Days out

An old fashioned square and making a Lego picture - Milestones Museum

Stepping back in time at Milestones Museum

Visiting Milestones Museum in Basingstoke is like stepping back in time into a bygone era.  Inside the museum is a network of streets and buildings creating a replica of life…

Playing hoopla - Easter fun at Chiltern Open Air Museum - Little Hearts, Big Love

Easter fun at Chiltern Open Air Museum

One of the best things about spring is that all our favourite places have started opening again.  We enjoyed some traditional Easter fun at Chiltern Open Air Museum on Good…

Learning how locks work - London Canal Museum Family Science Challenge Day - Little Hearts, Big Love

London Canal Museum Family Science Challenge Day

Encouraging a love of science in our children is something that hubby and I would like to do.  We both have science degrees and love exploring ways of making science…

A walk along the canal

Spring has definitely been in the air this week with all the lovely sunshine we’ve been having.  It’s been the perfect weather for getting out and about and exploring and…

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…