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Summer family fun at Rutland water

Summer family fun at Rutland water

The Summer has officially started and we have been making the most out of it. Rutland water is a great place to spend family time: there is a beach, lake, huge park and cycle paths. We had lots of fun and a yummy picnic too! Not forgetting a well earned ice cream from the lakeside cafe.  VIEW the POST

Keeping your children safe in the sun without staying indoors all day!

Keeping your children safe in the sun without staying indoors all day!

The hot summer we are currently enjoying in the UK has got us all thinking about how to enjoy the sun responsibly. It's really hot, even when you are sitting in the house, let alone the sunshine. It is really important to have fun and keep those children safe.  There is nothing worse than sunburn and there is no more obvious sign of parenting fail than a sunburnt kid! And yet, we want our children to be out and about all summer long, enjoying adventures and the lovely warm sunshine because who knows when we’ll see the big orange ball in the sky again? VIEW the POST

Simple ways to save money on your summer holiday

Simple ways to save money on your summer holiday

Summer holidays offer the perfect opportunity to relax and recharge, but if you’re not careful, you can end up spending a small fortune on these trips. Luckily though, help is at hand. If you’re looking for ways to make your next summer sojourn more affordable, keep reading. Here are some simple but effective money saving tips. Yes I am planning my summer holidays already! VIEW the POST

Praise the sun: get a grand summer garden

Praise the sun: get a grand summer garden

Back in the good old days, about three millennia ago, the sun was the most worshipped of objects. You praised it for your healthy crops; you blessed it for the food on your table; you cursed it for your misfortunes; and you let it explain all the wonders of the world. VIEW the POST

#CountryKids – Beach fun at Happisburgh

Just before Christmas we took a little weekend break in Norfolk, so that we could enjoy some of our most favourite beaches and take silly photos like the above. It was great because we were staying about a 10/15 min drive from Sea Palling and a couple of minutes drive from Happisburgh beach. We had lots of options and although it was cold, we had a lovely sunny weekend too. This post is all about our Happisburgh adventures from Day 1. …