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Top 5 thoughtful gifts for a friend who is a new mum

Top 5 thoughtful gifts for a friend who is a new mum

Becoming a new mum is an exciting ordeal… until the fateful day comes. Then panic and anxiety can set in, as it suddenly dawns on the new parents that they need to take of another life! There’s a lot to do and think about, and […]

What are the benefits of allowing your young children around animals?

What are the benefits of allowing your young children around animals?

There’re many benefits to introducing animals to your young kids. After all, pets such as dogs and cats can bring a tremendous amount of joy to their owner’s lives. The same goes for kids too, as they learn how to interact with other beings in […]

Winter Treasure Hunting on Fraisthorpe Beach

Winter Treasure Hunting on Fraisthorpe Beach

I’ve written about Fraisthorpe beach before but wanted to also write about our recent visit the day after Boxing Day. It was a gloriously sunny day and – the crucial factor – there was no wind!  Mr Wonders gave me a metal detector for my […]

Moving to the Big City: Why UK City Living is on the Rise

Moving to the Big City: Why UK City Living is on the Rise

More and more people are choosing to live in city centres in the UK. The tradition of moving to the suburbs and buying a house is diminishing, with a wide range of people choosing to live in the heart of the city in rental accommodation. […]

Filey Brigg – Great for Rockpooling with the Kids

Filey Brigg – Great for Rockpooling with the Kids

Filey Brigg Over the weekend we had a trip to Filey and went rock-pooling on Filey Brigg. Fishing Nets The kids had a fabulous time! We bought them a fishing net each. Have a look at these (photo below!) on Amazon if you haven’t bought […]

25 Favourite Family Days Out in the UK

25 Favourite Family Days Out in the UK

I asked lots of parent bloggers around the country where their favourite family days out with the kids in the UK were, and together we came up with this fab list!  I’ve added in a few of my own favourites – don’t miss the reviews!   […]

Outdoor Baking with the Woodland Adventure Company

Outdoor Baking with the Woodland Adventure Company

We first came across the Woodland Adventure Company several years ago when we were invited to a birthday party hosted by them. Adam was great with the kids and it was a fabulous mix of magic (tiny bells on a hidden string tinkling throughout the […]

Stockeld Park Christmas Adventure – Review

Stockeld Park Christmas Adventure – Review

Stockeld Park Christmas Adventure – We love Stockeld Park at Christmas, there are so many festive activities! A Great Place for a Get Together This time we planned our trip to coincide with a reunion – meeting up with old friends with similar aged children […]

Kids! Fly a Falcon at The Robert Fuller Gallery, Thixendale

Kids! Fly a Falcon at The Robert Fuller Gallery, Thixendale

We are very lucky to live on the Yorkshire Wolds. Our house is high on a hill overlooking the Vale of York. We have fabulous views but often get snowed in over winter (I always stock up on food when winter approaches, just in case!). […]