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Win a Nest carbon monoxide and smoke alarm!

Carbon Monoxide is a deadly gas that killed just under 400 people in 2015. As avid campers, we know a thing or two about keeping warm at night, zipped up under canvas. We’re careful, we use layers and hats as…
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Dick Whittington at Oldham Coliseum

A few days ago we went along to see Dick Whittington at Oldham Coliseum. Did we have a thigh slappingly good time? The Venue The coliseum is easy to find with a satnav and parking is on the adjacent street….
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The Snowman at Manchester Opera House

This week Robot and his friend went along to Manchester Opera House to see a classic Christmas tale brought to life on stage. The Snowman is a much-loved festive tradition. Based on the book by Raymond Briggs, the film directed by Dianne Jackson, and produced by John Coates, this stage…
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Christmas in South Africa

I love family Christmasses, but why does it have to be so cold! I think one day, when the boys are older, we might head out to somewhere beautiful and sunny for Christmas. My husband has family in Cape Town,…
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My Autumn wardrobe update

I’ve been a bit giddy on the clothes buying front over the last few months but not much of it has been for me! With a small baby in the house it’s easy to just buy something cute that he…
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Top Tips For A Family-Friendly Kitchen

Your kitchen is the heart of most homes, only coming second to the living room. There is no exception even when you have small children, so you have to ensure that it’s safe and family-friendly. Follow these tips, whether you’re…
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Winter Essentials for your Home

As much as we might not want to admit it, the nights are officially drawing in and dark, wintery mornings are definitely on the horizon. Away goes the summer clothes, the garden furniture and the BBQ coals and we say…
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Tips for camping with a baby

Whenever we go camping we play a little game of ‘how much can we squeeze into the car’. We don’t really rough it when we camp. It’s more like glamping really, truth be told. Our tent set up involves electric…
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Ways to save on a trip to London

I do love going to London. I love the hustle and bustle of the city. The people watching opportunities are vast, there are some amazing foods to be sampled, and there is so, so much to do. It has been…
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My holiday wardrobe wishlist

As I begin to count down the days to our Disney holiday I have started to think about what to pack. My holiday wardrobe definitely needs updating as we haven’t been abroad for years. This isn`t a regular holiday where…
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