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Month: January 2018

Top Five Family Festivals 2018

Top Five Family Festivals 2018

So many festivals and so little Summer. The choice is huge now. When I first started writing about and taking the children to festivals you really didn’t have much choice but you could now spend a whole summer going from one festival to another. It’s hard for me not to be slightly biased towards some festivals as I work at them but my favourites are based on my experiences and my sons (he helped with this post) and friends experiences….

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Five tips for choosing a perfect family car

Five tips for choosing a perfect family car

“Sponsored post” A family car is different from other types of car. It is a taxi, a baby changing facility, a dining room (but a messy dining room), a place to throw temper tantrums (often mine), and a place to sleep and in my case at times a mobile office. Here is my top five tips on finding the perfect family car. More tips and advice can be found on cars.com. 1. Size Size should be what you first think…

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The drone has landed

The drone has landed

“Life may never be the same again” is what Dylan said when he opened his drone at Christmas. He is obsessed with photography so this has taken things up a step. At the moment the weather has been so terrible it has been difficult to get out with it but last weekend the rain and wind did stop for long enough to get out and have a play. The following pictures were taken at home and along the river. Expect…

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Mud glorious mud with vintage apple crates

Mud glorious mud with vintage apple crates

When you move to the country you prepare yourself for so many things, the one thing I wasn’t really that prepared for was the relentless streams of mud that seem to end up on my wooden floors. The children are good and will kick boots off but it’s normally exactly that. Muddy boots kicked off with mud flying everywhere. The one thing we could do to prevent this was organising a way of storing muddy boots, and the way we…

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