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Free or Low Cost Activities and Events in and around North Leeds this Easter

The Easter school holiday has crept up on me this year, one minute it was half term and then, with a blink of an eye, it’s time for decorating Easter eggs, too much chocolate and two weeks of activities to keep the kids entertained! Keeping the kids happy and entertained throughout the Easter Holiday doesn’t…

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What’s on at Leeds Museums & Galleries during the Easter holidays

*This is an advertorial blog for Leeds Museums and Galleries. Head over to Leeds Museums and Galleries for an eggcellent Easter, from golden egg hunts to springtime babies and mystery matinees to mask making. Abbey House Museum will be celebrating all things superhero with crafts, murder mysteries and silly science. The Easter bunny will be…

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Camp Xplode – Making School Holidays Adventure Days!

Advertising Feature from Camp Xplode Nick Coulson, founder of Camp Xplode, discusses how their recently re-launched camps are all about getting back to nature and having fun with friends! The importance of getting back to nature Remember when we were children and we’d spend hours outdoors playing? When we were kids – fun was outdoors….

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WIN a Family Ticket To SPRINGTIME LIVE 2019!!

Advertising Feature for Springtime Live  Farming Fun For Families at Springtime Live Tickets are now sale for annual family farming event, Springtime Live, which will be held at the Great Yorkshire Showground on Saturday April 13 2019. From mini tractor rides to live entertainment, once inside all activities and workshops are FREE. This fun family…

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5 Fashion Tips for Busy Mums

Guest blogger Amanda from @Wardrobe_Dramas gives her advice on 5 fashion tips for busy mums who want to look stylish. Let’s face it. Once you become a mum you can’t imagine what you used to do with all that free time. All of a sudden you’re trying to fit your entire adult life into two…

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Mumbler Reviews Grass Roots Muddy Boots ‘Little Shoots’ Forest School

Charlotte and her Mini Mumbler recently went along to the new Grass Roots Muddy Boots ‘Little Shoots’; a Forest School for pre-schoolers at Meanwood Park. Find out what they thought here… Forest Schools are becoming increasingly popular, and it’s no wonder why. Children love the great outdoors! It allows them the freedom to explore new…

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Mumbler’s Top 12 Indoor Places to Visit on a Cold or Rainy Day!

With the wet and windy weather continuing over the next few days, if you’re planning a day out our round-up of Top 12 indoor places to visit might come in handy.   1. Clip ‘n Climb Leeds Clip ’n Climb invites budding and courageous climbers from 4 years+ to explore its 32 individually-designed climbs.  All the…

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Homemade Mother’s Day Card Ideas by Mega Awesome Messy Art

With Mother’s Day fast approaching we have a great guest blog from fellow North Leeds Mumbler and mum Victoria.   Below she shares two ideas from her MAMA blog for homemade Mother’s Day cards that are quick and simple but really effective! My name is Victoria Seal, I am a wife, a mum, a part-time Doctor…

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Evolve Psychology – Independent Autism, ADHD, Child, Family, Adult Assessments & Psychological Therapies

Advertising Feature by Evolve Psychology Evolve Psychology is an independent psychology and neurodevelopmental practice, founded by Dr Laura Powling, Consultant Clinical Psychologist. Evolve Psychology has moved into its new town centre base at 14 Victoria Avenue on the back of increased demand nationwide for its expertise. Evolve offers Emotional Well-being, Autism, ADHD, child, family and…

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De-clutter and Clean by EweMove North Leeds

In his guest blog Howard Bottomley, Director at EweMove North Leeds discusses the importance of a good de-clutter prior to selling your house. Start with this golden rule… Give away or recycle anything that you’re not going to take with you to your new home – NOW! You need to place yourself in the shoes of…

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