An Eggscellent Easter Hunt

April 1, 2015 at 4:26 pm

A long Easter Weekend with the kids can be eggs-hausting, and that isn’t factoring in the two weeks of school holidays that follow. But why not try a somewhat different yet just as fun Easter Egg Hunt this year; it could be eggs-actly what you need to keep your little […]

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Active Family Checklist

April 1, 2015 at 4:22 pm

Getting out and about is great isn’t it? And we’ve all done it. We all leave the house without a worry in the world to find later that we’ve forgotten this and forgotten that and…. DOH! – forgotten that too. The secret is to be fully prepared before you go, […]

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Top 10 things to do at Easter

April 1, 2015 at 4:20 pm

It depends on whether you follow the astronomical or meteorological seasonal calendar as to when you believe spring begins (click here for more information). According to the astronomical timetable it was March 20 this year, while for the meteorologists it was March 1. The general consensus is that spring arrives sometime […]

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The Doggy Life

March 19, 2015 at 5:36 pm

Entering ‘dog-hood’ early in my 20’s seemed like a fantastic idea, I loved dogs, I had a family dog and mentally, I was ready to own my dog. I couldn’t have been less prepared for the coming months of ‘dog-hood’. A young beautiful Samoyed by the name of Ice (The […]

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March 17, 2015 at 1:44 pm

Orange is tipped to be on of the hottest shades this Spring and incorporating it into your wardrobe has never been easier. Just because nothing in the dictionary rhymes with orange, doesn’t mean it’s a one-shade-fits-all colour – pick from citrus brights to subtle earthy tones, a hint of tangerine […]

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Top 10 Easter Camping Spots

March 9, 2015 at 4:23 pm

Camping is growing in popularity thanks to cheaper and easier-to-use camping equipment. Many families also like the idea of a budget-friendly holiday that includes spending quality time outdoors together. Here are 10 great camping spots for families during the Easter holidays.   1) For sea views Beacon Cottage, Cornwall Open […]

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Mini Me Mother’s Day Style

February 27, 2015 at 2:42 pm

Are you and your little one the next Victoria and Harper? Kim and Nori? Or how about Katie and Suri? Styling your little one just like you can be cute or cringe, getting it right isn’t hard, there a just a couple of simple rules to keep your Mother’s Day […]

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Taking on Kilimanjaro…Part 2

February 24, 2015 at 3:52 pm

The Summit The days before this meant nothing, if I didn’t make it up the mountain it had all been in vain. Failure was not an option. The alarm went off at 11.15pm then a quick breakfast before setting off at 12.10am. It was unbelievably cold. Thankfully the four layers […]

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A Fairy Tale Trail

February 18, 2015 at 5:18 pm

Imagine a typical family walk. Mum or Dad lead the way, surprised they can still remember how to read a map – it’s been years. At the same time, the little ones dawdle along, distracted by a sheep here and an earthworm there. But if you were following a Tale Trail, […]

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Taking on Kilimanjaro…Part 1

February 16, 2015 at 10:52 am

The Planning Planning a trip to climb Kilimanjaro isn’t like booking an all-inclusive holiday; it takes weeks of preparation (this isn’t a whinge, purely an insight for anyone hoping to reach The Top of Africa). It’s quite a lengthy list: trips back and forth to the doctors for jabs, malaria […]

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