids!

So, we did all the hard work a few months ago, planting our kitchen garden and now we are beginning to reap the rewards of growing our own veg! Here’s how we did it! The great thing with this whole project has been the enthusiasm of the kids (mostly K) to water, weed and protect… Continue reading Reaping the Rewards of ‘Growing Your Own’ with Kids!

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The Countdown to High School Has Begun!

Seven years of infant/ primary school are coming to an end. The countdown to high school has begun. The final weeks of term are set to be a series of events, marking the year group’s departure, their achievements and waving them off to their new schools. The residential trip is looming, for many, the longest… Continue reading The Countdown to High School Has Begun!

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Exploring Waddesdon Manor National Trust

During the half term holiday, we decided to make use of our National Trust membership once again and explore the grounds at Waddesdon Manor. Located near Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire, this National Trust property has been on our to-do list for a while now having visited it for a wedding a few years ago and it being… Continue reading Exploring Waddesdon Manor National Trust

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The Best UK Woodland Walks

Looking for something to do with the kids (and a dog) during the half term holiday? With great weather predicted, we all want to get outside and enjoy it so where better than the great British countryside? I have asked around to find the best woodland walks in the UK, recommended by families who love… Continue reading The Best UK Woodland Walks

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Cut Your Kid’s Screen Time, You Won’t Regret it!

Me: ‘When I was your age, we didn’t have tablets or mobile phones and children’s TV was only on for an hour each day!’ K (rolling her eyes): ‘Yea, yea, and you couldn’t pause or rewind and the world was black and white, we know!’ Me (under my breath): ‘Cheeky moo…………’ This is not a… Continue reading Cut Your Kid’s Screen Time, You Won’t Regret it!