We ate in Travelodge in Bristol’s Patchway and it was horrible.

We were up in Bristol in August visiting Sam’s brother and family. We had thought about trying to see the hot air balloon festival but unfortunately the weather was terrible and that never happened. Instead we spent time chilling out with family and it was good fun, Emily loved hanging out with her cousins too….

The Windmill in Ramsgate has upped their menu and its gooooood

I’ve written about The Windmill a number of times, I’ve chosen it on numerous occasions as the venue for most events such as Sam’s 40th, Emily’s 1st, Emily’s Christening and a wake. It’s a lovely family friendly pub, with lovely staff, friendly locals, a good selection of food and drink, both hot & cold and…

What are you doing this summer with your kids?

With the recent temperatures heating up the country making a plan for the summer holidays with Emily has been difficult. Ok so technically it’s not summer holidays for us as I work from home but it’s still the summer. What have we got in store for Emily? Well we’re going to Bristol to visit family,…

Newington Rocks, literally!

Last Saturday, Sam, Emily and I went for the first time to Newington Rocks, an afternoon of live music, food, fun and more for all the family hosted by Newington Community Primary School in Ramsgate. For the last few years I’ve heard great things about this family event, from friends, neighbours, people on Facebook and…

Why is everyone hating on Wetherspoons in Ramsgate?

Since Wetherspoons announced they were coming to Ramsgate there has been plenty of views whether this is good or bad. Wetherspoons Ramsgate, you can’t fault it, it really does have something for everyone. Most of the groups on Facebook have someone at least once or twice a day complaining about Wetherspoons in Ramsgate. If it’s…

Emily has upped her eating game 

After a successful few months weaning her from 4 months old, Emily took little interest in food when her first teeth started coming through about 6 months. Don’t get me wrong she showed interest in some things, liked others, enjoyed her yoghurts, fruit purees and snacks but beyond that, she wasn’t interested. Whilst her friends…

Feed your child how you want, boob or bottle, mother knows best.  

There’s a lot of talk in the press at the moment that women who breastfeeding are slowly dying out, becoming such a rarity that it could stop all together. I don’t breastfeed Emily, but before you pass the judgement book, I stopped because I developed thrush and fuck me it was painful. Emily wasn’t getting…

Review: Sunday Lunch at The Wheatsheaf, St. Lawrence, Ramsgates

It’s that time of year, when a warm fire and a big bowl of comfort food is hearty, rich and comforting. And when it comes to Sunday lunch, us Brit’s don’t like to muck around. If it’s Sunday lunch, there really is little excuse on a Sunday for anything else but a Sunday Roast. We…

Review: Strawberry Fields Cafe, Birchington 

With the weather playing around a lot recently, trying to find somewhere to meet up with friends and young children out and about is difficult. If it’s too windy, going to Ramsgate town is a definite no-no as the winds can sometimes be a nightmare right by the Harbour, and there’s always Westwood Cross for…

Dieting: The Milkshake Way 

Back in March I had a fab idea where I wanted to try one of those milkshake diets that a few celebs swear by, in a bid to start losing my baby weight. In Boots, the starter pack was on offer for £19.99 instead of £24.99 so I decided what the heck, I’ll give it…