A Legoland Windsor Weekend at Hilton Bracknell

Last weekend we were invited to Hilton Bracknell to enjoy a family break with them. As part of our stay we were given tickets to Legoland Windsor which is just a fifteen minute drive from the hotel making it a fantastic base for a Legoland weekend. We started the weekend at Legoland Windsor, arriving at 9:30am ready to collect our tickets and be in the park for the rides opening…

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How Well Protected is Your Home? | AD

We bought our first home in October 2006. It took literally every penny we had to save up the deposit, buy the house and pay all the associated fees. We didn’t think about much more than that at the time. We moved in, started unpacking and lived without half our furniture until we had saved some money. A few weeks after moving in the boiler failed and, in the peak…

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Uppark House and Garden {National Trust}

A couple of weeks ago we spent a lovely afternoon with Lauren and her children at Uppark House and Garden, a National Trust property we hadn’t visited before. Uppark House is in Petersfield, West Sussex. Situated on a hill in the heart of the countryside it feels like you’ve already been on an adventure by the time you park up at the gates. The staff, like all National Trust sites,…

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Living Arrows – 26/52 {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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Me & Mine {June 2019}

Oh June has been such a lovely month. It started with us on holiday in Rome and finished with pretty much the hottest day of the year. What a month it has been. This had been a month of real togetherness for us. One full of barbecues, family time and days out. It’s been one that I would happily live all over again given the opportunity. This month we went…

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2019 Bucket List {June Update}

Can you believe we are now half way through the year? This year is zooming by and I feel like each year that passes goes quicker than the ones before. So it’s the time when I look at how we’re doing with our annual bucket list and this is how it stands at the end of June: So here are the things we’ve ticked off over the last three months:…

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A Weekend in Blackpool {The Ordinary Moments}

Welcome back to another week of the Ordinary Moments. If you haven’t joined in before this is a weekly linky that launches every Sunday morning and is open until midnight on the following Saturday. It’s a linky that celebrates any ordinary moments in your life – or the not so ordinary some weeks too. Basically – anything goes. I’ll be sharing and commenting on the posts that are linked up during the…

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