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Free Family Events at McDonald’s

October 1, 2019 admin 12

#AD Last weekend we were invited down to our local McDonald’s restaurant in Chester to experience one of their free family events and were lucky enough to be able to take not only our own boys but a few of their friends along with us too. Now McDonald’s is a well known brand and one that is usually associated with tasty food, treat teas, and Happy Meals by children and a great place for a […]

Joseph and the Amazing Techncolour Dreamcoat

Joseph and the Amazing Technicolour Dreamcoat at the Storyhouse in Chester

April 18, 2019 admin 1

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 […]

Win a family ticket to the Cheshire Fest 2019

April 12, 2019 admin 4

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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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 […]

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Review: Annie at the Storyhouse

March 27, 2019 admin 0

On Monday night I had the absolute pleasure of being invited to the opening night of Annie at the Storyhouse in Chester. The Storyhouse is Chester’s newest theatre and it is such a welcome addition and one that has become a quite the community hub with a library, cinema, restaurant and wine bar often hosting a whole range of events and activities for all ages.   Annie is at The Storyhouse from Monday 25th March […]

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The Snowman Tour is coming your way this Christmas

September 7, 2018 admin 15

It might only be the first week of September but the boys are back at school and the weather has most definitely taken a turn for the worse here in the North West which means that is is absolutely fine to start thinking about Christmas, or at least I think it is. Up until now the highlight of the Christmas preparations has always been about visiting the main man himself but this year as the […]

the crocky trail

Our first family visit to the Crocky Trail near Chester

August 16, 2018 admin 5

We have had such a fun filled summer so far with days spent out and about exploring new places, movie nights at home and Pajama days slobbed on the sofa playing computer games and I’m actually starting to look forward to the boys going back to school just for a rest. This week we had out first family visit to the Crocky Trail near Chester with the boys. My husband and I went 10 years […]

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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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Everything you need to know about Boulder Hut

July 17, 2018 admin 8

If you follow our blog or social media channels you will know that instead of children I have two monkeys that look like children. They are forever climbing, hanging upside down and chasing each other around, so we often spend lots of time outside or at places where they can burn of all their excess energy. The problem we have is that most places that are suitable are quite far from where we live and […]

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Dinosaur World Live in Chester

April 10, 2018 admin 0

At the weekend we went to the new theatre in Chester, The Story House, which is just the best addition to the city, to watch Dinosaur World Live. I wasn’t to sure what to expect from the show but my eldest had informed me that “when the meteor hit the earth 5 dinosaur eggs were saved and it’s probably about time they hatched so maybe this is them putting on a show using those real […]