Tag Archives: halloween

Our Halloween 2018

I didn’t want to fully submerge myself in Christmas before acknowledging the Halloween we had this year. As a Christian I’m not meant to “celebrate” Halloween. So I sort of tend to try to slip our fun quickly past before anybody notices. The truth is, I don’t think it hurts my family or myself to take part in the fun …

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Baking A Halloween Spooky Sports Day Story

I’m all in for a seasonal bake. It’s much more fun than a seasonal craft and weirdly less mess in our case. Although admittedly they do more baking with my Mum than they do with me. As it’s Halloween season, we decided to take part in the Halloween Story bake that Betty Crocker is currently running over on their website. …

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Marsh Farm Halloween Festival

You all know that we are huge lovers of Marsh Farm. Two of the girls are the face of their Christmas advertising this year! We tend to visit during their special events, Easter and Christmas being the main ones. This year we also went to the Dinosaur Dig in September. During the October half term they had the Marsh Farm …

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World Book Day 2018

It’s World Book Day. A yearly event that celebrates books and reading. I am a huge lover of a good book, especially children’s books now that I am a parent. I love the excitement every evening when we settle down for a our bedtime story. Sadly, the snowy weather has postponed the school celebration of World Book Day but that …

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A Simple Halloween

Last year P1 went with my MiL for a Halloween party and missed trick or treating. She was devastated and this year she kept asking if she could come with us. With nothing else planned for Halloween day and evening, we agreed to go trick or treating. Hubby bought a super cute small pumpkin to carve. He spent ages marking …

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Halloween Half Term – A Microbreak With Marriott Hotels In The UK

We have had a pretty insane October Half Term. We kick started our adventures with a chance to discover our #WeekendSelf with Marriott Hotels. We were invited to have a microbreak. I can imagine a microbreak without children being pretty chilled out, but for us at the moment we needed a place to explore that was both fun for adults …

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Halloween Chocolate Cupcakes Recipes

I have gone a little Baking crazy recently and I think P2 has cottoned on to this too. She asks me frequently if we can bake, it’s usually at the most inconvenient time but she’s getting really good at baking. I spotted some cute little Halloween cupcake decorations in Poundland the other day and instantly knew that P2 would love …

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Halloween At Chessington World of Adventures Resort

What better way to kick the Half Term off than with a special trip to Chessington World of Adventures. When this email found its way into my inbox a month ago I was so flipping excited that words just cannot describe it. We’d been invited to go and experience an exclusive preview of two new attractions for their Howl’o’ween week …

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“She didn’t really seem excited about seeing me”

I can’t believe that it’s November already. Well it’s actually now the 2nd, why am I not asleep yet? I travelled back to Essex this afternoon to pick P1 up from my Mums. I left at 3:30 expecting to miss rush hour on the way there, this did not happen, the traffic was horrendous!!! However, the takeaway pizza soon took …

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“We won’t be trick or treating for Halloween”

P1 has been enjoying a few days and nights with her Nanny, Grandad and Uncle B back in Essex. She’s been there since Tuesday evening and I feel completely lost!!! I’m used to leaving her, or not seeing her but it’s been really odd this time. Since moving out and becoming a stay at home mum I’ve developed a routine, …

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