A day at the zoo {My Captured …

On Friday me, my Mum and my Sister-in-Law took all the children to the zoo for the day. We went to Twycross Zoo, which is about 30 mins from where we live. Since returning from our holiday a few weeks ago, I’ve been a bit grumpy with post-holiday blues. However,…

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A fun family day in Bakewell

Although the weather hasn’t been particularly great of late, we’ve been making a real effort to get out and about at weekends. We find being in the house with all the kids can be a little testing at times! We don’t live very far from Derbyshire, so we’ve been trying…

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A mother and daughter spa day

Every year, around this sort of time, my Mum and and I have a spa day. Last year we went to Eden Hall, which is one that we’ve been to a few times and a firm favorite. However, this year we were keen to try somewhere new, so after a…

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Our recent mini break – Peppa Pig World

One Friday in the middle of June Oscar’s school had an Inset Day. We decided to make the most of it and have a trip down to Peppa Pig World near Southampton. I’ve wanted to take the kids for a while and thought that this was probably the last year…

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A day at the races

On Saturday we went to Ascot races with my parents. It was their 50th Wedding Anniversary in April, so for their gift we’d booked a day at the races. Obviously we couldn’t let them go alone, so Simon and I went too! We had an absolutely amazing day. The weather, which…

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Half term adventures – Twycross Zoo

During last week’s half term, my mum and I decided to take all the kids to the zoo for the day. Twycross Zoo is about half an hour drive from us and we haven’t been for a few years, so I was really looking forward to it. When we first…

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Alton Towers Santa Visit

We had a great day at Alton Towers today. We’d heard great things about the Santa Sleepover and when we called to enquire, we discovered that you can also just visit for the day. As we only live an hour away it was a much better option for us. We…

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