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Snow White Pantomime Review: Wycombe Swan

Snow White Pantomime Review: Wycombe Swan

You really can’t beat a good old pantomime during the festive period, and tonight we were treated to a wonderful evening at Wycombe Swan watching this year’s panto, Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs. This show really does have it all, and it had our […]

Matilda the Musical – UK tour dates

Matilda the Musical – UK tour dates

Matilda The Musical is the multi-award winning musical from the Royal Shakespeare Company, inspired by the beloved book by the incomparable Roald Dahl. Matilda the Musical is the story of an extraordinary girl with a vivid imagination and a sharp mind whose talents are constantly belittled by her […]

Wicked heads to Manchester this Christmas

Wicked heads to Manchester this Christmas

This Christmas, there’s no place like Wicked as the spectacular touring production flies back to the Palace Theatre in Manchester for one final engagement. Wicked is already the 6th longest running Broadway show in history and the 14th longest running West End show in history. Around the world, Wicked has […]

Ben and Holly Live on Stage 2019

Ben and Holly Live on Stage 2019

“Somewhere, hidden amongst the thorny brambles is a little kingdom where everyone is very very small…” From the makers of Peppa Pig comes this BAFTA award-winning television animation of Ben and Holly live on stage! Holly is a young Fairy Princess, who is still learning […]

Christmas at Waddesdon – A Little Ankle Biters’ Review

Christmas at Waddesdon – A Little Ankle Biters’ Review

We were invited along to Waddesdon Manor last week to experience their Christmas Carnival themed displays, so if you’re not quite feeling festive enough yet, then make sure you pay them a visit. We went along to Waddesdon’s Christmas display last year and I have to […]

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Write a letter to Santa this Christmas

Write a letter to Santa this Christmas

Why not write a letter to Santa and get an answer in time for Christmas? It’s such a lovely way to encourage your children to write and if you want an answer by Christmas you need to send it to the address below by 7 […]

Toy Story 4 Teaser Trailer Released

Toy Story 4 Teaser Trailer Released

If you love Toy Story as much as we do then you’ll also be super excited to hear that Toy Story 4 is coming to cinemas in June next year. We don’t know much yet but the teaser does reveal the introduction of the new […]

Creation Station – Arts & Crafts without the clean up

Creation Station – Arts & Crafts without the clean up

Little Ankle Biters were invited along to Creation Station recently and my children absolutely loved it. If like me, you’re often reluctant to get the paints, craft box and Play Doh out due to the pure amount of mess it can make, then Creation Station […]

Stagecoach Performing Arts – A Fantastic All Rounder

Stagecoach Performing Arts – A Fantastic All Rounder

Both of my girls have attended Stagecoach Performing Arts classes from the age of 4 and have absolutely loved it. Within the first few months my eldest performed at Aylesbury Waterside Theatre which was a fantastic experience for her and as parents we were obviously […]

Winter Wonderland 2018 – Cardiff

Winter Wonderland 2018 – Cardiff

Cardiff’s Winter Wonderland is back for 2018 with the ultimate Christmas experience. From 15 November 2018 until 6 January 2019 you’ll be able to enjoy ice skating, fun fair attractions, food, drink and plenty of Christmas cheer! Attractions at Cardiff’s Winter Wonderland The Admiral Ice […]

Winter Wonderland – Hyde Park, London

Winter Wonderland – Hyde Park, London

Winter Wonderland will be open on 22nd November 2018 from 4-10pm for a special public preview and then from 23rd November 2018 until 6th January 2019 they will be open every day from 10am – 10pm, except Christmas Day. It’s not just Santa that needs a rest on […]

Pantomimes in the UK 2018

Pantomimes in the UK 2018

Who can resist the lure of traditional Christmas pantomimes? Men dressed as women, sweets hurled into the audience, no one frowning over your rowdy children, and some risqué gags for the parents thrown in for good measure. What’s not to love! We’ve pulled together a […]

The Grinch is coming to Cinemas this weekend

The Grinch is coming to Cinemas this weekend

The Grinch is back, and he’s had a revamp! Everyone’s favourite Christmas baddie is set to return this weekend from 9 November, and is guaranteed to have little ones (and bigger ones) chuckling into their popcorn. The Grinch lives alone in a cave, and he […]

Rugby Tots – A Great Confidence Builder

Rugby Tots – A Great Confidence Builder

Both of my little ankle biters have attended Rugby Tots classes and have absolutely loved it. The classes start at 2 years of age and in those early years it’s a really great way to bond with your child.   Both of my girls really […]

Christmas Gift Guide: Ideas for Children 2018

Christmas Gift Guide: Ideas for Children 2018

Santa is dusting off his red suit, the reindeers are resting ready for the big night and everything in the North Pole is well and truly gearing up for a magical Christmas 2018. We’ve been speaking to an Elf in the know and have this […]

Aldi Christmas advert takes inspiration from Coca-Cola

Aldi Christmas advert takes inspiration from Coca-Cola

Now Halloween is behind us and we’re into November, we’re starting to see Christmas ads everywhere. Aldi’s Christmas advert has caught our attention as it looks like they have taken inspiration from the famous Coca-Cola “Holidays are coming” advert. The ad features the adorable Kevin […]

Mary Poppins Returns: This Christmas’ Big Family Movie

Mary Poppins Returns: This Christmas’ Big Family Movie

See “Mary Poppins Returns” in cinemas across the UK from 21 December 2018 and we absolutely can’t wait! In Disney’s “Mary Poppins Returns,” an all new original musical and sequel, Mary Poppins is back to help the next generation of the Banks family find the […]

The Best Christmas Lights Switch On Events in the UK

The Best Christmas Lights Switch On Events in the UK

There’s always something quite special about wrapping up in your warmest gear, sipping mulled wine and waiting in the crisp air to watch the local celebrity turn on the Christmas lights. Here are the details for some of the best Christmas light switch on events […]

The 2018 Coca-Cola Christmas Truck Tour

The 2018 Coca-Cola Christmas Truck Tour

Holidays are Coming… The iconic Coca-Cola Christmas truck tour is back for 2018, spreading holiday magic across UK! Find your nearest stop… #HolidaysAreComing The countdown to Christmas has now officially started!  Now in its eighth year of bringing festive joy to people across the UK, The 2018 tour […]

Best Board Games for Families at Christmas

Best Board Games for Families at Christmas

Christmas wouldn’t be Christmas without a bit of ‘good natured’ boys v girls competition in the form of board games. And it doesn’t stop there, you’ll be spoilt for choice for the children too. Whether you like a good bit of rivalry, or just want […]

Best Christmas Markets in the UK 2018

Best Christmas Markets in the UK 2018

There’s not much beats the smell of Christmas markets with all those yummy food stalls, mulled wine and Christmas scented goodies, and it’s something the whole family can enjoy. We’ve pulled together a list of our favourite Christmas Markets, to make it that bit easier […]

Our review of Hotel Polynesia, Costa Del Sol

Our review of Hotel Polynesia, Costa Del Sol

We have recently returned from our first family All Inclusive holiday at the Hotel Polynesia and what a fantastic holiday it has been. Up until now we have always opted for self catering which is great especially when the children are small, however our most […]

Travelling with Children: Tips for Surviving a Family Holiday

Travelling with Children: Tips for Surviving a Family Holiday

Going on a family holiday is a fantastic experience and there’s not much that beats the excitement and joy on their little faces at every new adventure. However, in order to make it as stress free as possible you’ll need to be a well oiled […]

New York City holiday with the Kids

New York City holiday with the Kids

When planning this holiday I did ask myself “is it a good idea to take children to New York?” And the only way I was going to find out was to go ahead and see for myself. We visited New York in December and if […]

Eurocamp review – Great Value Family Holidays

Eurocamp review – Great Value Family Holidays

As a family we have now been on 3 Eurocamp holidays, each time staying in one of their chalets. The last 2 years we have visited Brittany in France and had a fantastic family holiday. Last summer we stayed at the L’Atlantique Campsite in Beg […]

Back to School Survival Guide

Back to School Survival Guide

Whether you have a first time new school starter (sob), or you’re getting ready to send the little angels back at the end of a long six weeks (someone pass the wine), we’ve got a handy survival guide to the back to school period for […]

Outdoor Garden Toys and Games

Outdoor Garden Toys and Games

With summer around the corner and beautiful long evenings on the horizon there’s nothing better than a BBQ with friends and family in the garden, and even better with laughing children in the paddling pool or having fun playing Giant Jenga! There are so many […]

Personalised Father’s Day Gifts Ideas

Personalised Father’s Day Gifts Ideas

Father’s Day is fast approaching and we love gifts with a personal touch! We have put together a list of some of our favourites below to help! Personalised Father’s Day Gift Box You can fill these adorable personalised Father’s Day gift boxes with their favourite […]

Our Review of Teletubbies Live

Our Review of Teletubbies Live

We were fortunate enough to be invited along to see Teletubbies Live! this weekend at Aylesbury Waterside Theatre. If you’re yet to experience the theatre in Aylesbury I can’t recommend it highly enough – it still feels brand new and has some fantastic shows coming […]

The day we met the Teletubbies

The day we met the Teletubbies

We met with the super cute and adorable Teletubbies yesterday at Aylesbury Waterside Theatre and I was surprised how much I loved and just wanted to cuddle them. I can see why kids love them! In preparation for our meeting with the Teletubbies we asked […]

The Incredibles 2 – This Summer’s Big Movie

The Incredibles 2 – This Summer’s Big Movie

We absolutely loved The Incredibles so we’re super excited about the second movie this summer!! Villains. What’s a hero to do? As “The Incredibles” adventure came to an edge-of-your-seat finale, Syndrome was foiled—thanks to baby Jack-Jack and an ill-advised cape—and his jet exploded into a […]

Bletchley Park – A Great Family Day Out

Bletchley Park – A Great Family Day Out

Last weekend we visited Bletchley Park, the home of British codebreaking that played a major role in World War Two, producing secret intelligence which had a direct and profound influence on the outcome of the conflict from the second world war. Since the release of Oscar […]

Clipper House in Looe – Fantastic for Groups

Clipper House in Looe – Fantastic for Groups

We recently visited Cornwall on a large family holiday, and after an extensive search we settled on Clipper House in Looe. Looe is a beautiful little fishing town in south-east Cornwall with the River Looe running through the centre. Clipper House is located on the hill […]

Bocketts Farm, Leatherhead, Surrey

Bocketts Farm, Leatherhead, Surrey

We paid a visit to Bocketts Farm in Leatherhead, Surrey, and fell in love with the muddy farm life. This is a great day out for families with children of all ages which we’d highly recommend. Set in the countryside of the North Downs just […]

DNA Kids – Fantastic Parties

DNA Kids – Fantastic Parties

I have now used DNA Kids twice, both for each of my daughter’s 5th birthday parties. I originally booked DNA Kids as I felt by booking a company with a number of party organisers that I wouldn’t be left entertaining 25 children myself if my […]

World Book Day – 1 March 2018 – Costume Ideas

World Book Day – 1 March 2018 – Costume Ideas

World Book Day is Thursday 1 March 2018. If you’re looking for the perfect outfit for your little ones, then check out our suggestions below.   The Tiger Who Came to Tea The puuuurfect World Book Day outfit, this classic children’s book will send your […]

KidZania – A Fantastic Day with the Kids

KidZania – A Fantastic Day with the Kids

Located at the top of Westfield Shopping Centre is Kidzania, an indoor city run by kids. We had an inset day, it was February and we wanted somewhere to go that was indoors and would normally be busy during the school holidays so we opted […]

Speed Beauty Tips: Save Time In The Morning & Still Look Fabulous

Speed Beauty Tips: Save Time In The Morning & Still Look Fabulous

Guest Feature by Hayley Hall (AKA London Beauty Queen) Being able to spend two hours getting ready in the morning may sound like the dream, but realistically most of us roll out of bed to sort out the ‘fam and try to squeeze our entire […]

Wicked at Apollo Victoria Theatre in London

Wicked at Apollo Victoria Theatre in London

Wicked has got to be one of my all time favourite shows and it’s even better if you know the Wizard of Oz story well – we actually watched the film the night before which meant it was fresh in our minds. Wicked tells the […]

The Lion King – Lyceum Theatre, London

The Lion King – Lyceum Theatre, London

I went to see the Lion King about 10 years ago before my girls were born and I cannot wait to take them to see it too. Set against the majesty of the Serengeti Plains and to the evocative rhythms of Africa, Disney’s multi-award winning […]

Our Review of George’s Marvellous Medicine

Our Review of George’s Marvellous Medicine

We were lucky enough to be invited along to see George’s Marvellous Medicine at Aylesbury Waterside Theatre this week. My eldest daughter received George’s Marvellous Medicine in her stocking last Christmas and she loved it so much she read the whole book on Christmas morning. […]

Family Holidays 2018 – our top picks

Family Holidays 2018 – our top picks

We’re thinking sun, sea, suncream and the occasional poolside meltdown already, and oh boy we can’t wait! If you’re looking to book a family holiday in 2018, and maybe you’re looking for that something extra special, then grab a sangria, put your feet up and […]

Family Restaurants and Diners in New York

Family Restaurants and Diners in New York

We were in New York for 5 days and visited a number of restaurants and diners while we were there, below are some of our favourites. Ellen’s Stardust Diner, Broadway, New York Ellen’s Stardust Diner was our absolute favourite place to eat in New York […]

Christmas Traditions to start with your family

Christmas Traditions to start with your family

There is something lovely about Christmas traditions and making memories with your family that will last a lifetime. We have put together some of our favourite festive traditions below: 1. VISITING THE PANTOMIME Who can resist the lure of a traditional Christmas Pantomime? Men dressed as […]

Christmas Eve Pyjamas – Our Top Picks!

Christmas Eve Pyjamas – Our Top Picks!

Like many families, it has become a Christmas tradition to open one present on the evening of Christmas Eve and it’s always a new pair of pyjamas. We have put together our top picks of children’s pyjamas to gift this Christmas Eve! 1. TWIN PACK COSY […]

Alton Towers – A Great Family Day out!

Alton Towers – A Great Family Day out!

The last time I visited Alton Towers, the cork screw and thunderlooper were still going, in fact the only attraction I recognised this time were Nemesis and the tram that takes you between the car park and the theme park. Growing up in North Wales, […]

STICK MAN LIVE SHOW – LEICESTER SQUARE THEATRE

STICK MAN LIVE SHOW – LEICESTER SQUARE THEATRE

If you loved reading this Julia Donaldson favourite or watched Stick Man on TV then you’re going to love this live adaptation. Touching, funny and utterly original, Scamp Theatre’s delightful adaptation of Julia Donaldson and Axel Scheffler’s STICK MAN is back at Leicester Square Theatre in London! […]

DISNEY ON ICE PRESENTS PASSPORT TO ADVENTURE 2017

DISNEY ON ICE PRESENTS PASSPORT TO ADVENTURE 2017

I am taking my little ankle biters to Disney on Ice this year and I can’t wait!! Celebrate the most memorable Disney tales with your favourite characters in Disney On Ice presents Passport to Adventure. Join Mickey, Minnie, Donald, Goofy and Daisy on a journey to […]

Far Peak Camping – great for groups

Far Peak Camping – great for groups

We have just got home camping from Far Peak Campsite feeling exhausted yet content after a weekend of late nights and climbing. We were a large group with 8 other families and they were very happy to welcome us. We were directed into a large […]


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