Friday, 28 October 2016

Break - Word of the Week

This week I'm choosing the word break not because anything is broken but because it's half term and we are taking a break from routine.

We hadn't planned anything too exciting but it's not been a bad week. We spent some time crafting some lovely lanterns for Halloween. Quite simply we covered old clean coffee jars with strips of coloured tissue paper and then added black spooky cut outs. They are quite effective when lit with a tea light candle. We like to put them by our front door on Halloween.

halloween lanterns made by the kids

Yesterday we spent the day at Brick Live which was great fun. There was so much to do and I have a lot to share so look out for my post about it all later. We also got to preview the fabulous Lego Scooby Doo Haunted Hollywood, now available on DVD.
LEGO Scooby-Doo!: Haunted Hollywood (includes Limited Edition LEGO Minifigure) [DVD] [2016]

lego city concrete mixer and workman

Brick Live is on at Birmingham N.E.C until 30th October so there is still time if you fancy a visit.

Today we are going to attempt some baking. The kids really want to have a go at making some meringue after watching the Great British Bake off final. We will probably make a chocolate cake too if we have the time. Look out for our yummy bakes later.

I do love half term, just not having to get up and rush about in the morning is nice, but I also like having my kids around and doing lots of fun stuff. I hope all the other parents are having a great half term, and if not then no worries, it's nearly over.

The Reading Residence

A little Note About Positive Reviews on Raisie Bay

Some people only write reviews when things go wrong with products, which is good because it lets people know that there could be potential problems. I've also seen negative feedback with say things like, I had to return this item because the colour did not suit this useful?

I write reviews on most items I buy because I like to give genuine feedback. If I have a genuine problem with a product I will write my review in the appropriate place.

I write reviews on my blog too, but they are mostly positive. Why? Because I only write reviews for the things I've loved. If I don't love them I let the person who sent me them know with details why and then let them decided if they would rather me write a negative review or not write one at all. It's always the latter.

This is my blog, my place and I'll let you know about the things I love. If you want to find out what other people have hated about the product then you will need to look elsewhere.

My reviews may all be positive, but they are still genuine.
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