Brio Remote Control Travel Train Review

Any regular reader will know how much our family loves wooden trains and we have grown quite a substantial Brio collection since we became parents. We were recently sent the Brio Remote Control Travel Train to review which I knew would go well with our existing wooden trains and track. The Brio Remote Control Travel Train has four parts to it – the train engine, a passenger carriage, a passenger…

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Living Arrows – 11/52 {2019}

Welcome back to another week of Living Arrows – and thanks to everyone who linked up last week. I love this project and it’s so nice getting to know the families that participate in Living Arrows each week and this year it looks like a really lovely mix of old and new faces.  If you haven’t joined in with Living Arrows before it’s is about celebrating childhood. The project originally…

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Expanding our Wooden Train collection with Hape

I have always written about our love of wooden toys and our wooden train set is a huge part of that. We have amassed quite a collection of track, trains and accessories but there is nothing that Little Man loves more than getting a new train – especially if it’s something a little different. So when Hape sent us a few of their wooden trains to try out Little Man…

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Siblings {March 2019}

Oh what a month it has been for this pair. The weather has mostly been pretty awful – windy, rainy and just grey and dreary. But, in between the showers there have been so sunnier or just dry days that we’ve made the most of. We went to Newquay for a weekend which the children really enjoyed. They got to spend time on the beach, walking along the coast and…

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Experiencing Sun Therapy at BSpa at Brooklands Hotel

Last week I was invited along to the Brooklands Spa to experience their new sunlight therapy room. I’ve had a spa day at Brooklands Hotel and Spa before and it’s somewhere I always recommend to friends as having great facilities, amazing spa treatments and the novelty of overlooking the Mercedes Benz World test track too! I couldn’t wait to go back and see what the new Sunlight Therapy facilities were…

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A Journey on the Bodmin and Wenford Railway

The Bodmin and Wenford Railway is a classic old fashioned passenger railway that runs both steam and heritage diesel engines. With a five year old who is in love with Thomas the Tank Engine and all trains, we made the most of one of the running days on our way back from Cornwall recently to stop off at Bodmin General station for an hour’s fun visiting one of the best…

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Making Sustainable Choices: Small Changes that Make a Real Difference

Reducing waste and improving our environmental impact is a hot topic at the moment. As a family, we are always looking for ways to reduce waste at home and have always recycled, made sure food waste is composted and reused as much as we possibly could around our home. But I’ve started to realise that sometimes smaller changes can make a huge difference when it comes to our environmental footprint.…

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