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Is Thomas Land worth visiting?

Earlier this month we visited Thomas Land as a special treat for Elliott being so patient with us during the whole house move fiasco (more details on that soon). Having visited CBeebies Land earlier in the year we were keen to see how Thomas Land compared. Arriving at Thomas LandPulling up to the Drayton Manor… Continue reading Is Thomas Land worth visiting?

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My top tips for selling your home

I've always loved watching Kirstie and Phil, House Doctor, and that weird show where Phil is solo and has to explain to a, frankly clueless, individual why their house won't sell, when the problem is glaringly obvious to the rest of us. So I was super-excited when I got to put some of the lessons… Continue reading My top tips for selling your home

Toddler Activities · Uncategorized

A Beginners Guide to the Pumpkin Patch

Pumpkin picking was previously the preserve of our friends over the pond. Yep, visiting the pumpkin patch is yet another Americanism that we've adopted for our Halloween celebrations in the UK. But, unlike, trick-or-treating which I'm not such a fan of a trip to find the perfect pumpkin is something I can get on board… Continue reading A Beginners Guide to the Pumpkin Patch

Activities · Uncategorized

20 Ways to Learn as a Family

October is the month of the Family Learning Festival, whether you're attending one of the organised events, or just fancy getting your geek on independently, there are loads of ways you can learn as a family. We're firm believers that you learn by doing, so here are some of our favourite learning activities: Bake a… Continue reading 20 Ways to Learn as a Family