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Halloween Recipes

Halloween Recipes

Spider Cakes Ingredients (Chocolate Muffins) 255g (9oz) Plain Flour 2 Teaspoons Baking Powder ½ Teaspoon Bicarbonate of Soda ½ Teaspoon salt 1 Egg 110g (4 oz) White Granulated Sugar 3 Tablespoons Cocoa Powder 2 Tablespoons Drinking Chocolate Powder 260 ml (9 fl oz) Whole Milk 1 Teaspoon (5ml) Vanilla Essence

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Places to visit

Beale Park

It was a beautiful day so we decided to go to Beale Park in Reading. We started off in the Little Tikes Village and our two children loved it. I think there must be every single piece of Little Tikes equipment ever made. There are slides, houses, cars, bikes, a huge

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Windsor Castle

Windsor Castle

A lot of people think that history is boring for toddlers but that really isn’t the case where Windsor Castle is concerned.  It was built in the 11th century and is the largest occupied castle in the world. In the summer months every day the soldiers (our children call them

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Black Park

Black Park

Having two fair haired children means that it can be hard sometimes to shelter them from the sun. We visited Black Park on a very hot day but it was perfect due to all the trees providing the necessary shade. The lake is so picturesque that it makes focusing on other things quite hard. There are

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In the Night Garden Live

In the Night Garden Live

As we approached the purpose made Showdome, both of our two children started screaming with delight as they saw all the In the Night Garden characters on the fencing outside. Little did they know what was in store for them. Upon entry we were informed where the toilets were and they

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Diggerland

Love Diggers or hate them, this is the place for you.  Diggerland operates seasonal opening, so check the opening days and times before you promise your little ones a fantastic day out.  From the minute we arrived to the minute we left we loved every minute. The staff and the

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Boulters Lock and Ray Mill Island

Are you looking for somewhere exciting, good fun and free to take the children?  Here at Boulters Lock and Ray Mill Island there is so much to do.  Both of our little ones enjoy sitting watching the boats go through the lock. They tell us if the boats are big or

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Drusillas Park

We were bought tickets for Drusillas Park as a present, a fantastic idea for a fantastic day out.  Off we went to East Sussex for the day and had a super fun time at Drusillas Park.  There is something for everyone within Drusillas Park, if you are an animal lover,

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V&A Museum of Childhood

We stumbled upon The V&A Museum of Childhood last winter and we are so pleased we did.  This Museum is fantastic, not just for the children but for us adults too.  Even though our two children are very young they seem to share our passion for museums.  Admittedly we do

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Wyevale Garden Centre

Looking for a small place to go to amuse your little ones for a while.  The Wyevale Garden Centre in Windsor is a great place to go for a couple of hours or longer if you wish.  I find it quite educational taking the children here, they can look at

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DairyLand Farm World

Whilst recently on holiday in Cornwall we decided to take the children out for the day to DairyLand Farm World. We had not heard of it before and did not know what to expect but we were very pleasantly surprised. This place is fantastic, very well thought out and totally geared

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ZSL Whipsnade Zoo

ZSL Whipsnade Zoo is a beautiful animal kingdom where we visit quite often.  Our last visit was in April for our daughter’s birthday.  There is so much to do at Whipsnade Zoo we find it hard to fit it all in, in one day. It is situated about 20 minutes

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Kids ‘n’ Action

  Kids ‘n’ Action is every child’s dream of an indoor play centre.  A large café is surrounded by a huge amount of play equipment which the children could play in for hours.  My little boy loves the Little Tikes cars area where there is a 4×4 car, police cars

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Doodle’s Den

In the heart of Windsor there is this unique child friendly café. Go to Doodle’s Den and relax whilst your little ones play. Yes that’s right, you don’t need to try and get them to sit still whilst you enjoy a coffee and a slice of delicious cake. There is a large

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Odds Farm Park

Odds Farm Park is a local farm near where we live. We often visit Odds Farm as the children really enjoy going and it is only about 20 minutes away. There is a large indoor barn where in the winter all the animals are kept so it is great to

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Hobbledown Farm

A magical day out not far from Junction 9 on the M25. Being half term we decided to visit Hobbledown Farm for the day. We arrived at 9.30 and before we knew it, it was nearly closing time. Hobbledown Farm isn’t just a farm, it is a fantastic place to

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