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    Wizardry and Witchcraft this Halloween Half Term at Queensgate

    Calling all witches, wizards and trainee sorcerers, there is a wickedly wondrous and magical event this October Halloween half term at ‘Screams-gate’ (Queensgate) Shopping Centre! Dates for your diary For two tremendously terrifying days, it’s time to dust off your broom stick, perfect your swish and flick and visit the Queensgate School of Potions and […]

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  • Top 10 Flowers for Celebrations

    It won’t be an understatement if I say that flowers are synonymous with celebrations. Although you don’t really need a reason to buy flowers and gift them to your loved ones, giving flowers during celebrations carries special meaning. Flowers convey a lot of messages like; “I love you”, “Happy Valentines”, “Happy Easter”, “Merry Christmas”, and […]

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    Dare To DIY – Celebration Events

    Frugal living often means sticking to strict budgets and picking the cheaper option. Of course, when it comes to a big celebration, that rule often goes out the window. You want to have a fantastic event that is as special as it can be. You might feel that can’t be done with frugality in mind, […]

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    Get spooked out with Tesco this Halloween

    I was never really into Halloween before the Beans came along, sure I attended the odd Halloween party as an adult if one of my work colleagues was throwing one but even then I’m sure there wasn’t as much made of it as there is today. Ever since Curly was little we have got him […]

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    Family Days out ideas for October Half Term

    If you’re not planning on jetting off to a warmer climate this October half term, it doesn’t mean you can’t have fun does it? Of course not, there are plenty of great adventures that you can have in the UK so here’s just a handful of activities which I have spotted that you might like […]

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    Get bigger savings at Poundworld Plus

    On Friday Jelly Bean and I visited newly refurbished and renamed store, Poundworld Plus in Wisbech. It is the second Poundworld Plus to open following the Nottingham store in September. Poundworld Plus is part of the already successful Poundworld group but it’s more that just a ‘pound shop’. Approximately 75% of their products are priced […]

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    Grab these free Halloween Printables for half term crafting

    With the half term holidays almost upon us it’s time to start thinking about how to entertain the children. What better way to keep them entertained than with some fun crafting ready for Halloween. As a family we always decorate our house for Halloween, the children love it and look forward to it every year. […]

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    Halloween Top Picks

    Do you do Halloween? I have to admit I’m not big on taking the children out ‘Trick or Treating’ although last year they did walk around our neighbours who had a pumpkin outside as we figured that meant they were ‘open’ to Halloween visitors. It’s that fine line between not spoiling the children’s fun when […]

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