Sir Quentin Blake Takes on Tatton Park Mansion

| Charity, Travel & Days Out, UK

Tatton Park’s 18th century mansion houses a number of precious and historical works of art from the 14th to 20th century, including paintings by Canaletto, Van Dyck, Chardin and Guercino (as part of the Egerton family’s diverse collection). This year, Tatton is delighted to add a temporary addition to this collection – a wonderful illustration […] Read more…

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Laundrapp Review

| Home & Garden, Reviews

  When Laundrapp* offered to give me credit to check their service out I jumped at the chance, who wouldn’t want their laundry pile decreased? I was actually very surprised that our area was included in the service as we are usually missed out, being a village with over 3 miles from the nearest town. The Laundrapp […] Read more…

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Toddler Swimwear

| Fashion

This week I’ve been searching for new swimwear for Lucas as he is out growing his shorts, he currently wears blue floral swim shorts when we go swimming and has a UV suit incase the sun decides to reappear and we get the paddling pool out. House of Fraser’s* kids clothing have a fab selection and the […] Read more…

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Break The Barriers For Elderly People

| Family

  Bathing Solutions* are currently running a #BreakingBarriers campaign to break the barriers for elderly people. For one of the first times in history we are about to see the number of our senior generation surpass that of the youth, with those 65 and up making up 15.6% of the global population by 2050. Advances in […] Read more…

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Exploring Tatton Park With Roald Dahl

| Travel & Days Out, UK

  I’ve previously written about Roald Dahl at Tatton Park and more recently about how to spot a witch there. Lucas and I took my Grandma for a day exploring Tatton Park* last month as we knew how much she would love the gardens. As we drove up to the car park we were greeted by herds […] Read more…

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Race For Life 2016

| Charity

A couple of weeks ago I took part in Cancer Research Race for Life with two of my friends. We chose to do the Pretty Muddy course rather than the regular run, I’m not a runner but I thought the Pretty Muddy looked like a fun alternative and a great way of raising money for a […] Read more…

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#BigCoopClean

| Charity

Building on last year’s success, the theme for Co-operatives Fortnight 2016 – which runs from 18 June to 2 July – will once again be the Big Co-op Clean. Co-operatives up and down the country will be lending a hand and organising clean-ups of public spaces in their local areas. Co-operatives Fortnight is the co-operative […] Read more…

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Little Tikes Perfect Fit 4 in 1 Review

| Reviews

  As I have previously mentioned, Little Tikes have challenged parents to swop their prams for a trike. I was delighted to receive the Little Tikes Perfect Fit 4 in 1* to review. The trike came very well packaged and each part was individually protected with card and bubble wrap. There was an instruction manual with […] Read more…

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How To Spot A Witch With Roald Dahl

| Travel & Days Out, UK

As every Roald Dahl fan knows, real witches are all around us. They don’t wear black hats and fly around on broomsticks – they are much more difficult to spot…..unless you know the telltale signs. In celebration of its new How to Spot a Witch Manual installation – part of Roald Dahl’s Tremendous Adventures at […] Read more…

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