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, now is the perfect time to invest in wet weather gear for children. We’re big fans of all-in-one puddle suits for kids! They are practical, can be folded away easily and great for families on the move. Presently rain is stopping play, I’ve grown out of my last rain suit and with the … More Funky Puddle Suits for kids!
In the deep dark woods… Dear Mummy it’s funny how some places just get better and better with age. The Vyne in Basingstoke is one of them. It’s a large National Trust estate. We’ve been many times before and each time we visit a new memory is made. We’ve been in every season, Autumn is … More In the deep dark woods…
We’ve just heard of some special ‘spooky’ events coming up in Hampshire and wanted to share them with you. We’re massive fans of Halloween so love participating in pumpkin carving, apple bobbing and dressing up. These are the places we will be visiting this October. 1) Festival Place – Basingstoke Spooktacular event –30th October –31st October 2015 Free … More Spooktacular events in Hampshire 2015
Dear mummy, we’ve had a hectic week and have been enjoying the last of the summer sun. We’ve visited The Vyne (National Trust) a couple of times and played in their walled garden with the tractors and garden toys. We’ve been to The Vyne many times before and every time we visit we find something … More My Autumn Adventures
Dear mummy, you got a new camera for Christmas 2014, a Canon 700D. Makes a change from using your iPhone. In 2015 you’ve set yourself the target of learning about photography and mastering the skill of taking beautiful photographs. It’s something you’ve been wanting to do for years. Posting one best image a week as … More A spring in my step at The Vyne
Top Ten Places in Hampshire this Easter! Dear mummy, here’s a little list I compiled of places to go and things to do in Hampshire this Easter! Easter is a lovely time in this neck of the woods and we love visiting gardens and farms in Spring. Here’s our top ten attractions. Exbury Gardens, Southampton … More Top Ten Places in Hampshire this Easter!
Dear mummy, last weekend was such a whirlwind and what better way to showcase it than through images! We’ve linked up for the first time with @snowingindoors (who knows a thing or two about photography) and @youbabymemummy for ‘Point and Click’. We love trying out new Linkys and it gives my mummy and I a great … More My weekend in pictures
Sunday 28, September 2014. Dear Mummy, we’ve gone bonkers for conkers this year! Our annual conker hunting trip to The Vyne ended in a huge success when we stumbled on a hidden Horse Chestnut tree off the beaten track. We can’t disclose the exact location of the tree at The Vyne Estate as we need to preserve … More Bonkers for Conkers at The Vyne
Meanwhile……down on the farm….. Friday, March 14, 2014. Dear mummy, I have my farmyard animal Boden dress on and I am raring to go! It’s late Friday afternoon and we head to our local National Trust haunt The Vyne. We’ve only got a couple of hours to spare before I go to grandma’s house, so … More Meanwhile….down on the farm….