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Adventures // Swimming with Zoggs

We love to go swimming as a family, but it’s really something that we don’t do enough! So, after promising Busby a swimming adventure while we were in the Lake District last week, we headed to Kendal Leisure Centre with our new swimming gear from Zoggs. I want to apologise in advance for the photos, as it was incredibly dark in the leisure centre. They’re definitely not up to my usual standard, but the kids had an amazing time in the pool so the memories outweigh the  ...

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Lovely Things // Rainy Afternoon Snacks with Miffy

The summer holidays have been a bit of a washout so far *sob*, but we’re not ones to give up on an adventure just because it’s raining…! Busby, H-Bear and I decided to have an indoor babyccino picnic on Monday afternoon; complete with biscuits and our new Miffy mugs. And it was so much fun! There’s nothing more joyous or novel than an indoor picnic for two small children. The picnic blanket on the floor, the eating of food somewhere other than the table or breakfast  ...

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Adventures // How to Prepare for Your First Road Trip Adventure

There is no shortage of things you can do on a budget this summer. Aside from partaking in volunteer work, utilising voucher codes and going to free events, you can also use the summer to go on other adventures. How about taking a road trip and spending a few days out on the road? A road trip is not only budget-friendly, but also exciting. There is a big adventure waiting for you from the moment you depart. To make sure you have fun exploring, here are some things to do when planning your  ...

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Family Life // How to prepare for your summer family holiday

The summer holidays are a great time, but also an incredibly busy one. The kids are off school, the days are getting longer, and the weather warmer. At this time of year, there is only one thing on everyone’s minds – a holiday! The annual family holiday is a big event in most households. A time for relaxing (well, sort of!), enjoyment and spending time together as a family; these are moments that will be treasured for many years to come.

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Parenthood // Duping Dad this Father’s Day?

Busby is the master of manipulation when it comes to twisting Nick around her little finger – and the end goal is generally ice cream or chocolate cake…! It begins with mobilising the puppy dog eyes; those are usually enough. But if that fails (rarely), then a sweet, polite “Please Daddy” will do the trick. I imagine she will be doing this all of tomorrow, despite it being Father’s Day!

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