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Free activities at parks across Birmingham from this Easter

If you’ve run out of options (and spent your budget!) for keeping your kids entertained this Easter, free fun may be closer than you think. Parks across Birmingham are playing host to thousands of fun, free activity sessions as…

South Place Hotel London

A child-free London break at South Place Hotel

Since Taylor was born, I can count the nights (and early mornings!) we’ve spent without her on one hand. And with the arrival of baby number two fast approaching, I figured it was about time for a bit of…

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8 reasons to visit Dubai with kids

Before my sister moved to Dubai over five years ago, it was never somewhere that I intended to visit. I suppose I had false impressions about it being too ‘man-made’ and ‘new’. As a family we tend to like…

Magical Christmas at Thomas Land

Magical Christmas at Drayton Manor

On Saturday we were invited along to review the Magical Christmas at Drayton Manor Park. Whilst the rest of the theme park is closed throughout the winter months, Thomas Land gets transformed into a magical Winter Wonderland for selected…

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Win x2 tickets to the BBC Good Food Show

From 24th – 27th November, the BBC Good Food Show will be returning to Birmingham’s NEC for what is set to be another jam-packed, fun-filled day out for all foodies. If you have a passion for cooking, love trying…

Mediterranean cruise

A Mediterranean cruise – the perfect family holiday?

Taking little ones abroad can be quite a challenge. We’ve certainly found that our holidays aren’t quite the relaxing experience they used to be as a couple (oh, the days!). Our holiday earlier this year to Cape Verde in…

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Jamie’s Italian Birmingham – Super Lunch Menu Review

Last week we were invited along to Jamie’s Italian at the Bullring to review the new Super Lunch Menu. I took Taylor and went along with my friend, Lisa, and her nine-month old son. I’m a massive fan of…

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Becoming a sailing family – against all odds

Those of you who follow this blog will know that I’m a fan ofΒ all things British. So when the hubby suggested last year that we buy a sailing boat and learn to sail it, I was pretty up for…

A winter getaway to Cape Verde

On Tuesday evening we touched down in the UK following a family holiday on the island of Sal in Cape Verde. Going away at this time of year has become somewhat of a tradition for us, as Mr M’s…