Monthly Archives: April 2011

NCT Easter Fun Day

Just before my very recent jolly hol’s and before the Easter weekend itself, my local NCT Branch – Chorley & Leyland, held it’s Easter Fun Day. At just £1.50 per person (including refreshments) this day has long since proved to be fun … Continue reading

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House of Linn – Akurate that is! A Hit in the HonieHouse

This post leads you to a guest post for a review of the Linn Akurate DS audio system by HonieDaddy and you can find more of my comments here. But what did HonieMummy really think and is this HonieLikes a … Continue reading

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The Best Kind of Fun is the FREE sort – Holiday Fun this Easter/Spring

If you have children in school then it’s come around very fast again! And if you have toddlers/babies also then you rather have your hands full this holiday season Let me tell you something you don’t already know – or maybe … Continue reading

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The Monster Chocolate Cake that never was!!!!

Well, here it is! At our Easter Fun Day (NCT) today, I won a monster chocolate cake. It was lovely, fabulous to look at. I have tasted a version of this cake so many times before and, it is very … Continue reading

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Silent Sunday

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“What a Performance” Games for the family at Orchard Toys

I am a bit of a fan of Orchard Toys and we have a few of them here in the HonieHouse. They are a bit more of what children’s games should be like: less of the sparkly characters and more … Continue reading

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Water on Tap – Swiggies in the HonieHouse

Well, what do we need all that water for anyway? It’s not that important, is it? Well, not if you want to dehydrate it isn’t! You see, not many people take water as seriously as they should. It’s not very … Continue reading

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A Great Day Out – Haigh Country Park, nr Wigan

If you had seen my Silent Sunday post in the last 2 weeks you might have wondered where that lovely picture of K’Boo in the tree was taken, well here is the story behind the picture …. Last Sunday, HonieDaddy, … Continue reading

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Like a Duck to Water

Being a proud HonieMummy seems to be the order of the day today as K’Boo came home to show HonieDaddy her certificate for her achievements in swimming. K’Boo was born in water and she has always shown a liking for … Continue reading

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Going for Gold ….. (revisited)

My 11 year old (H’Boo) took up karate in February of last year with GKR (a club HonieMummy’s Pop used to be a Sensei with). She attends classes with her Dad every Thursday (formerly Wednesdays) and has enjoyed it ever … Continue reading

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