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Llanelli Christmas events 2017 and where to meet Father Christmas in and around Carmarthenshire

So it’s the first weekend in December, which means it’s officially time to start feeling festive! There are a huge number of family-friendly events in Llanelli, Carmarthenshire and slightly further afield this December. From feeding the ducks with Santa Claus and visiting his grotto, to meeting his reindeer and singing carols, there won’t be a dull Read More

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Autumn fun: Pumpkin picking at Brooksgrove Farm, Haverfordwest

Ok, ok. I know it’s a proper blogger cliché, but I couldn’t resist it. This weekend we went pumpkin picking at Brooksgrove Farm, in Haverfordwest. And I’m so glad we did as I think I’ve ended up with the nicest set of photos of the boys to date. We had two choices of farms for Read More

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Review: A Super Hamleys superhero party in Cardiff

OVER the past few months our toddler has been getting more and more into films, and loves watching Spider-Man and The Avengers – in particular Hulk – when he’s not stomping around the house singing the Darth Vadar music, of course. So when we were invited to a Hamleys superhero party at Hamleys Cardiff there Read More

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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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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