Welcome to The Twinkle Diaries

The Twinkle Diaries is an award winning UK lifestyle blog that has gone from something I started on a whim one day, to a permanent fixture of our lives.

A virtual memory box that contains everything from reviews of things I love, to adventures — in the UK and beyond. Plus interiors, style and everything else in between.

For more than 7 years now, I have been filling this little corner of the internet with tales of — firstly — my twin pregnancy, followed by life as a family of four.

Stories of our life in the country, in a little wonky cottage with a tin roof.

Thanks for taking the time to stop by! Take a look around and make yourself at home

Caro XX

Latest Posts From a UK Lifestyle Blog

How to make a Grasshopper Costume

A new school term is underway and I’m wondering what weird and wonderful costume requests will be coming my way over the next few months. Since my little twins started…

Getting Ready for School {Featuring Start-Rite}

‘This post contains gifted items’ Unbelievable to think that the boys will be starting school again next week. Our hotly anticipated lazy, six week holiday has been gobbled up in…

How to Make a Silk Flower Wreath | Tutorial

The internet is a wonderful thing, isn’t it? Want to learn to make a curry? Ask Google. Want to know how to get wax crayon off a table? Google it.…

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…

Kendal Calling 2019 – Muddy Good Family Fun | AD

As I typed this post yesterday, the rain was hammering on the roof in much the same way that it did when we went to Kendal Calling 2019, a couple…

The Queens Head Troutbeck | Cumbria

Occasionally, you go somewhere and for whatever reason — sometimes good, sometimes bad — it sticks in your head and you can’t shake the memory of it. I’ve had this…

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Some of Our Films

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Although this is a UK lifestyle blog, I get lots of messages from people further afield too. If ever you have a question — particularly if it’s caravan related — I’ll do my very best to help and point you in the right direction!