As it’s holiday booking season I thought I’d finally share our summer holidays from 2019…. at the start of 2019 we knew we’d take 2 weeks off during the school holidays in August and that we’d try and go on holiday, depending on cost….
REVIEW: Lasala Plaza hotel, Donostia San Sebastián
Hopefully you’ve read my post about 3 wonderful child-free days we spent in San Sebastián…. well I thought you might like to see where we stayed….
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REVIEW: Lush Spa, Cardiff
I love a good spa and I’ve been lucky enough to try many over the years so I was well chuffed when my lovely sister bought me a spa treatment called ‘the Comforter’ for Lush Spa in Cardiff.
Christmas gift idea for men: socks! Not just any socks….
Getting socks for men for Christmas is pretty standard. It’s the default gift when you have no idea what else to buy… the perfect stocking filler.
But socks have also been a pretty boring gift. Until now.
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REVIEW: Just for Tots break in Butlin’s Minehead
A few weeks ago we had what I think might be out best family holiday yet…. at Butlin’s! Who would have thought it!? I certainly didn’t know what to expect… but I was WELL impressed!
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REVIEW: Playamar aparthotel and spa, Puerto Pollensa, Majorca
A month ago we spent a fantastic week in the Playamar, we loved it so much we want to try and go back in a few months!
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REVIEW: Hotel Benalmádena Palace, Benalmádena, Costa del Sol
Back in January we spent a week in Benalmadena… our first holiday abroad as a family of four!
Our trip was a late deal, we came across the hotel Benalmadena Palace on OnTheBeach, booked it, packed it…. loved it!
The rooms are pretty much as seen/described on the website… a living/dining/kitchen area with sofa bed, a separate bedroom with twin beds and a bathroom. One of the reasons we chose this place was the fact it’s an Aparthotel and you have a little kitchen… so handy!
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Benugo, John Lewis, Cardiff: the Christmas menu
I hardly ever make it to any ‘blogger events’ so I was delighted that I could make it to lunch at Benugo’s last week to try out their new Christmas menu…
My office is pretty much next door to John Lewis but I’d not checked out Benugo’s before, luckily the event was sandwiched between two of my meetings…
I arrived to a lovely selection of sandwiches. I say sandwiches but really they were more like wraps, mini baguettes etc. Posh sandwiches!
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REVIEW: Cocobubble – dinosaur bath-time fun for kids!
I’ve blogged before about how much the boys love their bath-time as part of their evening routine.
So it’s always great for them to have new things to play with in the bath… so I was delighted to get sent some fab things to try from local, Cardiff-based company Cocobubble.
For W we were sent a ‘Dinosaur adventure pack’ (RRP £14.50) which is a pack of dinosaur soaps and a dinosaur finger puppet that can help to build a nest of ‘sand’ (lemon-scented play paint/soap) in a coconut shell for the ‘dinosaur egg’ (bath bomb!) Continue reading “REVIEW: Cocobubble – dinosaur bath-time fun for kids!”
Dinosaur babies exhibition at the National Museum Cardiff
The National Museum in Cardiff has just opened a new exhibition called ‘Dinosaur Babies’ and we were very excited to be invited to the launch as W LOVES dinosaurs!
As we approached the museum we spotted some giant dinosaur footprints…. (they had done a great job promoting this event, with dinosaur poo and a knocked-over statue being found on Queen street in the run-up!)
And once inside the launch event there were people dressed as dinosaurs and a dinosaur-themed breakfast… we both loved the dinosaur eggs on lava (the lava being a tart full of bacon and baked beans…. genius!!)
After a short talk from museum staff and CBeebies’ Lizzy Daly then it was time to check out the main event…. the Dinosaur Babies exhibition!
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