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Peter Pan is at St.Helens Theatre Royal this Christmas

December 14, 2018 admin 1

No Christmas is complete without a trip to the theatre to watch the panto and this year we can recommend an amazing show for you. St.Helens Theatre Royal will be showing Peter Pan from now until January 13th and it is most definitely a show not to be missed.   Over the last 12 months St. Helens has become one of, if now our all time, favourite theatre, especially when it comes to family entertainment. […]

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Have you got your Christmas Jumper for 14th December yet?

December 11, 2018 admin 0

The 14th December is Christmas jumper day, have you got yours yet? On Friday 14th most schools, businesses and charities will be encouraging people to put on their most festive jumper and either spread a little Christmas cheer or even wear them to raise money for charity. Personally I have already worn my Christmas jumper a grand total of 4 times in just two weeks and plan on wearing several more times, including the 14th, […]

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Winter Funland Manchester at Event City

December 11, 2018 admin 0

Last week it was my birthday and I got to celebrate it at the Winter Funland VIP charity night, which was pretty flipping special and as I know that Christmas can be really expensive and the choice available for festive activities is massive I wanted to give you a run down of exactly what is going on at Funland so you can see just what you get for your money.   Based in Event city […]

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Winter wonderland in Liverpool

December 9, 2018 admin 2

There are so many festive experiences available these days from a simple meet and greet with Santa, to full day train excursions, activity days, and theme parks, that deciding which one to visit and where to spend your money in the hope of getting a good return can be really tough. So if you are currently looking at what is available, or are considering a visit to Winter Wonderland in Liverpool then read on to […]

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Afternoon tea at Inglewood Manor

November 30, 2018 admin 0

This week I had the absolute pleasure of being invited to Inglewood Manor for one the most quintessential of English customs, afternoon tea, and I was delighted to be able to attend. I have wanted to visit Inglewood Manor for a long time but until now had never had the chance, so as you can imagine I was excited to get the opportunity to go and have a look around for myself. Inglewood Manor is perfectly […]

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Things to do in Liverpool

November 28, 2018 admin 2

Liverpool is one of my favourite cities because there is loads to see and do and there is always something new going on from Giant parades, to cultural festival,  and of course the Christmas markets. As well as having loads to see and do there are also lots of lovely hotels in Liverpool and with 3 train stations it’s easily accessible for a day trip or weekend break. If you are thinking of visiting Liverpool […]

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Our first visit to VR-here Liverpool

November 27, 2018 admin 0

On Sunday we took the train over to Liverpool and enjoyed a lovely family day out. We started our day with a trip to VR-here Liverpool, which is located just outside of the city center in an industrial area but is within walking distance, even for little legs like those of the tiddler. We hadn’t told the boys where we were headed but as soon as they read the sign outside they were so excited […]

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Strictly Briks a product review

November 9, 2018 admin 0

One of the things I love most of all about working for myself is the extra time I get to spend with the boys after school. Instead of not getting home till gone 6pm I am usually able to pick them up at 3pm and enjoy the evening with them before starting work again once they go to bed if I need to. In this time we have started doing more structured activities instead of […]

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Nourisil MD a product review

October 31, 2018 admin 0

Last week I was asked if I would be happy to try out a new product to see if I thought it worked well as a primer as despite not being created for that purpose the feedback the company where having was that it most definitely seemed to work well as a dual function product, so intrigued to find out more of course I agreed.   The product I was sent was the Nourisil MD […]

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5 tips for keeping kids occupied on road trips by Passport and Adventures

October 27, 2018 admin 0

This month we welcome Cath Jordan from Passports and Adventures as our guest blogger as she tells us what her top 5 tips are for keeping kids occupied on road trips.   On the road, as drivers, us parents must deal with constant traffic dangers and situations such as blinding rain (or sometimes even snow), traffic jams, street signs and other drivers. But one distraction you might not have thought about, before having them, is […]