Fruit Picking At Scaddows – A Slice Of Normality

picking blackcurrants at scaddows

Our annual trip to Scaddows Farm in Derbyshire is truly a crown pleaser. For years and years (I’m talking when Eva was in a carrier whom is now a fully fledged almost 10 year old!) we have frequented this pick your own farm for strawberries, gooseberries, raspberries and blackcurrants. We even picked pumpkins last year, something we will definitely repeat if this weird world we live in in 2020 allows.

Camping in The Garden {The Ordinary Moments}

camping in the garden

With the last of the sunshine set to be imminently replaced with a whole week of rain. Thereby threatening to change what we have all found to be our new lockdown normal…the garden life! Eddy decided to take a moment to be spontaneous.

That is as spontaneous as life under lock and key gets.

Which meant…camping in the garden.

Lapland – How Much Did It Cost?

Lapland accommodation schv

Lapland, Finland, The North Pole (as the girls like to call it) is one of those dream holidays that I would estimate is on many an actual or theoretical bucket lists for adults and children alike. But is it doable?

OK so let’s talk about money!

One of the most important research questions when looking at booking a trip is for us, and for the many, cost. I am talking the real full cost. Not something many talk about right?