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Celebrating Star Wars

Celebrating Star Wars

Our family have been rather taken with Star Wars and with the new film The Force Awakens coming out over Christmas it has brought with it an awful lot of joy and fun. My littlest hasn’t seen the new film, in fact he’s only seen part of the first ever film, he thinks it will(…)

A Berry Baker Ross Christmas

A Berry Baker Ross Christmas

Baker Ross have some lovely crafting activities for kids, and their Christmas selection is especially lovely. As the festive season fast approaches and the kids’ excitement levels begin to increase, despite our best efforts to keep it to sensible levels, why not get them involved in creating Christmas themed crafts-a lovely way to use their(…)

Apple Day at Hanbury Hall

Apple Day at Hanbury Hall

There’s nothing quite like picking an apple fresh from the tree and biting into it’s crunchy goodness. I’m lucky enough to grow my own apples and I don’t think I’ll ever tire of the joy I get from watching them grow and then eating them. As regular readers will know, our family also enjoy visiting(…)

Malvern Autumn Show

Malvern Autumn Show

As a family, we love steam engines, traction engines, classic cars and vehicles, animals and being outdoors. Put all of these things together and we’re pretty much in heaven. The Three Counties Show ground in Malvern, Worcestershire hosts the Autumn Show each September. We first visited last year and enjoyed it so much that decided(…)

Seasonal Crafts with Baker Ross

Seasonal Crafts with Baker Ross

The clever people at Baker Ross know how to produce some interesting themed crafting kits. As the Rugby World Cup fast approaches, swiftly followed by Halloween (I know, time is flying!), we thought we’d try out some of the kids craft activities that fitted nicely into both of these celebrations. First up, my son wanted(…)

Our visit to Hanbury Hall

Our visit to Hanbury Hall

Hanbury Hall is a National Trust property in Worcestershire, not far from Droitwich. It’s only around 40 minutes from our home but for some reason the last time we’d visited there was over 5 years ago. I realised that my son had never been and he’s almost 5. The other day we were all tired(…)