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Back in June we took custody of a Springfree trampoline for the summer. Those four and a bit months have flown by remarkably quickly and our days of bouncing in the warm sunshine (in shorts!) seem like they were a long time ago already, especially after the frosts this week! We’ve had a lot of…

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When we visited Eurocamp in June one of the free activities we tried as a family were the Learn To Swim classes. At the time Alice was only 7 months old and we were actually trying to get Theo to swim, not her, but she surprised us all by being noticeably confident and enthusiastic in…

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We’ve had a busy but enjoyable week this week. Jim has been off for half-term which has meant we’ve been able to tick a few DIY jobs off the list. Some jobs were small like putting up a shelf up or fixing a plumbing problem, others a little bigger, like constructing a deck to form…

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Earlier this year we were introduced to the brilliant National Trust 50 Things To Do Before You’re 11 3/4 books. They are full of simple but wonderful childhood milestones that kids need to tick off their list. Some of them we had done already, but some we have set out specifically to achieve. Over the…

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Buying a trampoline is likely to be one of the more expensive purchases that most parents make, but how do you decide how big to go both with size and budget and what are the factors you should take into consideration when you choose which one to buy. I talked to four families in different…

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Hello. I'm Clare.
I'm a mum of two & a freelance content creator. I live in the Sussex countryside by the sea and this blog focuses on creative family living through photography, design, crafts and interiors. Read more

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