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

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Eurocamp adventures part 2: Breaking all the pool rules

WE might not seem like the most rebellious family, but in just one morning on holiday we managed to break pretty much every swimming pool rule – and there were A LOT of rules. After a long journey to France we expected Santi and Ezra to have a lie in, giving us a chance to Read More

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Eurocamp adventures part 1: Flying to Nice with a baby and toddler

THE perfect family are at the airport. A well-dressed mother who has clearly been watching YouTube tutorials on halo braids, a chilled out father wearing chinos and a shirt, and two super cute children – one a toddler and the other a baby around three months old. As they wait for their flight to Nice, 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