• Family Fun Day With McDonalds #HelloGoodTimes

    24th July 2016

    This weekend Chunk and I were invited to one of the many family activity days that McDonald’s are running across the country this summer. McDonald’s have created the #HelloGoodTimes days to help us parents entertain our kids over the summer holidays. Each event offers plenty of fun, family-friendly things to do including face painting, air…

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  • Win a Family Day Pass to England’s Medieval Festival 27-29 August 2016

    19th July 2016

    Step back in time this summer by visiting England’s Medieval Festival as I’ve got a family day pass to give away! The festival, based in Herstmonceux, is an authentic, one-of-a-kind event in the UK with a very special blend of history and fun for the whole family. From the moment you arrive you are surrounded…

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  • A Birthday Treat To Drusillas Park

    13th July 2016

    Curly turned 5 years old a couple of weeks ago so we celebrated by having a trip to Drusillas Park. We’ve visited Drusillas many times in the past, which included when the Hello Kitty Secret Garden opened, and naturally the boys wanted to go there for another fun day out. The park, based in Alfriston, has a…

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  • 6 Tips for Getting the Garden Ready for Summer

    28th June 2016

    Gardening doesn’t come naturally to me, so for those of you in the same boat I’ve got six tips for you when sorting out your garden for this summer. Hope they are of use! 1. Keep It Simple Don’t try to recreate the botanical gardens, stick with small, simple changes. It’s much easier to complete…

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  • Confessions of a SUMMER Parent #TheGoodStuff

    23rd June 2016

    How do you cope with your kids over the summer? And by that I mean how do you HONESTLY cope with them? Just Hanging At The Park This is the last summer Chunk will attend nursery three mornings a week (yes his nursery are open all year round!) before he starts school in September. Those…

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  • Lino Printing with Anna Hayman

    18th June 2016

    Anna Hayman Range I was invited to a blogger’s craft morning a couple of weeks ago, hosted by homewares designer Anna Hayman, where I got to learn a bit about lino cutting and printing and even got to create my own designs. Myself and four other Sussex-based bloggers spent the morning chatting, eating cake and…

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  • Jurassic Globalls: Our Fun Day Out

    11th June 2016

    Our Review of Jurassic Globalls, Brighton This week Chunk and I got to try out the brand new indoor ultraviolet mini golf course full of Chunk’s favourite thing… dinosaurs! Jurassic Globalls is Brighton’s first indoor crazy golf centre that involves playing in a darkened room full of ultraviolet light and fluorescent sculptures. The room even has…

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  • Something Special Interactive Magazine Review

    8th June 2016

    Something Special Interactive Magazine The brand new Something Special Interactive Magazine is out today and Chunk got to have a sneaky peek! The first issue is packed with lots of fun things to do including stickers, colouring, craft ideas, stories and sing alongs. Refreshingly there is an app you can download to use with the…

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  • Competition: Win an Alvin & The Chipmunks DVD

    4th June 2016

    The brand new Alvinnn! And The Chipmunks TV series is coming to DVD this summer and I have one copy to give away to one of you lucky readers. Summer of Sport is the first volume of season 1 and will be released on DVD on 13 June. It will contain 14 episodes from the…

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  • Mum On A Mission: Improving My Local Park

    3rd June 2016

    As you know from previous posts I have recently set up a committee with another mum in a bid to improve our play park. Our Dreary, Deprived Park We live in quite a deprived area and unfortunately the local council has made it clear there is no budget to refurbish the tired park. The equipment…

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