Worst Witch, The Stars and Laughter…#LittleLoves

Worst Witch, The Stars and Laughter…#LittleLoves

We’ve been on half term all week and it started with our first adventure of the year. We went glamping for the first and had a wonderful time. The girls loved staying in a yurt and we had some great days out.

Read

Alice brought the worst witch this week and we’ve been reading it together. I remember it very fondly as a child and I love now reading with my daughter.

Watched

In our yurt there was a large window at the top and we led on our bed and watched the stars. It was really peaceful and calming. To be by our roaring fire, glazing at the stars was pretty special.

Heard

Laughter! We laughed a lot this week, but the best laughs came when we were at Corfe Castle, which is stunning by the way. When we arrived they told us there was a teddy bear zip wire and the girls were very excited. They choose their teddy bears, which were wearing a little harness.

We then climbed to the top of the castle, where there was a rope to attached the teddy to and watch him go all the way to the bottom. I think it’s a genius idea and lots of fun. The girls were shrieking with laughter watching the teddies go down.

Made

When I asked Alice what she would like to do over half term, she asked to have a day at home to do some baking. Which wasn’t a big surprise, she loves to bake.

We made cupcakes and cookies. Both girls had great fun making them, but I failed and didn’t take a photo before they ate them (oops!).

Wore

Alice wore a gappy smile today because she lost her first tooth. It’s been wobbly for months and she has been patiently waiting for it fall out. She was very excited and once I’ve finished writing this post I will be heading upstairs to swap her tooth for some gold coins. It’s a bittersweet moment as it’s another sign my baby girl is growing up.

And Lastly…

We’ve got a few more days left of half term. It’s flown by, but we’ve made the most of it. The weather looks like it’s going to be nice this weekend and we’re going to head to Dinton Pastures on Saturday. Alice then has a party on Sunday!

I hope you all have a lovely weekend.

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10 Comments

  1. 16/02/2018 / 10:16

    Awww she looks adorable with her happy smile! Love the sound of the yurt and watching the stars. I could really do with some of that serenity right now. Have a great weekend x #LittleLoves

  2. 16/02/2018 / 19:52

    Your day at the castle sounded fun, we spent an afternoon at Dover Castle (although it was cold and windy!). I used to love The Worst Witch! Used to watch it with my sister. Enjoy your weekend xx

  3. 17/02/2018 / 09:53

    Ahhh I loved The Worst Witch. The show on CITV was awesome. I can’t bring myself to watch the new show.

  4. 17/02/2018 / 19:50

    Ah, I loved the Worst Witch as a child, Have you seen the tv show – it’s very close to the tv show version of my youth and just how I expected the books. I love it even now!

  5. 17/02/2018 / 22:56

    Glamping sounds fab, especially watching the stars from the bed, how wonderful! Aww love a gappy smile. My little one’s 1st tooth fell out just before his 6th birthday on Christmas Day and his 2nd was ‘helped’ out by some rather vigorous wiggling last week, little monster. I loved the Worst Witch when I was younger too, such a great series of books. Hope you’re having a great weekend x

  6. 19/02/2018 / 20:11

    Sounds like you had a great time glamping. The teddy bear zip wire is such a good idea.

  7. 22/02/2018 / 13:25

    What a lovely half term week you’ve had.
    Staying in a yurt sounds wonderful, and definitely something I’d like to try. Looking up at the stars while still feeling cosy sounds like perfection! x

  8. 22/02/2018 / 13:39

    Sounds like you had a wonderful half term – glamping sounds fun! 🙂

  9. 22/02/2018 / 17:15

    Oh, what a lovely roundup. I remember visiting Corfe Castle as a youngster with my parents and absolutely loving it. And hope you had fun at Dinton Pastures. I’ve never been there before but hoping to go this year. Is it any good??

    Steph xx

    • 22/02/2018 / 21:59

      It’s really good, lots to do. I think I do prefer it in the summer, with less mud!

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