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Spooktastic, family fun at intu Chapelfield this half term

Free Halloween-themed craft activities and safe trick or treating

 Halloween is creeping up and intu Chapelfield has some spook-tacular family activities lurking around the corner with its half term Kids’ Club. From Wednesday 25 October to Sunday 29 October children will be able to enjoy fun, Halloween-themed crafts as well as taking part in the Big Trick or Treat.  And to round it all off there’s the chance to vote for the ‘best in show’ at the annual retailer pumpkin competition. Continue reading Spooktastic, family fun at intu Chapelfield this half term

This Plus That Equals…. 4th Birthday Gifts

This plus that equals…. 4th birthday gifts

Here’s the latest instalment in my series of posts all about what makes our lives here at home tick. This week is all about what presents L got for his birthday, lucky boy and what makes great 4th birthday gifts.

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This Plus That Equals…. What’s in my Bag

This plus that equals…. what’s in my bag

Here’s the latest instalment in my series of posts all about what makes our lives here at home tick. This week is all about what’s in my bag. I’ve actually managed to make the switch to an actual adult bag. Still a rucksack, but a nice one. I don’t miss those changing bag days at all!

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To My Son on Your Fourth Birthday

Oh my word tomorrow is your birthday and you will be four years old and I literally don’t know where the time has gone. It honestly seems like 5 minutes ago I was writing something very similar for your third birthday and trying to cling to you being a toddler.

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This Plus That Equals…. October Plans

This plus that equals…. October plans

Here’s the latest instalment in my series of posts all about what makes our lives here at home tick. This week is all about my plans for the coming month.

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This Plus That Equals…. Cooking with Kids, the Cheats Way

This plus that equals…. cooking with kids, the cheats way.

Here’s the latest instalment in my series of posts all about what makes our lives here at home tick. This week is all about how I get away mess free cooking with L in the kitchen. We all know getting kids into the kitchen is a great thing. Cooking, cleaning, learning. But sometimes we don’t have the time, or the will, to go for a full on baking session. Here are my favourite cheats.

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This Plus That Equals…. Finding Things Difficult

This plus that equals…. finding things difficult

Here’s the latest instalment in my series of posts all about what makes our lives here at home tick. This week is all about how I’m feeling at the moment. I’m a bit low and struggling if I’m honest. I’m finding everything difficult.

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This Plus That Equals…. Pushing Buttons

This plus that equals…. pushing buttons

Here’s the latest instalment in my series of posts all about what makes our lives here at home tick. This week is all about how no one is as good at pushing buttons as L. He has been the cutest kid in the world followed by the absolute worst. I don’t think I have ever felt a rage like it. I reckon it’s pretty much the same for every parent out there.

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This Plus That Equals…. September Plans

This plus that equals…. September plans

Here’s the latest instalment in my series of posts all about what makes our lives here at home tick. This week is all about my plans for the coming month.

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This Plus That Equals…. Beach Days

This plus that equals…. beach days

Here’s the latest instalment in my series of posts all about what makes our lives here at home tick. This week is all about how we make the most of having the seaside so close and enjoy our beach days.

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