food bank

How to access a food bank

March 21, 2020 admin 0

With the current climate the way it is the stark reality is that more and more people are going to need to access a food bank in the coming weeks and months. Firstly I want to make sure that you understand this is nothing to be embarrassed about, whether you have needed one before or whether you need one now due to the impact of the corona virus on your financial situation. Whatever position you […]

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New toys on the block – Dragon Ball

March 10, 2020 admin 0

#Ad gifted. If your children are fans of the hugely popular anime series, Dragon Ball, then they are about to be blown away with excitement as last weekend saw the launch of their first range of action figure toys from Bandai UK. This is the first time ever that Dragon Ball-licensed toys have been available in the UK for the kids’ and toy market, and as you can imagine fans of the show are going wild […]

What to use your slimming world syns on

March 4, 2020 admin 0

Last year I successfully followed the slimming world plan and lost some weight in time for a family party and since then I have had baby number three and obviously put the weight back on, so I am thinking of joining again. For me the plan is easy to follow, you can eat loads and enjoy a real variety of food and if you want to have treats you can use up to 15 syns […]

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Mother’s Day gift ideas

March 1, 2020 admin 0

Mother’s Day is only a matter of weeks a way giving you the perfect excuse to spoil your mum or those you see as a motherly figure in your life. Most mums, myself included, will be happy with anything and truly believe that it is the thought that counts. They will relish those chocolates, admire the flowers and enjoy the wine but if you are looking for something a little bit different then I have […]

Nozstock, the family friendly festival

February 27, 2020 admin 2

Last year we attended Nozstock, the hidden valley festival for the first time and had an absolute blast, (read our full review here) and we are already looking forward to going again this year. If you haven’t been before and are thinking of going as a family then here are just a few of the reasons why you most definitely should go ahead and book those tickets!   Why is Nozstock a must for families that […]

YHA Oxford

Our review of YHA Oxford 2020

February 26, 2020 admin 1

Over half term we were invited to stay at YHA Oxford for two nights in one of their family en suite rooms. We have stayed with YHA on a number of occasions over the past three years, in a variety of different accommodation types including; pods, bell tents and even a tipi but we have always been in more rural settings, never a city centre, so I was looking forward to seeing what, if anything, […]

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Equazen, support for the whole family

February 19, 2020 admin 0

The Equazen products are a range of supplements that contain essential fatty acids such as Omega-3 and Omega-6. These essential oils should be a vital part of our diet as they support our eye and brain function and our intake should be increased further when pregnant or breastfeeding to further support the development of our babies. The Equazen products are great as they offer us an easy way to up our intake of these essential […]

St.Helens Theatre Royal – The Wizard of Oz

February 17, 2020 admin 0

Half term has landed and what better way to spend it than by travelling somewhere over the Runcorn bridge and following the beige brick road of St.Helens  to the bright lights of the Theatre Royal to watch one of their amazing panto’s, The Wizard of Oz.   For anyone not familiar with the age old story of Oz, it follows the dream of a young girl called Dorothy (Mia Molloy) and dog Toto (Buddy) who […]

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The Sugar Loaf Soap

February 17, 2020 admin 8

One of the best things about being a blogger is the opportunities it brings for me and my family. The majority of the time we are invited to family friendly attractions but a few times a year I am sent some goodies just for me and it always makes me smile, especially when those goodies are as beautiful as these ones from The Sugar Loaf Soap Company.   The Sugar Loaf Soap Company is a Welsh […]

Why Cornbury Music Festival is perfect for families

February 17, 2020 admin 0

Last year we took the boys to Cornbury music festival for the first time and had so much fun, it really was the perfect family festival; fun, friendly and most importantly, safe. We enjoyed ourselves so much that we are planning on going again this year when it runs from 10th – 12th July and our telling everyone we know all about it so they can come and join the fun too. If you have […]