Sywell Country Park

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Pumpkin Picking Around Northants 2020

With so many events and celebrations being canceled this year, it’s great to see we still have lots of options for pumpkin picking. Due to current restrictions, most of these places require booking so make sure you check their website before visiting.

Recommended Books

My Reading Library Classics
My First Reading Library
The Gruffalo
Sam’s Sandwhich
My Reading Library Fables
Just Like Jasper
Unicorns Puzzle Pad
Super Bug Encyclopedia
Lift The Flap Biology
Oi Frog!
What Is Poo?
Flat Stanley Book
Zoo Magic Painting Book
Little Board Books Collection
Horrid Henry
Harry and the Bucketful of Dinosaurs
Starting To Write (Wipe Clean)
Noisy Bottoms
The Very Hungry Caterpillar
Lift and Look Jungle
Oi Duck Billed Platypus!
Charlie and the Chocolate Factory
You Choose
Phonics Readers
Dear Zoo
Fox On A Box
Dinosaur Munch!
George’s Marvellous Medicine
That’s Not My Narwhal…

Badby Wood

Hudson and I headed for a walk to Badby Wood. Usually, on trips like this I keep Hudson in the pram and he isn’t a fan of walking but as these woods are so small I kept him out and I’m glad I did as it gave us the chance to wander off the main paths.

Outdoor Swimming Around Northamptonshire

Outdoor swimming around Northamptonshire was not something I had really considered until lockdown caused all the indoor pools to close. The fact that lockdown happened over spring and summer meant that we had to think of outdoor alternatives to some of our favourite ways to entertain the kids or get our own exercise.

Places In Northamptonshire To See Animals

We are so lucky to have so many places in Northamptonshire to see animals. Of course, we have a selection of farms and zoo but there are also a few less obvious places such as gardens and parks too.

Cheesy Sausage & Broccoli Spaghetti

Last week I made this cheesy sausage & broccoli spaghetti from my HelloFresh delivery and it was amazing! I ordered it as I thought it would be a meal the boys would really enjoy but I was really surprised by how delicious it was myself!

Does HelloFresh Save You Money?

“Can HelloFresh save you money?” is a question I asked a lot right before I signed up. However, what surprised me the most when I did actually sign up was

Brixworth Country Park

Brixworth country park is full of areas to explore, with various walking tracks, cycling tracks and play equipment for all ages.


With some beautiful weather forecast, the boys, my Mum and I headed to the beach for the day. Worried that Hunstanton might be really busy I thought we would head to Wells-Next-The-Sea.

Days Out With The Kids In Northamptonshire This Summer

A list of ideas for days out with the kids in Northamptonshire this Summer. Including seeing flamingos, paddle boarding and outdoor cinema!


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