Our outdoor time for the final day of #30DaysWild hasn’t been quite so wild. It’s been all about snatching little windows of time to enjoy some outdoor fun in what has been a very hectic day. We spent much of the day at the hospital for Jessica’s latest cardiac check-up… View Post

#30DaysWild – A walk along the canal

#30DaysWild – A walk along the canal

I love going for a walk along the canal. It always brings back happy memories of going on a narrowboating holiday with hubby in our pre-children (and pre-marriage!) days. We keep saying that one day we’ll go again with the girls. We’ve yet to really make any firm plans to… View Post

#30DaysWild – Dandelion flower tea

#30DaysWild – Dandelion flower tea

#30DaysWild has helped encouraged me to take a closer look at the things growing in my garden. I’ve been thinking more about what I can harvest and eat from my garden. Not just the raspberries, the lettuces and the radishes that are growing there, but some of the weeds too.… View Post

#30DaysWild – Creating nature fairy wands

#30DaysWild – Creating nature fairy wands

My girls love making fairy wands from sticks. They are so simple to make and far prettier than any fairy wand I’ve ever seen in a shop. Each fairy wand is completely unique and can be made in just a few minutes. Perfect for a little adventurer keen to create… View Post

#30DaysWild – Home-made cherry lemonade

#30DaysWild – Home-made cherry lemonade

The girls have been enjoying the cherries that we picked recently at Grandma’s house. It took a few days before they were really ripe enough to eat. Once they had ripened though, it wasn’t too long before they then started to become a little overripe! We had picked quite a… View Post

#30DaysWild – Into the woods…

#30DaysWild – Into the woods…

One of the things I love about visiting our local country parks is that there are still huge areas of all of them that we have yet to really explore. There is always a new path to head down; a different direction to take and new things to see and… View Post