out and about

Places to go and people to see…

St Nicholas Park

I had never heard of St Nicholas Park,¬†until I read a post by a local, fellow blogger, Iona at Redpeffer – click here to read more –¬†Play Park. It looked amazing and something that the kids would love, so one afternoon, while Rachel was at a friends house for a playdate, I decided to take […]

Packwood House

Last weekend we made use of our National Trust membership and went to visit another local property called Packwood House. It is located in stunning grounds near to Solihull and only a stones throw from Baddesley Clinton. We arranged to meet the in-laws there and have a picnic and look around. We arrived about half […]

Pick Your Own Fruit with Kids!

After having seen so many of my Facebook friends and fellow bloggers enjoying doing this activity with their families, I had been desperate to go and do this. Especially as my two love strawberries and raspberries. Unfortunately, as we have been so busy with other things lately we haven’t had the chance to get anywhere […]

Go Ape Junior and The Gruffalo Trail

Wow, wow, wow!!!! What a day!!! Rachel and I were lucky enough to receive tickets to visit the new GoApe Treetop Junior course in the Wyre Forest. It was quite a trek for us, but we stopped off on the way for lunch with the in-laws, half way there.

Homemade Teepee

A couple of days ago, we were at a  bit of a loose end – in between the chaos of painting the house and running around in every direction -so, I decided we should have a peaceful day at home and take  the opportunity to play outside. As it was so hot I decided to get Rachel’s […]

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