November 20, 2019

After being indoors all day Saturday, I fancied a bit of fresh air, albeit freezing cold, so we headed out to Manor Park in Caterham for a bit of winter foraging.

There may not always be as much wild food to find in the winter months but, if you're lucky, you will still...

November 10, 2019

Today was a good day.

Life can get on top of you - you get caught up in the busyness of working and school stuff - it gets darker earlier meaning we are all feeling tired - we have become pretty lazy at the weekends, tending to only head out if we need shopping.

It has b...

September 17, 2019

That's another festival season officially over now - ended with the wonderfully chilled Into the Trees festival in the glorious setting of Pippingford Park in East Sussex. This is a place we have enjoyed visiting for the last four years. It is always a nice way to end...

July 30, 2019

One of the hardest parts about living in a block of flats is not having a garden of our own. I have lived in flats now since I was 12 - but I do miss not being able to open a door and just be able to sit outside. We were on the list for an allotment for a few years, wh...

June 25, 2019

*We went along for the day with a press pass on behalf of Festival Kidz*

What a treat Black Deer Festival was! This festival celebrating country music and all things Americana is in its second year and takes place at Eridge Park in Tunbridge Wells in Kent. The festival...

June 4, 2019

How many times have you been out walking and your kid has asked: "what kind of tree is this?"

I like to think I can answer most times, but some leaves look very similar. So, I have drawn out a leaf identifier that I hope may be of some use to you all. We have also been...

June 3, 2019

Yesterday we headed to Gatton Park in Reigate, Surrey to have a wander around their lovely grounds. I have known about Gatton Park for years but have only ever been there to drop the girls off at a birthday party - crazy really as it is only 5 miles from home!

The garde...

May 15, 2019

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May 9, 2019

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One of the most difficult things about the garden is getting going again after that long Winter break but there’s really only a few things that need doing so that your family can make the most of the garden when you get a nice run of warm(is...

May 6, 2019

We are no strangers to foraging and eating wild food, we have taken advantage of the ransoms (wild garlic) growing in the woods for many years now. Usually we just use them chopped up in pasta dishes or the kids quite like to just eat it raw in salads. April and May ar...

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Our first trip to MCM Comic Con, London

October 30, 2019

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I'm Sarah - welcome to my blog. We are a family of 5 who can often be found foraging in the woods or camping at a festival. I love boho style and taking pictures.......

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