Happy Halloween

Happy Halloween! It’s certainly been an enjoyable and exciting night for the kids – they went trick or treating along with our basset hound Maisy for the first time.

We decided to ‘dress up the dog’ which was yet another first for us and low and behold, our basset seemed to actually enjoy being clothed in a costume! Maisy along with the kids was the star of the show, she certainly received a lot of attention and fuss from the locals that’s for sure!

The kids were spoilt rotten with sweets, chocolates, cakes and all sorts of devilish delights. They each came home with almost two buckets full of sweet treats, Halloween has certainly peeked in popularity since I was a kid!…

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Things I have Liked and Loved in October (2018)

October is one of my most favoured months of the year, I adore Autumn and all that goes with and within the season. Here are a few of the things which I have ‘Liked and Loved’ throughout this past month.


Creepy Costumes & Halloween

The kids were so excited about Halloween this year, they love to dress up as ghouls, ghosts, witches and wizards. They took next to no time to get into their ghoulish gear ready for trick and treating around the local area.


There’s plenty of decorating that Paul and I need to get done around the house.…

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Jack The Lad Or Maybe Not… Top Three Jack The Ripper Theories

As we approach Halloween and focus on the dark side of life I wanted to look at some real-life spooky tales and none more sinister than the gruesome tale of Jack the Ripper. Hard to imagine it’s been 130 years this year since this Victorian bogeyman first started stalking the streets of Whitechapel in London. The Ripper killed five women (maybe more) in the autumn of 1888, his calling card in the shape of a mutilated body. Despite hundreds of police investigations and armchair detective theories he was never caught and his identity remains as elusive today as it did back in 1888.…

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Have A Happy Halloween With The Latest Zuru Smashers Gross Series 2 Sludge Bus & Smashers Packs

With Halloween just around the corner, I’ve made a start on collecting some ghoulish goodies for the children to enjoy over the next few weeks. However, I was beaten to the punch as we were offered the chance to review the latest Zuru ‘Gross’ Smashers range, which is ideal for the season.

Our son has collected countless amounts of Smashers figures over the past few months. He was therefore over the moon when we recently received the Zuru Smashers Sludge Bus, along with a pack of eight eyeball themed Smashers (both of which are part of the series two gross collection) to rate and review on this here blog.…

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Happy Halloween 2017

After spending the past few weeks writing endless posts in the run up to Halloween I thought it was only right that I should put together a quick post to wish you all a very ‘Happy Halloween’.

Having spent the past week watching Halloween movies, reading spooky stories and playing ghastly games the children were really excited about Halloween this year. We then decorated our house top to bottom with ghouls, ghosts, skeletons, witches, pumpkins and all kinds of Halloween horrors.

Having arrived home earlier this afternoon following yet another busy day at School (for all of us for that matter) they were revved up and ready to rock their creepy clothing and to have their faces painted (E as a witch and J as Bendy from Bendy and the ink machine) and hair chalk dyed accordingly.…

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