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Family fun for Spring Half-Term at Warwick Arts Centre

Family fun for Spring Half-Term at Warwick Arts Centre

    Look out for Zog and more flying into Warwick Arts Centre this February break! There’s plenty to keep families occupied this Spring Half-Term at Coventry’s Warwick Arts Centre, including classical music and the arrival of the mighty Zog! Zog and The Flying Doctors (24-27 Feb 2022) is the roar-some sequel to the best-selling Zog, by Julia Donaldson and Axel Scheffler.  For his second adventure Zog, the super keen student… Read More »Family fun for Spring Half-Term at Warwick Arts Centre

    What to consider when buying a duvet

    What to consider when buying a duvet

      Looking to buy a new duvet? It’s an important investment, and all this talk about togs can be confusing. If you want to ensure you get the best night’s sleep possible, a good duvet is key (along with the right mattress and best pillow for you). To further improve your sleep this winter, you could consider investing in an electric blanket or wake up light… Read More »What to consider when buying a duvet

      Tennis bracelet review - CARAT London

      Tennis bracelet review – CARAT London

        I have already published my Valentine’s Day gift guide which is full of unusual fun gift ideas for your loved ones, however I felt that this tennis bracelet from CARAT deserved its own full page feature, purely because from the moment I opened it I fell in love with it. This beautiful bracelet is sterling silver with a white gold finish and it’s beauty lies… Read More »Tennis bracelet review – CARAT London

        The hero toys and top trends for 2022

        Toy Fair hero toys and top trends

          Behind the scenes of the glitzy world of toy reviewing and social media there’s an industry worth billions , with manufacturers, designers and marketing agencies working hard all year round to make sure that kids dreams come true on Christmas morning. The Toy fair is the annual trade show where manufacturers showcase their latest new products and retailers decide what they’re going to stock on… Read More »Toy Fair hero toys and top trends

          For the love of the game

            Sports are a big deal in our family and we are super delighted to be living in the host city for the 2022 Commonwealth games. Already I can feel a buzz growing, with new buildings and transport infrastructures popping up around the city – I entered a ballot last year so luckily I’ll be taking Arlo to the games in August Birmingham is home to… Read More »For the love of the game

            Belgrade Theatre hosts a season of children’s treats this spring

            Belgrade Theatre hosts a season of children’s treats this spring

              This season, the Belgrade Theatre hosts a fantastic range of shows for children of all ages. Little ones can take a stroll through the deep, dark wood with The Gruffalo, and enjoy magical puppetry with Oi Frog and Friends! Live on Stage. There’s something for older ones too, with brand new stage adaptations of George Orwell’s Animal Farmand Michael Morpurgo’s Private Peaceful. Fun for all the family kicks off with Billionaire Boy on the Belgrade’s… Read More »Belgrade Theatre hosts a season of children’s treats this spring

              What’s trending in 2022

              What’s trending in 2022

                Whenever it comes to January I always feel as though I need a compete revamp – from wishing I had the budget to fill my wardrobe with new clothing, to feeling as though my home looks plain without the festive decorations and planning my next DIY project – never mind booking in a holiday to chase away the winter blues. I’ve been putting in the… Read More »What’s trending in 2022

                There’s a new pickle in town - reversible Cats vs. Pickle plushie review

                There’s a new pickle in town – reversible Cats vs. Pickle plushie review

                  Cats vs. Pickles invites you to enter a world in which cats are nothing short of paw-trified of Pickles! But, for their green pickled adversaries, this fear is a cu-cumbersome burden to bear, because Cats have simply meows-understood! All they want is a bit of love! Arlo has been obsessed with these funny little things for a while now – it started when we found… Read More »There’s a new pickle in town – reversible Cats vs. Pickle plushie review

                  Teaching kids knife skills

                  Teaching kids knife skills

                    As a trainee teacher in design and technology one thing which I am constantly repeating over and over is “bridge and claw” – this is the method we use to teach knife skills to our children from year seven and I have found myself repeating it to the GCSE groups too. Some pupils could rival Gordon Ramsey with their culinary skills whilst others have never… Read More »Teaching kids knife skills