Blogmas, Family Fun

Blogmas: Christmas as a Mum

Christmas is a pretty different experience once you become a parent... In a good way... Perhaps a little more stressful but definitely also more enjoyable! The magical celebration aspect of Christmas comes back... You now get to see Christmas through the eyes of a child. It's a totally different perspective and a rather lovely one.… Continue reading Blogmas: Christmas as a Mum

Blogmas, Family Fun

Blogmas: 12 good deeds of Christmas for all the family

'Tis the season to be kind and charitable! 🎄 The festive season is the perfect time to complete some good deeds and acts of kindness for others. It is something you can get all the family involved in. Last year, Nathan's elves brought him a '12 good deeds of Christmas' challenge to carry out in the… Continue reading Blogmas: 12 good deeds of Christmas for all the family

Travel & Days out

Day Out: St Andrews Aquarium 

This October holidays, we took a trip to St Andrews Aquarium for a fun family day out. We got the train to Dundee then a bus to St Andrews. The Aquarium is about 10 minutes walk from St Andrews bus station, so it is pretty easy to get to. The Aquarium is situated next to… Continue reading Day Out: St Andrews Aquarium 

Activity ideas

20 free or cheap things to do in the October holidays

Summer doesn't feel that long ago but here we are approaching the next school holidays! It may not be as warm now that we are in to Autumn but there is still plenty of fun things you can do in the October holidays.  With Christmas also fast approaching, you may be concerned about spending money… Continue reading 20 free or cheap things to do in the October holidays

Travel & Days out

V&A Dundee: Scotland’s first design Museum

My son and I took a trip to Dundee this long weekend to visit the new V&A museum, Scotland’s first design museum. You can see the fantastic building the moment you step out of the train station… The slanted walls and water features catch your eye alongside the waterfront of the River Tay and the… Continue reading V&A Dundee: Scotland’s first design Museum

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)

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)