#Win Snotcha! Game from Drumond Park

Snotcha

Oh dear, oh dear – this grossly entertaining game has been hugely popular with my cheeky little ones this Christmas. It’s the sneeze spraying action game that’s guaranteed to get everyone going, one way or another! Set him up by filling the sneeze chamber with cold water and inserting the batteries into his feet – now we’re ready to start! Take your turn to spin the spinner to see how many times to push down on Snotcha… It’s time to… Continue Reading “#Win Snotcha! Game from Drumond Park”

A Christmas Washout

Christmas Day

Despite all our best plans this year, for us, Christmas Day and the subsequent days that followed have been a bit of a washout. The dreaded lurgy has hit the house! I am not talking about a bit of a cold, but whatever found its way in to infect the family has knocked everyone (except for me), for six. Hubby has a bit of a stomach bug last week which we put down to a dodgy pasty, but thought nothing… Continue Reading “A Christmas Washout”

3 fabulous Cocktails to enjoy this Christmas

Advoccat

When I was (a lot) younger, I used to work in a bar and used to enjoy this time of year more than any other because people used to order cocktails and I loved making them. Cocktails then went out of fashion but now it seems they are back with a vengeance and Christmas is the perfect time to learn how to create your own. So what are the perfect cocktails to try this festive season? Snowball The Snowball cocktail… Continue Reading “3 fabulous Cocktails to enjoy this Christmas”

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”

Experiencing the magic of Christmas at Marwell Zoo

Christmas at Marwell

Marwell Zoo is one of our favourite days out with the kids. Not only is it full of wonderful animals to see, but the kids love racing around its wide pathways, and testing their climbing skills in their numerous play areas. It has also had some exciting new exhibits open this year, which gives you something new to look at each visit. This weekend we were invited to experience the magic of Christmas at Marwell and it certainly did not… Continue Reading “Experiencing the magic of Christmas at Marwell Zoo”