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UK heatwave and an impromptu trip to Tenby

AS you’ll be well aware, this weekend was the hottest of the year so far. It was crazy hot!I’d been looking forward to spending the weekend outdoors enjoying the sun … but it turned out that wasn’t entirely possible because of the heat. On Saturday we woke up with no plans, and as usual decided Read More

Easter events in and around Llanelli

Easter events in Llanelli and Carmarthenshire 2017

Here’s a round-up of Easter events in Llanelli and further afield in Carmarthenshire for the school holidays in 2017. There’s plenty to choose from – theatre shows, egg hunts, outdoor fun, and of course plenty of chocolate! OUTDOOR FUN: Hwyl at The Garden, National Botanic Garden of Wales Wednesday, April 12, 10.30am-4.30pm A fun-filled event Read More

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Family days out in South Wales: Dragon hunting at Carreg Cennen Castle (with vlog)

We’re always on the lookout for family days out in South Wales – places we haven’t been to, that we’ve read about or seen other people enjoy. One of our favourite places to visit is Carreg Cennen Castle, and we realised earlier this year that we hadn’t yet been with the boys. Making the most Read More

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Gaining confidence and making the most of the winter sun

AFTER nearly six months I feel like I’m finally getting into the swing of getting out of the house with two little people – and even being spontaneous. For a while I only went places with both Santi and Ezra if Stew was with us or if we were meeting friends so I wasn’t alone. Read More

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Meeting Father Christmas at Hamleys Cardiff

I’M not usually one for getting into the Christmas spirit before December, but this weekend we had an offer that made us dig out the festive jumpers a week early – we were invited to meet Father Christmas at Hamleys in Cardiff. The store was launching its Father Christmas experience, so we took Santi and Ezra along Read More

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Autumn fun and pumpkin picking at Hendrewennol

THIS weekend, after a bit of an up and down sort of week involving a hospital trip for Santi, we wanted a bit of quality family time. Not ones for chilling out at home, this meant a random outing to a pick-your-own farm to look for pumpkins. We’re planning to throw a toddlers’ Halloween party in a couple Read More

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A family visit to Cardiff Bay Beach

THIS week we’re having a staycation in Cardiff. It might only be an hour away from home, but it’s nice to have a change of scene and more time to do things in the capital that we wouldn’t normally get the chance to. The first thing on the list was Cardiff Bay Beach to play Read More

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A day at Folly Farm and our first family vlog

HAVING a toddler can be a bit tricky during the school holidays – playgroups tend to close for six weeks, soft play becomes a bit of a danger zone with older children running around, and attractions that are usually quiet are overrun with families trying to keep little ones entertained. So knowing that our options might Read More

What's on Carmarthenshire summer 2016

What’s on in Carmarthenshire: Family friendly events for summer 2016

THE summer holidays are upon us, and the thought of entertaining the children for six long weeks is a daunting task for many parents. But there’s lots going on around Carmarthenshire to keep little ones busy whatever the weather. Here’s a guide to indoor, outdoor, chilled out and active events to add to your calendar… Read More