Half term Halloween fun in Kent with @DemelzaHospice

Last year one of our stand out halloween memories was taking part in our local Pumpkin Hunt with Demelza Hospice.

We had been invited along and a little unsure of what to expect, the girls donned their witching gear and headed to the start point outside Gravesends borough market, where we arrived just in time to see someone had decided to dress up as a mayor….

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Half Term Fun with Demelza Halloween Pumpkin Hunt 2018

Like most of us, we break up for the half term break this week, and with two whole weeks (and a week of parenting solo) ahead, it can be a bit daunting to know exactly what we are going to do with the kids without breaking the bank or getting cabin fever! more “Half Term Fun with Demelza Halloween Pumpkin Hunt 2018”

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A #halloween themed birthday party with @Tesco (every little helps)

We are throwing a Halloween themed second birthday party for Dangermouse this weekend. So here I am, in that ‘one week to go before the party’ zone and I’m quite frankly wondering what on earth I was thinking when this seemed a good idea.

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A spook-tacular #Halloween delivery from @Tesco

There is absolutely nothing unusual about seeing a Tesco delivery van outside our home. Since the littles arrived, the option to have our shopping carried to the fridge by a lovely Mr/Mrs Tesco (as opposed to reaching the checkout close to tears, hot and stressed out) has been our preferred method.

This week however, our Tesco delivery got the kids peeking out of the window in excitement, the neighbours curtains twitching and the passers by beeping their horns… more “A spook-tacular #Halloween delivery from @Tesco”

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MMT’s guide to PYO Pumpkins

As a child growing up in the 80’s halloween was pretty low key. Trick or treating was something American kids did on TV, I don’t remember dressing up in much other than a white sheet with eye holes cut out, and the highlight was playing bobbing for apples with a bucket on the kitchen floor.

I think we may have had a pumpkin once, or twice, but Halloween certainly wasn’t the epic event it seems to be these days.
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