Dear Mummy, woooohoooo! It’s my 5th Birthday! We celebrated this weekend with a trip to FlipOut in Basingstoke and a BIG Disney themed party. Here’s my favourite phone photos with more to come, once we write-up the reviews x How has your weekend been? Love Bella x Why not pop over and have a look … More My Sunday Photo – 5th Birthday Party
Dear Mummy, Basingstoke is my hometown and we are lucky that there’s always lots to see and do. This summer from the 14 July to 13 August 2017 Made in Basingstoke Festival is happening across the town and comprises of four themed weeks entitled Create, Taste, Discover and Make. The Festival will showcase the town’s artists, foods, attractions and people … More Made in Basingstoke Festival
This is a moment of joy! The first time in ages that my family and I have enjoyed a relaxing lunch with no rush. We had a lazy day exploring my hometown of Basingstoke at the #MadeInBasingstoke event and sale shopping. Perfect for a Saturday every once in a while. Do you guys like Pizza … More Silent Sunday 16.07.17
Dear Mummy, this week saw us dust off our jackets and finally get some fresh air. There was a break in the rainy weather and we managed to get out for an afternoon to The Vyne, Basingstoke in Hampshire. The Vyne is a National Trust property which we’ve been visiting for years. We didn’t venture far … More Ducks on Ice at The Vyne, National Trust
Stillness at The Vyne, National Trust. If you like this photo please pop over to our Instagram feed @dear_mummy to see more piccys and share the love 🙂 Love Bella x
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 featuring glittering costumes, slap-stick humour, sensational songs and dazzling dance routines with a few pyrotechnics … More My first panto – Sleeping Beauty at the Anvil
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 we’re familiar with it’s a modern-day adaptation for young folk, like me, produced by Adam Bampton-Smith. Loosely … More The Night Before Christmas at The Haymarket
Dear mummy, we had the pleasure of meeting a real sports hero recently, Olympic gold medalist Maddie Hinch. Fresh off the plane from the Rio Olympics and doing the rounds as part of BBC Inspire and England Hockey events across the country called #HockeyFest. BBC Inspire is a great initiative encouraging kids to get active … More Meeting an Olympic gold medalist!
Dear mummy, I love when I see my Grandparents, even though they don’t live on our doorstep we always try to see each other regularly. I’m lucky enough to have two sets of Grandparents who I adore! They mean the world to me and I am very fortunate to have their unconditional love. I want … More Our new tradition – Retro Sunday Movies
Dear Mummy, we’ve been super busy over Easter and have crammed a lot in, with days out, a wedding, shopping, events and training. It’s been crazy hectic and we’re gonna need a holiday to recover from the holidays!! My mummy has eaten her body weight in Easter eggs, visiting Hotel Chocolate and indulging in her … More Our Easter in an (nutshell) eggshell
Dear mummy, we are BEST friends. I may only be 3 years old but I copy you all the time and try to emulate you. I pretend to put on my makeup and watch you silently in the mornings as you get ready to go to work. I’ve even started to impersonate you and copy your … More Mother & daughter dresses at Bryony & Co.
Wooden Heart Keepsake Review Dear mummy, you love quirky items and you are always on the hunt for unusual gifts. We stumbled across this lovely local company in Hampshire that make personalised pure silver jewellery and keepsakes. They are called The English Charm Co. and they specialise in creating bespoke keepsakes using fingerprints, footprints, drawings, handwriting … More English Charm Co. Wooden Heart Keepsake Review
Dear Mummy, we headed to our local farm over the weekend. We wanted to take full advantage of the sunshine, so bundled into the car and took the short journey to the outskirts of Basingstoke. We’ve never been to Miller’s Ark but had heard great things from other local mums on social media. Miller’s Ark is … More Miller’s Ark Lambing Weekend
Dear mummy, what a week we’ve had! It’s great to have my folks back home from their travels in New York. We’ve been doing really festival things this week like putting up our Christmas Tree, reading some Christmas stories and singing some carols. (Well trying to..) It’s the first Christmas that I’ve really understood who … More A very festive week