My Dad recently took me and Jessie to Mrs Dowson’s Farm Park (located along the A59, about 25 minutes away from Blackpool), which is somewhere I’d never actually heard of before, and I’m so glad we did because we will most definitely be visiting again! This real working farm is perfect for toddlers who love […]Read More Does your little one LOVE animals? Then you MUST visit Mrs Dowson’s Farm Park!
I had a day out planned with my Dad and Jessie today at Mrs Dowson’s Farm Park… however we quickly had to make different plans when we arrived and realised that it’s only open during school holidays and at weekends! 🙈 Great planning…! (We will be visiting when it’s actually open and I shall write […]Read More Potters Barn: The cutest coffee shop you just HAVE to visit!
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!
This week I decided to take Jessie swimming and as we haven’t been for ages, I was unsure where to go. My first instinct was to head to the Lytham Mummies (South Fylde & Preston) Facebook group for advice. This is a group dedicated to local mums and has over 700 members who are all […]Read More Here’s why Lytham Mummies love to swim at The St Ives Hotel!
This week, our beloved Josie dog turned 4 years old! I decided I wanted to find a dog friendly cake recipe so we could have a little party for her… I know I’m a saddo! I had a quick search of google and there were LOADS of different options! I found a recipe for a […]Read More Doggy Birthday Cake Recipe | Josie dog turns 4!
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