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Nottingham: A Family Day Out

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Planning a family trip on a budget can be a tedious task and one that no one looks forward to. When seeking for the best value day out, you have to look away from the usual go-to cities such as London – this is why Nottingham is perfect.

Although Nottingham does boast a comfortable amount of tourism on an annual basis (worth £1.5 billion), Robin Hood country is not the first destination that comes to mind when looking for a family day out. As one of the largest cities in the country, Nottingham has a lot to offer thrill-seeking families.

Nottingham market place. Image courtesy of Shutterstock.
Nottingham market place. Image courtesy of Shutterstock.

Activities

There are family-friendly activities aplenty, such as crazy golf at The Lost City Adventure Golf, archery at The Adrenalin Jungle and Continue reading Nottingham: A Family Day Out

What to Consider When Buying a New Car

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Due to the vast choice, it can be overwhelming when buying a new car. There are so many things to consider when buying a new car. It is difficult to know which vehicles are the safest nowadays. Here are our top three things to consider when buying a new car.

Safety

It is very important to choose a car that can keep you and your loved ones as safe as possible but when you are faced with car showrooms full of different cars, how do you know which is the safest for your needs?

When buying a car, I like to know how safe it is likely to be for the driver, passengers and pedestrians. I would feel much safer knowing that a car I owned and used regularly would keep me and my family, as well as others outside the car, in the event of an accident. I have found The Safest Cars 2016-2017 interactive graphic really useful Continue reading What to Consider When Buying a New Car

3 Reasons Why Family is Important

Here are 3 reasons why family is important to us and how we try to include family time as much as we can.

Throughout my life, I have always been close to my family.  Christmas would always involve having a big family meal with my grandparents, Great Granny, aunties, uncles, cousins, everyone!  Some years we hadn’t seen each other for the whole year but we still met up for Christmas dinner.

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Reasons Why Family is Important: Making the Most of the Time we Have Together

Christmas nowadays is different.  Since becoming a single parent, a lot has changed within our family unit.  A lot has changed with our extended family too.  Continue reading 3 Reasons Why Family is Important

7 Incredible Autumn Blog Posts to Inspire You

Here are our 7 incredible autumn blog posts that will convince you that this time of year is great for families.

People always seem to have a preference as to which season is their favourite.  Generally, our friends and family favour the summer sun to drizzly autumn.  I actually like all the seasons almost equally and enjoy them all as they come around each year.

Spring is wonderful.  We really enjoy the ever-increasing lighter evenings.  The motivation to get the house and the garden tidied is more prevalent here too.  Summer is fab because we get to soak in that lovely sunshine as well as to enjoy those longer days.  Winter has the promise of Christmas.  It is a time of meeting up with family and friends.  Although, I am not so keen on the ice.

Autumn is one of my favourite times of the year though.  We start a new school year and get back into a routine after the summer holidays.  I absolutely love enjoying that first homemade hot chocolate of the season.  The weather is cooler but warm enough still to enjoy a walk in the fresh air.   Usually in wellies to splash in the puddles.  We get to see the leaves falling from the trees and walk through them, kicking them as we go.  The nights draw in, meaning we get to snuggle up in the warmth of the living room and watch good TV shows and films.  Autumn is a great time of year. Continue reading 7 Incredible Autumn Blog Posts to Inspire You