After the stresses of the Christmas period – buying and wrapping presents, cooking for a small army, and making sure the kids don’t draw a moustache on grandma during her sherry doze – it is important to relax and let your hair down on New Year’s Eve.
It only seems about 5 minutes since the kids were just going back to school after 6 weeks off but the October half term holiday is fast approaching.
Halloween. For most of us it’s all about dressing up, trick or treating and of course the sweets, but this ancient holiday once had a much greater meaning. Let’s take a journey through the haunted history of what we now know as Halloween. The word itself is fairly recent. It was first recorded back in 1735… Read more »
Every weekend at the moment seems to be playing host to another high profile musical or arts festival with the likes of V and the Carling weekender coming thick and fast. Tickets for these events can be astronomical (a family of four will have to pay £852 for the Leeds weekend, not far off the… Read more »
Rather than let the summer pass in a blur of BBQs planned at the last minute and accidently letting bees into the house, make the most of the time with the family. Here are just ten ways in which you could make this summer one to remember. Country Bike Ride Cycling is enjoying a renaissance… Read more »
With the summer holidays well underway, getting the kids off the sofa and away from the Playstation may have already become a daily battle.
If you feel as though you are constantly in the midst of the battle between your children and your wallet, the summer holidays can be a terrifying time. Eager to get their little hands on the contents of your wallet, children’s favourite activities seem to be getting more and more expensive. Here are 11 timely,… Read more »
Whether you are organising a birthday bash for young charges or are just planning how to keep them entertained throughout the summer holiday, here are 10 simple and fun summer games to try out in the back garden. Hook-a-Duck It’s a fete classic that retains a simplistic charm that generation after generation of children continue… Read more »
Trampolining is fantastic exercise for people of all ages, helping to stimulate metabolism, increase oxygen capacity, improve sense of balance, increase oxygen circulation, firm and tone muscles, and strengthen the heart. This makes it a fantastic addition to your back garden, offering the whole family a fun work out. With a wide range of different… Read more »
When school is finally out for summer, your kids will likely be ready and excited for six glorious weeks of freedom. Days spent playing out with friends, enjoying day trips with the family or even playing in the back garden can all help to contribute to a healthier lifestyle, as well as developing a love… Read more »