Family Fun

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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The #BigWildSleepout for RSPB

Recently my husband took our eldest son (and the dog) wild camping as part of the RSPB #BigWildSleepout. Our son was raising money for the charity and managed to raise £50.00 in total which he was really pleased with. £50.00…
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Festwich: The Free Music Festival!

If there’s one event we clear our diaries for each summer it’s this. Festwich is a family orientated rock and indie music festival held in Prestwich, Manchester. In it’s third year now, the festival is bigger and better year on…
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Headlander Festival

We’ve had an extremely busy weekend this weekend which started with Louis’ Big Wild Sleepout and ended with The Manchester Day parade, and in between we managed to squeeze a day out at Stockport’s Family Festival – the Headlander Festival….
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I Can Do It!

A very short post from me this week for #CountryKids but one that made me incredibly proud of my three year old. More importantly, it made him incredibly proud of himself. Love that boy ❤️  

Bolton Abbey

A day of glorious sunshine. We don’t get many of those so decided to make the most of it and head over to Bolton Abbey near Skipton in *cough* Yorkshire *cough*. I’d never been to Bolton Abbey before and wasn’t…
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WIN: Tickets to see The Pirate Gran!

AHOY THERE, ME MATEYS! The Pirate Gran is coming to stage at The Lowry in Manchester! I’m actually really gutted that I can’t make it myself with the boys, but I do have a family ticket to give away to…
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My Weekend of Freedom

The husband he has gone away To go walking (quite a lot) The boys and I had our big plan Of films and fizzy pop A weekend full of games and fun Had started off so well Their friend was…
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Family Theatre: The Sooty Show

The day before Rowan’s birthday, we’re off to see some of my old childhood friends. This friendly bunch bring back memories of pre-school fun, and I also recall having them with me while I got better on grandma’s sofa if…
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