School is out! Woo hoo! I’ve made some plans, we have some birthday parties to go to but we still have time to relax, do some stuff if the weather comes good and say yes to impromptu play dates & invites to hang out. We are staying local, not down to the fuel crisis but out of choice. Here are some of the things we are doing or I have spotted to do over the next few weeks:


Lil H is booked & excited to be attending Mad Science at Alderley Edge School for Girls, there are courses throughout the holidays at a number of North West locations

During February half term we discover sand art – the children loved it, I’ll be posting a review imminently but we will also be doing more sand art this holidays and you can get kits from

Both my two enjoy baking, however I am rubbish although I do have Dr Oetker kits so we will be doing some quick and yummy edible baking & making. We may even enter their Cupcake Challenge on Facebook as the prize is a trip to New York:

Red Ted Art is a favourite of mine and great source of crafty inspirations, you could of course make an Elmer Elephant like us.

Minikin Emporium on Northenden Road in Sale is on my wish list to visit, as well as pot painting they have decopatch , clay coil pot making and other classes running. Full details here


Gymnastics Easter Courses at Wilmslow Leisure Centre, Contact: Alison Marques on 01625574564 or Email:

Premier FC Academy and Project X, FIFA Street Soccer Style activities are running at Wilmslow High School, places are limited so best to book by calling 01625 415151 or

Lil H really enjoyed Little Sports Coaching last hols, they have lots of great bookable, as well as turn up & drop off, courses running at Wilmslow Leisure Centre & other locations


We have tickets to see The Tiger who came to tea at The Lowry which is on from Tuesday 10th to Sunday 15th April at The Lowry

Dumbo, The Borrowers & Toy Story provide great TV viewing on Easter Monday.

We reviewed Hop last year here, its a great movie starring the Easter Bunny himself.

Warner Bros bumper box of toons, Tom & Jerry, Daffy Duck, Bugs Bunny, Porkie Pig and pals are are on stand by for chill-axing days at home.


Red House Farm is a family favourite with lots going on this Easter

Glo Family in Cheadle has a packed schedule of Easter activities

Trentham Gardens, aw how I love Trentham Gardens

Legoland Discovery Centre has just opened new rides you can read about them here.

We had great fun at Chester Zoo last year & can’t wait to go back

We’ve recently visited Blue Planet & Spaceport Liverpool. They were good days out.


Potty training Diva G & all the washing that goes with that!

I always have a big sort out of the Playroom & kids Bedrooms

Getting ready for Lil’ H’s 5th Birthday & party the first week back to school

Of course there will be the obligatory haircuts, feet measuring & new shoes!

What else is going on or should be on this list? What are you up? I’d love to hear what you’re up to? Claire x