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Spring has Sprung…..hopefully!

Wednesday saw the start of the Easter holidays for our boys. I was a very bad mummy and decided to start L’s Easter break a day and a half early too! Thursday was St Patrick’s Day and we decided to kick-start our holidays with a trip to Colin Glen who were hosting a special family event.… Continue reading Spring has Sprung…..hopefully!

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Belfast Children’s Festival Launch

Last Wednesday my littlest and myself headed into the Big smoke for the launch of the Belfast Children’s Festival 2016. The festival has always been something of great interest to me – back in the day, before the kiddiewinks came along I did a masters in Early Years Education, with a couple of those modules… Continue reading Belfast Children’s Festival Launch

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Snowdrop walks.

A little late in getting around to writing up this post, once again I find myself busy, busy, busy these days and no time in the evenings to sit down and write! But I wanted to take a few minutes to share with you an idea for a family day out for any local readers.… Continue reading Snowdrop walks.

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Picnics, pumpkins….pensive.

This weekend saw the annual Pumpkin Fest at National Trust Castle Ward, and as always it lived up to all expectations and more! J and S remembered the day from last year and were really looking forward to it and little L was very excited about all the wonderful ‘pumptkins’. (I love toddler chat!) After… Continue reading Picnics, pumpkins….pensive.

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An Autumn Fair

Today marks the start of Autumn. It has arrived here with a bit of a drizzly start – bleugh! I had definitely got used to the dry, sunny, warm spell that we had been having. We have been ticking things off our Autumn Bucket List, (be sure to check it out if you haven’t already… Continue reading An Autumn Fair

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A wee day at the farm.

Evening folks! Thursday of the first week of the holidays and it’s been a strange sort of week, with finding out about S needing to have an operation, to dipping our toes in the sea, to trying out the new Ashvale Farm Shop, to the hubster being in 3 days at work, (he’s a teacher,… Continue reading A wee day at the farm.

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Free Family Day trips in Northern Ireland!

With the Summer holidays approaching ever so quickly I thought I’d share with you all our list of family days out in Northern Ireland! I shared this last year over on our Facebook page, so apologies if you’ve already seen it there! First up is our top free days out: *Tannaghmore Gardens and Farm *… Continue reading Free Family Day trips in Northern Ireland!