A Grand Weekend at the Cumbria Grand Hotel

This weekend we celebrated Brian’s 48th birthday as well as our 12 year anniversary. With the rare luxury of a…

Our Family Visit to Leeds Armouries

Leeds Armouries, a family favourite day out of ours. We have been to this wonderful place countless times over the…

10 Tips: Dealing with Exam Stress

I have a wealth of experience in this field, having sat innumerable exams throughout my education. From SATS, GCSEs, A…

Family Visit to Jorvik Viking Centre

Góðan daginn is a phrase you would have heard echoing through the streets of York some 1,200 years ago as…

Painted rocks – the New Fun Family Craze

Last week I was catching up with a friend of mine and we were making plans with our children for…

Product Review – Superdrug Colourfix

I found my first grey hair at the young age of 14, and ever since, those nasty little wirey hairs…

Brougham Castle

Making the most of our English Heritage membership, we visited Brougham Castle. I must admit, this particular castle was unknown…

Our English Heritage Membership

If, like us, you are looking for ways to save money on family outings, might I recommend purchasing English Heritage…

Read Write Inc. Phonics Flashcards

Attending my 4-year-old daughter’s parent’s evening last night, we were introduced to a programme of learning used by the school…

Firth Family Road Trip – Carlisle Castle

We have had English Heritage membership for the past 12 months now and, after recently renewing our membership, we’ve decided…

Valentine’s Day Gift Ideas

So, it’s that time of year again. Valentine’s Day is fast approaching. Here’s a few Valentine’s Day gift ideas for…

Bargain Buys at Cheshire Oaks

As everyone who knows me knows, I love Cheshire Oaks Designer Outlet! Last week I treated myself and my daughters…

10 New Year Traditions from Around the World

The folks of Denmark throw plates and dishes against the doors of friends and neighbours on New Year’s Eve as…

New Year, New Me!

I have never believed in New Year, New Me mantras before. However, this January signals a career change for me…

Christmas Gift Ideas: My 4 year old Daughter

In many ways my 4 year old daughter,  Aurelia is the easiest person to buy Christmas gifts for; give her…

Family Day Out: Roundhay Park and Tropical World

Friday night I spent frantically looking for places to visit on the following day with the family. Having a 16…

Christmas Gift Ideas: My 16 Year old Daughter

As each year passes, it becomes increasingly more difficult to find Christmas gifts for my 16 year old daughter. Gone…

My New Ineffabless Family Tree Necklace

I have created quite a few recent posts about products that I just have to rave about. My new Family…