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Mary Poppins


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Practically Perfect in Every Way!

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June 13, 2016

It is not often that Hubby and I get out without the children but when we do it is something we make the most of.
For Mother’s Day this year the kids (aka Hubby) bought tickets to go and see Mary Poppins the musical which is touring the country at…

Balloon Flight


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Up, Up and Away with Virgin Balloon Flights

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May 16, 2016

For years going up in a Hot Air Balloon was top of my bucket list and I dropped so many hints to Hubby about it that he completely ignored that I thought it was something I would have to book myself.
Finally for my 40th birthday he bought us the…


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A Romantic Zip for Two!

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January 26, 2016

Back in December we were invited to have a night off by Mamas and Papas and enjoy an evening out on them as part of their #MandPNightOff campaign. We were booked to do the Zip Line on Bournemouth Pier followed by dinner at Aruba, but sadly the weather had…

River Cottage


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Learning to bake at River Cottage

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September 24, 2015

I am not a big cook if I am honest. I make a mean Bailey’s Cheesecake, Lemon Drizzle cake and Gingerbread men, but since having Eliza and Sebastian I found I didn’t have time to bake, but now Eliza is at school full-time I intend to start again.
Yesterday I…

Crowne Plaza Hotel Colchester


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Crowne Plaza Hotel, Colchester Review

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August 10, 2015

Our trip to stay in the Crowne Plaza Hotel in Colchester had been booked for over a year and after some initial trepidation of leaving the children in their sister’s care for a weekend we were very excited about having a child-free weekend for Hubby’s best friends wedding -…

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