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Free days out with the kids: Rutland Water

Free days out with the kids: Rutland Water

Today and yesterday we had a lot of fun exploring Rutland Water. It's not far from Stamford, just north of Peterborough and yes it's free. Apart from a small car park charge. There is so much to do there that you can easily fill up a day or two. Lots to see and explore too - cycling, rock climbing, beach, parks and many places to stop for a cuppa or ice cream.  VIEW the POST

Free days out with the kids: London Museums

Free days out with the kids: London Museums

Yesterday we hopped on a train and went into London to visit the London Museums: Natural History Museum and Science Museum. We even ventured around Hyde Park for a little while to cool off and then finished up with a trip to Prezzo. Yum. The kiddies really enjoyed learning lots of new things, although it did get quite hot walking around the museums and therefore there were a few grumpy moments. VIEW the POST

Plantify: Design your perfect garden

I was recently asked to review the website Plantify, now before I get started, I am in no way shape or form a gardener, I have no idea what plants are what, but I found this website a great tool and helped me understand plants and where they would be best in our garden. It has also been a good tool to use lately as I have not been able to get into the garden because of all this rain! This sketch is what my garden currently looks like: plantify.co.uk is an innovative website that makes garden design accessible and affordable to everybody by providing a NEW easy-to-use Garden Design Tool and extensive plant knowledge that is free. You do not need to download anything, you simply create your account with Plantify and there are 6 simple steps to designing your very own, perfect garden: You give your garden project…