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Best Holidays to Go on in the British Isles During the Pandemic

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August 1, 2020

Now travel restrictions have been lifted in the United Kingdom, people can go on holiday once more. However, this prospect isn’t as appealing as it was before, particularly because 14-day quarantines are being enforced for people who are returning from trips in various countries like Spain. Many tourists have…

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How To Teach Children About Faith

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July 28, 2020

Teaching children about the complexities of faith and religion is no easy task. It can be particularly difficult to try and teach children about other faiths that you yourself don’t have much experience of. Regardless of whether you are a religious family or not, most parents want their children…

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How to save money on household bills

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July 28, 2020

Bills, bills, bills…. sometimes it seems never ending. Running a household certainly isn’t cheap, especially when everyone is at home more often than we’re used to following the lockdown. Whilst most larger household bills are essentials we can’t live without some, such as gas, electricity, water etc – there…

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Keeping The Kids Safe On A Road Trip

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July 27, 2020

If there is one thing that every single parent out there can agree on, it’s that the safety of our children is of the highest importance. We are in the middle of a pandemic, and we are caught up in the debate between going on minibreaks, sending them to…

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A Family Kayak to Old Harry Rocks

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July 22, 2020

Kayaking out to Old Harry Rocks from Middle Beach in Studland has become a bit of a family tradition, but until now the kids were too young to join us.

This year for my husband’s birthday, after so long in lockdown, I booked a 2 hour family kayak trip to…

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A walk around Longham Lakes, Dorset

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July 17, 2020

Over the last few weeks we have been busy finding new walks to do as close to home as possible.

My kids are all involved in scouts and one of the Beaver’s Leaders told me to try Longham Lakes, which is set just off Ringwood Road in Longham, East Dorset.

I…

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How to make travel photos more interesting

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July 9, 2020

We love travelling, be it in the UK or abroad and we aspire to make our photo’s more interesting.

We do own a good DSLR camera, but in all honesty we take as many photographs on our smart phones as we do using the camera, as they are such good…

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Our Top 10 Tips for going Crabbing

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July 8, 2020

One of the kids favourite activities is to go crabbing and there are three good locations in East Dorset; Mudeford Quay, Poole Quay and Swanage.

Mudeford Quay is our favourite crabbing location as it has plenty of parking and facilities nearby, but it also means that it can get busy.

In…

KARA GUPPY
Bournemouth

Are we nearly there yet? is a new online blog run by me, Kara Guppy, and is named as such thanks to my daughter Eliza who always asks that very question when we are less than 5 minutes up the road heading off on our adventures. You may know me from my other family blog chelseamamma.co.uk