I am so so over winter. The weather this week has been absolutely dreadful. In fact, this season has been pretty crap, let’s be honest. I am dreaming of the slightly warmer weather (I don’t mind if I still have to wear a coat, I just don’t want my hands to freeze off) and I think Bear is getting a bit peed off about it being cold/wet/icy out, he just LOVES to be outside. I’ve started looking for things that are upcoming again in places local to us. Usually, pages of places we like on Facebook will add their upcoming events or I’ll have a nosey at websites such as Trafford Centre’s or Liverpool ONE’s.
I was probably enjoying the holiday more by this time but bear seemed to be having so much fun!
Back in September, Bear, his daddy and I had our first holiday, just the 3 of us, taking a trip down to Cornwall. As well as wanting a holiday for us so much, I was also dying to meet Amy and her little one. I asked Amy for recommendations of areas where we could easily get to her but also were near other sights and activities. We finally decided on a caravan resort on the outside of Mullion. The holiday itself was an absolute bargain as I had booked it through the Sun holidays (the £9.50 ones) and after requesting to extend the holiday from 3 nights to 7, with the caravan, passes for entertainment, use of facilities and a highchair and cot for little bear, it cost £200 in total. The biggest challenge for us, was the travelling…
Most people I know have a travel bucket list. It’s essentially a list of places you would love to travel to and for all different reasons of course! No 2 bucket lists will be the same and I’ve seen some pretty damn long ones and some pretty short ones. Of course I also have one (which I will talk about at some point, promise) but one thing I’ve added to my list recently (or a few things) are more road trips rather than just places I’d like to travel.
Myself, Bear & Bear’s daddy recently went on a family holiday together (if you follow me on Twitter, you probably already knew this) and we had such a lovely holiday, whilst also being on a budget. We even met up with the wonderful Amy & her little dude and had such a lovely time. Because we have family in different areas of the country, we will take little breaks to visit them but this time, we wanted to go somewhere different and see different things. We stayed in South Cornwall for a week and honestly, we didn’t have any trouble with money or not having anything to do etc. Bearing in mind we also drove (I drove) all the way from Wigan in Manchester to Southern Cornwall and we had an 18 month old in tow, it was challenging. But so worth it. I want to share my tips on holidaying with a toddler whilst on a budget.