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Lonely Planet Kids Books – Make Perfect Presents

Lonely Planet Kids Books – Make Perfect Presents

This week we were sent a couple of Lonely Planet Kids books, and my goodness are they beautiful! I love books anyway, but these are marvellous and my children love them.  We were sent The Big Earth Book: And The Incredible Cabinet of Wonders: The […]

Christmas Gift Guide for Women – Lovely things!

Christmas Gift Guide for Women – Lovely things!

 There are so many lovely things on this list I would like.  I love the Maxwell Scott handbag and I love the scent of the Noble Isle Rhubarb Handwash! Maxwell Scott ‘Rosa’ Italian Leather Handbag The idea for the Maxwell Scott company was made in […]

Presents to buy for the Men in your life at Christmas

Presents to buy for the Men in your life at Christmas

I find it really hard to come up with decent presents for my Dad and Husband (not to mention my brother, father-in-law, brother-in-law, you get the picture!)  Here are a few suggestions you might be interested in – a bit different from your average festive […]

Yorkshire Winter Wonderland York 2017 – Review – Santa, Vintage Funfair and Ice Skating

Yorkshire Winter Wonderland York 2017 – Review – Santa, Vintage Funfair and Ice Skating

    It was a lovely bright and cold day, the day we visited Winter Wonderland this year. The children ice skated with Mr Wonders, accompanied by the music drifting over from the vintage fairground.  It’s a lovely festive thing to do and beautifully lit […]

*Reviewed* Christmas at York Museum Gardens: Illuminated Walk

*Reviewed* Christmas at York Museum Gardens: Illuminated Walk

We were very excited to visit and review Christmas at the Museum Gardens in York.  You approach the attraction from Exhibition Square, next to the Art Gallery and opposite the York Theatre Royal.  After walking through a narrow walkway filled with Christmas trees you enter […]

Rita, Sue and Bob Too – York Theatre Royal – Review

Rita, Sue and Bob Too – York Theatre Royal – Review

Wow, is all I can say to Rita, Sue and Bob too! We went to see it on the opening night at the York Theatre Royal. There were signs up to warn that there was nudity, swearing and smoking involved in the production. I smiled […]

Eight of the Best Kids Wetsuits!

Eight of the Best Kids Wetsuits!

Kids wetsuits – We are lucky enough to be visiting Greece in the winter.  The sea will be a bit chillier than what we are used to, so I have been researching kids wetsuits for when Master T wants to go snorkelling (which he will!) […]

Harewood House – A Victorian Christmas – What’s on?

Harewood House – A Victorian Christmas – What’s on?

‘A Victorian Christmas’ at Harewood House Friday 24 November – Sunday 31 December 2017 (excluding 24, 25, 26 Dec) 10am – 6pm This winter, visit Harewood House for a truly spectacular Victorian Christmas. For the first time in 5 years, Harewood House and grounds will […]

Yankee Candle Advent Calendar 2017

Yankee Candle Advent Calendar 2017

Yankee Candle Advent Calendar 2017 – I don’t know about you but I am torn when buying an advent calendar.  I want every day to be a surprise, but I also want to know what is in it to make sure I am getting good value […]

Claire’s Accessories – Lovely Autumn and Winter Collection

Claire’s Accessories – Lovely Autumn and Winter Collection

I love Autumn.  I love the colours of the leaves, and collecting conkers, the harvesting of the last apples and the smell of distant bonfires.  I also love the changing fashions of boots and cosy jumpers, woolly hats and cute gloves.  Then the promise of […]


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Yorkshire Winter Wonderland York 2017 – Review – Santa, Vintage Funfair and Ice Skating

Yorkshire Winter Wonderland York 2017 – Review – Santa, Vintage Funfair and Ice Skating

    It was a lovely bright and cold day, the day we visited Winter Wonderland this year. The children ice skated with Mr Wonders, accompanied by the music drifting over from the vintage fairground.  It’s a lovely festive thing to do and beautifully lit […]

*Reviewed* Christmas at York Museum Gardens: Illuminated Walk

*Reviewed* Christmas at York Museum Gardens: Illuminated Walk

We were very excited to visit and review Christmas at the Museum Gardens in York.  You approach the attraction from Exhibition Square, next to the Art Gallery and opposite the York Theatre Royal.  After walking through a narrow walkway filled with Christmas trees you enter […]

Harewood House – A Victorian Christmas – What’s on?

Harewood House – A Victorian Christmas – What’s on?

‘A Victorian Christmas’ at Harewood House Friday 24 November – Sunday 31 December 2017 (excluding 24, 25, 26 Dec) 10am – 6pm This winter, visit Harewood House for a truly spectacular Victorian Christmas. For the first time in 5 years, Harewood House and grounds will […]

Camp Kátur Glamping Yorkshire – Geodome Review

Camp Kátur Glamping Yorkshire – Geodome Review

We recently visited Camp Kátur Glamping in North Yorkshire.  We split our time between the Hobbit Hide and the Geodome. I have written about the Hobbit Hide here and will now tell you about our adventures in the Geodome! Camp Kátur Yorkshire The Geodome is special […]

The Yorkshire Tour de Phantome – Ghostly Tours!

The Yorkshire Tour de Phantome – Ghostly Tours!

The Yorkshire Tour de Phantome.  If you like treasure hunts and self guided tours then this is one for you.  I have been sent the below information about spooky tours around the Yorkshire Coast.  Perfect for Halloween or any time really.  I love a good […]