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Cobra Paw game review

April 24, 2019 admin 0

This month we were sent a copy of a game called Cobra Paw as part of the blogger board game club. For anyone that follows our blog you will know how much we all enjoy a family games night and how we have encouraged our boys to play games in a bid to teach them numerous skills through fun, including how to share and not throw a complete strop when they loose – we’re still […]

Check out the Zuru smashers series 3 Dino collectables

April 24, 2019 admin 0

Over Easter the boys were sent some of the Zuru smashers series 3 Dino collectables. If you are already familiar with the zuru smashers ranges then you will know that series 1 was a sports theme with smashable sports balls and series 2 was a more gruesome series where you had to smash the eye ball to reveal the collectable. Series 3, thankfully, isn’t as disgusting as series 2 but is just as fascinating for […]

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A review of Ordsall Hall in Salford

April 23, 2019 admin 0

Over the Easter holidays we were invited to Manchester for a day out. We started off at Salford Museum and Art Gallery and then after lunch we headed to Ordsall Hall in Salford which is a free attraction for everyone to enjoy. We hadn’t been to Ordsall Hall before and weren’t to sure what to expect but if I ask you to imagine a national trust property then you can probably imagine something very similar, […]

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Joseph and the Amazing Technicolour Dreamcoat at the Storyhouse in Chester

April 18, 2019 admin 0

The Storyhouse in Chester have done it again. They have managed to deliver yet another incredible show worthy of the West End in a city that until recently hadn’t had a theatre for years, yet is now becoming the place to be for some of the best touring shows across the country and this time it is the world renowned Joseph and the Amazing Technicolour Dreamcoat.   When we first got invited over to the […]

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Growing the best type of lawn for your garden usage

April 18, 2019 admin 0

If you don’t have much of a green thumb, you might not be aware that a garden lawn can be made of different types of grass. And for every type of grass, there are characteristics and traits that make them better-suited to one purpose or another. Whether you use your garden for entertaining or as a play space for the kids, the right type of lawn can go a long way to protecting both you […]

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Salford Museum and Art Gallery

April 15, 2019 admin 0

During the Easter holidays the boys and I were invited over to Salford Museum and Art Gallery, an attraction that is totally free to the public. Despite having visited Manchester several times and enjoying nothing more than a free day out and educational places we hadn’t even heard of the Salford museum and Art Gallery, let alone visited and if I am to be totally honest I think I would have avoided it as the […]

Win a family ticket to the Cheshire Fest 2019

April 12, 2019 admin 2

We have a fantastic prize on offer for you this month, a family ticket to the opening day of the incredible two day family event, Cheshire Fest 2019. This is a family festival to rival all others and the best bit, as far as I am concerned, is that it is being held here in the North West at Manchester Rugby Club in Cheadle Hulme on June 1st and 2nd.    Cheshire Fest 2019 has […]

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Getting ready for summer with the VonHaus pressure washer

April 10, 2019 admin 3

Over the Easter holidays the weather has definitely been good to us and as a result we have started making some progress on our garden makeover, which admittedly was meant to happen two years ago, but better late than never. The original plans have changed a bit and we have now decided to dig up some of the raised patio bit and extend the grass and as the kids are getting older we are going […]

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Chocolate free Easter gift ideas

April 9, 2019 admin 0

Easter is usually a time that means over indulging in chocolate and I for one do not have a problem with that, but then I am a self confessed chocholic. However we do try and limit the children’s intake of sugar where we can and for that reason we usually opt for chocolate free Easter gift ideas from us (or rather that dam bunny that takes all the credit) as we know they will get […]

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Zog at the Storyhouse Chester

April 8, 2019 admin 0

Yesterday I took our youngest to see Zog at the Storyhouse in Chester, which we are lucky enough to call our local theatre. If you haven’t already heard about this performance then it is live stage adaptation of the incredible book, Zog, written by Julia Donaldson and Alex Scheffler.   The book is one of our favourites and one I can now read the majority of without even looking at the pages as we have […]