my year of giving

My Year of Giving July

July 31, 2018 admin 0

I have just completed the 7 month of my year of giving project and I can’t believe how quick the year is going. My baby has just finished his first year in Reception and my eldest has just left year 3 and we are currently enjoying some down time over the holidays.   So far my year of giving project has taught me a number of things   1.) It is possible to give back […]

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The boys first experience of Go Ape Delamere

July 28, 2018 admin 0

To kick off the school holidays and as a treat for getting fabulous school reports we took the boys to Go Ape Delamere which is a high ropes course at Delamere Forest in Cheshire. I was really apprehensive about letting the boys do this as I struggle with letting them near heights, water, and basically anything else that can be seen as a potential risk, as well as the fact that at 8 and 5 […]

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Summer productions at The Epstein Theatre in Liverpool

July 27, 2018 admin 0

On Monday the boys and I were lucky enough to get some last minute tickets to watch Pinocchio: The boy within, at The Epstein Theatre in Liverpool. As a family we love a good show and try and go as often as we can but we had never been to the Epstein Theatre before and as Billy was working it was just me and the kids, so we decided to make a day of it […]

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How to get the most out of your trip to the Sea Life Blackpool

July 25, 2018 admin 0

Not everyone that reads this blog will know this but I actually grew up in Blackpool and so did my husband, we lived there until we were 18 and then moved to Chester where we have stayed every since. Growing up in Blackpool meant that we had all the attractions on our doorstep but as locals we were able to visit out of season and avoid the crowds which was always a little bonus. One […]

Get more from Singapore

July 25, 2018 admin 0

Singapore is a great destination to visit, whether you are traveling on your own or planning to head there with your family. It’s also a very accessible place, so is extremely popular with disabled travelers. However, as with many tourist hotspots, there are some pitfalls that you will need to avoid once you arrive. For instance, the city-state is one of the most expensive destinations in the world, and the costs of living can be […]

Our A-Z summer list

July 24, 2018 admin 2

Every year the boys and I make a summer wish list. We compile a list of things that we would like to do over the school holidays and use it as a guide. It is in no way a “to do” list and the boys know that we may not complete everything on the list, especially if they fill it with expensive days out but instead we use if for ideas when we are stuck. […]

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Win with The Strawberry Fountain and Specsavers

July 24, 2018 admin 151

The summer holidays have now started and whether you are enjoying the sun at home or jet setting to some beautiful destination there is one key item that you should have to hand at all times, Sun glasses. So to make sure your eyes are properly protected this summer enter the competition below to win an amazing voucher worth £150 to spend on sunglasses in any Specsavers store.     A couple of weeks ago […]

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Our review of Cholmondeley Castle Estate and Gardens

July 23, 2018 admin 0

Last weekend we drove out to Cholmondeley Castle Estate and Gardens which is one of very few Castles in Cheshire and is hidden away in the beautiful countryside. None of us had ever been to Cholmondeley Castle Estate and Gardens before but since getting our National Trust passes we have all started to love going for walks round beautiful gardens and even the boys enjoy visiting places like these with the tiddler pointing out all […]

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How to avoid money worries over the summer holidays

July 20, 2018 admin 0

The summer holidays are due to start this weekend, for some they have already started and for the odd couple they start next week but whenever the schools break up the concerns of the parents going into the 6 weeks are the same. How will we entertain our children for 6 consecutive weeks? How will we juggle work and childcare for 6 weeks? How will we fund all this?   For the majority of parents […]

How You Can Turn Your Baking Hobby Into A Business

July 20, 2018 admin 0

Have you ever thought about working from home and becoming self employed? There are so many benefits of working from home. The main being able to work around the other commitments in your life and being able to work from the comfort of your home. However, perhaps figuring out what to do as a business working from home could be the only thing stopping you from pursuing your idea. A great way of loving what […]