Author: Cheshire Claire

Cranage Village Hall Beer Festival 25 – 27 August 2018

August is here! Another bank holiday weekend is on the horizon and another Beer Fest is happening at Cranage Village Hall this August bank holiday weekend. Here’s everything you need to know… Enjoy a fantastic selection of local craft beers and ciders throughout the weekend! A Prosecco & Gin Tent! Soft drinks for the designated drivers and non-drinkers. Children’s entertainment. Great food options like wood fired pizzas and a Hog Roast on Saturday night . Enjoy great live music. And no need to worry about the weather as there is a a massive marquee; so if the weather does decide to...

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Ways To Spend More Time With Your Family

Family time is very important and can really strengthen the bond between parents and kids. If you have a big family or one that has a big age range, then this can be quite difficult. You might also find that your older children might want to hang out with their friends rather than their family. A good way to avoid this is to set some time aside for family time and ensure that all of your children are in attendance of any activities that you do. In this article, we are going to give you some ideas on how...

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Our Mini Break To Carden Park In Chester

Last weekend we celebrated the start of the six week summer holidays with a mini break to Carden Park. Our Saturday night away at the gorgeous Carden Park near Chester was the perfect start to summer. The last half term has been incredibly hectic for the whole family – more so that the usual end of term craziness of summer fairs etc as my H is now 11, so when the bell rang on Friday at 3:30pm that was primary school done for him! Next step high school! He’s ready! Me? Not so much! After a fizzy Friday to...

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5 Common Things People Forget to Include in Their Budget

A good budget can improve your financial health drastically. When you know how much you’re spending each month, you also know where you can cut back, start building up savings, and more. Of course, if you want to pinch every penny, then you need to make sure that you’re including every expense in your budget – not just the “regular” ones. While you’re sure to include things like council tax, rent, mortgage, and food bills in your budget, it’s easy to forget about some of the smaller things that don’t immediately come to mind when you’re working out how...

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Ultimate Performance celebrates official opening with exclusive launch party

TV stars and leading Cheshire businesspeople and community figures (and also my friend Esther and I!) attended the launch of the state-of-the-art new U.P. Cheshire gym. Former Emmerdale actress Gemma Atkinson was a guest speaker at the event and talked about her 12-week body transformation at U.P. and getting in shape for her appearance on BBC show Strictly Come Dancing. Gemma looked amazing and I definitely came away with body envy and promise to myself that when I can afford to make than level of self investment I will. Hits Radio presenter Gemma was joined by her partner and...

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