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Couch Cleaning with Fantastic Services

During our home renovation, which you can read all about our progress over at The House Project part of this blog, we had to shift lots of furniture and there was lots of dust, dirt and grime hanging around. Our relatively new couch from our living room suffered the brunt of the move a little, and teamed with having a toddler (sticky fingers and felt-tip pens!), our couch that was less than two years old, was looking a bit be-draggled and I was starting to worry that what we’d only just paid off on finance, wasn’t going to look the part in our newly renovated living space…boo!

But then I was approached by Fantastic Services, who told me all about their home visit cleaning services, one of which was couch cleaning…Continue reading

in Family Holidays, Parenting, Travel

Festival Number 6 Portmeirion – A Family Fun Weekend

Being parents to a 2 year old toddler, it’s been a good few years since we were part of the festival scene! In fact, we thought those days might be behind us for a long while yet! But then I heard about Festival Number 6 in Portmeirion, not far from us in Manchester, that was ideal for families! So ears pricked, we started to look into it and whether it could really be a possibility with a toddler in tow…

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Sky High Afternoon Tea with WeBlogNorth – 100 feet up

Being a blogger, I get invited to some pretty cool stuff, but last week’s event with Robert’s Bakery, may have to top them all! When I was invited to a Sky High Afternoon Tea, at The Etihad in Manchester, I didn’t give much thought to what that actually meant, only that it sounded awesome and involved food! I rallied some WeBloggers together and the next thing you know, we’re standing in the ‘departure lounge’ ready for our flight, and it dawns on us that we’re going to be heading-up 100 feet in the air for our afternoon tea!

Now I’m not the best with heights and I’m certainly not an adrenaline junky, so the thought of being strapped into a chair, feet dangling, 100 feet up, wasn’t the most comforting notion. But how could I not do it? Surely it’d be a once in a lifetime experience?…Continue reading

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