Aberdeen (Things to do), Charity, Family Fun, Lifestyle

Firewalk Volunteering with Inspire

This Bonfire night, my son and I volunteered with local charity, Inspire. I love supporting charities and I often involve my son, Nathan, with this too. I think it's important to raise children to think of others and be willing to help those less fortunate than themselves. Nathan certainly has these values built in to… Continue reading Firewalk Volunteering with Inspire

Aberdeen (Things to do), Reviews

Review: Fairy Bakes Brownies

If you know me, you will know that I love chocolate, brownies, and cake! And I wonder why I'm a few dress sizes larger than I would like?!  So, when I received a message from Fairy Bakes on Instagram asking if I would like to review their loaded chocolate brownies... It was a firm yes… Continue reading Review: Fairy Bakes Brownies

Aberdeen (Things to do), Events

Favourite Activities: July 2018

July was another fun and busy month and most days continued on with this heatwave we have been having in the UK. As it’s the school holidays I have worked slightly different hours most weeks so I have had some more time with my son. I wanted to share my favourite activities and events of… Continue reading Favourite Activities: July 2018

Aberdeen (Things to do)

Banchory Beer Festival August 2018

In two weeks time the fantastic Banchory Beer Festival returns to Aberdeenshire… celebrating its 5th year of Beer @ the Barns and Summer festivals. I was hoping to go to this years Beer @ the Barn event in February as my works project members attended however, unfortunately I was unable to attend. I heard some… Continue reading Banchory Beer Festival August 2018

Aberdeen (Things to do), Travel & Days out

Review: Innoflate, inflatable park

On my last day off work, my son and I went to try out the new indoor inflatable park in Aberdeen which we had heard good things about. Here is our review of Innoflate. Venue details Innoflate is “Scotland’s first indoor inflatable theme park for all the family” Located at the Aberdeen beach front beside… Continue reading Review: Innoflate, inflatable park

Aberdeen (Things to do), Event Reviews

Exploring local Arts & Culture: Look Again Festival, Etsy Showcase & Gray’s Art Show 2018

The events and arts & culture scene in Aberdeen has really improved lately… there are so many things to do and so much creative talent to explore locally. I’ve got to say I absolutely love it recently! Let’s take this weekend for example… As well as the Aberdeen Highland Games which I’ve heard was great… Continue reading Exploring local Arts & Culture: Look Again Festival, Etsy Showcase & Gray’s Art Show 2018

Aberdeen (Things to do)

Exploring local parks in Aberdeen (Scotland)

As the third biggest city in Scotland in terms of population… You would expect it to be difficult to find somewhere peaceful in Aberdeen to just escape a little. We all need that sometimes don’t we? However, Aberdeen, as much as I do complain about living here at times, has some lovely places to explore… Continue reading Exploring local parks in Aberdeen (Scotland)