How to make money blogging

March 20, 2019 admin 0

A little over a year ago I left my teaching job due to the stress and demands it was putting on my life and the realisation that I had less and less quality time with my family each week. After handing in my notice without a clue what I was going to do for money I decided to focus on turning my hobby of blogging in to a paid job and after 12 months of hard […]

International Women’s Day Competition

March 8, 2019 admin 33

Today, 8th March 2019,  is International Women’s Day. A day where we stop and take a moment to appreciate the fantastic achievements that have been made by women the world over. Some of the fantastic Women that I think need celebrating on a day like today include Amelia Earhart the first female to fly solo Vigdís Finnbogadóttir  the worlds first female president Emmeline Pankhurst the leader of the suffragette movement and Margaret Thatcher first female […]

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Gift ideas for Mother’s Day

March 6, 2019 admin 0

I am sure you don’t need me to remind you that Mother’s Day is fast approaching, in fact it is the 31st of this month and will be here quicker than you know. With only three weeks left till we all spoil our well deserving mums (and maybe get spoiled ourselves too) the big question is, what should we get them? I have once again put together a little gift guide full of items that […]

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Our first impressions of the Weekend Box

March 5, 2019 admin 2

A couple of weeks ago we were sent a Weekend Box from the Weekend Box Club, which is a small box full of S.T.E.M. craft activities, that can be done over the weekend – or anytime at all really.  It arrived just as we were leaving for Devon so I put it away and forgot about it until the weekend just gone when I dug it out and had a closer look. The tiddler was […]

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The Sapporo Teppanyaki in Liverpool

February 28, 2019 admin 0

Last week I was invited over to Liverpool to try out the new menu at the Sapporo Teppanyaki restaurant and took my mum along with me for her birthday treat. If you haven’t been to a teppanyaki style restaurant before then there are a few things you need to know before you book.   1.It is a Japanese style restaurant which leads to number….. 2. The food is cooked and plated up as and when it is […]

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How to Help Your Child Succeed at School

February 27, 2019 admin 0

If you want your son or daughter to succeed at school, no matter what year they’re in, support from you is essential. Children tend to perform better in school when their parents take an interest in their learning. The following tips from Mill Hill School, an independent school in London, should help you understand how you can encourage and support your child so that they succeed in school. First and foremost, your child needs to […]

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Our first visit to Warwick Castle

February 27, 2019 admin 2

During Feb half term we headed to Devon for a week, breaking the journey there up with a few days at my brothers and breaking the journey home up with a day at Warwick Castle. As a family we love visiting new places, exploring old stately homes and examining castles, but Warwick Castle is one of the few we hadn’t visited so being invited during half term made for a lovely treat.   Warwick castle […]

Our review of Pennywell Farm in Devon

February 25, 2019 admin 3

Last week we visited family in South Devon and spent time exploring the local area with a ride on a steam train, walks on the beach and drives through the most picturesque parts of the country. Whilst there we were lucky enough to invited over to Pennywell Farm for the day which is only a 30 minute car journey from Paignton where we were staying, so of course we agreed.   Being lovers of outdoor […]

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A review of The South Devon Railway

February 23, 2019 admin 4

We have just returned from our annual Feb half term holiday down south where we do two days visiting my bother and then travel over to Devon to spend a week near my Nanna. Whilst on our break we were lucky enough to get the opportunity to work with Visit South Devon once again and this time they invited us to take a trip to the South Devon Railway.   The South Devon Railway is […]

Continental Circus Berlin is at Manchester Event City Now

February 13, 2019 admin 2

On Sunday my family and I were invited over to Manchester Event City to watch Continental Circus Berlin and having absolutely loved  Circus Extreme last year we were really looking forward to it. Once again we were thrilled to see that the circus was taking place the UK’s largest big top that looks like it has come straight out of The Greatest Showman and adds a real buzz of excitement and extra authenticity to the show. […]