Children’s subscription box for only £1

| Projects, Review

Children’s subscription box for only £1. Coloured paper, glue stick, string, the mask template to make the parrot mask

Lucas was sent* a Weekend Box last week which is a fortnightly or monthly subscription box, aimed at children 3-8 years old. The boxes are posted on Tuesdays with the aim of them being delivered Fridays but in some exceptional circumstances it may be Saturday. They are delivered through the letterbox so you don’t need […] Read more…


The Brasserie, Lancaster review

| Food & Drink, Review

On Wednesday we were invited* to The Brasserie in Lancaster. The Brasserie is the first part of transforming the Royal Kings Arms into a luxury boutique hotel.        There is a stunning bar area to the left as you walk in and to the right is the restaurant. The wooden tables are set […] Read more…


Llangollen International Eisteddfod review

| Days Out, Review

Last Friday we were invited* to Llangollen for their International Eisteddfod. Every summer since 1947 Llangollen has staged one of the world’s most inspirational cultural festivals. It is six days of singing, dancing, competitions, performances and international peace and friendship.         We didn’t really know what to expect but were looking forward […] Read more…


Unique Wooden Watch for Men

| Fashion, Review

Jord wood watch review and giveaway

  Last year I was very lucky to be sent a Frankie watch from Jord wood watches. When they got in touch with me again, I jumped at the chance to review* one for my Dad.          We were sent the Men’s Hyde Ebony and Iron. It is an absolutely stunning minimalistic […] Read more…


Geronimo Festival 2018 review

| Days Out, Review

Geronimo Festival 2018 review

Having attended Geronimo Festival the last 2 years and camping for the first time last year I was looking forward to going with Lucas being older this time. The festival was well sign posted and the car park was well attended. We exchanged our tickets for wrist bands at a kiosk in the car park and […] Read more…


L’Auberge de Jaure Review

| Food & Drink, Review, Travel

L'Auberge De Jaure review a tomato, cheese and olive salad

A couple of days ago I wrote about us finding a bargain dinner of 4 courses with wine for €14 at Ange and Lo in Villamblard. Today, we found another bargain 4 courses with wine for €14 in the neighbouring village of Jaure.  L’Auberge is on the corner as you are going through Jaure and […] Read more…


Down by the Riverside Festival review

| Days Out, Review

down b the riverside festival Lucas is sat next to a mermaid on sand, both smiling at camera

Last weekend we were invited* to Down By The Riverside in Dolphinholme. We went on the Friday to camp and I’m going to get he bad out of the way now because I wasn’t impressed. There was one portaloo in the field we were in, no shower block or even a sink to brush teeth, […] Read more…


Brio Metro Railway Set review

| Review

Brio metro railway set review

  We are big fans of Brio having already got the builder deluxe set and Lucas can’t get enough of trains so when we were offered the Brio Metro Railway Set to review*, I couldn’t wait to show Lucas.       The set includes a train, 2 carriages, a station, tunnel, 2 people, a […] Read more…