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Ways to celebrate halloween

Ways to celebrate Halloween

The spooky season is soon to be upon us. Halloween celebrations are steeped in tradition so here is a helpful reminder of tried and tested ways to celebrate, with a few modern twists thrown in. Jack O’ Lanterns Pumpkin carving – one of the joys or horrors of Halloween season. With flickering tea-lights inside there

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idea's for decorating a kid's playroom

Idea’s for decorating a kid’s playroom

If you have the space, then creating a dedicated playroom for your kids is a great way to minimise the toy explosion around the rest of the house. It’s a way to make children feel like that have their own secret haven in the home in addition to their own bedroom, and can really come

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Hobbies can teach children valuable skills

Hobbies can teach children valuable skills

Of course a hobby should be something that people enjoy doing but that’s not to say we can’t learn from them too. Hobbies can teach children valuable skills and life lessons that they might not receive from school and that will help them throughout their lives – and all while they are having fun. Why

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winter blues busters

Winter blues busters

As the sun enters its annual battle to remain above the horizon each winter, our spirits can take a nosedive too. Chemical reactions in the brain can lead to those winter blues taking hold and doom and gloom become the norm. But there are a number of actions we can all take to counter the

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Finding a hobby for you and your children

Finding a hobby for you and your children

Quality time with our kids is precious, and while it’s lovely to just collapse in a heap and watch movies together, there are times when a little structure can be a good thing. Finding a hobby for you and your children can provide a focus for your family time, and remove the pressure that sometimes

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Hobbycraft student discount

Hobbycraft student discount

We hope you’re all ready for a relaxing bank holiday weekend! The new school term is just around the corner, and to make life a little easier Hobbycraft have increased their student discount from 10% to 15% until the end of the month. Students get 15% off at Hobbycraft until August 31st 2014 T&Cs apply Student

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