Month: February 2017

Top Ten Travel Must Haves for Family Travel

Top Ten Travel Must Haves for Family Travel

I have compiled my top ten travel ‘must haves’ for beach holidays with school age children.  Not only that, I have colour co-ordinated them in a lovely soft pink.  Because, well, I like pink!  I’ve collated them on a mood board over on Pinterest. Firstly, if it […]

How to Decorate a Summer Straw Hat or Easter Bonnet

How to Decorate a Summer Straw Hat or Easter Bonnet

I love straw hats on Miss H, she just looks so cute and summery in them!  I found this plain hat (just £3 in Primark) and the brim is fabulous, but I wanted to make it really stand out with adding peonies.  How to decorate […]

Viking Warriors and a Best Beard Competition – the Jorvik Viking Festival

Viking Warriors and a Best Beard Competition – the Jorvik Viking Festival

Every February York hosts its own Jorvik Viking Festival.  Usually cunningly timed to coincide with half term it’s a great one to take the kids to (or time your trip to York during).   Traditional Woodworking Methods Another stall demonstrated traditional wood working methods.  Miss […]

Joe’s Kitchen, Ludgate Hill, London – Great Family Friendly Restaurant

Joe’s Kitchen, Ludgate Hill, London – Great Family Friendly Restaurant

Joe’s Kitchen, Ludgate Hill in London really is a fab restaurant to take the kids.  We visited the one in York last summer and really liked it, so we chose it as one of the places we would go on our visit to London.  It’s […]

Kinky Boots the Musical at the Adelphi London – Review

Kinky Boots the Musical at the Adelphi London – Review

Every so often I get chance to go down to London, have a meal and a girly natter and see a show.  On my last trip I managed to visit the Adelphi theatre to see the London musical Kinky Boots. I was a bit worried […]

Children’s Parties York and Yorkshire

Children’s Parties York and Yorkshire

Children’s Parties York and Yorkshire.  Are you looking for birthday party venues for where to have your next kids’ party in and around York?  I’ve put a list together with lots of great ideas.  Some party venues you might know about already and some that […]

What do you get extra in Virgin Trains First Class?

What do you get extra in Virgin Trains First Class?

Virgin Trains First Class – I don’t often get to travel first class when I travel by train, especially if it is the four of us (my budget won’t stretch that far), but if it is just me I can sometimes justify it. It’s especially […]

Eating Thai at Busaba in Covent Garden, London

Eating Thai at Busaba in Covent Garden, London

Yesterday I had a rare day out without the kids at Busaba, Covent Garden (they were at school anyway, so they barely missed me and Mr Wonders made them egg and chips for tea, so it was all good).  I took the train down to […]

26 Family Friendly Festivals in the UK – 2017

26 Family Friendly Festivals in the UK – 2017

Looking for fab family friendly festivals in the UK?  Have a look at our list of some of the best! Latitude Henham Park, Southwold, Suffolk Thursday the 13th to Sunday the 16th of July 2017 From their website: With activities and entertainment for Kids, Teens […]