Bluestone Wales – Review

Last Monday we set off for the beautiful Welsh country side to review the gorgeous Bluestone national park resort, it was a long ol’ drive for us with three young children its the one part of the trip I was not excited for but the girls were really good thank god! For some ideas on how to keep kids entertained on long journey’s you can read my mums essential’s guide to long care journeys here. Get ready for a very pic heavy post! We arrived at around 4pm the lodges weren’t ready until 4:30 so we decided to stretch our…

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Growing Strawberries!

Today the girls and I planted some strawberries! Last year I attempt some gardening in our old house and I won’t lie it was a sorry situation, everything seemed to die within a week or so – probably had something to do with me forgetting to water the poor things! Any who new year, new garden and all that I’m determined this year to keep something alive, are garden is a lot smaller than the last one but I would quite like to pop a few pot plants out and maybe a hanging basket if I’m feeling adventurous enough. I…

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Hello March

March already can that be right? Christmas only felt like yesterday! The last couple months have been hard on us with the dark short days, a move right after christmas and 2 birthday’s within a matter of weeks we’ve felt the strain, it’s all been bit manic and its left me sometimes feeling a little snowed under and cooped up and let me tell you three cooped up children are no fun! I know they call it January blues but mine seemed to last February as well. Now looks as though Spring is making an appearance and I’m loving the…

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Bella’s Birthday

If you read my post earlier on this week you’ll know last weekend Bella turned three years old! In true Bella style she had decided weeks ago the she wanted a dinosaur themed birthday at home, so I spent hours searching pinterest for ideas as you do! In the end we found a range she likes on ebay, she didn’t want scary dinosaurs (her words) more cartoon friendly looking ones! She also chose a rather cool buzz lightyear piñata which turned out to be rubbish, it was one you pull the ribbons on and out pour the sweets but it was…

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Christmas Eve

It’s Christmas Eve!!  It feels like only yesterday I was thinking I had all the time in the world before the big day but it’s crept up ever so quickly!  This year is an exciting one, not only is it Lottie’s first christmas with us, it’s the first year that both Maisy and Bella really understand about the magic of santa and have been so excited.  So today we have spent this morning building a gingerbread house ready to be on the centre of the table tomorrow! We attempted a rockyroad house earlier on on December and it was a…

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