Half term Halloween fun in Kent with @DemelzaHospice

Last year one of our stand out halloween memories was taking part in our local Pumpkin Hunt with Demelza Hospice.

We had been invited along and a little unsure of what to expect, the girls donned their witching gear and headed to the start point outside Gravesends borough market, where we arrived just in time to see someone had decided to dress up as a mayor….

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Perfect planning for a day out

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A day out can be just the thing to overcome that pesky cabin fever. Whether you’re venturing into the countryside, or taking on an unfamiliar city, that little bit of novelty can be just what’s in order after a long week stuck in the office (or at home). But if you don’t plan your day out, you’re probably not going to get the best from it. Just a little bit of preparation can help you cram in everything you’re looking to get from the day while still allowing for a little bit of spontaneity.

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Our first RHS Chelsea Flower Show – Take home inspiration and lessons learnt

‘Chelsea Chelsea’. We used to go and see the Fratelli’s, but now we go and see the flowers.

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Always stay attached ; Fun times with good friends at @GoApeTribe @LeedsCastleUK

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As a parent it’s all too often you hear the phrase “The kids have got a better social life than me”. And boy don’t we know it. Bowling, trampolining, swimming, parties (and then more parties), play dates, sleepovers, clubs, PTA events… need I go on? more “Always stay attached ; Fun times with good friends at @GoApeTribe @LeedsCastleUK”

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Christmas At Bedgebury

It honestly seems that with each Christmas that comes around, more and more incredible Christmassy activities pop out of the woodwork (or, more specifically, out of instagram) that sound like the perfect day festive family day out. Frankly, you can’t do them all, unless you have the bank balance of the Beckhams, but here is a little write up of one that came our way on this Christmas of 2018 which in my opinion is worth giving a go one Christmas should you get the chance… more “Christmas At Bedgebury”

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Half Term Fun with Demelza Halloween Pumpkin Hunt 2018

Like most of us, we break up for the half term break this week, and with two whole weeks (and a week of parenting solo) ahead, it can be a bit daunting to know exactly what we are going to do with the kids without breaking the bank or getting cabin fever! more “Half Term Fun with Demelza Halloween Pumpkin Hunt 2018”

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ROLL UP ROLL UP @ThePaulosCircus comes to town

Like most kids, our daughters have been obsessed with The Greatest Showman since they first laid eyes on it. Needless to say, I knew they would jump at the chance to see a real live circus, in an actual big top with breath taking stunts, hilarious clowns, and a whole dose of #DontTryThisAtHome.  more “ROLL UP ROLL UP @ThePaulosCircus comes to town”

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The children on the bus… A summer family day out to Bluewater with Arriva Thameside service

When was the last time you went on a bus? And I’m not talking about a school trip, airport transfer or minibus to that hen do… And more specifically, have you taken your kids on a bus trip? It’s something so simple yet so many of us omit from our kids childhood in favour of the convenience of leaping in the car to get from A to B. more “The children on the bus… A summer family day out to Bluewater with Arriva Thameside service”

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20 Things to do with the Kids in Kent this summer

It’s the first week of the summer holidays and there’s two things I like to do to mark the occasion. more “20 Things to do with the Kids in Kent this summer”

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Kentish Lavender The Hop Shop at Castle Farm, Lullingstone, Kent

I first visited the Lavender fields at The Hop Shop, Lullingstone, Kent, three years ago after hitting Google in search of where I could find a sea of purple as seen on my Instagram feed. more “Kentish Lavender The Hop Shop at Castle Farm, Lullingstone, Kent”

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