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

Halloween: Paint your own Pumpkin design ideas

Is it even Halloween if you don't carve or decorate a pumpkin in some way?! It's a fun family activity... even if you are not a big fan of Halloween! Carving a pumpkin with a unique look can be quite tricky so why not paint a fun character design instead? Painting can also be a… Continue reading Halloween: Paint your own Pumpkin design ideas

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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

Lifestyle

Experience more, buy less

Whether it be events I attend, events I organise, places I go, or family fun moments with my son I really am all about happy experiences. In this post I am discussing the happiness gained from experiences rather than material things and ways in which you can adopt this way of thinking in to your… Continue reading Experience more, buy less

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Roald Dahl Day Dinner

Did you know that the 13th of September is Roald Dahl Day? The 13th of September would also have been his birthday. Unfortunately, he passed away in 1990 however his books live on from generation to generation. Is there anyone who hasn't enjoyed one of his stories (after all there are over 30 published) from… Continue reading Roald Dahl Day Dinner

Travel & Days out

Review: Legoland Windsor 

This summer, I took my son to Legoland Windsor for the first time after both of us wanting to go there for so long! It is a fantastic family day out (or in our case two days out!) On day one we arrived at the park for 9:30am as soon as it opened so we… Continue reading Review: Legoland Windsor 

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