Unusual Ideas for February Half Term

February half term is approaching!! I am looking forward to having some great family days out in the Midlands this half term and have started to look around for ideas. And, I have found some good ideas, some which you may not have thought of. Family Murder Mystery Trail at Aston Hall Aston Hall in…

The Costs of Seeing Santa

It seems you can see the Father Christmas just about anywhere in the Midlands this Christmas! From shopping malls, garden centres, visitor attractions and fayres, everywhere has a Santa’s Grotto. However, when I price up how much a family of four costs to see Santa we are talking nearly £100 at some places and certainly…

Autumn Family Days Out

Ahh, the smell of wet leaves, muddy boots and bonfires – it must be nearly time for an Autumn Family Day Out! Ok, summer picnics are over, but I love getting out with the kids to see the changing of the seasons and there are so many great family days out in autumn in the…

My Go To Guide for this Weekend

So what’s everyone up to this weekend? I have had a quick look to see if there’s any special events on for families in the Midlands area and there are some great activities going on… Big Family Festival There’s a big family festival happening this weekend in Sutton Coldfield / Tamworth with CBeebies characters, outdoor…

Top 5 Rainy Day Ideas

It’s Raining, It’s Pouring! So, it’s the summer holidays and we all had visions of picnics in the park but as it’s England we never know if it’s going to tip it down or not. Whist there are so many things to do indoors to keep the kids entertained, there is only so much Peppa…