Tag: 2012

Butlins Christmas 2012

Butlins, Minehead December 2012

Butlins, Minehead December 2012Before we knew it, we were in the presence of the great red jolly man himself

A review of the Butlins’ Christmas Experience.

Every few years we enjoy a little Christmas break, usually on the cheap, to set us up for Christmas. For 2012, Butlins in Minehead.

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Halloween – Tricky or Treaty?

Halloween (at Alton Towers)

Halloween (at Alton Towers)Our local allotments are doing a “Pumpkin Carving” afternoon.

So, what are your plans for Halloween this year?

Yesterday Family_Furie made it to Alton Towers for their “Scarefest”, which is an annual trip for us. What is everyone else up to? Out partying, off to an organized event, or sitting in with the lights off waiting for the little beggars to go away?.

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Toy Sale at Sainsbury’s (starts Wednesday)

Sainsburys Toy Sale

Sainsburys Toy SalePut on your fighting gear, it’s time to battle for those half price bargains.

Once a year, Sainsbury’s put on a spectacle. The half price toy sale brings out the worst in mums across the country. Fighting tooth and nail to grab those bargains.

Unlike previous years though, this year it’s not a blanket sweep of all toys for half price, some toys are just a third or even a quarter off.

Still, it’s well worth heading down to you local store as early as possible on Wednesday 24th October 2012 to grab yourself a bargain.

There will also be limited items available online – Click Here (when it goes live)

Top toy predictions for Christmas 2012?

Best sellers 2012? Hopefully not Furby...

 

Best sellers 2012? Hopefully not Furby...“Nobody (especially me) would ever pay for that load of rubbish.”

Anyone had any hints this year about what will be the sell out toy?

Without fail, each Christmas has the one “must have” toy that is always sold out in November. What on Earth will it be this year though?

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