Lifestyle, Home & Beauty, Lotties Loves

Countryside Exploration Essentials

As a mum, I’m always looking for fun ways to fill my weekend that Addison and I can enjoy that don’t involve a trip to the cinema or being cooped up indoors for hours on end.  We’re lucky enough to live here in Staffordshire the UK where some of the most beautiful scenery is just a short journey from home – and the best part, it’s absolutely free (minus the petrol costs of course). Addison just loves to get outdoors and explore which is fantastic and a great opportunity to teach her about nature – as well as get some exercise for us both too! There are naturally a few essentials I will always take with me on any of our adventures and a well-stocked picnic aside, here are my must-haves for outdoor activities with young ones.

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Competitions, Lotties Loves

Kitting Out the Family with Outdoor Clothing

blacks outdoor clothing reviewA few weeks back I posted about our annual family holiday this year and that we had chosen to stay in the UK and had booked a luxury holiday cottage in Wales with my mum and dad joining us for the duration.  Well, this week I started getting a few outdoor clothing essentials for us all to make sure that if we do have some wet weather it doesn’t ruin our plans.

clothing for outdoor activitiesMy favourite shop for outdoor clothing is Blacks.  They have one of the best ranges online and every time I have bought items from Blacks website their customer service has been second to none; even when they sent the wrong item by mistake on one occasion they immediately sent a new item and offered me a voucher for compensation.

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