What’s On in Hertfordshire – April

What's On in Hertfordshire

What’s on in St Albans and Hertfordshire in April is a huge one for me! Spring arrives, Half Term, Easter, – it is all change. I love it! We have a break on family birthday’s until the Summer now so I’ll focus on planning a couple of local activities a month around the children’s usual […]

St Albans Times Family Column

St Albans Times

Introducing my weekly ‘family’ column in the online news magazine St Albans Times. Ex-Editor of The Herts Advertiser, Matt Adams launched the independent news profile in February 2023 which covers day to day news, conversation openers and then has a larger, weekly magazine. My family led content will suggest where is good to go with […]

What’s On in Hertfordshire – February

What's On in Hertfordshire

Well it feels like January was the longest month of my life! I also went quiet on things to do as I was conscious of how long (financially) the month is for everyone. This has made me think about all of the free activities, parks, cycle routes that we have in St Albans and surrounding […]

Top 6 Beauty Basics in Boots

Boots in St Peter’s Street, St Albans have had a HUGE makeover in the Beauty Hall. Introducing new brands such as Fenty Beauty, it Cosmetics, Kylie Cosmetics, Urban Decay and my all time make up love MAC Cosmetics they have it all now – no need to day trip to Watford or Brent Cross for […]

What’s On in Hertfordshire – January

The Eric Morecambe Centre

Welcome Back! Happy New Year to everyone, I hope this year I can bring you even more ideas of things to do in Hertfordshire. December was hugely busy, so for the January post I am sharing a list of things that I am going to be doing with my family, friends (I have a lot […]

What’s On in Hertfordshire – December

The Sandpit Theatre

A HUGE round up of pantomimes in Hertfordshire, Christmas light switch ons, festive shopping and family days out! We are so lucky to have so many festive events to book in St Albans – what will you and your family be getting up to? Karen x

Visit Father Christmas in Hertfordshire

Lapland UK

My children’s favourite day out of the year is to visit Father Christmas! I am also a fan of the glitter and snow so in the past have gone to see Santa at a couple of different places, they are slightly older now so we just focus on one. I BELIEVE! Read on to see […]

Christmas Shopping Guide 2022

Calligraphy Kit

St Albans have a great round up of independent businesses – here are my top picks of Christmas Gifts for family and friends.

What’s on in Hertfordshire – November

What's on in Hertfordshire

This is going to be a long round up so please bear with me, I am starting it on 22nd October so let’s see how long it takes… Christmas Markets, Wreath Making Classes, Shopping Nights in St Albans and Hertfordshire – my favourite time of the year! A glass of mulled wine in one hand […]

Oxhey Activity Park

Oxhey Park

Watford Borough Council funded the Oxhey Activity Park development which opened in 2020. It is definitely in my top 5 places to take the children (ages 4 and 7). The park has been set up with accessibility in mind – suitable for wheelchair users throughout, sensory play as well as accessible for a huge age […]