Roll on Summer: Sun Lounger Trolley

Living in Bournemouth we spend a lot of time at the beach. Some of our visits are spontaneous where we arrive with nothing with us, but mostly it is a planned excursion complete with a beach tent, picnic, buckets and spades, games and swimwear. Most of the beaches are accessed via a zig zag walkway from the cliff top and now Sebastian no longer has a buggy to balance everything on, it can be quite a challenge to take everything… Continue Reading “Roll on Summer: Sun Lounger Trolley”

VitaCocoKids #VitaPicnic


We were first introduced to VitaCocoKids at Camp Bestival and it was an instant hit. If you have not heard of VitaCocoKids before, it is naturally flavoured coconut water that comes in cartons and can be found in the chilled aisle, with the fruit juices, in most good supermarkets. The drinks have less sugar than most leading UK kids juices and it is a tasty and healthy treat that is perfect to pop inside their lunch boxes or to take… Continue Reading “VitaCocoKids #VitaPicnic”

Gigsak – a picnic blanket perfect for family and festivals


I was first introduced to the Gigsak ® when I met it’s creator Lyn at a local networking event earlier this year and was immediately intrigued by the idea of the picnic blanket with a difference. When folded up the Gigsak just looks like any other picnic blanket with waterproof backing and it has both a hand handle and a shoulder strap for easy carrying. On hot sunny days, the Gigsak can be used like a normal picnic rug but,… Continue Reading “Gigsak – a picnic blanket perfect for family and festivals”

Win a Picnic Blanket with a difference


Welcome to day 4 of my #CMBigBirthdayBonanza We are off to two festivals this year.  One for the kids – LolliBop – you can win a family ticket here, and Camp Bestival in Dorset. We went to Camp Bestival last year, but only as day guests.  This year we are going to experience all four days of fun, but being camping novices we are on the look out for things we need to take. Last year the one thing that we took… Continue Reading “Win a Picnic Blanket with a difference”

Win a Tweedmill Bright Spotted Fleece Picnic Rug

I have been a fan and a customer of The Beach Factory since 2012. All my children have UV Sun Protection suits / tops from there, which they lived in throughout the summer months. The tops / suits have protected them on our many visits to the beach in the summer months and when the older boys went kayaking / coasteering along the Dorset coast. The Beach Factory don’t just sell UV Protection wear.  They are your one-stop shop for… Continue Reading “Win a Tweedmill Bright Spotted Fleece Picnic Rug”