Month: July 2016

Considering Taking Kids on a Cruise?  My Review of the Emerald Princess

Considering Taking Kids on a Cruise? My Review of the Emerald Princess

Ever fancied a cruise but ruled it out because you have kids? Think again! Now, more than ever, the cruise industry is becoming increasingly child friendly and family oriented. Emerald Princess A few weeks ago we took our two (then aged 6 and 8) on […]

A Day Out with Pokémon Go – a Mum’s Guide

A Day Out with Pokémon Go – a Mum’s Guide

Ok, so you’ve seen all the hype about the latest Pokémon Go craze and you haven’t got a clue what it’s all about? I’d like to say “Let me enlighten you” but I feel that would be a little strong as I am far from […]

Toasted Marshmallows and Fairy Lights – Glamping at the North Star Club, Sancton

Toasted Marshmallows and Fairy Lights – Glamping at the North Star Club, Sancton

The North Star Club, near Sancton in East Yorkshire has an otherworldly fairy-tale feel to it. The Woodland Lodges are set deep inside a wood and are completely private from one another. We slept in Sitwell, a lodge inspired by the Scarborough born poet Dame Edith […]

Imagination, Maze and Magic – The Forbidden Corner

Imagination, Maze and Magic – The Forbidden Corner

The Forbidden Corner must be one of my favourite places ever! It’s a truly unique place to take the children and there is nowhere that I can think of that is similar. It’s a quirky mix of imagination, maze and magic! If fairies exist then […]

“Do baby deer come out of lady deer’s bottoms, Mummy?” The Deer Safari at Sledmere House

“Do baby deer come out of lady deer’s bottoms, Mummy?” The Deer Safari at Sledmere House

The deer safari at Sledmere House over half term was magical. When the opportunity comes up again, you must go. You sit sideways on in a large trailer pulled along by a tractor, so you get a fabulous view. There are hundreds of deer, so […]