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Sani beach hotel – Day 4

A change from the pool and beach this afternoon saw Emma and Sam on peddle bikes for the first time. They have been using balance bikes at home for a while which I think helped a bit. Sam got the hang of it pretty quickly, which was nice as it’s so often the...

Sani beach hotel – Day 2

Sam and Emma had a blast at kids club during the morning, while we walked around the marina.  After lunch we were back to our pool loungers for swim time. The children were booked into kids club for dinner so Gavin and I had dinner at the Ammos bar and...

Sani beach hotel, Kassandra, Greece – Day 1

Our summer holiday started at 3:30am yesterday.   Kids coped very well, only napping in the luxury car transfer.  Everything here is very beautiful.  Staff are so friendly and lovely with the kids. After settling in we headed to the kids pool. Its...

Pool Noodle Horses

So Gavin went to golf and I got a bit bored, and voila – pool noodle horses. I had “pinned” a few hobby horse ideas over the past year, but this one by Mrs King’s Music class looked do-able super quick. Off to the £1 store and 2 pool noodles...

Pause please!

I’m not quite sure I can believe my ears!  Emma and Sam are playing a very nice game with their In the night garden toys.  Emma decided she needed the loo – at which point she says to Sam – “Pause the game Sam”.  For those...

A Very Hungry Caterpillar Birthday Party

“The very hungry caterpillar” by Eric Carle seemed like the perfect gender neutral birthday party theme for Emma and Sam’s 4th Birthday.  My inspiration had come from seeing a party pack all ready to go with all the invitations, plates...

How to make peg butterfly treats

I saw these on Pinterest but like every great idea pinned it can be hard to find good UK products to reproduce them.  So here’s what I used to make my peg butterfly treats. Supplies you need Wooden pegs – large size, I used...

Sweet and polite

Special moment in our house.  Gavin cooked a family roast and then Eton mess for pudding. At the end Sam said “I’ve had enough now. Thank you for making Sam such a lovely dinner” Share...

Emma wants to be…

Emma has announced that when she grows up she wants to be a PIRATE! Probably not a bad profession in this economic climate.  Will earn higher than minimum wage most likely! Share...