Family Lifestyle

  • Save money on a cheap staycation this summer

    Save money on staycation

    Schools out for the summer and overnight, holiday prices have sky rocketed. It doesn’t matter where you look to visit, the price of taking a break shoots up. Some families dodge the extortionate prices by taking the children out of school in term time to get better deals on holidays abroad. Others swap overseas breaks […]

  • Halloween at Holkham Hall, Norfolk

    Norfolk is our family’s happy place. One of the things we enjoy the most about holidaying in North Norfolk is the outdoor lifestyle no matter the season – and we happily head up throughout the year not just the summer months. We’ve just had a really great few days up there for half term and […]

  • How to ski for less in the school holidays

    Family enjoying skiing

    A random fact which most people don’t know about me is that I ran a 5 star chalet for 15 people in the French Alps during my gap year. Meribel is a beautiful resort and although the work was hard – cleaning 8 bathrooms and making 15 beds with hospital corners every day – I […]

  • Mr Kipling meets Roald Dahl – children’s heaven

    Mr Kipling cakes and the legendary Roald Dahl… Splendiferous! We are big foodies in our house and when we were invited by Mr Kipling cakes to explore the Roald Dahl museum in honour of their collaboration with Roald Dahl this summer, we felt like Charlie when he found his golden ticket 😊 My five-year old […]