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Mum and Dad in Manhattan – day one!

Last weekend, hubby and I packed the kids off to their grandparents and we headed off for a few days in New York, just the two of us. We drove down to London early on the Saturday morning. James’ uncle and aunt, kindly said we could park at their house and took us to the […]

Beaulieu Motor Museum

On the Thursday of our week away, we had to drive Grandad David to the train station in Southampton, as he needed to go home to work. So we decided to make a day trip out of it and looked for somewhere close to Southampton that we could visit that day. We were very close […]

Shopping for school shoes

With Jack starting nursery in a couple of weeks, we have been starting to get school uniforms together. And as we are away soon, we wanted to get both kids new school shoes before we ran out of time. So today we headed to Solihull to get their feet measured at Clarks. Clarks have a […]

What I learnt at Lollibop 2014

So on Saturday we went to Lollibop. We had a lovely day out but I also learnt a lot, not least that a tent filled with Thomas the Tank Engine megablocks is more exciting for my three-year old than any of the amazing acts or other activities there were on offer!

The British Summertime Festival – BST – Hyde Park Sunday 13th July 2014

So we have ticked off the first item from our Summer Bucket List! For a while during the week running up to it I thought we may get to tick off a few more like dancing in the rain and jumping in puddles but the weather finally decided to be hot, hot, hot! So on […]

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