I am not going to lie; we are a family of campers. We love sleeping out under canvas and have all the gear (half of it we don’t even need!). The bit we aren’t keen on - and has often tested mine and Mr C’s relationship to the limits - is the getting all the … Continue reading Can a weekend in a yurt turn us from campers to glampers?
It is no surprise that I like camping really. My family heritage basically points me in that direction. My maternal ancestors were Romany gypsy and my paternal were Irish horse thieves who liked to travel a bit…it is in my blood! We first started taking the girls camping when they were quite young, Miss I … Continue reading My top tips for camping with kids
Visiting Genoa for first time with children was a great adventure.
We love Manor Farm in Southampton!
“Mummy! Run there is a bear behind us!” is the scream that came from behind me. I turned to see my five year old daughter being carried by her 15 year old cousin Mr D who is running straight towards me. We aren’t out in the Alaskan wilderness or at a themed kid’s park. We … Continue reading Letting the kids run wild at the Look Out in Bracknell
Well basically I haven’t done it! Talked about it – yes, read books about cheap meals etc – yes, bought magazines with 'cheap eats' - yes, actually done anything about it – not really! Thought I would run down the list of things I thought I would do to save to pennies (by that I … Continue reading Blog update: Money saving plan for 2017
So my lovely friend Liz suggested a day out to Hillier Gardens in Romsey. Now this did not fill me with much joy. The traffic into Romsey can be tricky, I get lost driving down my own road and I am not a fan of nature - give me a city any day! But in the … Continue reading Our day out to Hillier Gardens