Countdown to this year’s Dorset County Show

Robo Crop

One of the highlights of our summer holiday’s last year was a visit to the Dorset County Show, one of the county’s largest agricultural shows, that takes place at Dorchester Showground. Organised by Dorchester Agricultural Society, the two-day annual show began in 1840 and will take place this year on Saturday 1st September and Sunday 2nd September. Over the weekend there are a variety of attractions, livestock, and fun for all the family to celebrate agriculture and rural life in Dorset.… Continue Reading “Countdown to this year’s Dorset County Show”

Introducing Mum to Hotter Shoes

Mabel Daffodil Hotter

I have been a fan of Hotter Shoes for a few years now and my wardrobe is full of their shoes – I think I may have developed a slight shoe addiction. If you have not heard of them before, Hotter have been manufacturing stylish comfortable footwear for over 50 years, starting out with slippers and continuing into the mass shoe market promising to make shoes as comfortable as slippers!! They are now the UK’s biggest shoe maker with a… Continue Reading “Introducing Mum to Hotter Shoes”

A visit to Dorset County Show 2017

A visit to Dorset County Show 2017

This weekend we were invited to attend our first Dorset County Show which has been held on the first weekend of September for a staggering 175 years! Situated at the Dorchester showground there were over 450 tradestands to explore and a fantastic array of attractions to keep the whole family entertained. As we entered the show the kids were given wristbands with my telephone number on them in case we got separated and were told who to find it they got… Continue Reading “A visit to Dorset County Show 2017”

Saturday is Caption Day – 21st January 2017 #satcap

Kingston Maurward

Hello and welcome to  a new year of Saturday is Caption Day #satcap. If you have not taken part before please come and join in. Simply find a funny / cheeky / captionable photo and either upload it to your blog or instagram with a sentence or three about it. Then link it up with me below and visit the other people who link up and have a giggle as you come up with some humourous captions! The linky is… Continue Reading “Saturday is Caption Day – 21st January 2017 #satcap”

A Winter Visit to Kingston Maurward

Alpaca

Like a lot of families, we find January a bit of a struggle financially. Not only is there a longer period between pay dates, but we also have Eliza’s birthday to factor in to the equation too. I am always on the hunt for inexpensive or free days out to keep the children entertained, so when I was approached by Scottish Friendly to show how easy it is to save money each month by discovering affordable days out in my local… Continue Reading “A Winter Visit to Kingston Maurward”