Dear Mummy, Halloween is fast approaching and we took the opportunity to celebrate the harvest and visit The Autumn Pumpkin Festival at Royal Victoria Country Park, in Southampton. This seasonal extravaganza was hosted by the Jubilee Sailing Trust, and in its 19th year people brought their biggest and best pumpkins and supersize vegetables to be judged. … More Seeing the UK’s Largest Pumpkin!
Dear Mummy, I know how much you love Autumn and Halloween so this month is all about getting outside and enjoying the crisp fresh air and taking in the sights of October. We made our annual trip to our local pumpkin patch before the mad rush of half term to pick our perfect pumpkin ready … More Pumpkin Patch Party at Pickwell Farm
Dear mummy, finding healthy recipes that children love but are also quick, easy and affordable is the holy grail of parenting. One of the healthiest, tastiest and most versatile ingredients is lean red meat, and experts recommend including it in children’s diet from weaning onwards. It provides a range of important nutrients that are often … More Halloween Beef Stew – BritMums #HealthyRedMeat Challenge
Dear mummy, on a beautiful sunny Autumn day we headed to Netley, Southampton in Hampshire, to pick some pumpkins for Halloween – but came away with a lot more than that! Pickwells had been recommended by a family friend and we visited on a quiet Monday morning during term time. It was great for a … More Children of the Corn
Dear mummy, it’s nearly Halloween! Our favourite *cough* ….Mummy’s favourite time of year! Our local farm, Manydown Farm just outside Basingstoke, Hampshire have a great range of children’s activities this Halloween Half Term. It’s £8.50 per adult and luckily we have a discount voucher from the newspaper mailers. As I’m under 2yrs I go free … More A Spooky Day at Manydown Farm
Our family Halloween antics Dear mummy, I know what you did last summer…..*cough* I mean last Halloween. Everyone that knows you, knows you LOVE Halloween, it’s a big thing in our house and you’ve been attending Halloween parties since you were a little girl. Even when you were pregnant with me you were out in fancy … More I know what we did last…Halloween