My Readers Top Posts of 2015


I have shared our Highlights of 2015 post but wanted to see what my readers favourite posts of the year were and it is a bit of a random mix of posts which had me surprised if I am honest. What I thought would be popular got a good number of hits but it was the reviews that were most popular. It does seem that anything that makes our lives easier is popular with a steam mop and trolley bags… Continue Reading “My Readers Top Posts of 2015”

Project 365 2015 – Week 52!

Spinnaker Tower

Well I have made it to the end of another year of Project 365. That is three years of taking a photo every single day! It is been a busy last few days of the year with lots more adventures under our belts, finishing the year how we have spent the rest of it, despite the weather throwing its worst at us. We had a rather blustery ride aboard a Santa cruise in Poole Harbour and a hairy drive to the… Continue Reading “Project 365 2015 – Week 52!”

Our Days Out Highlights of 2015

Tree Climbing

As we near the end of 2015 I thought it was time to look back at our year. Like everyone we have had some ups and downs as life has tried its best to throw some curve balls at us, but mostly it has been a bloomin brilliant year with adventures both at home and abroad. January Looking back to January reminded me of the horrendous weather we had, with big storms literally washing away some of our favourite beaches… Continue Reading “Our Days Out Highlights of 2015”

Project 365 2015 – Week 49

St James Palace

Well it is safe to say that in the run up to Christmas that my weeks are getting busier and this week just gone was possibly the busiest one of all. We started the week with a trip to LaplandUK near Ascot and it surpassed my expectations on every level and a fabulous time was had by all of us, especially the kids. Meeting the most authentic Father Christmas I have ever seen at the end of the day, who… Continue Reading “Project 365 2015 – Week 49”

Advent Calendar for Grown-Ups

Hotel Chocolate Advent

I always look enviously on as the children open their advent calendars, wishing I could have one of my own. Well, one with decent chocolate anyway. Now Hotel Chocolat have answered my prayers and have a range of Chocolate Advent Calendars especially for adults! Now you can let the countdown to Christmas begin with their beautiful advent calendars in three flavours to suit every taste – Milk Chocolate, Dark Chocolate and White Chocolate. I was sent the all-dark chocolate advent… Continue Reading “Advent Calendar for Grown-Ups”