Blenheim Palace

Yesterday we visited Blenheim Palace, based in Woodstock Oxfordshire. Although the weather was absolutely against us, we had a brilliant visit and we were so glad to have ventured out in the miserable rain and wind. Blenheim Palace is a beautiful estate built back in the early 17th century and is now a UNESCO World HeritageContinue reading “Blenheim Palace”

The Little Beach Hut, Mersea Island

Yesterday we headed to Mersea Island Beach in Essex to enjoy the sun and have some family friendly fun! If you aren’t aware, Mersea Island is in Colchester and is quite literally its own little island. The island is divided into two areas – West Mersea and East Mersea and connected to the mainland byContinue reading “The Little Beach Hut, Mersea Island”

Easter Baking Ideas

Following the well received Valentines Day Baking Ideas blog post we did last month, we thought it would be a good idea to do the same for Easter! Jump to the Easter Macarons Recipe Jump to the Creme Egg Blonde Recipe Jump to the White Chocolate Easter Egg Cheesecake Recipe Jump to the Hot CrossContinue reading “Easter Baking Ideas”

Yoto Player Review

A few weeks ago we received the Yoto Player, a children’s audio book speaker. It is described as being a smart player because it has additional features when compared to other audio speakers on the market. The Yoto plays stories, music, educational activities and has a clock too. It also has a sleep trainer andContinue reading “Yoto Player Review”

Santa Train, North Norfolk Railway

Today we went on a magic train journey courtesy of the North Norfolk Railway! The Santa Train is a similar take on the Polar Express, something that Ita absolutely loves. Our journey started at Sheringham Station where we were greeted by the ticket conductor who informed us of our carriage number and we boarded ourContinue reading “Santa Train, North Norfolk Railway”

Mystical Afternoon Tea at Taj 51 (Review)

Last week we were invited to the beautiful Taj 51 Buckingham Gate Suites and Residence to enjoy their Mystical Afternoon Tea. The Taj 51 is a beautiful 5 star hotel that sits in Victoria and we had heard so many lovely reviews of their Alice in Wonderland Tea, so we were really looking forward toContinue reading “Mystical Afternoon Tea at Taj 51 (Review)”

Festive Afternoon Tea in London

This was by far one of the most requested blog topics I think I have ever had. Happily, this is a topic I know lots about and really enjoy too! Over the years we have tried lots of different afternoon teas and I honestly believe that if you visit London, then afternoon tea is essential!Continue reading “Festive Afternoon Tea in London”

The Marriott Regents Park Hotel Staycation (With Elmer the Patchwork Elephant)

Press Visit It’s no secret that this year has scuppered our travel plans. We were really fortunate to have gone to Dubai in January but our dream holiday to Disneyworld was cancelled and our ‘make up for it’ trip to Disneyland Paris was also vetoed. The thing about holidays and breaks away is that theyContinue reading “The Marriott Regents Park Hotel Staycation (With Elmer the Patchwork Elephant)”

My First Camera

Ad – A month or 2 ago, MyFirst contacted us to ask if we would review one of their child friendly cameras. They sell a number of different cameras including instant printing ones but we decided the best option would be their original camera because of how compact it is. The camera is packaged wellContinue reading “My First Camera”