Visiting the Vatican with Kids

On our recent family vacation we were looking for things to do with the children in Rome. We decided to revisit the smallest sovereign state in the world which happens to be smack bang within the Italian capital – Vatican City, home of the Roman Catholic Church and it’s leader, Pope Francis. It is also home to the Vatican Museum and St Peter’s Basilica, the largest church in the world.…

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Things to do at Coral Island Blackpool with Kids | AD

Last weekend we went to Blackpool for the very first time and loved it. It was such a beautiful seafront and there is so much to do in Blackpool – with arcades being a huge part of that. But, when it comes to arcades there is only one that we needed to visit – Coral Island Blackpool. Coral Island is situated in prime position on the main promenade opposite Blackpool…

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A Family Visit to Castel Sant’Angelo Rome

A structure that dominates the banks of the Tiber in Rome is Castel Sant’Angelo, which is in a prominent place right outside the Vatican City and it’s a must see attraction when travelling with children to Rome. There is so much Castel Sant’Angelo history, it was initially commissioned by a Roman Emperor Hadrian and there has been a structure of sorts on the site since 134 AD. It has been…

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Stop Getting Holes in Your Tops with Holé – Review and Giveaway! | AD

For years Dave and I have had mysterious holes appearing in tops, right in the middle at the front, near the bottom of them. I’d hang washing out on the line and spot the holes, getting annoyed that yet another top was wearing out just like so many had before it. Have you ever had these same holes in your tops? The holes are caused by the button on your…

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Things to do in Rome with Kids

Having just got back from a family trip to Rome I thought it would be good to put together a few ideas of family friendly things to do in Rome with kids if you’re thinking about visiting at any point. A City Tour From the first moment you step foot in Rome you see tours happening all over the place. There are bus tours, walking tours and even eco-friendly golf…

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A Journey into Space with the Mission to Mars Playmobil Range

Little Man loves anything to do with space and soaks up information about the solar system and space exploration. His favourite topic at the moment is the moon landing – knowing that next month it’s been 50 years since man stepped onto the moon for the first time. To celebrate that anniversary Playmobil sent us their Mission to Mars range so that we could have our own space adventure at…

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Living Arrows – 25/52 {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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