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Half Term Holiday Ideas – Days Out with the Children

We have almost reached the May half-term holiday at school, and our thoughts are turning towards fun activities, days out with the children, and maybe even getting away from it all with a family holiday. If, like us, you need … Continue reading

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Celebrate our National Treasures with John Lewis

I love the idea of celebrating our national treasures. The phrase itself makes me feel nostalgic and warm, harking back to my carefree childhood days, when my summers involved trips to the seaside, caravan holidays, ice-creams and picnics in the … Continue reading

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Quirky Tea Cups #FoundinOxfam

I have a confession to make: I love collecting trinkets! One of the reasons I so desperately want to move house, is so I may have room to store these beautiful items that I see when I am out and … Continue reading

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A Daytrip to Beeston Castle @EnglishHeritage

I had been meaning to visit Beeston Castle for a long time. It is only about half an hour away from home, and yet we never quite found time to stop on our travels. Finally, we had a free Bank … Continue reading

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Tasty Tea Discoveries with Twinings

During my explorations in Reiki meditation and mindfulness, I have begun to discover a taste for new flavours and drinks that I never used to find appealing. In fact, I now feel the urge to learn how to serve up … Continue reading

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New Shoes for the Children #Sale

It is becoming a bit of a standing joke among my parent friends that our children will need new shoes in the last term of school before summer. They seem to have a growth spurt during the Easter holidays, and … Continue reading

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GET A FRESH NEW LOOK FROM THE OXFAM ONLINE SHOP

The Oxfam Online Shop is stocked full of one-of-a-kind finds. From high-street trends to vintage gems and top designer brands – it’s all waiting for you to create a look that’s as unique as you are. Once you’ve found that … Continue reading

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Happy National Tea Day! #NationalTeaDay

“Have a cup of tea, Duck!” – can you guess which part of the country I come from? A clue for my international readers: it’s in the North of England. Nowadays I refer to having a cup of tea as … Continue reading

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My #GoodEgg Nomination for Easter

I was invited to participate in the #GoodEgg campaign with Co-Op food. They asked me to think about the friends and family members that are always around to help, and for me to gift a box of chocolate eggs to … Continue reading

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#LEGONinjagoMCR – Family Fun at LEGOLAND Discovery

My family and I were very excited when we received an invitation to visit the newly refurbished LEGOLAND Discovery Centre in Manchester. We visited last summer and had lots of fun, but I must admit it was looking a little … Continue reading

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