Hands up who loves the dentist....! Ok, not me - in fact, since I was about 14, I have been TERRIFIED by dental appointments, since one evil dentist left me in tears. You know when you can feel your heart racing and those knots in your stomach? Even booking an appointment makes me feel like … Continue reading A Dentist with a Difference
Ok, so as Rory’s 1st birthday rapidly approached, I felt like a terrible mother... that pregnancy journal and baby book that are full to the brim with anecdotes and records, just like Erin’s are? Non-existent. Sorry, kid. BUT I made a pact with myself to fail the record keeping no more. Introducing Colour Chronicles - The … Continue reading The Book of You: A Record of Childhood
Last weekend, we were lucky enough to be invited to Paradise Wildlife Park for the day. We've been visiting the Hertfordshire attraction for years now and love that every time we visit, there is something else to see. Last year we were amazed by the huge Jurassic Park style walkthrough (more on that later) and … Continue reading Paradise Wildlife Park: A Review
When first booking our week away with Waterside Holidays, I was a little dubious as it was quite a bit more expensive than your average caravan park. However, the reviews were amazing so I we went ahead and booked Waterside Park & Spa in Weymouth, for a week in June. Due to the price, I … Continue reading Waterside Holidays: A Review
As a primary school teacher, part of our staff training involved learning about mindset and how we could encourage children to look at the world differently to develop their own positive mental health.That’s why we are loving ‘Mindful Millie’ by Louise Tribble (not to mention that Erin finds it hilarious because our dog is also … Continue reading Mindful Millie: An Introduction to Mindset
When we were invited along to Carter’s Steam Fair at Maldon's Promenade Park, I was instantly captivated by the history and creativity of it all. It's a traditional vintage fair, with rides and stalls from the 1890s to 1960s and is a million times more fun and beautiful than more modern fairs I've been to … Continue reading All the Fun at the Fair
With Spice Girls fever sweeping the nation at the moment, it got me feeling all nostalgic. The 90s were MY era and I'd be lying if I didn't say I missed them more than just a teeny, weeny bit. So here are my top five loves of nineties life, in no particular order... ONE - … Continue reading AD | I’ll tell you what I loved, what I really, really loved…
I am always after cheap days out with the kids - with two young children at home with me, costs add up pretty quickly. So when I saw the price of Hadleigh Rare Breeds Centre, we obviously had to have a mooch. The layout of the farm is perfect if you've got to keep your … Continue reading Best farm in Essex?