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My Favourite 5 for August: Whipsnade Zoo, Shoes & Warwick Castle

The summer holidays are drawing to a close, and part of me is sad as we have had the best six weeks of fun. But I am sort of looking forward to getting back to ‘normality’ and back to work. Thea is starting preschool next month, so that will be a big change for her, and she’s raring to go. It’s going to be strange for me though – she’ll be going every morning, so I’ll have more time. I may even start going to an exercise class! So what have we been  ...

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Ava, Days Out, Thea, Things I Love

A Magical Afternoon at the Wild Woodland Summer Ball

We recently got back from a wonderful holiday in Cornwall, and were tipped off to an amazing local event that really made our holiday: The Wild Woodland Summer Ball in Tehidy Woods near St Ives. It was an absolutely magical event by Rogue Theatre. Our local friends said we’d love it so we booked it, but we weren’t sure what to expect. We parked up in a field and went to queue up at the edge of some woods. We went on a magical trail through the forest, lit by a string of  ...

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Ava, Days Out, Thea

REVIEW: Salcey Forest Fire and Air Nature Club for Kids

It can be hard keeping the kids entertained over the loooong school holidays, can’t it? We often go to Salcey Forest, as it’s not far from us and gives us all a good walk and some fresh air. When Joanna from Fire and Air asked us to to review one of their Magical Lessons For Muggles sessions* in the forest, I was keen to give it a go. I’m not the most outdoorsy person, I have to admit. But the girls take after their dad and love being out in the fresh air, so off we went  ...

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Ava, House to Home, My Favourite Family, Things I Love

My Favourite 5 for July: Prints, Lights & End of Term Fun

July has whizzed by in a whirl of end of term fun, work and DIY. We’re currently working on our utility room, so it should be ready soon. Ava has finished school for the summer, so I’ve been busy keeping her and Thea entertained, with a little help from the list I made this time last year. I’ve also been cramming in a bit of work here and there (the joy of being self employed). Instagram Prints from SOCAL PRint Studio I recently ordered some very cute mini photo books from  ...

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