Christmas Lunch at Simpsons Fish & Chips

If there is one place to go this Christmas with your little ones it is Simpsons Fish & Chips on Priors Road, Cheltenham. Every Saturday leading up to Christmas Mrs Christmas has come to Simpsons Fish & Chips to share her Christmas cheer. Baby T and I were invited to join in the fun, one Saturday…

The Botanist – Cheltenham

Cheltenham welcomes another venue to share a cocktail and some delicious goodies, this time at the Brewery the popular restaurant and bars The Botanist joins Cheltenham’s finest places to go. Their launch showcased all they had to offer apart from what I hear a very delicious Sunday roast, but that’s a different blog post. The…

Cotswold Lavender Farm at Snowshill

One of my favourite smells has always been lavender, I have always used oils, and products with 100% pure lavender in. I could not be without it when I am stressed or tired, it is known as having a calming and restoring effect. I have always planted Lavender by my front door for luck, growing up I always…

Review – Giggling Squid – Cheltenham

As a lover of Thai food, I could not wait to try Cheltenham’s new Thai food hot spot Giggling Squid. Pranee and her husband had an idea, that started back in 2002 in a tiny fisherman’s cottage which happens to be their Brighton restaurant now. Their ideas were to start their first tapas style Thai…

The Spring Tide Food Festival

Hosted by the National Trust the Spring Tide Food Festival is situated on Hive beach. Although small it has all the best local food producers from wheat flour to chilli salt, from seaweed sausages to homemade gin. It certainly had variety. This is the perfect family day out for Foodies. It is a family-friendly festival…

Review – The Hive Beach Cafe at Burton Bradstock

Located on the Jurassic coast of Burton Bradstock sits a foodie’s hidden gem. With sea views and Lyme Bay, the best place to have local fresh seafood or even a piece of cake with your coffee is undoubtedly The Hive Beach Cafe. Another glorious sunny day on our May Holiday was the perfect excuse to…

Review of Badgers Cottage, Charmouth

For baby T’s first family holiday we choose to head for Dorset’s Jurassic Coast. My in-laws every year have a small holiday down by the coast, a couple of years ago after discovering Helpful Holidays, it was so good they have used them a few times, this year we decided to use them for a…

The Find Review – Cheltenham

Have you found The Find yet in Cheltenham? If you haven’t, where have you been? During the day it’s a great place to grab a coffee and cake, maybe brunch? When myself and Baby T visited, we went to have brunch with some friends who highly recommended them and it did not disappoint. The staff were…

Week 45 – Gratitude Challenge – Favourite Holiday

When I was planning my blog posts, the holiday I had in mind was my trip to Abu Dhabi for my 30th, but I have already shared that with you. What I had not planned and factored in my plans, was my honeymoon which I booked for me and Mr N at the beginning of…

Week 32 – Gratitude Challenge – A City I Have Visited

As my travels have become very few recently I am going to throw back to the last time I visited Bath as it is one of my favourite places to day trip to. A few times, I have looked into moving to Bath, even studying there. The views and architecture are superb, it is a…