How much do we spend on holiday?
Aug25

How much do we spend on holiday?

Holidaying self-catering in the UK, it’s easy to think we don’t spend much on holiday. Because we’re just living in a house, like we do at home, right? So this year, as an experiment, a bit of fun and a lesson for the kids on how much everything costs, my husband decided to try to live to a budget on our holiday to Padstow of £100 a day. He took the cash out of the bank, so he could see exactly how much he was...

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Beautiful Padstow
Aug23

Beautiful Padstow

We’ve just got home from our annual holiday to my absolute favourite place – Padstow in Cornwall. We’ve been there every single year since my son was born in 2001, as well as three times before that. We go on holiday other places too, but Padstow is just what we do every year. We never get bored of it. It feels like coming home. I’ve written a lot about Padstow over the years and I didn’t think there was...

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The Pokemon Go frenzy
Aug22

The Pokemon Go frenzy

At the start of the school holidays, I wrote about how brilliant I think Pokemon Go is. I’ll be honest, I was slightly worried about how my younger son would cope with the holidays. He thrives at school and really needs the stimulation it gives him. Without that, he retreats into his iPad and iPhone (always both at the same time) to keep himself amused. He usually sits on his own in his room, which I’m not keen on. I want...

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Silent Sunday 21.8.16
Aug21

Silent Sunday 21.8.16

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Project 366 Weeks 32 & 33
Aug20

Project 366 Weeks 32 & 33

We’ve just got back from our annual holiday to Padstow in Cornwall, so it’s been a pretty good couple of weeks. Here’s our fortnight in pictures… Day 220 – Sunday 7th August – we went to Wembley for the Community Shield. My dad and I are Leicester fans and my husband and kids are Man Utd fans, so it was the perfect game for us! Day 221 – Monday 8th August – it’s so nice to have my...

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