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My weekend with the Mothers.

I spent the weekend in Wragby, Lincolnshire, with my Mother Goose and my Mother-Outlaw. And it was wonderful! We did so many of the things. Friday night was rather relaxed and mainly consisted of eating some food and going to bed because that’s how rock ‘n’ roll we are… oh we had Prosecco! That’s always

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Our Summer

(and when I say ‘Our Summer’ I mean ‘My Summer’ because we all know that if Chris and Christopher were left to sort it we would be doing nothing… or maybe we’d be playing Fortnite, eating cheese and drinking tea…)   Last year I was rubbish with the Summer planning, I thought we could wing

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Easter Eggstravaganza with The National Forest Adventure Farm!

* The National Forest Adventure Park have only gone and done it again… This time they have transformed their 67 acre woodland in to an Easter Eggstravaganza! Your adventure starts with the Easter Eggspress Tractor as it transports you to the fairy tale woodland ready to meet some colourful characters, including a bee and his

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Weekly Highlights!

    Well the weeks are just flying by and they’re getting busier and busier! It’s slightly unsettling that I am seeing more and more people putting their Christmas trees up already..it’s November you loonies! Our tree will not be up until at least the 2nd week of December. I always tend to start these

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Christmas Events

  (I have not received compensation for this post) Are you well and truly getting in to the Christmas spirit? Do you already have your tree up? (Are you mad?) Are there chestnuts already roasting on your open fire? If you’re still feeling like a bit of a Scrooge and you just can’t quite find

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“What’s your USP?”…

  In my very early days of serious blogging I was chatting to a lady about my blog and she asked to see it. I gave her my site address and she had a quick look. She asked me, “What’s your USP?” USP wasn’t a term I was familiar with so I drew a blank.

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Northumberland Day Three

Our third and final day. Seahouses was on the agenda today. My Uncle John and Aunty Janet were up this way for a short break so we called to see them. A visit to Seahouses wouldn’t be complete without some delicious fish and chips. We usually get ours from the main restaurant near the roundabout

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Northumberland Day Two

  It just so happened that our weekend away fell on the same weekend as my boyfriend’s Mum’s birthday and she happened to be with us. It was therefore only fitting that we should eat cake… Let there be so much cake! The Corner House Cafe is most definitely the place you need to go

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Do you even meal plan?

    Meal plans are nothing new, if you Googled them right now you’d get over 23 million results, 23 million! So there’s plenty out there to look at. Families have had set days for specific meals for years, it’s an excellent time and money saver. As it eliminates this kind of situation… “So what

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Kettlewell Scarecrow Festival 2017

      For two weeks of the year the village of Kettlewell is taken over by scarecrows from all walks of life. The residents take part in this wonderful festival, adorning their homes and gardens with funny arrangements, historical figures and topical celebrities.   We bought our ‘Grown Ups’ trail map for £1.00 at

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