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Our Visit to Old Bolsover Castle & Cundy House

We’re enjoying our second year of English Heritage membership. Membership for two adults, with L free, is £31 in Tesco Clubcard Vouchers. So it is next to no money. L loves castles, English Heritage have a lot. It’s free days out for a year.Bolsover Castle

I’m trying to write about all the properties we visit using our membership. What I liked, didn’t like, share some pictures. We more than made our money back on the membership last year and this, so I am very happy it is good value for money.

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This Plus That Equals…. School Gates

This plus that equals…. school gates

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 the things I have discovered now I’m at the school gates twice a day.

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Penguin Pile Up Review

We have been lucky enough to review the latest game from Ravensburger, Penguin Pile Up. It has been an instant hit and I have to admit, this is one kids game I love. Aimed at ages 4+ it certainly holds value for the whole family.

Feeling Calm

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This Plus That Equals…. Growing Up (Again)

This plus that equals…. growing up (again)

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 boy getting all grown up. I wrote about it earlier in the year, but he just won’t stop and starting school has lead to some noticeable changes!

#SuperSummerMissions
Writing his name

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Our Visit to Old Wardour Castle

We’re enjoying our second year of English Heritage membership. Membership for two adults, with L free, is £31 in Tesco Clubcard Vouchers. So it is next to no money. L loves castles, English Heritage have a lot. It’s free days out for a year.Old Wardour Castle

I’m trying to write about all the properties we visit using our membership. What I liked, didn’t like, share some pictures. We more than made our money back on the membership last year and this, so I am very happy it is good value for money.

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Feisty Pets Review

Perfect for a hilarious Halloween treat there are four new Feisty Pets ready to be collected; Sammy Suckerpunch, Glenda Glitterpoop, Princess Pottymouth and Sir Growls-A-Lot. L has been playing with them and practising his best Feisty Faces!Feisty Pets Continue reading Feisty Pets Review

Zuru Smashers Season 2 – Review

Now L does love a good collectable, the smaller, squishier and potentially messier the better. Zuru Smashers tick all the boxes, they are funny little characters, in smashable eyeballs, that may or may not contain slime and are entirely gross. He loves them! Continue reading Zuru Smashers Season 2 – Review

This Plus That Equals…. Half Term

This plus that equals…. Half Term

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 our upcoming, first ever, half term. I am so flipping excited to have my boy back home for a week, even if he just rolled his eyes at me when I mentioned it this morning.

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BRIO Central Train Station Review

As you all know we love BRIO in this house. L has an amazing BRIO police station, a BRIO Farm Set and a BRIO Cargo Helicopter, he uses these with his railway set and also just in general small world play. They get used a lot, so we were really chuffed happy to be able to review the BRIO Central Train Station. Continue reading BRIO Central Train Station Review

All Treats No Tricks this Halloween

I have to admit I have never been a big Halloween fan, but L loves it so much, his joy over this fun holiday has spread throughout the house.

Halloween we're ready!
Halloween we’re ready!

In the past I would have done nothing other than turn of the lights and pretend I wasn’t home. Maybe when I was a teenager I would have found myself at a Halloween party, but other than shoving a novelty witches hat on my head it would have been no different to any other weekend with my friends.  Continue reading All Treats No Tricks this Halloween