Family Travel on a budget – Top Tips

January is all about planning and looking ahead at what the year will bring us. What do I want 2017 to bring me? Fun time with my family is always top of the list and this year I want us to take our first trip abroad all together. I’ve been abroad with Maisy and Bella before Lottie was born but little Lottie has never been on a plane! For two reasons; first being as a single parent the thought of me and three children in another country is quite scary. Secondly is the cost, it is so expensive to travel…

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Celebrating Grandparents Day

We all know about mothers’s day, we all celebrate father’s day – but what about grandparents day? It seems when we have are own children the importance turns to us being the parents and less and less so on those who have been there for us – our grandparents. Of corse if they are anything like mine they really aren’t ones to make a big fuss but it’s nice to give something back and show them are appreciation on their own specific day – grandparents day! We sadly lost my Grandad last year and I was gutted to think I…

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Tregenna Castle Day 2

Day two a Tregenna Castle started out just perfectly, the sun was shinning, we had all slept well and we were up and excited to get to the beach. We had breakfast included in our stay so headed down early to the restaurant to fuel ourselves up for the day. Breakfast was a buffet style with a large range of cooked and continental options available so there is something for everyone, I opted for a nice big cooked breakfast while the girls preferred coco pops and fruit to get their day started. With full stomaches we set off into St.Ives to…

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Tregenna Castle – Day One

I mentioned in our A-Z of summer fun that we were starting the summer break off with a little holiday in Cornwall, we headed to Tregenna Castle situation in the stunning town of St.Ives to enjoy a couple of days just me and my girls! The resort offers a choice of 70 self-catering cottages and 81 hotel rooms, set in the 72 acre estate. There is plenty of activities at Tregenna Castle to suit all ages such as golf, two swimming pools, kids entertainment at Castle Kids and you can even book in for some pampering at Castle Beauty. Failing all that you can…

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Bluestone – Our week in pictures

You may have seen a couple of days ago our first post about our stay at Bluestone national park resort in Wales. I thought the best way to show you what we got up to was throughout the week would be in pictures get ready for a photo heavy post full of fun! So on arrival the weather wasn’t great – bluestone is a very outdoorsy place, despite having lots to do inside at the adventure centre or heading off to the blue lagoon for a swim you need to be able get around. Each time we have visited before…

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