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Disney Dining Plan – What’s Included and is it Worth It?

Disney Dining Plan – What’s Included and is it Worth It?

The Disney Dining Plan – is it worth it? It’s a bit of a tricky question but you can work out whether it is worth it for your trip. To start with, at various points in the year you can book Disney accommodation and receive […]

Shrek the Musical comes to Leeds!

Shrek the Musical comes to Leeds!

Shrek the Musical at the Leeds Grand Theatre – You may have picked up from previous posts that we are very much a House of Mouse family with regards our film watching proclivities – the joys of kids who, given the chance, would take the […]

Stately Homes in Yorkshire with Beautiful Gardens

Stately Homes in Yorkshire with Beautiful Gardens

Stately Homes in Yorkshire – Yorkshire has some truly magnificent stately homes with completely stunning gardens.  Here are some of my favourites: Beningbrough Hall Beningbrough Hall near York was built in the 18th century, and has been shaped by its numerous occupants.  It was built […]

Castle Howard Christmas 2018 – 12 Days of Christmas

Castle Howard Christmas 2018 – 12 Days of Christmas

Castle Howard Christmas 2018 – The 12 Days of Christmas at Castle Howard runs from 17 November to 31 December 2018.  Tickets go on sale at 9am on Tuesday 4 September 2018 It’s 112 days (from Tuesday 4 September) until the big day itself, but with […]

Grand Opera House York Panto 2018 – Cinderella Review

Grand Opera House York Panto 2018 – Cinderella Review

Grand Opera House York Panto – This year’s panto is Cinderella, which is my favourite panto!  It will run from Friday 14 December 2018 until Sunday 6 January 2019.   We went to see it last night and everyone had a great time.  We were an […]

VonShef Airfryer Review – Is it any good?

VonShef Airfryer Review – Is it any good?

I’ve had a Tefal Airfryer for many years and have always loved it.  The lid recently broke so I set around looking to replace it.  When I was offered a VonShef Airfryer from Domu to review, I said yes straight away.  I was curious as […]

Unusual Christmas Decorations For Your Home

Unusual Christmas Decorations For Your Home

Deciding on the theme of your holiday decorations can be challenging, especially if you feel like you’ve already tried almost every design available on Pinterest. How about starting a new tradition this year—from changing your Christmas colour palette to trying out some unique holiday decors? […]

Turtle Bay York – Eating out with Kids – Review

Turtle Bay York – Eating out with Kids – Review

Turtle Bay York – Last weekend we popped into York to see the Christmas Market and to visit Santa himself at the York Chocolate Story.  While we were there we had a lovely lunch with the kids at Turtle Bay.  Now, I have been a […]

21 Magical Christmas Events in Yorkshire 2018

21 Magical Christmas Events in Yorkshire 2018

Christmas events Yorkshire 2018 – Are you looking for events and things to do at Christmas in Yorkshire with the kids?  Have a look at our list of Christmas markets, Winter Wonderlands, attractions and Christmas festivals in York and the rest of Yorkshire.  I’ll add […]

An Autumn/Winter Outfit from JDWilliams

An Autumn/Winter Outfit from JDWilliams

When JDWilliams contacted me recently to offer me the chance to review a lovely Autumn/Winter outfit I jumped at the chance.  I’ll be honest I rarely shop for myself these days and usually spend all my money on the children so it was quite decadent […]