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Our Visit to Castle Acre

Earlier in the year I treated us to English Heritage membership. To be fair it was a no brainer. Membership for two adults, with L free, is £30 in Tesco Clubcard Vouchers. So it was next to no money. L loves castles, English Heritage have a lot. It’s free days out for a year.

Castle Acre
Views of Castle Acre Castle

I’m going to try to write about all the properties we visit using our membership. What I liked, didn’t like, share some pictures. We’ve already made our money back on the membership, so I am very happy it is good value for money.

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Peppa Pig & Miffy Toys from Jazwares

L recently got sent a lovely box of toys from Jazwares, including some fab Peppa Pig sets and Miffy toys. To start with I was going to run two separate reviews but as L has been mixing and matching them since the second they arrived, which is one of things I love, it only makes sense to cover them together.

Peppa Pig and Miffy Toys
Who thought Peppa Pig and Miffy would be buddies

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Feeling Calm #75

For my birthday last year I was given a great book ‘Calm’ and a journal from my friends. To help me find some calm in my life and to de-stress a little. I have been writing in my journal everyday since and on Wednesday’s (or late on a Tuesday) I go through the daily highlights I’ve written down and pick out my 10 favourites. 

It’s been a funny old week. On one hand I’ve been really busy but on the other I can’t think of anything specific I’ve actually done!

So here are my top ten moments from the last 7 days:

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New Buckenham Castle

You know when you have something on your doorstep and you keep on meaning to visit but never get round to it. New Buckenham Castle was that something for us. Well it’s only taken 5 years, but now we’ve been, and we just can’t stop visiting.

New Buckenham Castle
Looking down at the castle from the earthworks

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Peppa Pig’s Family Home – Review

When we got asked to review the new Peppa Pig’s Family Home set I straight away said yes. L loves Peppa and has recently really got into games where he gets to be the character and play out little scenarios with his toys.

Peppa Pig's Family Home
In the box

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Our Visit to Framlingham Castle

Earlier in the year I treated us to English Heritage membership. To be fair it was a no brainer. Membership for two adults, with L free, is £30 in Tesco Clubcard Vouchers. So it was next to no money. L loves castles, English Heritage have a lot. It’s free days out for a year.

Feeling Calm
Framlingham Castle

I’m going to try to write about all the properties we visit using our membership. What I liked, didn’t like, share some pictures. We’ve already made our money back on the membership, so I am very happy it is good value for money.

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Our Visit to Audley End

Earlier in the year I treated us to English Heritage membership. To be fair it was a no brainer. Membership for two adults, with L free, is £30 in Tesco Clubcard Vouchers. So it was next to no money. L loves castles, English Heritage have a lot. It’s free days out for a year.

Weekend Off
Audley End

I’m going to try to write about all the properties we visit using our membership. What I liked, didn’t like, share some pictures. We’ve already made our money back on the membership, so I am very happy it is good value for money.

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Feeling Calm #74

For my birthday last year I was given a great book ‘Calm’ and a journal from my friends. To help me find some calm in my life and to de-stress a little. I have been writing in my journal everyday since and on Wednesday’s (or late on a Tuesday) I go through the daily highlights I’ve written down and pick out my 10 favourites. 

This week has been nice and quiet, well as quiet as things get for us! Just blogging, working, playing with the boy. The flip side to not being that busy on the plans front, means I’ve thrown myself into the work side of things. So I’m just as exhausted as ever.

So here are my top ten moments from the last 7 days:

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Feeling Calm #73

For my birthday last year I was given a great book ‘Calm’ and a journal from my friends. To help me find some calm in my life and to de-stress a little. I have been writing in my journal everyday since and on Wednesday’s (or late on a Tuesday) I go through the daily highlights I’ve written down and pick out my 10 favourites.

I have flown an owl. If anyone who knows me is reading this they will realise just how exciting that is for me. If you don’t know me I love my family, reading, owls, gin, cheese and chocolate. In that order. Yes I love owls more than gin.

There has been more than just meeting owls though so here are my top ten moments from the last 7 days:

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Cars 3 Piston Cup Race Game Review & Competition

I have a Cars obsessed little boy at home and since the very second he started seeing the trailers for Cars 3 on TV he has been desperate to go and see it. We’ve been able to put it off for a little bit with the new Piston Cup Race Game from Jumbo.

See what we thought of it and also get a chance to win a game for yourself in my competition.  Continue reading Cars 3 Piston Cup Race Game Review & Competition