Days out

Happy birthday Legoland

The girls have been counting down the days until Legoland opened again and so once more, the first day of the season found us back at our “favourite Legoland ever”…

Watching the world go by over tea and cake – a day out in London

After spending three days in hospital with my big girl, a relaxing day out with one of my best friends was just what I needed to recharge my batteries.  Days…

Spring days out in London and the Home Counties

With the weather (hopefully) starting to get warmer, we’re looking forward to some more days out and about, exploring some new places and some well-known, well-loved ones too. Here are…

Jessica and Sophie exploring the outside of Fort Nelson

Exploring Fort Nelson

the Fort Nelson is one of several forts on Portsdown Hill. These were built in the 1860s to protect Portsmouth against the threat of an enemy attack from the French.…

A day out at Uppark House - Little Hearts, Big Love

A day out at Uppark House

We always spend a few days visiting my family between Christmas and New Year. This year we’d managed to catch up with everyone on Boxing Day, thanks to my sister…

A winter treasure trail at Denham Country Park

“Where are we going today, Mummy?” is nearly always one of the first questions Jessica asks each day. Sometimes I can give her a definite answer: “preschool”, “Legoland”, “to the…

Christmas Bricktacular at Legoland Windsor

We hadn’t told the girls that we were going to see Father Christmas at Legoland ahead of time. Jessica, I think, would have guessed as soon as she realised we…

The joys of jumping in muddy puddles

The walk to preschool is the most fun thing ever at the moment as far as my two-year old is concerned. It’s just a five-minute walk but for those few…

An autumn walk at Chiltern Open Air Museum

As winter edges closer, our favourite places are now closing for the winter. A beautiful autumn day gave us the perfect opportunity to have one last day out at Chiltern…

Birthday fun at the park

With Daddy being away on Sophie’s birthday, I decided against organising a birthday party and instead opted for a bit of an “open house” instead so that everyone who wanted…