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10 Classic Spook-tacular Halloween books for kids

Get ready for Halloween with these not-to-scary books for the little ones… Funnybones by Janet & Allan Ahlberg £5.24 – A Classic. I had this as a child and recently found a copy in our local charity shop. This is the first book in the series of the Skeleton family and their nighttime adventures. What’s in the Witch Kitchen? by Nick Sharratt £9.99 – A fab lift the flap book that shows a trick or a treat depending on with door/cupboard…

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Let’s play with My Little Pony

At this time of year when I was young I loved nothing better than getting home from school, getting into my pyjamas and playing with my toys – I was a child of the late seventies/early eighties so would have had whatever was the hot toy at the time. One toy I remember having was a My Little Pony. Although, unlike some of my friends I only ever had one and I think it was blue and pink one. Unfortunately,…

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20 Kids party etiquette tips for throwing a successful birthday bash

  I was warned about the constant party invites that would start coming through as Miss M started pre-school – and no doubt with many, many more to come now she has started school. The hundred or so that we have been to over the last few years – OK, maybe not a hundred but it sure feels like that when they take over every weekend. One thing’s for sure none of the parties have been the same –  well…

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Back to School essentials for… mum’s

I am officially about to become a school mum. As Miss Marnie starts school in September. I feel like I have been avoiding and planning for this day for a long time. And, from the moment I had to fill in the school application forms time has sped up and now we are days away from saying goodbye to pre-school and hello the school life. I feel like I am on top of the uniform, forms and general school admin…

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Last minute back to school uniform shopping with Debenhams

Kids back to school next week? or, like us starting school? I can’t believe I am now writing back to school posts as it’s actually happening to us rather than just in my shopping round-ups. Most of Miss Marnie’s uniform I have picked up from the school shop – as it worked out the easiest and cheapest way to get the school logo items and colours. But, if you’re looking for those last-minute back to school items – coast, back…

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