Farewell Dolly 2 | Plus a final guided tour of our upcycled caravan

It feels a bit sad to be writing this but the time has come for us to say goodbye to Dolly 2! We’ve bought another van and are planning another makeover project, so we’re looking for a new owner for our little upcycled caravan. She’s taken us on so many adventures — and given us …

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Is The British Airways i360 Experience In Brighton A Good Day Out?

As I’m typing this, the rain is hammering down on the roof of my office and the skies are an ominous gunmetal grey. It’s a far cry from last Friday, when we were visiting the British Airways i360 experience in Brighton. We had the bluest, clearest, skies last Friday; which was perfect for a little …

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A twin bedroom for boys

We’ve been toying with the idea of updating the twins’ bedroom for ages now. I’d Googled ‘boy bedroom ideas’ and ‘shared bedroom ideas for brothers’ but not really found anything I loved as much as their nursery. Creating a twin bedroom for boys can be problematic in a shared space. Especially with two very strong …

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Boys, Cars and Toy Trains { An Honest Ford Kuga Review}

‘This honest ford Kuga review is in paid partnership with Vertu Motors. However all thoughts, words and images are entirely my own.’ Although we’ve never pushed gender specific toys on the twins — always offering them a choice — like an inherent magnet, they’re inexplicably drawn to cars and trains. Ever since they were very …

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Could You Go Plastic Free For a Week? {The Family Sustainability Challenge}

Would you ever consider taking part in a family sustainability challenge? There’s such a buzz around ‘sustainability’ at the moment, isn’t there? Everything from banning single use plastics, to reducing meat production; saving energy to recycling. It seems to be everywhere you look.  I think we humans are starting to become increasingly more aware of …

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Caravanning, Fat Face & creating memories of the perfect summer 2018

UK Lifestyle Blog

Summer 2018.  Since I began this blog, it’s been my life’s mission to capture as many family moments as I can; to preserve them for when the boys are old enough to read and understand just how much they mean to their daddy and me. What began as a cathartic exercise — and something that …

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