Legoland Windsor Pirate Shores Ahoy!

legoland windsor pirates

LEGOLAND have revamped their very popular Pirate Shores area for 2014 and we were invited along on Sunday to take a look and report back on our findings. If you’re planning a visit soon make sure you read our Top Tips first to make the most of your day

Pirate Shores

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About Marianne Whooley

Mother, daughter, partner, sister and housewife extraordinaire. Multi-tasker, spinner of many plates and believer in good luck who does her very best to live life to the full, can be bribed with chocolate and white wine.

Sponsored video: Florida – Been there done that!

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Florida, Florida, one day I’m gonna get me to Florida but right now I rely on the memories of our holidays taken pre-twins and information I find around the net. Talking of which take a look at the really cool video below which has been made entirely of visitors photos and videos, it’s really [...]

About Marianne Whooley

Mother, daughter, partner, sister and housewife extraordinaire. Multi-tasker, spinner of many plates and believer in good luck who does her very best to live life to the full, can be bribed with chocolate and white wine.

Ascot Racecourse Family fun days

ascot mother's day prize awarding

If I proposed ‘Let’s go to Ascot Racecourse.’

Firstly you’d get all excited, secondly you’d worry you don’t have a hat and then thirdly you’d most likely put me off saying, ‘Oh I’m not posh enough.’ ‘ I’ve nothing to wear.’ ‘Can’t afford something like that!’ and a zillion other reasons and I [...]

About Marianne Whooley

Mother, daughter, partner, sister and housewife extraordinaire. Multi-tasker, spinner of many plates and believer in good luck who does her very best to live life to the full, can be bribed with chocolate and white wine.

Camping season – cleaning caravan time

OLPRO cleaning products

Yoohoo! It’s nearly time to take our caravan out of storage and get it ready for what will be the third season with us. There is great excitement amongst the troops starting with Dad himself.

He’s been scouring t’internet for his next caravan convinced this will be our last year with our current [...]

About Marianne Whooley

Mother, daughter, partner, sister and housewife extraordinaire. Multi-tasker, spinner of many plates and believer in good luck who does her very best to live life to the full, can be bribed with chocolate and white wine.

Top 5 beaches North Cornwall

Watergate bay Cornwall

If there is one thing every member of my family love it’s a beach and on our recent trip to north Cornwall we were spoilt for choice with the long coastline stretching before our eyes.

We did our best to cover as much as we could and here are our top 5 beaches north [...]

About Marianne Whooley

Mother, daughter, partner, sister and housewife extraordinaire. Multi-tasker, spinner of many plates and believer in good luck who does her very best to live life to the full, can be bribed with chocolate and white wine.

Holidays; time for fun and learning new skills

FlowRider Retallack

We love holidays. I bet you do too, whether they are at home in the UK, short breaks, long breaks or in exotic places abroad, holidays are time for the family to come together and enjoy each others company.

We try to keep our holidays relaxed, time to eat new things, visit new areas, [...]

About Marianne Whooley

Mother, daughter, partner, sister and housewife extraordinaire. Multi-tasker, spinner of many plates and believer in good luck who does her very best to live life to the full, can be bribed with chocolate and white wine.

Stonehenge: Family day out

On our way back from Cornwall over half term we took a break half way through our journey home and visited Stonehenge in Wiltshire, a landmark that has been on my Bucket List since Forever.

I was not disappointed.

Our Family ticket cost £36.10 – This covers a family of 2 [...]

About Marianne Whooley

Mother, daughter, partner, sister and housewife extraordinaire. Multi-tasker, spinner of many plates and believer in good luck who does her very best to live life to the full, can be bribed with chocolate and white wine.

Down on the Farm: Coombe Mill, Cornwall

coombe mill cornwall

The newsletter that came home from school on the last day before half term informed parents that the children would be studying The Farm up on their return to school up until Easter. This was brilliant news for us as we had already managed to organise a visit to Coombe Mill in North [...]

About Marianne Whooley

Mother, daughter, partner, sister and housewife extraordinaire. Multi-tasker, spinner of many plates and believer in good luck who does her very best to live life to the full, can be bribed with chocolate and white wine.

Retallack Resort – Cornwall, spa and relax

retallack resort lake

A half term holiday in Britain in February is never going to be 7 days of wall to wall sunshine, blue, blue skies and feeling hot, hot, hot. In fact we were wondering what on earth we’d do with ourselves for a week in Cornwall, Husband even contemplated if he should bring the [...]

About Marianne Whooley

Mother, daughter, partner, sister and housewife extraordinaire. Multi-tasker, spinner of many plates and believer in good luck who does her very best to live life to the full, can be bribed with chocolate and white wine.

Retallack Resort – family friendly spa and relax

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We’re on countdown now to half term and even more so as we have our first family break away this year booked in to Retallack Resort in Cornwall.

Five minutes from the beautiful town of Padstow and the north Cornwall beaches their beautiful lodges are dotted around lakes and countryside settings, I [...]

About Marianne Whooley

Mother, daughter, partner, sister and housewife extraordinaire. Multi-tasker, spinner of many plates and believer in good luck who does her very best to live life to the full, can be bribed with chocolate and white wine.