Summer in Lockdown 2020

Disclosure: My summer in lockdown post contains gifted items from Lighthouse Clothing. A big thanks to the lovely folk at Lighthouse Clothing for the boys fabulous shirts and my beautiful dress and bag. This is not the post I’d planned to write. Initially when Lighthouse Clothing got in touch, to ask if we’d like to share some of …

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Our family road trip from LA to San Fran

This time last year we were preparing for our long awaited, family road trip from LA to San Fran. Mr D grew up in San Francisco and — even though we’ve spent loads of time in the USA as a couple — we’d never gone to the west coast together. We’d planned our holiday for …

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Introducing MX Trixx {the best trick scooter for a 6 year old} AD

‘This post contains gifted items’ Four years ago I wrote about the boys and their new Mini Micro Scooters. They were just two at the time and scooting seemed like such a grown up thing for them to be doing.  Roll on to the present day and my (not so) tiny boys have just upgraded …

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Getting Ready for School {Featuring Start-Rite}

‘This post contains gifted items’ Unbelievable to think that the boys will be starting school again next week. Our hotly anticipated lazy, six week holiday has been gobbled up in a merry-go-round of festivals, camping trips, days out and sports camp. It feels as though it’s ending just as soon as it begun. I don’t …

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Farewell Dolly 2 | Plus a final guided tour of our upcycled caravan

It feels a bit sad to be writing this but the time has come for us to say goodbye to Dolly 2! We’ve bought another van and are planning another makeover project, so we’re looking for a new owner for our little upcycled caravan. She’s taken us on so many adventures — and given us …

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Is The British Airways i360 Experience In Brighton A Good Day Out?

As I’m typing this, the rain is hammering down on the roof of my office and the skies are an ominous gunmetal grey. It’s a far cry from last Friday, when we were visiting the British Airways i360 experience in Brighton. We had the bluest, clearest, skies last Friday; which was perfect for a little …

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