artificial grass

The benefits of artificial grass

July 30, 2020 admin 0

Summer has officially started and with that normally comes a desire to revamp our gardens,  plant some pretty flowers or start growing our own veg and maybe even take on a full garden renovation.  If this is you and you are currently sat there mentally redesigning your garden then let me ask you this, have you considered artificial grass?   Artificial grass is becoming increasingly popular and it’s not surprising really, here are just a […]

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Making Peace with Summer Fever

July 2, 2020 admin 0

Nobody likes to think about catching a fever. However, now that the lockdown measures are rapidly easing, your immune system is likely to go through a lot. First of all, let’s be clear about something. Developing a fever in the first weeks of the British summer is no sure tale that you’ve caught the infamous COVID-19. Nevertheless, it doesn’t mean you shouldn’t be cautious.   What would you catch a fever, you ask. There is […]

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Fun in the sun with Bunch O Balloons by Zuru

June 6, 2020 admin 0

What unprecedented weather we are having this year! I have no idea if it is simply coincidental or if the changes forced upon the world by lockdown have had some sort of impact on our weather but I am certainty not complaining and I am most definitely trying to make the most of all this sunshine whilst it lasts. One of the ways we have been enjoying the sun is by playing in the paddling […]

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Treetop Adventure Golf in Manchester

August 9, 2019 admin 0

A couple of weeks ago we visited Treetop Adventure Golf in Manchester for the first time and here is our review along with a couple of top tips to help you get the most out of your visit. Our experience of Treetop Adventure Golf in Manchester We arrived at Treetop Adventure Golf in Manchester at about 12pm on a school holiday day so it was reasonably busy, however the staff on the till were quick and […]

VonHaus pressure washer

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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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 […]

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Win with The Strawberry Fountain and Specsavers

July 24, 2018 admin 148

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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Summer wine recommendations

June 7, 2018 admin 0

Well I doubt this will come as a surprise but I love wine. I never used to, but over the last couple of years it has been my drink of choice more and more and over the last 12 months I have even started to enjoy a glass or red which prior to that I could never understand why anyone drank the stuff. I’m not overly fussy with my wine but I do tent to […]

What I’m really doing when I say I’m working

February 5, 2018 admin 6

It’s February, it’s raining, it’s cold and I’m bored. I am sat in my office trying to find some inspiration to write a wonderfully witty post about my children or a heart felt post that will resonated with my readers but nothing is happening. Instead I find myself dreaming of a holiday some place warm and the map behind me is not helping because I just keep looking at all the places we haven’t been […]

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Our summer memories

September 4, 2017 admin 0

On the eve of big’un returning to school and the eve, eve, of the tiddler starting school I am sat here reflecting on our summer together. Unlike the majority of parents I am in a very fortunate position as a teacher that I can have most of the summer off with my boys and that is something that I am deeply grateful for as it hasn’t always been the case but this year I have […]