Our adventures and travel – the best of 2017

And just like that…2017 comes to an end almost as quickly as it arrived. I have to say I didn’t really know what I was…

Review: the Snowman Tour 2017 – Magic and music

There is something about a heavy snowfall, twinkling Christmas lights, candles flickering in the window and the magic of the snowman playing on the TV…

5 reasons to go glamping in Autumn and …

It was the half term holidays, and after a couple of days at home I was itching to go on an adventure. We had spent…

25 Awesome elf on the shelf ideas this …

Anyone who knows us knows about our cheeky elves Kevin and Melvyn. So let me introduce you. Kevin entered our home three years back now,…

Planning a family friendly holiday

It has to be that time of year when the cold evenings set in, and the need for planning a family friendly holiday takes over.…

Christmas gift ideas for free spirited kids

As I stood and watched the switching on of the Christmas lights in our local town, I soon realised that – dare I say it……

National Forest Adventure Farm: North Pole Adventure

I find the build up to Christmas Day such a magical time. Spotting the Christmas trees glistening in all the homes, fake snow, twinkling fairy…

Our favourite Christmas days out in Staffordshire …

I wanted to sit down and put together a little list of our favourite Christmas days out in Staffordshire and Cheshire.  These are events that…

Cycling in Churnet Valley with Churnet Valley …

Who fancies cycling in Churnet Valley today? I ask as I dish out the pancakes and strawberries. Me!!! The reply was unanimous. It was a…

**Disclosure - We were provided with Complimentary cycle hire - but we were not asked to provide a review. We thought it was such a gem of find - I just had to share it with you. **

15 Reasons why you will fall in love …

The Isles of Scilly is somewhere we have talked about visiting for many years now. I am not really sure why it has taken so…

#freespiritedchildhood October Round-up

I can’t believe that it is November already and time for a #freespiritedchildhood round-up. I don’t know if you agree, but it feels like our…