20 Facts About Me Tag

Yesterday I was tagged by the lovely Gemma at Sunshine On A Cloudy Day (and a few others but I'm sorry I can't remember who!) on Instagram for the 20 facts tag...


1. I'm OBSESSED with social media since taking up blogging I'm glued to twitter! 
2. I once sang (as a child) to Michael Barrymore (i  think it was Happy and You know it?) Mum, I know you read the blog so is this a real memory? I'm sure we was in Blackpool? At the pleasure beach?
3. My last 2 pregnancys were complete surprises! 
4. I pooped giving birth (ohhhh the shame!!!!) 
5. My earliest memory is being in hospital. I kind of remember being in an ambulance and then remember the playroom after. I believe I was about 3. Again Mum is this a real memory? 
6. If I could have one skill it would to be able to sew! I love pinning posts but the reality is I'll never be able to make any of them! 
7. I love Hollyoaks! 
8. I'm a hoarder (its bad!!) 
9. I get really easily stressed 
10. I'm a really emotional person and the smallest things make me cry! Happy moments, sad moments you name it I cry! 
11. During a talent show at school my trousers ripped, I don't think anyone noticed luckily! 
12. I really REALLY want a caravan! ( I have a pinboard 
13. I'm shit scared of fire/ flames so much so even a match/lighter scare me...
14. And I have a bit of a phobia of cotton wool too.
15. I would love to drive but the truth is I'm to much of a worrier! As a passenger I spent the entire journey worrying about "risks" and In my head the most dangerous things can happen when in fact its barely anything! 
16. I cry at everything on TV my head puts me in every situation I see, I hate it! 
17. I have lost 1.5 stone in the last 5 months. 
18. I'm addicted to ebay and getting bargain bits for the kids wardrobes! 
19. Nothing in our house is 'ours' its all hand me downs or second hand, that makes me feel sad but at the same time grateful 
20. The family member I'm closest to my is my Nan I see her at least 4 times a week! 

Oh No!! Kids Say The Funniest Things!

I you follow my Instagram you will have seen this from mid-week...


Me: What you Doing Evie?

Evie: I jus going Mayisons (Thats Morrison's to us non toddler speakers!)

Ok so you are probably thinking ''Well Whys That Funny?''

Until you see the photo that accompanies it....


Off to Morrisons in her pants, with her back pack, 1 shoe and her plastic trolley...oh and not to forget the handbag hanging on the corner of the trolley! Funny Girl! 

15 Things Every Baby Should Do Before They Turn 1.

Think of this some kind of baby bucket list. Must-Do's shall we say! Written by a baby (aged 10 months) for babies everywhere! 

1. Make sure that your nappy explodes at least once....and when I say explode I mean a poopy explosion so big and so gross it has everyone in the room heaving and begging for air!

2. If you would prefer you can attempt number 1 on a quick trip out you know to the park/shops etc this is even funnier because the grown up's don't take a change of clothes and sometimes are dumb enough to say ''oh we won't need a nappy they just got changed and we won't be long'' 

3. Pee all other your Dad...it's funny! And Mummy thinks so too.

4. Empty every bowl of food you are given all over the floor...those grown ups just love cleaning it up!!! Unless they have given you something ridiculously messy to eat (think spaghetti bolognaise) in this case pour and rub all over your body (or clothes if your grown ups are too stupid to change you out of them!) and remember to pay special attention to your hair. 

 

5. When that bloody camera/phone/iPad comes out remember it's photo time, smile all cute and look your bestest...until they click that little button. That,  my friend, is your cue to scarper as fast as you can, leaving a superhero zoom on the photo they just took. 



6. Cry for the entire 1 hour journey home to really stress mum/dad out then when you are just about home stop screeching and fall asleep.

7. Cry and scream like your life depends on it because you NEED a cuddle right now and you don't want to be in the pram, under a raincover you WANT to be in the rain! 

8. Poop in the bath, preferably one your sharing with a grown up....watch their faces it's hilarious!! 

9. Every now and again decide that that routine that you just got into and love, yeah it's not so great any more. You WANT a new routine and you want one NOW!

10. Be all cute at old ladies, Mummy loves talking to strangers that just randomly stop her to talk about you, it's like her best thing ever!!! 


11. Attempt to break Mummy or a Daddy's nose either with a real hard toy u can hit them with or with your head, just an ever so gentler harks back of the head butt should do the trick.

12. That Argos catalogue/magazines they just got? They make an awesome sound if you scrunch the pages and if you pull real hard, sometimes the pages come out and you can eat them.

 13. When you learn a new trick like erm standing/crawling/ walking/talking mum and dad will mention it to everyone, so when this happens (because you are not a performing monkey right!) refuse to do it, pretend you can't. Make them look like liars! 

Whadda ya mean I can stand up? 

14. Empty your toy boxes until there isn't 1 toy left in it then decide they are all shit and your just going to cry do not under any circumstances allow Mummy to pick ANY of them up...Daddy likes a mess when he gets home from work! 

And now we come to the end of the list and if you don't do any of the above you MUST, MUST, MUST do this at least ooohhh once a week, maybe more, it all depends on how tired the grown ups are!

15.  When the grown ups are tired and ''so ready for bedtime'' this is your cue to play a game I like to call Let's Pretend I'm Not Tired! ****Warning**** this kind of backfires as you do then end up a bit too tired and just want to cry a lot! But don't worry, you do know a crying baby cures that headache they say they have right? 



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Dinosaur Adventure, Norfolk Review

A few months back we visited Dinosaur Adventure in Norfolk, It was a great day out and a must for all your little Dino lovers!


The park was really easy to find, (especially seeing as we get lost ALL THE TIME!), situated near Lenwade (in between Norwich and Fakenham).

I warn you now THIS POST IS PICTURE HEAVY!!

The entrance is really welcoming and gets you in the mood (these pics are from as you enter after purchasing your tickets) before you pay, i forgot to take pics sorry, is just as great...think Flinstone's sights to Jurrasic Park music and your just about there!



Once you enter there are a choice of places to go, the whole place is open so you don't have to follow a specific route.

There was Dino Bone Excavation...

Complete with spades, brushes, trowels to find all the bones!  Both of my beauts loved this are we sat in the shaded covered sand pit for quite a while, as other childdren came and went my 2 sat their happily searching for more bones!




There are plenty of play areas scattered around the park, 











 The walk through Dino Trail was great fun! 

Plenty of dinosaurs to find, aswell as lots of interactive sections, like the bongos and the explorers huts.












I Spy...the hubby and the kids!!!





The Deer Safari was amazing, seeing them all up close!

Secret Animal Garden, with plenty of Animals and even a fake cow to 'milk'!!





 Go Karts! (Dean really enjoyed...cant you tell from his face!!)



And indoor play areas too, (remember socks!!) the kids were obsessed with this slide and poor Dean went down about a million times!




 There is also loads more, cafes, food areas, crazy golf, a maze, walk through areas, Dino sculptor workshop, Zip wire (for the big kids and adults!!!) and of course the gift shop beware though you have to access the shop to leave the park (the only bad thing about the place, its the one thing I really hate that places aimed at young kids do!).

In all a great day out and you certainly get a full day out of it, though as the majority is outside I would say your best to go on a nice day, I cant imagine it being great in the rain to be honest!

We will definatly be back!

Find more information on the Dinosaur Adventure website.

We stayed at the great value Norwich Airport Premier Inn (we reviewed that too!!) just 15/20 minutes from Dinosaur Adventure.

We visited The Dinosaur Park with tickets purchased by ourselves, we didn't receive them gifted, I just wanted to share the awesome day we had!




 Country Kids from Coombe Mill Family Farm Holidays Cornwall