Win a Festive Poinsettia Bouquet

When it comes to Christmas there is really only the one plant that comes to mind, the beautiful, deep red, star shaped Poinsettia. I love this classic plant and it’s wonderful leaves and often have them in the house over December. What I didn’t realise is that they actually come in huge variety of colours. This fabulous news means that whatever your chosen festive scheme you can find the Poinsettia for you.

Stars for Europe are the leading group of Poinsettia growers and have some wonderful information on keeping your blooms looking at their best.

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Create a Festive Centrepiece with JR Decal

Since our extension was finished last year and we now have a dining table (whoop!) I have developed a love of a seasonal centerpiece. Autumn we had a vase filled with conkers and some candles. Halloween saw the addition of pumpkins, eyeballs and bats. Now I’m starting to think about Christmas with a little help from JR Decal.

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Win Tickets to Norwich Theatre Royal this Christmas

Christmas is coming to the Norwich Theatre Royal with three fabulous shows and I’ve got tickets to one of them to giveaway. The three shows will alternate and play in repertoire starting from Wednesday 16th to Thursday 24th December and they are – Panto in a Pickle!, A Circus Carol and She Go Does It Under the Christmas Tree…with Friends.

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Turtle Bay Bottomless Brunch Experience

On Thursday I headed off to my fave place to eat, Turtle Bay, with one of my bestest friends to enjoy a bottomless brunch. Now, it is very rare for me to get a day off from being mum and I do love a good cocktail, so as you can guess I was rather excited for the bottomless-ness of it all!

Turtle Bay Norwich
Turtle Bay Norwich
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Roarr! for Dippy’s Halloween Days

Yesterday we headed to Roarr! Dinosaur Adventure to enjoy some spooky fun with their Half Term experience, Dippy’s Halloween Days.

Running until 1st November there are mysterious and magical activities taking place every day. But if you want to go book soon, when I checked yesterday tickets were running out fast!

Roarr! Dinosaur Adventure
Ooooo spiders and dinosaurs
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Boating on The Broads this Half Term

I am having the best time with L this half term. His school broke up Thursday and between visits to the zoo to meet a baby giraffe and pumpkin trails and patches we’ve been busy everyday.

But there’s one thing we haven’t managed to fit in. A day on the Broads in a picnic boat.

Herbert Woods Picnic Boat
Our picnic boat for the day – Summer 2018
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Castle Quarter gets ready for some super-spooky fun with two Halloween events

Castle Quarter and Get Me Out The Four Walls to host virtual Halloween Spooktacular

Castle Quarter has joined forces with Norfolk charity Get Me Out The Four Walls to create a virtual Halloween Spooktacular. The online event takes place from 11am on Saturday 31st October and is open to all.

Virtual party goers will be in for a fun-filled day, including: a Halloween quiz, fancy dress catwalk, musical bumps and lots more.

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The biggest Giraffe Gift

L loves a giraffe, it is his favourite animal of all time. His first toy as a baby was Gerry the Giraffe, Gerry was with in him hospital and has rarely left his side since, nursery, school, holidays, doctors appointments, haircuts, you name it Gerry has been by his side. Gerry is a shell of his former self, well loved barely covers it, but this is what started the giraffe obsession, an obsession that lead us to Icon Wall Stickers and the biggest giraffe gift yet.

Icon Wall Stickers
The biggest giraffe gift
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Our Halloween 2020

As you know I’ve been on a quest to find some different ways to make sure Halloween stays fun this year.

I’ve found balloons and cakes and bugs and crafts. I’ve even found mini breaks away and experience days. Halloween is sure to be fun this year and different in many ways. I’m happy that L won’t miss out just because he can’t go trick or treating with all his friends like he wants.

Halloween Craft Pumpkin tealight
Our Pumpkin tealight
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