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Festwich: The Free Music Festival!

If there’s one event we clear our diaries for each summer it’s this. Festwich is a family orientated rock and indie music festival held in Prestwich, Manchester. In it’s third year now, the festival is bigger and better year on…
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Headlander Festival

We’ve had an extremely busy weekend this weekend which started with Louis’ Big Wild Sleepout and ended with The Manchester Day parade, and in between we managed to squeeze a day out at Stockport’s Family Festival – the Headlander Festival….
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Like Love Loathe 17/06/14

I’ve never joined in with this particular linky before but I’ve got plenty to say this week (and most weeks actually) so here I am. This week, I like: Planning. The summer break is coming up for the boys and I…
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Super Quick Guide: Low Fat Picnic Ideas

I’ve been trying to lose weight for a couple of months now and I’m just a couple of pounds away from having lost a stone. With the summer holidays coming up I am in the middle of planning an awesome…
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I Can Do It!

A very short post from me this week for #CountryKids but one that made me incredibly proud of my three year old. More importantly, it made him incredibly proud of himself. Love that boy ❤️  

Bolton Abbey

A day of glorious sunshine. We don’t get many of those so decided to make the most of it and head over to Bolton Abbey near Skipton in *cough* Yorkshire *cough*. I’d never been to Bolton Abbey before and wasn’t…
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WIN: Tickets to see The Pirate Gran!

AHOY THERE, ME MATEYS! The Pirate Gran is coming to stage at The Lowry in Manchester! I’m actually really gutted that I can’t make it myself with the boys, but I do have a family ticket to give away to…
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Wise Words from an Elderly Lady

This is something my grandma once said to me. She said it on a day when times were tough and money was tight, and I sat and told her my worries. There won’t always be dark days. I didn’t take a…
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My Weekend of Freedom

The husband he has gone away To go walking (quite a lot) The boys and I had our big plan Of films and fizzy pop A weekend full of games and fun Had started off so well Their friend was…
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Family Theatre: The Sooty Show

The day before Rowan’s birthday, we’re off to see some of my old childhood friends. This friendly bunch bring back memories of pre-school fun, and I also recall having them with me while I got better on grandma’s sofa if…
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