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Family Camping Essentials {That you hadn’t thought of!}

Having successfully returned from another camping trip, I thought I would share my suggestions for family camping essentials. I’m not talking about the obvious things like tents and sleeping bags. I hope to give you some ideas for those more obscure items you may not have considered. These are things that I have found invaluable, and made my camping expeditions more enjoyable experiences.

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Summer Loves So Far

Benone Beach

The Great Northern Irish Summer has arrived, and with it the expectation of long lazy days of fun. Days where the kids don’t argue, the sun shines brightly, and everyone is just happier. Of course, it isn’t always like that. The kids do still argue, as they are under each other’s feet all day. It rains, usually on your day off. And the bills still need paid, you still have to go to work, and the washing doesn’t miraculously start to do itself!

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A Trip to Disneyland Paris

Disneyland Paris

Since having children the idea of a holiday to Disneyland Paris has definitely been higher on the list of priorities that it was previously. I mean, of course, I personally have been wanting to go for much longer than that, but I was under the misguided notion that you needed to take some kids with you. Now having successfully been on a trip to Disneyland this month, I don’t think that is true at all. However in saying that, the absolute best thing about my trip was watching my kids wee faces light up with excitement!

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Carrick-A-Rede Rope Bridge – A Family Day Out

rope bridge

Carrick-A-Rede rope bridge is one of those iconic places we are fortunate enough to have on our little island. Visitors from all over the world flock to enjoy the views, and test their courage on the wobbling bridge swaying above the crashing waves of the Atlantic. So I felt it was about time I took my family on an excursion there.

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A Date Night and a Date Truffle Recipe

Life has been crazy busy recently, and between one thing and another Mr C and I are fast becoming ships that pass in the night. So, this year we made an effort, to stop and pause, and enjoy some time together with a wee date night to celebrate Valentine’s Day. Of course, due to our schedules we had to have our date night a few days early, but that was just fine.

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