When Samsung contacted me to ask If I wanted to test out their new Galaxy K zoom with a day trip to Alton Towers, I simply couldn’t resist. I’ll admit I’m a devoted Apple user so was a little apprehensive on how I’d get on with the Samsung, but after a few minutes of playing […]
I’ve been banging on about the Everest Base Camp trek (EBC) for some time, I’ve done it and it took some time but I’m finally ready to tell you how ...
Recently I was given the opportunity to take my boys away for a few days to the Norfolk coast only a few hours drive from Northamptonshire (once they have sorted ...
At the end of September we had the opportunity to spend a long weekend down on the Devon coast in the popular seaside resort of Woolacombe and in one of ...
I’ve taken many long journeys with the children and am always looking for different ways to entertain and keep the boredom away, this post from Tesco gives you some great ideas and I’ll be looking to try some out on our next adventure! Long journeys with kids can be torture: they’re bored, they’re uncomfortable, they’re […]
I recently hiked up Moel Siabod in Wales, but as it was mine and my friends first time hiking this mountain I don’t feel I can adequately advise on the best routes etc. Instead what I will tell you is that it’s a great mountain to tackle if you want to move away from the […]
Hiking can require many different types of equipment, quite often you’ll find yourself going from sunny weather at the base of a mountain to cold and windy at the top. Consequently you need to be prepared for all types of weather that may get thrown at you. Here’s a rundown on what I tend to […]
As some of you may have guessed I’m a big animal lover, with 3 of my animals coming from rescue homes, where possible I always try ans spare a few pennies to donate to animal charities. Today’s post from the RSPCA is about fundraising when retired, however some of the tips included are suitable for […]
When travelling abroad and perhaps to countries where you need to be extra careful with hygiene or the extra heat, I always have a few travel essentials that I always try to ensure I have prepared before travelling. Look After Your Stomach To me this is one of the biggest concerns I have when travelling, […]
You’re back from your holiday, there’s nothing on TV, it’s raining cats and dogs and you’re hearing the dreaded cry of, ‘mum, I’m bored!’ It’s time to get up and go, despite the weather, before you all go stir crazy! Here are some great options to keep you all entertained. Soft Play When the rain […]
My name is Carly and I live in the UK. I have 2 boys, 2 dogs, 3 cats and many tropical fish…I work full-time from the comfort of my own home, I love music and try and get to as many gigs as possible. The reason I have set up this blog is to document my life as a mum whilst also tackling my desire to go travelling and have an adventure. I’ve recently completed an Everest Base Camp trek for charity in October 2013 and I climbed Mount Kilimanjaro back in February 2011…currently looking for my next adventure!