Adventures

It seems only right to collect all our adventures in one place – this is where you’ll find posts about our travels be it trips to the theatre, days out, weekends away or holidays abroad!
 

 
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Ben on his bike!

You might have seen that with some help from Halfords, Father Christmas brought Ben a fancy new road bike.  His reaction on Christmas morning was everything we could have hoped for and my only regret is that we didn’t film him!  He was so incredibly grateful and kept telling us “You don’t get a Christmas like this again do you Mum?” – I may have shed a tear or two.  Watching my two boys cycle off together on Christmas morning was a pretty special feeling. Since then Ben has had a few rides out and I wanted to make sure we record his progress through the year – you can keep an eye out on the hashtag #Benonabike on instagram and we’ll be updating you regularly here too! I’m handing over to Dave now for this update as he clearly has a far better idea of how Ben’s getting on on…

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Prioritising Family Holidays and our Travel Plans for 2019

Prioritising Family Holidays and our Travel Plans for 2019

For a long time our travel plans have been very much UK based.  In fact for the first twelve years that Dave and I … View Post
Aladdin Circus Pantomime at Blackpool Tower – Guest Review

Aladdin Circus Pantomime at Blackpool Tower – Guest Review

Regular readers will be familiar with the Butlers – they often feature in my blog posts, videos or on my social media as Mich and … View Post
Visiting Leeds Christmas Markets

Visiting Leeds Christmas Markets

*This is a commissioned post for Aviva* It’s many years since my first visit to the Leeds Christmas Markets in Millennium Square Leeds, … View Post
Raymond Briggs’ Father Christmas at Waterside – Review

Raymond Briggs’ Father Christmas at Waterside – Review

Raymond Brigg’s Father Christmas is an absolute festive classic and one I have fond memories of from my own childhood so when I … View Post
Why Villa Holidays are Great for Young Families

Why Villa Holidays are Great for Young Families

*This post is in collaboration with Villa Finder* I’ve written so many times about why, as a family of five, we tend to … View Post
Beauty and the Beast at St Helen’s Theatre Royal

Beauty and the Beast at St Helen’s Theatre Royal

On Sunday tea time I took Chloe and Amy along with Chloe’s best friend Willow and her mum over to St Helen’s … View Post