Family

  • Six Tips On Making Sure Your Child Is Using Social Media Safely

    admin October 17, 2021

    *This is a collaborative post* Social media has become a big part of many children’s lives. Kids see their friends on social media and want to be just like them, but sometimes what they are doing isn’t always safe. Things on the internet can go viral very quickly, which can cause problems for kids who don’t understand how it works. Photo by McKaela Taylor on Unsplash Here Are Six Tips…

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  • Quarry Bank, National Trust: Review

    Jess May 25, 2021

    Quarry Bank in Wilmslow, Cheshire, is a working mill owned by the National Trust. We visited over the autumn in 2020 when some of the COVID-19 restrictions had been lifted. We are National Trust members so covered the entrance costs through our membership. We’ve been members of…

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  • Crocky Trail, Cheshire: Review

    Jess March 21, 2021

    The Crocky Trail is an outdoor adventure trail based in Waverton, Cheshire. We visited in October 2020 when the COVID-19 lockdown had temporarily lifted and attractions were able to re-open. Although my review will touch on some elements connected to the pandemic, that is not…

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  • An Easy Hawaiaan Luau Party (with Hot Tub!)

    Jess December 17, 2020

    *Disclosure: Some of the links below are affiliate links, meaning, at no additional cost to you, I may earn a commission if you click through and make a purchase.* This post should probably come with a warning that I am obsessed with party and event…

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  • Air Unlimited Liverpool – Review plus Giveaway!

    admin December 18, 2019

    AD Gifted – our visit to Air Unlimited was complimentary. However all views remain impartial and our own. As a family we are always looking for fun ways to keep entertained, especially local ones, so when Air Unlimited Liverpool got in touch and invited us…

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  • Fun at the Pumpkin Patch

    admin November 1, 2019

    I am a total sucker for crisp autumnal days so imagine my delight when, after two weeks of solid rain, the sun was shining on the day we had designated to visit the pumpkin patch! Not only that; the weather was so mild it could…

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  • Blue Planet Aquarium – A Birthday Trip

    admin July 9, 2019

    When you have a little boy who is obsessed with sharks and you happen to live less than an hour from Europe’s largest collection of sharks in captivity, a birthday visit to the aquarium is something of a no-brainer. I’m just actually surprised we haven’t…

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  • A Family Day Out to West Midlands Safari Park

    admin June 25, 2019

    I am obsessed with safari parks. Obsessed. I’m not sure if it started before or after I was lucky enough to go on safari in Botswana when I was a teenager, but at some point in the last 15 years they have just become a…

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  • Exploring Trentham Gardens

    admin May 28, 2019

    I have a mixed history with the Trentham Estate. Before our more recent visit, my last memory is of taking a very unwell Eli to meet my parents for the afternoon, right before Christmas. He’d had a bit of a sniffle and kept complaining that…

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  • This Is Us ǀ March 2019

    admin April 12, 2019

    For fear of sounding like a broken record, I have tried to think of another way to start this monthly family round-up post without saying something along the lines of ‘how is it April already?’ or ‘where has the last month gone?’ but in truth…that’s…

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  • 5 Things To Do at Fountains Abbey, North Yorkshire

    admin March 26, 2019

    This year we have decided to make more of an effort with our National Trust membership and venture a little further afield. We have our favourite local places, but sometimes it is nice to try new places, so when we woke one Saturday to the…

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