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Match Attax Advent Calendar

The boys usually have chocolate advent calendars in December and they’ll probably have them this year too. There are loads of alternative advent calendars out there though for children who don’t eat chocolate, and Match Attax sent the boys some…
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Competition: Berry’s Bobby

One of the things I love most about spending time with my grandma is listening to her talk about times gone by. She talks about a real, unplugged childhood, about playing out from morning until night, about how busy the…
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Introducing Feisty Pets

If there was ever a time to introduce you to the newest members of our family, it’s Halloween. Feisty Pets are a cuddly toy with a difference. Unlike anything you’ve bought for your children before, these cuddly critters have a…
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A family trip on the River Avon

Last month we spent a few days in Stratford upon Avon, Warwickshire. It’s a place I really enjoy visiting and though I was actually born down in Warwickshire I haven’t been for a good few years now so it was…
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Getting ready for Halloween with Blackpool Tower Dungeon!

Last week we started getting into the Halloween spirit and took a trip to Blackpool Tower Dungeon. The Blackpool Tower Dungeon brings together an amazing cast of theatrical actors, special effects, stages, scenes and a ride in a truly unique…
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Christmas Gift Guide: Personalised Gifts

I love a personalised gift at Christmas. To receive something that has been sourced, ordered, personalised and gift wrapped just for you is a lovely feeling. There are so many options for personalised gifts these days that it can be…
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Asmodee Blogger Board Game Club: SET review

We are really pleased to have been chosen as members of the Asmodee Blogger Board Game Club for the next three months. Once a month, I will bring you a review of one Asmodee board game and I would love…
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Disney on Ice: Dream Big

Last Sunday, Robot and I were invited to see the exciting experience that is Disney on Ice. Surrounded by several hundred Disney Princesses, some Woody the cowboys and the odd Arlo from The Good Dinosaur, we took our seats at…
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Cirque du Soleil: Ovo

Robot and I went on a mum and son night out in Manchester on Friday as the circus came to town. Cirque du Soleil is our favourite circus to watch so we were super excited to have been invited along!…
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Sunday Book Club: Moon Man

This week the book I’m featuring is one of my eight year old son’s new favourites. We bought Moon Man whilst we were at the Just So festival last month and it’s been read many times already. A story of…
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