Santa Pod Raceway

Free Days Out

We all love a good day out, but so many of them can almost break the bank. I’ve compiled a ...
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Free Days In

When we look towards the holidays or a clear weekend in the diary I know that my mind is often ...
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Managing Your Household Budget

Running a household can be an expensive business. There are bills to be paid, essential maintenance work, grocery shopping and ...
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Get Away For Less

Everyone deserves a break, but finding one that suits your budget can be hard to come by. These are my ...
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Colouring your life in

Expressing your personality with colour

Whether we focus on it or not, we all love colour. We all have a favourite colour too (or perhaps ...
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#30DaysWild – A June Success!

June saw us once more taking part in #30DaysWild run by The Wildlife Trusts. As I mentioned in my previous ...
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Hopster Safari

Hopster Coding Safari

You lucky lot are in for a treat as Jacob is taking the reins once more and reviewing the latest ...
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Synerva CBD oil starter

Synerva CBD Oils: A Review

CBD oil seems to have sprung into the forefront of public awareness as a remedy for all kinds of ailments ...
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Without A Hitch – Book Tour

I love reading, and I love to discover new authors. So what better way to do that than to join ...
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VR Here in Liverpool

Virtual Reality with VR Here

As you know I'm a big believer in taking time out. I really think that it's good for the soul, ...
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Hopping Hare essential oil candles

Essential Oils and Me: Curtailing the Cravings

I have long been fascinated by the power of essential oils. Not just that they can evoke emotional responses, but ...
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Birthday cards

Perfect Presents For Older Children

Ever wonder what to buy as a birthday present for an older child? Chief turns eight this autumn. Eight! I’m ...
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RSPB calendar

Clearing The Calendar Clutter

From time to time I like to have a clear out.  I’m getting pretty good at it around the house ...
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Holidays Here We Come!

Holidays Here We Come!

We have been talking in our household for what feels like aaaages about getting away on holiday with our boys ...
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Getting Away With Groupon

Regular readers of my blog and my social media will know that I love a bargain. You’ll also know that ...
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MOTs and pre-flight checks

Cars. But first planes. I took The Loud One to an airfield recently. I love getting to spend time with ...
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Read with Oxford – A Review

Our family have a love of books. Factual, fictional, we all read or are read to every day. It’s part ...
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30 Days Wild 2018

Going Wild For June It’s June which means it’s time for #30DaysWild again. I’ll be honest, after taking part in ...
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