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  • Gandeys Circus, Liverpool ǀ Review

    admin February 20, 2019

    It almost goes without saying that when February half term rolls around, we will find ourselves at the circus! We have been going to Gandeys Thrill Circus for a couple of years now and each time we visit, we have a great experience. For 2019…

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  • This Is Us ǀ January 2019

    admin January 31, 2019

    I kicked off this year by sitting and writing about my chosen word for 2019. My word was to ‘Be’ and incorporated into that was a concept of being still and content, of being intentional and of taking things slower. So I am a little…

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  • Liverpool’s Famous Grotto Returns for 2018!

    admin November 21, 2018

    Last week we were invited to head into the city and experience Liverpool’s Famous Grotto.  Originally based in Lewis’s Department Store, the Grotto is the world’s first and oldest Grotto and is now in it’s 139th year!  This year it has been relocated to St…

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  • Chester Zoo ǀ Day Out

    Jess November 5, 2018

    When it comes to days out in the north west, Chester Zoo is probably one of the better known and more popular options.  After our kids fell in love with watching ‘The Secret Life of the Zoo’ it is one which we have been meaning to…

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  • Ideas for a Harry Potter Themed Party / Day

    admin October 24, 2018

    I don’t quite know how to kick this post off other than to say that there is one important thing you need to know about me.  When I have an idea…I really go to town with it.  There are no half-measures to be found in our…

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  • 11 Years On…

    admin September 7, 2018

    The end of August is always a funny time for us.  It’s the winding down of the summer holidays and the simultaneous gearing up for the return to school. It’s the tail-end of the summer and the looking ahead to the beginning of autumn.  And…

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  • A Little Bit Of Us… #8

    admin August 6, 2018

    Another month has come and gone in the blink of an eye.  We are well into the school summer break now and we continue to be blessed with gorgeous sunshine most days.  This is certainly turning into an unusual summer here in the UK; I…

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  • A Little Bit Of Us… #7

    admin June 29, 2018

    Cast your mind back to the beginning of the year; remember when I said we were planning on keeping our heads down and having a quiet year…those have quickly become famous last words!  I feel like we are ricocheting from one thing to the next…

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  • Down Among The Bluebells…

    admin June 11, 2018

    We are lucky enough to live in a rather picturesque part of the country.  Granted, we don’t always get the nicer, warmer weather of the south of England but we are within a short driving distance of beaches, woodlands, countryside and plenty more.  It’s funny…

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  • A Little Bit Of Us… #6 {I’m Still Here!}

    admin May 28, 2018

    You might be forgiven for thinking I had dropped off the edge of the planet…this little blog of mine which I swore I would be more consistent with at the start of the year has fallen victim to the many other pulls on my time…

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  • Blissful Beach Days…

    admin May 25, 2018

    It’s not often that I get to start a post on here talking about a stretch of glorious weather; it just isn’t something which happens on a regular enough basis in the UK, especially not when you live in the rainy North-West of England either…

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