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”

Eat like a pro with Beko

Soccerball-Burger-

Eat Like a Pro is a global campaign to encourage families to eat healthier. Every year, stats show that children are eating worse – less fresh vegetables, less fruit and fish, and more fat and sugar and I have been concerned about what my children have been eating for some time. Working part time, with the kids doing after-school clubs every evening after school, I find it tricky to ensure they get a healthy, balanced diet and trying to get the… Continue Reading “Eat like a pro with Beko”

Tetra Starter Line Aquarium Despicable Me Edition Review

Tetra Aquarium

Tetra have just released their new 30L aquarium, perfect at getting children into the fun and interactive hobby that is fishkeeping and they invited us to set one up. The Tetra ‘Despicable Me’ aquarium complete set contains the basic equipment and food and care samples you need to get started, as well as a useful set-up brochure and Minions decorative elements. In the box is: Robust glass aquarium (4 mm thick glass) with outer dimensions of 30 x 27.5 x 42… Continue Reading “Tetra Starter Line Aquarium Despicable Me Edition Review”

Fishy Fun at the National Marine Aquarium

National Marine Aquarium

On our recent visit to the Seaview Holiday Village near Looe, we decided upon a visit to the city of Plymouth which is less than half an hour away. We first visited Plymouth for a friend’s wedding 9 years ago and fell in love with the city and in particular the National Marine Aquarium. Isaac was 2 on our last visit so didn’t remember anything about it so we were keen to go back and see what had changed. Set… Continue Reading “Fishy Fun at the National Marine Aquarium”

Fishy Fun One to One!

After last weeks battle with the dreaded lurgy our household is finally germ free and all back at school, so I decided to head out and about for some one on one time with Sebby. Sebastian loves the seaside so I headed straight for the beach with a plan to go and see the fish at Bournemouth Oceanarium as they are currently offering half price entry to us locals.  I set off straight from the school run so we arrived… Continue Reading “Fishy Fun One to One!”