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The Climbing Hangar in Liverpool

September 17, 2020 admin 0

#Gifted experience Last night we were invited to The Climbing Hangar at Matchworks in Liverpool. The boys have loved indoor climbing ever since our first experience a few years ago at Be Boulder and then again last year at our local centre Boulder Hut and were really looking forward to getting stuck in, especially as it feels like such a long time since we have ventured anywhere exciting due to lockdown.   The Climbing Hangar is in […]

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The Buyagift Afternoon Tea for Two at the Townhouse Chester

August 10, 2020 admin 0

This week it is Afternoon Tea Week and to celebrate Buyagift sent me and my mum to the Townhouse Chester to try out their Afternoon tea for two with bottomless prosecco. I know, I know, it’s a hard job but someone has to do it. The Buyagift voucher costs £59.90 which entitles you and a friend to afternoon tea and an hour and half of bottomless prosecco, making it great value for money. The voucher […]

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Hotel Booking Tips You Need To Know

June 18, 2020 admin 0

Your hotel room is often the biggest expense of your trip, so saving a few pounds a night on your room can make a big difference to your budget. Whether you’re looking to get the cheapest price you can get or a more luxurious room for your money, there are a number of hacks you can use.  Here are my top hotel booking tips…. Use A Price Comparison Site, Then Check Direct Price comparison sites […]

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 and don’t worry festivals don’t have to be as […]

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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, […]

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 […]

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Things to do in Manchester

February 9, 2020 admin 0

Manchester is one of my favourite cities as there is so much to do whether you are on your own, with friends, on a romantic break, or spending time with children. As it’s only 40 minutes away from us we are often able to just pop over for the day but if you are coming from further a field then there is so much choice in regards to accommodation too that you can easily stay […]

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The Snowman Tour Live at Liverpool Cathedral

January 3, 2020 admin 0

You know that weird bit between Christmas and New Year, the kind of no mans land of the festive period where all the days merge in to one and you never really know what you are meant to do? Well this year we found the perfect thing to occupy some of that time. We went to Liverpool Cathedral to watch The Snowman Tour Live and it was the perfect way to extend the festive period, […]