Days out

Party in the Park

With the local recreational ground being just a few minutes’ walk from our house, it is impossible to miss when Party in the Park is on in the summer. Our…

Charlie Jones Foundation Family Fun Day

There are several fundraising events for charities close to our heart that we try to attend every year and the Charlie Jones Foundation Family Fun Day is one of them.…

The Heartlake City model at Legoland

Fun at Legoland

One of the best things about having an annual pass for Legoland is that it takes the pressure off when we visit. It doesn’t matter if Jessica decides that she…

Shaun in the City: London - Little Hearts, Big Love

Shaun in the City: London

When we first heard about the Shaun in the City trail coming to London, shortly after completing our Book Bench challenge, we knew that this was a challenge we wanted…

Golden lock gates

When we were compiling our list of gold postboxes to visit around the country as part of our Olympic and Paralympic gold postbox challenge, we also discovered that two sets…

Chiltern Open Air Museum

I used to visit Chiltern Open Air Museum fairly often before having my children as it was a lovely place just to go for a walk even without looking around…

Rickmansworth Aquadrome

One of the things I love about Country Kids is that it has encouraged me to visit lots of new outdoor spaces in my local area. As a result weekends…

The inside of Roald Dahl's writing hut

The Roald Dahl Museum and a treasure trail

I loved reading Roald Dahl’s books as a child. Matilda was my favourite, although The BFG is a close second. Jessica and Sophie are still a little young for them…

Mummy and Jessica on Miss Rabbit's helicopter ride

A day out at Peppa Pig World

We’ve been having a lovely day out at Peppa Pig World in Paulton’s Park with some other heart families from the hospital where Jessica had her surgery. This is the…