A real Christmas Tree from Pines and Needles

For many years we had a fake Christmas tree but after a holiday at Coombe Mill, and an introduction to having a real tree, we have been converted. For the last few years, we have used Pines and Needles for our tree. They have a shop in Boscombe where you can choose your perfect tree, or you can order your tree online, with a small extra delivery cost. The staff are extremely helpful and helped us select the perfect tree… Continue Reading “A real Christmas Tree from Pines and Needles”

New Summer Menu at Urban Reef

Urban Reef sign

We have been fans of Urban Reef restaurant since it opened although we seem to pop in for a cheeky lunch date when the kids are at school, rather than visit for an evening meal these days. Urban Reef describes itself as an ‘informal bar, deli, cafe and restaurant’ located next to the beach on Boscombe Promenade and we love it because it gives us the chance to go for a bracing walk along the beach with a special hot… Continue Reading “New Summer Menu at Urban Reef”

Sebastian’s Dinosaur Party!

Science Zone

Sebastian is dinosaur mad and had been requesting a dinosaur party for his birthday for quite some time. After his request I looked up dinosaur parties in Dorset and was pretty limited for choice, until someone told me about Science Zone in Boscombe. It was not somewhere I had heard of, but after a visit to look around I was sold – Sebby was going to love it! Science Zone is hidden away in the Royal Arcade and the one… Continue Reading “Sebastian’s Dinosaur Party!”

Fun at the Beach with Microscooters

Microscooter

We are huge fans of Microscooters in our house with Kian, Isaac, Eliza and I all owning one.  Seeing the kids scooting to school is a regular occurrence and I am normally left carrying them home hung over the pram. Last month the lovely team at Microscooters gave me the opportunity to give one of my blogging friends a very special Christmas present.  I had to choose some microscooters for their family up to the value of £120 and they… Continue Reading “Fun at the Beach with Microscooters”