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Winter FunLand at the NEC

Winter FunLand at the NEC

    This evening was the press night for Winter Funland – a brand new family friendly festive event for the midlands. All I knew in advance was that it was billed as an indoor funfair hosted by the NEC and I figured that the kids would enjoy this so we snapped up the invite and went along on the train to visit. We arrived just in… Read More »Winter FunLand at the NEC

    Stocking filler ideas

    Stocking filler ideas

      With only ten weeks until Christmas Arlo has already started to point out items he wants to add to his Christmas wish list, and of course as a parent I want to do my best and get him some awesome gifts, however when I think back to my childhood, the most memorable gifts have always been the funny little things. My parents used to fill… Read More »Stocking filler ideas

      A North Pole Breakfast

        I don’t know when this even became a thing but I love it. Arlo is an only child so I didn’t want to go totally insane (for once) but we had a lovely start to our day in the front room with this little collection of festive themed children’s snacks. What better way to mark the arrival of our new house guest than with a… Read More »A North Pole Breakfast

        Over the Rainbow birthday party

          Arlo’s third birthday just happened and I can not quite believe I’m sat here now telling you all I am a mum to a three year old… time really does fly by! A birthday in lockdown wasn’t the original plan, but you guys know me by now – a pandemic wasn’t ever going to stop us from having an amazing day. I set myself the… Read More »Over the Rainbow birthday party

          Easter Eggstravaganza

          Easter Eggstravaganza

            We love to celebrate in our family… any excuse for a gathering and we will all get together and start planning the food. Easter is quickly becoming as commercial as Christmas, and I don’t see this as a bad thing. We aren’t religious as a family but having been bought up in a multi cultural city I think it’s important to acknowledge all cultures, (we… Read More »Easter Eggstravaganza