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    Lily’s first Easter egg hunt

    Such a collection of special moments for Easter 2020 as I set out cleaning up the garden to create an easter egg hunt for Lily. I ordered these super cute easter garden signs to make finding the eggs easier (she is only 2.5 years), mowed the lawn, painstakingly picked out all the weeds on the lawn (blisters for my efforts), and cut away a ton of growth at the back to try and make a path all the way around. I under estimated how much work this would involve but in the process created a magical little tree hideout and got to spend loads of quality time with Lily in…

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    Walking in Lightwater Country Park

    Loving all the beautiful parks in UK ๐Ÿ˜Š๐Ÿ’• This is in Lightwater Country Park where you can feed ducks, let the kids play on the outdoor playground, walk dogs around the lakes or go for beautiful forest walks ๐ŸŒณ๐Ÿฆ‹ There are loads of different pathways to make your walk longer or shorter, so you might want to download the @alltrails app to find your way around๐Ÿ˜‰

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    Shopping at Bicester Village

    I didn’t really know what to expect when the hubby suggested we go to Bicester Village, but I can definitely say it surpassed any expectations I had for it. For one, there are fairy lights and lanterns everywhere! Any place with fairy lights wins my vote instantly ๐Ÿ™‚ We arrived about an hour before sunset, the shopping centre was buzzing with people from young school kids, students, couples and families making their way around. It is huge. There are brand stores on either side of you as you walk along the paved streets with Chinese lanterns and lights overhead. Shop after shop with recognisable names and after taking a peak…

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    Virginia Water Lakes

    Stunning family friendly walk along the Virginia Water Lake. I am awed by the natural beauty every time I visit. Positioned within Windsor Great Park, there is so much to explore. You can walk all the way to Windsor Castle discovering Roman Ruins, Waterfalls, Totem poles, Savill Gardens and loads more.

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    Whitstable Castle

    Whitstable Castle is absolutely beautiful. A marvel to look at. The stone masonry, the beautiful windows, the rose and sunflower gardens.

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    Getting perspective on Deal Pier

    Loved our walks along Deal Pier, I’ve never had a pier to walk along in Cape Town. I can’t quite find the words to put it in but to walk out into the sea, feel the wind blowing over you and being able to look back toward the shore and take in a different perception of things is somehow very freeing.