How to budget for the summer holidays

How to budget for the summer holidays

Planning for the school holidays, is something I am used to. I previously worked self-employed as a childminder. This meant that over the summer, (Christmas, ¬†Easter etc) I have had to entertain a small group…

View Post

The Alnwick Garden – a family day out

The Alnwick Garden – a family day out

We love to spend the day out at Alnwick Garden and I have previously included it in a walks around Northumberland post. As well as sharing what is on at the Gardens, I will also…

View Post

7 reasons why being a woman sucks

7 reasons why being a woman sucks

Going to be honest, I have been wanting to write this post for a very long time. (Something a bit different as well!) But wasn’t quite sure whether or not it would make me look…

View Post

How to spend the day at Carlisle Park

How to spend the day at Carlisle Park

Carlisle Park in Morpeth, Northumberland, is a perfect free day out. It is suitable for families but the formal garden also means there is something for everyone! I went to high school in Morpeth and…

View Post

Castles to visit in Northumberland

Castles to visit in Northumberland

Through some recent research, I discovered that Northumberland is home to the most castles than any other county in England. With over seventy (!) castle sites to explore, there is definitely something for everyone. Whether…

View Post