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Review: Dining with kids at Pizza Express

Sunday was my husband’s birthday and so the boys decided to make Daddy’s day really special. The boys are 5 and 8 though so of course this meant that they chose something they wanted to do and Daddy just tagged…
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Under the Sea Stories: Book review

Under the Sea Stories by Stuart Lightman When we were little, our mum used to tell my sister and me made up stories at bedtime. I can’t actually remember what any of them were about but I remember that I…
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A family lunch at Table Table

There aren’t many days left of the Easter break for the boys now and they’ll be back to school on Monday. So when Table Table invited us to come along to their John Milne restaurant in Milnrow, I thought it…
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Winter Wonderland Manchester

Christmas doesn’t really start for us until we’ve been to Winter Wonderland at Event City in Manchester. Now in its third year, it has quickly become part of our Christmas traditions and it gets better and better each year. This…
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The new ŠKODA Octavia Scout

I love my job. Especially when I find myself holding the keys for a week long test drive of a fancy new car. In this instance, we were the proud testers of the ŠKODA Octavia Scout Estate. Our model was the…
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Waterproof Clothing & Footwear for Backpacking

How do you stay waterproof when you’re backpacking in the UK? Backpacking with a young family requires you to have the right equipment for the job, and with British weather being so unpredictable we needed great outerwear for the boys….
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Review: Ant World by Interplay

We’ve done a series of reviews lately on Interplay’s My Living World range, and our latest is Ant World. We enjoyed Worm World and Rowan’s entire class were able to benefit from the Butterfly World kit we sent into school….
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Bug Safari by Interplay

We’re on our second instalment of our Interplay adventure this month as we review their ‘Bug Safari’ kit. Endorsed by Nick Baker, the kit is part of their My Living World range. When this box arrived in the post I…
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Review: Skoda Octavia

A few weeks ago I was given the wonderful opportunity to work with ŠKODA, who sent me a beautiful Octavia Estate for half term week. ŠKODA have come a long, long way in recent years and their cars are very popular…
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Our Schleich Dinosaur Adventures

Kids Dinosaur Dig

The boys love doing something fun after school so one day last week I decided to set up a ‘Dinosaur Dig’ ready for when they got home. Incidentally – I thought this activity was about archaeology, because we’re digging stuff up….
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