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#MySundayPhoto – Fireworks

I hadn’t imagined that a firework display would be as mesmerising as the one we watched over at Alton Towers last weekend. We’ve seen a few displays over the years, only two with our boy and in all honesty they’ve all been a little disappointing. Whereas the display we saw over at Alton Towers was […] Read more…

MySundayPhoto – Reflection

For this weeks #MySundayPhoto I am sharing another snap from our trip to Alton Towers last weekend. There are so many photo’s on my camera roll from the gardens that I just had to share another. I just love the calm feeling that came over us as we picnicked here, the stillness of the water, the […] Read more…

Fun in the Sun at Alton Towers

We certainly were lucky with the weather on our recent trip to Alton Towers, bright blue skies and a sunshine filled day. Perfect for walking between the rides rather than sheltering from the rain in cable cars and cafes. As it is still quite early in the season it was a relief not to experience the […] Read more…

#MySundayPhoto – Beautiful Gardens

Let me introduce you to the beautiful gardens at Alton Towers. We live quite close actually but haven’t visited since Lil G’s 3rd birthday and so we decided to change that this weekend. We headed over on Saturday and had a super fun family day. It is a photographers dream, there is so much to […] Read more…

Family Days Out in Staffordshire & Cheshire

With half-term fast approaching here in Staffordshire & Cheshire I thought I would put together a list of our favourite days out as a family. From free visits to the Museum to fun at Splash Landings there is something for every budget. However you plan to spend your Spring half-term, whatever the weather, you can […] Read more…

My Top Ten Christmas Days Out

Think Will Ferrell in Elf, you know the scene when he screams ‘Santa’ as he hears those magic words… Ok people tomorrow morning, 10am, Santa is coming This is the moment he hears that Santa will be arriving at Gimbles department store. That is Our Little Family. Both Mr H and I have this overwhelming excitement […] Read more…

'Twas the night before

… Our gorgeous boy turns the grand old age of 3! It is officially Birthday Eve – the night where you will find Mr H and I blowing up balloons, last-minute preparations, perfectly placing Lil G’s gifts ready to open as he wakes (this will be the only morning I am dreaming of a pre 6am get […] Read more…

Keep calm…

Lil G’s 3rd birthday is coming! June has arrived, which only means one thing and that’s the month our gorgeous boy turns 3 years old. I stand corrected, Mr H tells me it’s also the start of the World Cup, huh, that’s nothing in comparison to our gorgeous boy approaching the grand old age of […] Read more…