Family Fun

Beados Design Station Review

Recently we were asked if we’d like to review the Beados Quick Dry Design Station. In the past Louis and I have had a lot of fun with Hama Beads but Rowan found them to be a bit fiddly, so I…
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Making Magnetic Slime

I was browsing Pinterest when I came across someone who had made magnetic slime. I thought the boys would love to make their own slime, so I clicked through to find out what I needed to buy. Unfortunately, the site…
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Brown Spikes Hiccups: a story by Louis

Two friends, Brown Spike and Ghost of Fame, try to cure a case of the hiccups. Follow our story including sound effects from the brilliant Storytime Sounds app from Not on the High Street. Louis is seven, and thought up the…
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Introducing … Geronimo Festival

We have had SUCH a great month in January with lots of exciting news and invitations for the year ahead. Our social calendar is looking promising already and I can’t wait to get it all documented here. We are a…
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Bunny Jump: Game Review

After school today we tried out a game called Bunny Jump. We’ve been playing quite a lot of games lately, mostly after school or after Sunday dinner. I recently reviewed Chicken Charades from the same company as Bunny Jump, Universal Games. We…
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LEGOLAND Discovery Centre Ninja Weekend

This weekend, LEGOLAND Discovery Centre will be taken over by Ninjas! Don’t worry though, I’m sure they’re harmless. In fact, they might be ninjas you know! For the entire weekend of 7th and 8th February, all children dressed as ninjas…
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Chicken Charades: Game Review

A little while back we received a game from University Games called Chicken Charades. I thought it would be fun to play with the children so I agreed to review and feedback on the blog. This is my feedback: I…
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Review: Peter Pan Goes Wrong

When The Lowry invited us to go along to see Peter Pan Goes Wrong, I really had no idea what to expect. I figured the show would be based on the usual Peter Pan story but would contain some twist…
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Skoda Yeti goes camping

This summer one of our adventures was to a campsite in North Yorkshire. To help us on our way, Skoda asked if we wanted to take one of their lovely Yeti Outdoor cars with us – how lucky is that?!…
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#BEDA Day Ten: Bucket List Progress

I have written previously about my ‘bucket list’, on my other blog. For me, it’s not really a bucket list but a list of things I’d like to achieve before I turn 40. This is the list: Swim with Dolphins…
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