A festive break in Wales

After getting acquainted in the lovely Mulberry Inn hotel for the next 2 days in North East Wales, we made the short trip over to Erddig and their National Trust park at Erddig Hall. Being a crisp and dark night, the ground were the perfect setting for their Christmas special, the ‘Erddig Glow’ where “Victorian parterre,

A review of The Mulberry Inn, Wales

Last weekend we were invited to experience what North East Wales had to offer during the festive season. I’ll be covering a couple of special events we attended in another post but first I’ll be writing about our accommodation – the Mulberry Inn. The Mulberry is a newly refurbished 4-Star luxury bed and breakfast accommodation ran by

Little Tikes Activity Garden review

So it’s official -our Bobs is now a crawler, and not just a slow one, a ridiculously fast one (especially if there’s a banana at the other end of the room). And even “worse”, she’s now over the last few days, started to pull herself up onto things. Our little girl is growing up fast (she

Joie i-AnchorSafe™ System car seat review

I must confess, I get really confused when choosing the right car seat, it just seems so complicated… different sizes, different ages, different weights, different bases and some face different ways too! Yet, car seats are one of those purchases you make very informed decisions about. If you’re looking for a safe but flexible car seat for a

Introducing the Doona

Every so often, a product comes on the market leaving me wondering why it’s never been done before… and this is right up there with the best of them! Allow me to introduce the Doona from Simple Parenting… The Doona from Simple Parenting is a car seat but, not just a car seat, there is one fundamental difference… it has

SpongeBob SquarePants Invisible Boat Race

If your kids are fans of Mega Bloks or Spongebob Squarepants (or better yet, BOTH) then look no further than the ‘Mega Bloks SpongeBob SquarePants Invisible Boat Race’ as an ideal present for Christmas. I’ll start with the only bad point about this toy, the construction. We’ve got quite a few Lego toys around the house