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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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Christmas Gift Guide: Stocking fillers for children

Besides their main gift our children, like many others, have Christmas stockings filled with a few little bits and bobs. But what kind of thing to you put in the childrens’ stockings? Sometimes I’m at a bit of a loss…
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Review: ZeroWater 12-cup water filter jug

We don’t often drink tap water at home because we much prefer bottled, but we dont like the impact bottled water has on the environment with all the plastic waste. I think we’ve found a compromise though, as we’ve been…
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Squidge’s Christmas Wardrobe

Anyone who knows me or follows my blog will know I have a deep love for gorgeous toddler clothing. I may have three children but only one still allows me to dress him clothes of my choosing so I intend…
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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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