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Review: A Family-Friendly Break At Park Resorts California Cliffs Holiday Park, East Anglia

We did something a little different for our Anniversary and Father’s Day this year. We spent the weekend – well technically Friday to Monday – in a static caravan at California Cliffs Holiday Park, close to the seaside town of Grea...
by The DADventurer on Aug 1, 2016

Quiet Please. It’s The Great British Tennis Weekend. Ace!

Firstly, let me apologise for the topless tennis photo above. I realise that 95% of people may not have even reached this stage of the post due to that image, but there is a bloody good reason for it – the upcoming Great British Tennis Weekend...
by The DADventurer on Jun 29, 2016

A Three-Generation Family Outing For Father’s Day

In case you haven’t realised, today is Father’s Day. A day to celebrate, honour and remember the dads, father-figures and men in our lives. Or, a day polluted by companies looking to line their pockets through the sale of novelty socks,...
by The DADventurer on Jun 19, 2016

Ensuring Your Toddler Has An Active Lifestyle

In a world where comfort and convenience is creating increasingly sedentary lifestyles, trying to stay active, fit and healthy can be tough. Toddler L and I try to have an active lifestyle, however I’ll be the first to admit that some days w...
by The DADventurer on Jun 14, 2016

An Evening Away From The Toddler For Father’s Day

“What do you want for Father’s Day?” Much like for birthdays, Christmases and anniversaries, it’s a question which greets the inquisitor with silence and a flummoxed expression. You see, I have everything I want and don’...
by The DADventurer on Jun 13, 2016

Review: A Toddler-Friendly Family Holiday To Hampshire

At the start of May, we got the chance to go away for a few days as part of a blog review courtesy of Hampshire Top Attractions. We were lucky enough to have a holiday in Hants last year – where we visited Paultons Park, Winchester Science M...
by The DADventurer on May 31, 2016

3 Reasons Why I Love Shopping On The High Street

We do a lot of our shopping online. Whether it’s clothes, food, toys or other day to day items, there’s something so simple and lazy about browsing the internet, clicking a few buttons and having the stuff delivered directly to our door.
by The DADventurer on Apr 28, 2016

Easter Family Fun At The Galleria In Hatfield

With Toddler L approaching 20 months old, this year saw our first proper Easter. We’d thought about doing something last year, but the sprog was a bit too immobile and her understanding was somewhat lacking. Fast forward 365 days – or s...
by The DADventurer on Apr 1, 2016

3 Alternative Days Out With Your Toddler

Finding things to keep an active toddler entertained, occupied and out of trouble can be pretty challenging, not to mention bloody expensive. If I look at what Toddler L and I do on a daily basis, it’s quite boring if I’m honest. I’...
by The DADventurer on Mar 8, 2016

5 Free Things To Do In London With A Toddler

We love living in the country. Ok, maybe that’s a slight embellishment as we actually live in a semi-rural location, but “we love living in a semi-rural location” doesn’t quite have the same ring about it. For us, we have the...
by The DADventurer on Jan 29, 2016

Things To Consider When Going On A Dog-Friendly Holiday

Much like having a baby, life changes when you get a dog. You’re responsible for the well-being of the furry, little canine, so have to consider their needs and how they fit into your life. Things like training, feeding, exercise, mental sti...
by The DADventurer on Dec 20, 2015

Toddler L Gets Her Heidi Klum On For Snugtums

Back in September, two pretty exciting things happened as Toddler L continued her journey into the world of modelling. Firstly, after submitting her details to a number of child modelling agencies, she was accepted onto the books of ten out of the t...
by The DADventurer on Nov 20, 2015

4 Things I’ve Learnt From Baby Swimming Lessons

After participating in the best part of 30 baby swimming lessons with Water Babies, I like to think that I’ve come up with a few shortcuts, hints and hacks to ensure that Toddler L is as happy as can be when it comes to pre, during and post s...
by The DADventurer on Nov 19, 2015

Review: Water Babies Underwater Photo Shoot

Since starting our Water Babies swimming journey back in March, one of the things that I’ve been looking forward to the most is the underwater photoshoot. As a bloke who grew up listening to rock music during the 90’s, getting the chance...
by The DADventurer on Oct 26, 2015

Getting A Second Family Car (AKA Replacing The ShitMobile)

The time has come for a change. Our car situation is no longer tenable. A growing family means that some things have to give, and in this case, that something is our Vauxhall Corsa. Although cursed with the power of a Go Kart and capacity of a shopp...
by The DADventurer on Oct 21, 2015

3 Ways Holidays Change When You Have A Baby

I don’t usually like to generalise, but I think that I’m right in saying that everybody loves a holiday. The ability to go somewhere different, experience something new and escape – albeit briefly – the stresses and strains...
by The DADventurer on Oct 19, 2015

Dyson and Currys #NoCordsAttached Blogger Event

Blogging can be awesome at times. I’ve had the chance to do, see and experience some pretty cool stuff, just because someone decided to read my random ramblings – something that still confuses me to this day! Like most bloggers, I get a...
by The DADventurer on Oct 18, 2015

24 Hours in Boston: Popcorn, Cheesecake & Family Time

* This post is sponsored by Orville Redenbacher via MODE, however all opinions stated are my own.This past weekend I had the awesome opportunity to attend Family Movie Night with Us Weekly & Orville Redenbacher's at Boston's Prudential...
by Chica Fashion on Sep 15, 2015

Review: Peugeot 308 GT Line 1.2L Puretech Hatchback Family Car

I’ve always viewed cars as a functional thing. My mum and dad love cars, but for me, I’m just not that fussed if I’m honest. I can appreciate a nice looking car and wouldn’t mind owning one, but I’m by no means a car ent...
by The DADventurer on Sep 9, 2015

Baby L’s 1st Birthday ‘Cake Smash’ Photoshoot

To mark her first birthday in early August, Baby L did her first ever cake smash. Now, to clarify, ‘cake smash’ is not street slang for cocaine. Nor is it when a group of obese people descend upon a bakery to eat everything in sight. It i...
by The DADventurer on Aug 30, 2015


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