A Birthday Treat for Eliza

Mayim Mermaid Academy

Eliza turned 7 at the end of January, but having a birthday so close to Christmas mean’t that she didn’t really want any toys. We bought her a few nicknacks so she had some presents to open, but her main birthday surprise was a day full of fun. The day started with a swimming lesson, but not any old swimming lesson……….. a mermaid swimming lesson!! We spotted Mayim Mermaid Academy on BBC Breakfast news and upon further investigation discovered that… Continue Reading “A Birthday Treat for Eliza”

Eliza’s Climbing Party at Rockreef

Rockreef

Can you believe Eliza turns 7 this week? Having a January birthday can mean organising a party can be a tricky business, as many local attractions close for the winter months and the weather is rubbish. Over the years, Eliza has had two Princess Parties, a Create a Bear party at Lemur Landings and last year she had a My Little Pony Craft party but this year she wanted something a bit different. With four brothers at home, Eliza is… Continue Reading “Eliza’s Climbing Party at Rockreef”

Christmas Sail with Santa Cruise with City Cruises Poole

Christmas Sail with Santa Cruise with City Cruises Poole

The Christmas Sail with Santa Cruise from City Cruises Poole has become a bit of a family tradition for us, as we have been enjoying them for the last 3 years. We love where we live and the Santa Cruise is fantastic way to see beautiful Poole Harbour, the second largest natural harbour in the world and home to millionaires row which houses some very famous residents. We were welcomed onboard by the crew and the fantastic Dr Balloonman, who… Continue Reading “Christmas Sail with Santa Cruise with City Cruises Poole”

New Drop ‘n’ Go Sessions at Rockreef

Rockreef UK

The kids love Rockreef Climbing Activity Centre on Bournemouth Pier, but the one thing that stopped us attending as often as we would like is that there was nothing for Sebby to do whilst his siblings were climbing. One adult is required to accompany up to a maximum of three children under 16 and the safety briefing with them to become their ‘Clipper’. They are then responsible for ensuring their group are safely clipped in at all times, meaning that… Continue Reading “New Drop ‘n’ Go Sessions at Rockreef”

Mister Maker and the Shapes Review

Mister Maker

We are big fans of the cast of CBeebies as the kids have all grown up watching them. We have seen many of them perform live, including, Alex, Andy, Katie, Mr Bloom, the Rhyme Rockets and Sid but one that had eluded us until this year was Mister Maker and we caught our first glimpse of him in the pouring rain at Camp Bestival. His show was full of fun and his infamous sidekicks, the Shapes, were there too. Camp… Continue Reading “Mister Maker and the Shapes Review”