Learning to bake at River Cottage

River Cottage

I am not a big cook if I am honest. I make a mean Bailey’s Cheesecake, Lemon Drizzle cake and Gingerbread men, but since having Eliza and Sebastian I found I didn’t have time to bake, but now Eliza is at school full-time I intend to start again. Yesterday I attended Blog Camp at River Cottage organised by the team at Tots100 and one of the sessions was a workshop where we learned to make our own butter and soda bread. I have to admit I was really nervous as most of the other bloggers attending the event were proper… Continue Reading “Learning to bake at River Cottage”

Treffry Tavern Table Table Restaurant Newquay Review

We have visited Trevella Park in Newquay twice now and one of the highlights of our stay is always a meal at Table Table restaurant The Treffry Tavern which is named after Jospeh Thomas Treffry, a local Cornish engineer. The restaurant was busy when we arrived but they found us a table and seated us quickly. The kids spotted a good selection of books that were on offer and selected the ones they wanted to read whilst we waited for our drinks to arrive. Isaac chose Dr Who and is now watching all the old series with him. They also received… Continue Reading “Treffry Tavern Table Table Restaurant Newquay Review”

Discover the world together at the UK’s first family travel show

The Family Travel Show, taking place at London’s Olympia, is the UK’s first exhibition completely dedicated to family travel adventures. Show features include: The biggest collection of specialist family travel operators under one roof Get face-to-face with the best family holiday providers and specialist operators, all under one roof. They will be on hand to offer advice on everything from all-inclusive luxury getaways, exciting cruise voyages, action-packed resorts and family-friendly villas to intriguing adventures, thrilling ski holidays and incredible wildlife safaris. Discover amazing trips that are hard to find online or on the High Street.  Over 50 FREE Show Talks With… Continue Reading “Discover the world together at the UK’s first family travel show”

Funseeking Families Announced

Carnival Cruise

Carnival Cruise Line has today announced the winners of their Funseeking Family competition. The nationwide competition, launched in June of this year, was launched by Carnival Cruise Line to find five families who could best represent all that’s great about cruising with Carnival. The hopeful entrants were able to enter into five different categories set by Carnival Cruise Lines from the Foodie Seeking family to the Thrill Seeking family. Other categories also included the Sun Seeking family, Fun Seeking family and a Chill Seeking family. Carnival were inundated with entries of hopeful families looking for the opportunity of a lifetime, who were challenged to answer a… Continue Reading “Funseeking Families Announced”

Christmas Time at Coombe Mill

Coombe Mill

For the last two years we have spent Christmas away from home in the most wonderful setting, Coombe Mill in Cornwall. Coombe Mill was originally a 16th Century water mill, but has been transformed into a beautiful and secluded hamlet of picturesque holiday cottages, Scandinavian and riverside lodges set amidst an idyllic 30 acre private estate between Bodmin Moor and the Beach. Run by Fiona, Farmer Nick and their six gorgeous children Coombe Mill offers the best of farm life with a daily feed run that everyone gets to join in with. With the opportunity to drive a real tractor, feed… Continue Reading “Christmas Time at Coombe Mill”