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”

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”

My Top 10 Days Out and Travel Posts of 2017

Walt Disney World Photo Gallery Disc

It was very clear to me that when doing my top posts of 2017, that, although not quite viral, there was a sudden surge in December on my toy reviews as people struggled to decide what to get their kids for Christmas. Then on Christmas day there was another surge as people wanted quick answers on how to operate the toys. My more steady traffic is always on days out and travel related posts, so I have decided to do… Continue Reading “My Top 10 Days Out and Travel Posts of 2017”

6 Family-friendly Activities and Attractions in Cornwall

Port Isaac

2018 is the year of the staycation, and while there are many destinations and hideaways all over the UK, family favourite Cornwall tends to take the crown. Nestled in the depths of south-west England, the geographical features of the landscape make it the ideal family retreat, with an array of beautiful beaches and scenic coastal paths to discover and explore. Further to that, there is also a plethora of family-friendly attractions, all of which offer fantastically fun and educational experiences… Continue Reading “6 Family-friendly Activities and Attractions in Cornwall”

3 Kid Friendly Activities To Enjoy This Winter

Glen Doll

The cold weather can make it a little more challenging to think of kid-friendly activities. In summer, taking a ball and a picnic to the park makes for a fun, simple day out for all the family, but in winter parents may have to get a little more creative. Here are three examples of fun activities that the little ones can enjoy even when temperatures start to fall. Winter Wonderland Winter Wonderland, in Hyde Park, has so much going on… Continue Reading “3 Kid Friendly Activities To Enjoy This Winter”