Family Fun

Match Attax Advent Calendar

The boys usually have chocolate advent calendars in December and they’ll probably have them this year too. There are loads of alternative advent calendars out there though for children who don’t eat chocolate, and Match Attax sent the boys some…
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A family trip on the River Avon

Last month we spent a few days in Stratford upon Avon, Warwickshire. It’s a place I really enjoy visiting and though I was actually born down in Warwickshire I haven’t been for a good few years now so it was…
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Getting ready for Halloween with Blackpool Tower Dungeon!

Last week we started getting into the Halloween spirit and took a trip to Blackpool Tower Dungeon. The Blackpool Tower Dungeon brings together an amazing cast of theatrical actors, special effects, stages, scenes and a ride in a truly unique…
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Asmodee Blogger Board Game Club: SET review

We are really pleased to have been chosen as members of the Asmodee Blogger Board Game Club for the next three months. Once a month, I will bring you a review of one Asmodee board game and I would love…
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Disney on Ice: Dream Big

Last Sunday, Robot and I were invited to see the exciting experience that is Disney on Ice. Surrounded by several hundred Disney Princesses, some Woody the cowboys and the odd Arlo from The Good Dinosaur, we took our seats at…
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Cirque du Soleil: Ovo

Robot and I went on a mum and son night out in Manchester on Friday as the circus came to town. Cirque du Soleil is our favourite circus to watch so we were super excited to have been invited along!…
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Roald Dahl Day: The BFG Project

The BFG is our favourite Roald Dahl story, so for Roald Dahl Day this year we decided to do a few related activities to mark the occasion. We have read the book so we watched the film, and my thoughts…
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Festival review: Just So 2018

This year was our second at Just So and we had been looking forward to it for many months. We had chosen bees as our tribe and had been keeping a close eye on all the progress posted on the…
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Disney on Ice returns to Manchester

I have covered Disney on Ice on the blog before, but not for a few years now, so I am excited to be able to tell you that it is back – and better than ever. Who doesn’t love a…
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Our Bat Walk with Wild Discovery

We have just returned from a 5 day break at Ribby Hall with fellow blogger Jane and her little boy, and we are full of tales of adventure! One thing I wanted to get written down while it was fresh…
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