A Magical Christmas Day Out at Drayton Manor

Finding a Christmas day out can be a bit of a minefield, especially when you have a large range of ages to keep happy. We were invited to Drayton Manor, home of Thomas Land, for a magical Christmas experience and we were not disappointed. This was our first visit to Drayton Manor at Christmas and they had completely transformed Thomas Land into a winter wonderland, complete with snow on the roofs, christmas decorations and characters wandering around to meet and… Continue Reading “A Magical Christmas Day Out at Drayton Manor”

Elf for Christmas Review and Giveaway


It is time to start thinking about Christmas as it is now just 6 weeks away. Traditions have changed since Christmas’ when we were young, although we still love to go to a good old-fashioned Pantomime on the run up to Christmas. A new modern-day family tradition we are adopting is the ‘Elf for Christmas’ where an Elf visits from Santa’s workshop for the month of December. Elf for Christmas is an enchanting toy and reward kit perfect for girls… Continue Reading “Elf for Christmas Review and Giveaway”

The Big Christmas Rescue Review

My kids adore personalised books and reading them their bedtime story where they are the characters make it that little bit more exciting, so when I was invited to review the Big Christmas Rescue I jumped at the chance. The Big Christmas Rescue is an exciting, personalised tale of Christmas courage which gives children a magical introduction to the work of the RNLI’s volunteer lifesavers, whilst funds from the sales of the book help fund the charity’s lifesaving service.  Did… Continue Reading “The Big Christmas Rescue Review”

Santa’s Christmas Wonderland at Paultons Park

Santa at Peppa Pig World

On Saturday, we were very lucky to be invited to Paultons Park, the Hampshire-based theme park, which is home to the world’s first and UK exclusive Peppa Pig World.  If you are followers of my blog you will know we go quite frequently but this time we were going to see a sparkling wonderland, complete with a snowy grotto. At Santa’s Christmas Wonderland, you wander through an enchanted winter scene where animated characters, including Rudolph and Donner, sing and dance.… Continue Reading “Santa’s Christmas Wonderland at Paultons Park”