Christmas at Coombe Mill

Christmas at Coombe Mill Back in the Summer I entered a competition to win a stay at Coombe Mill Farm at Christmas.  Over 200 entries later and although I didn’t quite get the first place we came in second to get a half price Christmas holiday! I first heard about …

Squirty Cream Snow – Messy Play

Squirty Cream Snow This is an activity that I spotted over at Twinkl just before Christmas. Any excuse to buy squirty cream and I am the first in the queue. I also thought it would be a good activity to try out with the Robot. There is very little to …

Happy New Year

Hello 2017, Happy New Year.   Nice to meet you.  I use a bullet journal to write ideas down and I had loads of lists written for things I wanted to blog about in the New Year.  Goals, Bucket Lists, Resolutions being the main thing I wanted to get down…  You …

#FamilyFun Week 15 – Ho Ho Have a Nice Christmas!

Welcome to #FamilyFun Week 15 Lets start off with an IMPORTANT announcement!   Sarah and I are shutting up shop to have a Christmas break.  This is our last link up until the New Year.  This week we’re asking for you to only link up 1 blog post. We are closing …

Do You Remember When 2016 Happened?

This year had flown by and I’m completely aware it’s not quite Christmas yet but it’s about this time of year our TV screens start to flood in with reviews of the year.  As I’m about to have a blog shut down for Christmas I thought I’d get this in …

Happy Days #39 – Have a Good One

When I keep track of what is going on each week I use my photos to choose some of my happy moments.  I scrolled back on Friday morning and panicked!  No photos, what have I been up to all week.  Not like me at all.  Well anyway today I made …

#FamilyFun Week 14

Welcome to #FamilyFun Week 14 It’s 11 o’clock the night before #FamilyFun starts and I’m struggling to find the words to write for this post today!  So in true writers block style I’m going to bang these keys and see where it takes me!  Sorry in advance. We’ve been keeping …

Posting Letters to Santa

The Robot might actually be a little bit young to write letters to Santa at the moment but that’s not going to stop us posting things!! When you get a giant cardboard box I think the aim has got to be to get as much use out of it as …

Happy Days #38 – It’s Christmas!!

It’s finally December and it really is crazy the speed this week has gone by.  It’s ended in relatively good spirits so it’s been a pleasure putting together my Happy Days post this week… Let’s look at all the Happy: – I’m saying NO to blogging a bit more recently …

December Bucket List

Woohooo it’s definitely December now!  I can finally talk about Christmas without feeling like I’m going to be punched in the face!!  Not that this would have happened at all but you never know, there are some strange folk out there. It’s time for my December bucket list, I almost …

#FamilyFun Week 13

Welcome to #FamilyFun Week 13 Thanks for coming back to see us again at #FamilyFun HQ!  We had a record week last week with 57 link ups.  We normally get about 50 but never 57!   We really appreciate you joining in and spreading some blog love each week.  You’ll always …

Christmas Light Box Sensory Play

With Christmas just around the corner I figured it was time to get a little bit Christmassy with the activities that I am doing with the Robot.  I spotted this Star Box by Where Imagination Goes over on Pinterest.   I knew fine well that I had a big box in …

Happy Days #37 – New Clothes

Another week has flown by and Friday evening means I’m hashing together my happy days list for the week.  We’ve had lingering colds in the household so everything has felt like hard work.  We’re getting through the other side of it though.  Just far too much snot!   On to all …

A Walk up Potters Tarn – Staveley

Why is it when I start to write a bit of an outdoors themed blog post I always start to bring up the weather.  I was about to launch in to “The weather has been…”   Nope not this time lovely people I’m not going to mention the beautiful Autumnal clear …

#FamilyFun Week 12

Welcome to #FamilyFun Week 12 It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas…  Everywhere!   I’ve finally started to buy little bits and bobs for Christmas and with just over a month to go it’s only going to get more Chirstmassy! A big thank you to all the fab #FamilyFun crew …