Zak and Jen’s Astronomical Adventures – Tinsel Town

So today you have reached everything mummy for the final day of the blog tour for the brand new children’s book Zak and Jen’s Astronomical Adventures – Tinsel Town written by the ever so lovely Natalie Page. The girls are big fans of Zak and Jen’s Astronomical Adventures books as already as mentioned in a blog post about our recent reads, they instantly recognised the new book from the distinctive illustrations by Chris Rivers Nuttall when I told them Zak and Jen were off on a christmasy adventure in this story they couldn’t wait for it to be bed time –…

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3 Family Favourite Recipes to Warm Your Cockles this winter

As winter rapidly approaches and temperatures start to drop, it’s time to get out a good recipe book to prepare for the months to come. Embrace the season and start cooking some of your favourite winter stews, soups or other wholesome meals that the whole family loves to eat on those cold and stormy nights. Everyone has their own winter favourites, whether it’s a hot and spicy curry or ready baked jackets stuffed with lashings of cheese and baked beans. Here are just a few ideas to keep every tummy warm and well fed this winter… Succulent beef and ale…

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My Girls – November

What a fun filled month it’s been for my girls, with half term, halloween, a trip to cornwall and lots of enjoying the Autumn sunshine (which has now disappeared damn it). I adore this photo I took of them in the park, the colours, the light, the swans it’s just a little bit lovely. I am beginning to realise a pattern in every photo I take of my three though Lottie is never looking at the camera – Ever. I quite like it though it shows her curious little nature always looking at what she can go and explore next. These photos…

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Charlie and the Chocolate Factory in the West End

Charlie and the Chocolate Factory is well into its forth and final year on stage at the West End and the girls and I were lucky enough to be invited along to see the award-winning show before it leaves Theatre Royal Drury Lane. When I received the invitation I was so so excited sod the kids I was going to see a big show in the West End for the first time ever! I know in 24 years that is just utter madness, I have always wanted to go and see a show but it’s just never happened. Children under 3 aren’t…

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Games Night with Megableu

The girls are now at an age where we can sit and play some games, I love the idea of having family games nights (although it’s so cheesy) it’s time to turn the TV off and just have a giggle together. It’s sometimes tricky to know what will work for which ages though, recently we were sent out a couple of games from MegaBleu to test out, a little games night was on the cards! Trickin Camel Game was the first up, as soon at the girls saw it they were keen to get started after seeing an advert for it…

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