• Bikes and Boats, A Day Out In Cambridge

    I have wanted to visit Cambridge and see the university buildings for absolutely ages, but I knew that the kids wouldn’t be too excited about the prospect of spending a day looking at buildings so I had to come up with a way to make it more fun for them. Our answer? We hired bikes for the day!

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    It’s Time To Stand Together And Make A Change

    I don’t normally write posts like this as I don’t feel I’m educated enough on politics, religion and society, but today I can’t keep my mouth shut or the thoughts out of my head, so I’m writing it all down. 

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    Visiting Kennedy Space Centre

    In our opinion Kennedy Space Centre is a ‘must-do’ for anybody visiting Orlando. It doesn’t matter if you’re not that interested in space and the planets, just having the opportunity to see the launchpads and the space rockets is worth the entry ticket if you ask us!

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    5 Reasons To Fall In Love With Disney’s Old Key West Resort

    We had visited numerous Disney resorts on previous trips, to have meals at the restaurants, but we had never stayed onsite at Disney before and we weren’t too sure what to expect. From the moment the Magical Express dropped us off at Old Key West I knew we were going to love it! 

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    A Day At Discovery Cove

    Hidden amongst the hustle and bustle of the Orlando theme parks and attractions is Discovery Cove, an oasis of calm and relaxation. 

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    5 Ways To Keep Kids Entertained On A Flight

    When our children were younger I dreaded the thought of taking them on a plane. I would worry about whether they would be able sit still for a number of hours, or if they would fidget and annoy the passengers around them.

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    Venturing Into The Wilderness

    As a child I spent most of my school holidays outdoors. We were very lucky that our back garden backed on to woods and we had an orchard and fields a couple of minutes walk away too. My brothers and I would spend our days building dens, making little dams across the streams, swinging on the rope swing in the woods that had been there since my Dad was a child, climbing trees (and falling out of a few!) and roaming around the fields

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    Top 10 Family Activities To Do On Oahu, Hawaii

    Hawaii is a great place to visit with kids – particularly tweens and teens. The long stretches of golden beaches are the perfect place to spend the day playing in the sun and there are plenty of activities, from surfing to hiking for the more adventurous visitor.

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    Going Back To Basics | My Happiness Project

    With all the craziness going on in the house, working full time, being a parent – oh and setting up our own business – I lost my blogging mojo for a while and the thought…

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    The Finish Line Is In Sight… Sort Of!

    After months of dust and noise we are almost finished with the extension and the new kitchen. The space is absolutely huge and we are so pleased with how well it has turned out.

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    10 Things To Consider When Planning A Bathroom Renovation

    Planning a bathroom renovation can be lots of fun, but it’s very easy to become overwhelmed by it. These 10 tips will help to make the process easier

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    A Luxurious Room To Relax And Unwind In

    A bathroom should feel luxurious, it should make you feel relaxed and help you to unwind as you soak away the day’s troubles. The family bathroom definitely didn’t have that vibe when we moved in.

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    Waffles, Chocolate and Beer | Bruges Day Trip

    Walking through the cobbled streets of Bruges feels a little like stepping back in time. Horse drawn carriages gently transport visitors around the town, balconies are overflowing with flowers and boats glide up and down the canal filled with tourists soaking up the sights and sounds.

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    Kitchen Renovation

    The extension was watertight by the time the builders finished for the Christmas break and despite the lack of heating we were still able to use the area over the holidays. The space felt huge even though the back wall was still in place!

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    Immerse Yourself | My Happiness Project December

    For the month of December I decided to move away from Gretchen Rubin’s resolutions as I knew that there was one thing that I really wanted to concentrate on – Christmas. I wanted to immerse…

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    Extension | Weeks 3-5

    The extension is going up so much faster than I thought it would. Having watched numerous episodes of Grand Designs I was expecting months of digging, piles of mud and not a lot else going on!

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