If you’re anything like me, you’re looking for ways to keep the kids entertained (and tire them out) on a budget! A bike/scooter ride down Blackpool promenade is always a winner for us! We went from Starr Gate to the Solaris Centre. It’s a nice smooth ride for little legs and has a few ramps […]Read More The Solaris Centre, Blackpool
Looking for a sweet treat? Dottie’s serves delicious waffles, pancakes, milkshakes and ice cream – you will be spoilt for choice! Located on Common Edge Road in South Shore, near the Highfield Pub. There is parking available on the streets. There are a couple of tables inside you can eat on as well as the […]Read More Dottie’s Dessert Parlour
Please note I was gifted a VIP day out by Coral Island in exchange for this blog post however all opinions and words are my own ☺️ Although I’m from Blackpool, I don’t think I’ve ever actually visited Coral Island before and I most definitely haven’t taken Jessie – goodness knows why as it is […]Read More Coral Island with a Toddler: Jessie’s morning of fun with Mummy!
Autumn has most definitely arrived here in Blackpool and with rainy days on the horizon, I’m on the look out for ways to keep Jessie entertained inside. I haven’t been to the Sea Life Centre for years… so when they asked us to come along for a review, I couldn’t say no! Jessie was very […]Read More Sea Life Centre, Blackpool
I’ve been a member at Blackpool Zoo since Jessie was only a few weeks old; I spent a lot of my maternity leave walking around and looking at the animals in between sitting on benches feeding a hungry baby! Anyway, I feel I know it inside out now so here are my top tips for […]Read More 5 THINGS YOU MUST DO WHEN YOU VISIT BLACKPOOL ZOO!
We have taken Jessie to a few performances at The Grand Theatre in Blackpool now; I can honestly say that it never disappoints and we have made many happy memories there. So here are my five reasons why I thought Peppa Pig’s Adventure was awesome! 1. From start to finish, the staff at The Grand […]Read More 5 Reasons Why Peppa Pig Live At The Grand Theatre in Blackpool Was Awesome!
As I’ve been off work for the Easter holidays, Matt decided to book a day off so that we could do something nice as a family. Blackpool Zoo were running an offer for 50% off for locals throughout March so it was a no brainier to take advantage of this! However when we got there […]Read More Blackpool Zoo
When I saw the super easy recipe for microwave malteaser fudge by Kitchen Mason on Pinterest, I just had to give it a go. I do love getting Jessie involved in cooking and baking, so recipes which are simple like this and don’t require the oven are just perfect! I adapted it slightly, adding munchies […]Read More MUNCHIE MALTEASER MICROWAVE FUDGE | COOKING WITH KIDS
If you follow me on social media, or have read my previous blog post, you will know that today we took Jessie to see The Tiger Who Came to Tea at The Grand Theatre in Blackpool. We had been really excited about taking Jessie to see her first real show and it certainly did not […]Read More The Tiger Who Came to Tea: Live on Stage at The Grand Theatre, Blackpool | AD
Today, Jessie was very excited to find a new book on her shelf… The Tiger Who Came to Tea by Judith Kerr. She’s going to be even more excited on Monday when we go to see the live show at The Grand Theatre in Blackpool! The Tiger Who Came to Tea is a story about […]Read More The Tiger Who Came to Tea | A new addition to Jessie’s book collection | AD
Jessie had a go at making Nigella’s sticky toffee pudding this evening – it was surprisingly easy! You only need 5 ingredients (actually 6, but I didn’t want to include the dates) and some ice cream to serve it with. 1. Firstly you need to set your oven to gas mark 5 (190 degrees) and […]Read More Sticky toffee pudding and ice cream | Blogtober Day 9
Lately, Jessie has been a bit of a pain with eating her food. She’s not a fussy eater whatsoever, never has been, but I was finding meal times increasingly stressful. I researched on the internet and found various tips about what to do. One tip I came across regularly was involving your children in the […]Read More Easy Peasy King Prawn Linguine | Cooking with Kids