Meeting the Queen at Peppa Pig World

We have been visiting Paultons Park since it first open in the 1980’s and its safe to say that it has changed quite a lot along the way. In April 2011 Peppa Pig World was launched, which was perfect timing for my Peppa loving son Isaac who was 3 at the time and we have been big fans ever since. Walking into Peppa Pig World is like walking straight into the animated series, complete with the infamous and annoyingly catchy… Continue Reading “Meeting the Queen at Peppa Pig World”

A visit to Blackgang Chine to celebrate their 175th anniversary!!

T-Rex at Blackgang Chine

During our visit to the Rookley Country Park on the Isle of Wight, I asked the kids where they wanted to visit. The first place that came out of their mouth was Blackgang Chine, followed closely by Robin Hill, its sister park. We last visited Blackgang Chine in March last year for the opening of their Underwater Kingdom and the kids fell in love with the land of imagination. Unlike most theme parks, Blackgang Chine doesn’t rely on thrill rides… Continue Reading “A visit to Blackgang Chine to celebrate their 175th anniversary!!”

A very special day at the SSE Women’s FA Cup Final, Wembley

Chelsea Ladies Fa Cup

Being a parent is one of the most rewarding jobs in the world, but it can also be one of the toughest. One of the things that can get you through the tough days is remembering the proud moments. From their first smile to their first steps, a certificate of achievement to a medal, it is proof that the hard work and perseverance is worth it. Having six children, I do have quite a few very proud moments to look… Continue Reading “A very special day at the SSE Women’s FA Cup Final, Wembley”

Fun family ways you can spend your Avios

Hogwarts Express

I am always on the look out for ways to save money on days out, as entertaining the kids can be an expensive hobby. I use my loyalty reward cards regularly on our supermarket shopping and fuel which adds up to a tidy sum by the end of the year, but did you know there is another way of saving for fun days out for the kids? Collect Avios If you haven’t heard about Avios, it’s the reward currency that… Continue Reading “Fun family ways you can spend your Avios”

Isaac’s 10th Birthday Party at Avon Tyrrell

Isaac & Porg Cake

Last year Isaac had his 9th birthday party at Avon Tyrrell and he and his friends had such a blast that for his birthday this year he wanted to do it all over again. There are three different birthday packages to choose from and we decided on for the Go Adventure package, which gives them the opportunity to do three hour-long activities. Isaac and his joint party host Scott decided to pick some different activities to last year: zip wire,… Continue Reading “Isaac’s 10th Birthday Party at Avon Tyrrell”