Blog » Month: December 2018

Forest Holidays

A Forest Holiday is the ideal setting for your UK family break. Whatever you want or need, from travel cots to bicycle hire, from pre-booked activities to movies in your cabin, we’ve got it covered. All you have to do is gather your family and enjoy your break in the forest. It’s perfect for getting the…

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The Deep

We visited The Deep for the first time and it was brilliant! It is said to be one of the most spectacular aquariums and we are lucky to have it on our doorstep. The interactive nature of the exhibition was perfect for both kids (Eliza nearly 4 years and Henry 6 years) and they were…

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Boxing Day & New Year Walks

If you have over indulged over the Christmas period you are probably craving fresh air and the kids are likely to have excess energy to burn off!  It’s time to wrap up and get out of the house! We’ve compiled a list of Boxing Day and New Year walks in and around The Coast –…

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Join Zog on his magical forest adventure at Dalby Forest!

Following the success of the Gruffalo, Stick Man and Highway Rat trails at Forestry Commission sites across England, Julia Donaldson and Axel Scheffler’s magical children’s picture book, Zog, will be the new activity trail for families to enjoy at Dalby Forest this winter. Launching on 11 January 2019, the trail will follow the premiere of the…

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The dreaded question – “Is Santa Real?”

As parents, it is one of the questions that we dread. “Mummy is Santa Real?” This will happen one day. Whilst we all do our best ostrich impression and hope it won’t be soon, there will come a point in life. It will be heartbreaking as the magic of Christmas does fade a bit when…

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Christmas and New Year holiday waste and recycling collection arrangements

Please check the website here for details of the dates of your collections over the Christmas period. If you do not put your bin out on time, they will not return to collect it. Tips and Recycling centre details here

Christmas Eve Box Ideas, it’s not too late!

It’s not too late to do a quick Christmas Eve Box if you want to. It doesn’t have to be expensive and can be done quickly, easily and last minute! Here are a few ideas! 1. The Box There are some lovely Christmas Eve boxes around but if you have decided to do this last…

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Christmas Apps And Websites

Mumbler has listed of some of the best free Christmas apps and websites including how to track Santa on Christmas Eve, receive a phone call from the man himself and how to reroute him to Granny’s house for those children worried about Santa finding them on Christmas Eve if they’re not at home. These apps…

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A Fabulous Afternoon at the Brid Spa Panto

The lovely Hull & East Riding Mumbler popped along to the Brid Spa Panto this weekend. Read her review here… On Saturday we escaped the gale force winds and rain with an afternoon at the pantomime (oh yes we did!). I took my two children and their Grandad to Bridlington to see Jack & the…

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Christmas TV!

Here’s a handy guide split out by day, time and channel – set the Sky Plus, it could buy you a lot of time…. 🎄Saturday 15th December🎄 Nativity 3: Dude Wheres My Donkey? – 12.45-2.55 Channel 5 101 Dalmations – 2.55-5.05pm Channel 5 Miracle on 34th Street – 3.10-5.00 pm Channel 4 Star Wars Episode…

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Meet Holly

Christmas and New Year can be magical times…but for some young people – like Holly – its just that time of year when the evenings are getting darker and colder – so its not great to be hanging out on your own, whether in town or in the park or playground.   That’s what Holly…

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Christmas Family Traditions

We all have our own Christmas Traditions, whether they stem from your own childhood or are something new you have started since having kids. It can really add to the magic and excitement of Christmas. In our house, we decorate the tree together, advent calendars are important, together with some crafting and we enjoy decorating…

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Christmas Crafts!

Christmas should be about spending time together, you can have fun at home making the house look festive without breaking the bank….here are some ideas that we have either tried and tested or will be this Christmas. Salt dough decorations. Easy and lots of fun plus you get something for your tree or to give…

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Favourite Festive Family Films

We have created a handy list of favourite festive family films in case you need a little help getting into the Christmas spirit, or if you just want a little inspiration for lovely films to watch with your Mini Mumblers… Our top 24 Festive Films: one for each day until Christmas Day! 1. Elf (PG) 2….

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‘Tis the Season to be Pregnant!

🎅 So your baby bump might be rivalling Father’s Christmas’s belly but so what! Tis the season to be pregnant!   With just some minor alterations, Christmas + New Year + Bump can be extra special, just think next year they’ll be no more ‘silent nights’ for you (sorry….)   Here’s some Mumbler tips to make…

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Day out with Granny at Castle Howard

Mummy Mumbler was away last week so kindly Granny was in charge! After much deliberation and reading of the website, they decided to go to Castle Howard to see this years Christmas display, the 12 Days of Christmas. By all accounts they had a lovely time. It is running until the 31st December. “We had…

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Helping Others at Christmas

Christmas is a truly ‘magical’ time for children but as my two have got older I have been keen to remind them that the festive period it as much a time for giving as it is receiving, encouraging them to think of others that maybe not as fortunate. Weeniverse are running an Elves of Kindness…

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