An Eventful Half Term!

Mighty Claws UK

Half term seems like such a long time ago now but in reality they have only been back at school for a couple of weeks. Because our head teacher bolted on all five of the annual inset days around the traditional week we actually got two weeks off which I had planned to use to go to Disneyland Paris with. Sadly Hubby could not get the time off work so I planned in lots of days out and I have… Continue Reading “An Eventful Half Term!”

Fun days out with the kids

Thorpe Park

We all know how important it is to spend time together as a family and how much we can gain from spending fun days with our kids. Time is short, and there are so many memories to be made. Some people fail to realise just how many different types of experiences are awaiting them. It doesn’t matter how many children you have or how old they are; we are incredibly blessed with opportunities for days out in this country. Staying… Continue Reading “Fun days out with the kids”

Our top 5 #family essentials for keeping the kids entertained at home this #halfterm


It only feels like 5 minutes since the kids went back to school after the summer holiday’s but half term is upon us already. Keeping the kids entertained at home can be a challenge, especially when the weather prevents them from getting outside in the garden so I have put together a list of our top 5 essentials: Netflix – we are recent converts to Netflix having ditched our Virgin Media TV package as it was becoming ridiculously expensive. The… Continue Reading “Our top 5 #family essentials for keeping the kids entertained at home this #halfterm”

A Disappointing visit to Guernsey

During half term we spent a week in France, travelling there and back with Condor Ferries. On the way out we had an impromptu stop in Jersey and loved exploring the island and on the way home we had arranged to stop and stay overnight in Guernsey so we could explore and see what it had to offer. I pride myself on writing honest blogs of both things we review and our days out and I have to admit that… Continue Reading “A Disappointing visit to Guernsey”

Comic Con and a trip to the O2

Comic Con

This year we went to our first Comic Con in Bournemouth and had a brilliant time, but Hubby didn’t get to go as he was working, so when I saw that MCM Comic Con was coming to the ExCel over half term I excitedly booked tickets and arranged to meet up with friends. The show promised a whole host of sci-fi, film, television, comic book, video game, anime, manga and cosplay content and my husband and teen were especially excited.… Continue Reading “Comic Con and a trip to the O2”