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    Loot Crate – Cosmic

    Loot Crates are a selection of items themed and sent to you either each month, or a once-off, or whenever. They vary in themes from regular ones for subscriptions or common brands like Harry Potter or Marvel, to special limited boxes like LOTR or Star Wars. These can take a while to deliver so please bear this in mind, every order I’ve ever placed has been delayed by weeks and months.

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  • Our Love Of Christmas Decorations.

    I love doing Christmas decorations! I love having them all over the house! so for me, this is a great time of year. Much like Halloween, I try to make an effort with the event so I try to plan, reuse, and look for offers in the sales once it Xmas was over.

    Family
    / December 8, 2019
  • My Top 5 Lego Sets for Xmas 2019

    Lego often appears in Toy lists, all year round, but especially at Xmas, and for many this is a good way to determine what’s good and what’s not. The same can be said in the Lego community and AFOL, they also have opinions on what sets are good, what’s not, what’s expensive, whats a waste of money, what figures it has, doesnt have etc… so with all these opinions, it can be difficult to determine what’s best. But if I was buying Lego this year with what’s currently out there and I hadn’t owned any sets, here’s my little list.

    Dad's Man Cave
    / December 5, 2019
  • Advent Calendars

    As a family we have enjoyed Advent Calendars for many years, when Boo and I were first together before the kids we didn’t have them much, just a small chocolate one each, but to be honest it was just a way of having chocolate. Then as we had kids we, started to look more in detail and invest in Advent Calendars, just to add to the fun of Xmas.

    Family
    / December 1, 2019
  • Coast to Coast – A Dads Dinner Review

    Coast to Coast is an UK-based American style restaurant, that’s part of The Restaurant Group, which also owns Frankie & Benny’s, and Chiquito. The one we visited was based in Norwich and we took advantage of the Meerkats Meals 2 for 1.

    Travel
    / November 28, 2019
  • Bricklive 2019 – A Dad review

    Bricklive is an event held during the year that celebrates all things Lego, these are held in big cities like London and Birmingham, They have been going a few years and have interaction with Lego, shops, and displays.

    Travel
    / November 24, 2019
  • Lego 75957 – The Knight Bus

    Lego 75957, The Night Bus is based on the Harry Potter Prisoner of Azkaban Film, more so over the Book, and contains 3 Mini Figures and 403 pieces. It portrays Harry being collected on the Night bus with the Driver, Conductor and Shrunken Head in tow. This is the second version of the Bus, the last one came out in 2011 and is considerably different to that one.

    Dad's Man Cave
    / November 21, 2019
  • Birthday Week chaos

    November is a busy time for us, not only is the end of Halloween that we put a lot of effort into. Not only do we launch Xmas in our house! but it’s all three children’s birthday! With Tigger and Roo only being 3 days (4 years) apart, if provides complications.

    Family
    / November 17, 2019
  • Nespresso – What Xmas gifts are there?

    Nespresso is a brand of coffee-based pods, that uses special machines to dispense the coffee, these come in two forms. One is the classic Nespresso Pod and the second is the Vertuo Pods, these are in general designed for larger coffees and have special barcodes on them to determine how to brew them, in the appropriate machine.

    Dad Life
    / November 15, 2019