Thaikhun mocktail competition for Dry January!

Mocktail Masterclass at Thaikhun and Competition

Dear Mummy, every January thousands of people give up bad habits and make resolutions to become more healthy by giving up vices. Dry January has emerged after all the excess of Christmas and is a chance for people to challenge … Continue reading

Running into the freezing sea!

Hayling Island Beach in Hampshire

Dear Mummy, over the Christmas break we spent our time on Hayling Island in Hampshire with my Grandparents. We were very fortunate with the weather as it was bright, sunny and crisp. The perfect day for a winters walk. After stuffing … Continue reading

The Twelve Days of Christmas at Mottisfont

The Twelve Days of Christmas at Mottisfont

Dear Mummy, we’re big fans of the National Trust, having been annual members now for four years. Mottisfont, near Romsey in Hampshire, is one of our favourite places to visit in the UK and every year they host wonderful Christmas events. … Continue reading

10 reasons why we love Haskins!

Christmas at Haskins

Dear Mummy, we love going to Haskins Garden Centre and it seems we aren’t the only ones! On a recent trip the place was packed and this was on a Monday lunch time! You may be asking what was a … Continue reading

My first panto – Sleeping Beauty at the Anvil

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Dear mummy, we’re feeling very festive on the blog this week. Not only have I seen Father Christmas I’ve also experienced my first ever Panto (at the age of 3 and a half ). We went to a traditional pantomime … Continue reading

The Night Before Christmas at The Haymarket

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Dear Mummy, it’s nearly Christmas and we’re doing everything we can to keep our festive spirits up. Recently this included a trip to our local theatre to see a performance of The Night Before Christmas. It’s not the traditional story that … Continue reading

A winter wander at Winter Wonderland, Hyde Park London

Hyde Park Winter Wonderland

Dear Mummy, the Christmas season is in full swing and already we’ve joined in with some festive events. A couple of weeks ago we visited LaplandUK (which is running until Christmas Eve) and you can read our review here. This week it … Continue reading

Silent Sunday 27.11.16

Dear Mummy Blog at LaplandUK

The most magical day! Read our full 2016 review of LaplandUK here. If you like this photo please pop over to our Instagram feed @dear_mummy to see more piccys of LaplandUK and share the love 🙂  Love Bella x

LaplandUK 2016 Review – My New Family Tradition

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Dear mummy, is not often that you come across an experience that takes your breath away, never mind an event that you’ve been to before, but LaplandUK did just that. Having been last year we thought it would take the edge … Continue reading

Walking with Giants at the Giants Causeway

Giant's Causeway Travel Review

Dear mummy, it’s not often that you get to see a natural wonder of the world and we were blessed recently to see The Giant’s Causeway. My Grandparents live in Northern Ireland and our family has a strong Irish connection … Continue reading

Transforming Festival Place into Festive Place

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Dear Mummy, every year for as long as I can remember, my folks have visited Festival Place to do their Christmas Shopping. It’s our home town shopping centre in Basingstoke, Hampshire and we love the events they host. Recently we … Continue reading