Family life

A day at Pickie Park!

Yesterday was the first day of the holidays for us as a family of 5. We are incredibly lucky that Mr. Making Memories is a primary school teacher and we get to spend 8 long weeks together as a family every summer. We don’t have any big holiday plans this year – we have a… Continue reading A day at Pickie Park!

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Free Family Day Trips Northern Ireland.

Here we go! Here is our Bucket List for our free days out this summer! Thanks to all those on Facebook who gave us some new suggestions for the list. I hope to make it to all of these this summer…I’m setting us the challenge 😉 Hope you get some ideas too, please feel free… Continue reading Free Family Day Trips Northern Ireland.


All a glow!

Last Thursday evening we had the most beautiful little family evening at The Argory ‘All a Glow’ event. I had been a little nervous about taking the kiddies to Afternoon Tea in such a beautiful venue.  After booking I started regretting it, thinking that we would be the family that ruined it for everyone! 3 kiddies… Continue reading All a glow!

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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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Autumn Bucket List for families.

It’s that time of year again when I share with you our Bucket List for the most beautiful season, (in my opinion!),  Autumn. Crunch and jump in piles of leaves. Plant daffodil bulbs to enjoy in Spring. Visit a Farmers Market. Decorate pumpkins. Make a scarecrow – we will definitely be recreating Harry and Betty… Continue reading Autumn Bucket List for families.

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Family Days Out In Northern Ireland.

Hi there! Sharing today our list of places that we hope to visit this Summer! I doubt we will make it to them all, but we will definitely be trying out many of them. Some for the first time! * Butterfly house @ Seaforde and gardens. (This seems to get a mixed review from people)… Continue reading Family Days Out In Northern Ireland.