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  • Colonial Crafts

    Nine year old Sage hosts a twelve part series featuring Colonial Crafts from the 1700’s. She walks you through step by step how to create various items from colonial days and gives both historic and modern options, in just five minutes!! There is always a bite size history lesson and always a lot of […]

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  • Listen to podcast episode on depression + win £30 giftcard

    BabyMountain FlowerBear is the latest guest on The Segilola Salami Show podcast. BabyMountain FlowerBear shares with us his journey from living in and escaping from an abusive, dysfunctional household. We also talk about sadness and depression to finding love. There’s a giveaway to win a £30 Amazon giftcard, so enter now for your chance to […]

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  • Dark Arts Light Show at Hogwarts Castle

    In this family we love a good story and if we can live the story as an experience, even better! We’ve been big fans of all things Harry Potter since the first books came out. J.K. Rowling is a master at weaving real history, legends and myths and her own imagination. The result is […]

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  • The Original Renaisance Pleasure Faire

    What happens when you combine history and culture and fantastical magic? The Renaissance Faire of course! And not just any Renaissance Faire… This Family partnered with The Original Renaissance Pleasure Faire and wait til you get a load of everything historic and cultural and just plain FUN we experienced! How the Faire Began Every […]

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  • Class and Sass

    The Genetic Makeup of an American Scot Class and Sass… the genetic makeup of pretty much anyone in This Family. How did we celebrate our American Scottishness this month? Appropriately. We joined the St Andrew’s Society! And we went on a Kilt Krawl! St. Andrew’s Society The St. Andrew’s Society of Los Angeles was […]

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  • 3 Outrageous Publicity Stunts You Should Try

    Outrageous publicity stunts can really get a brand noticed. If you can avoid causing offence, you will capture people’s imaginations – and custom – while enhancing, not damaging, your reputation. It is all about knowing what you can get away with. Here are 3 ideas to get you noticed…

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  • DIY Ink for Quill Pen

    How to make ink for your quill pen In the previous tutorial, Sage showed you how to make a Quill Pen. If you missed it, here it is again. Click Here for How to make a Quill Pen in five minutes Now that you have your fabulous quill pen, you probably want to learn […]

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  • Queen Mary Scotsfest

    Scotsfest Long Beach! Otherwise now known to us as ‘So you think you’re a Scot?’ Behold the next adventure/misadventure in us discovering our Scottish heritage. Somewhere ancestors are rolling eyes or cracking up… Drop it Like a Scot I couldn’t figure out why in the world a Scottish festival and Highland Games would be […]

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  • The Book of Negroes by Lawrence Hill: Review – Caffeine and Conquer

    The Book of Negroes by Lawrence Hill attempts to make sense of the transatlantic slave trade through the fictional story of its main character, Aminata Diallo. This is a historical fiction book that draws you into history through emotional storytelling and factual information. Once you start you can’t put it down. 

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  • Royal Ascot at Bryn Meadows

    On Wednesday 20th June I headed to Caerphilly with some friends to celebrate a birthday.  For the last 3 years we have gone to Bryn Meadows near Ystrad Mynach for their Royal Ascot or Ladies Day event, for a day of drinking, lots of food and live horse racing.

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  • The Ultimate Pop Reunion at Tramshed Cardiff

    Tramshed is the newest live music venue in Cardiff, which can host up to 1,000 attendees.  It is a 10-minute walk from Cardiff Central Station or the Bierkeller building in Grangetown.  It is a Grade II listed, beautiful red-bricked building, that used to be the tram depot and later the trolley buses in the 1900’s.

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  • My Little Pony One Last Magical Ride

    After nine years, My Little Pony Friendship is Magic is coming to an end.  My Little Pony is a 2010 Canadian-American animated television series developed by Lauren Faust. The show premiered on the launch of The Hub in the United States on Sunday, October 10, 2010. All episodes are 22 minutes and a season […]

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  • Cibola Vista Resort and Spa Peoria Arizona- Day 1

    Last week we set off on an adventure to the sixth largest state, Arizona. We were delighted to partner with the Cibola Resort and Spa in Peoria, Arizona to spend part of our Thanksgiving week with them. The experiences and memories gave This Family a lot to be thankful for. Checking In Right away […]

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  • Gandeys Circus 2019 – The Greatest Show.

    On Thursday evening we were gifted a visit to Gandeys Circus in their Big Top tent! We were invited to see the show and choose to go on an evening (mainly because we both work full time), we also went on a Friday evening last year and had this to say about our experience. However for […]

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  • Do you Know The Signs of Ovarian Cancer?

    Ovarian cancer is one of the most common types of cancer in women, mainly affecting those who have been through the menopause, but it can sometimes affect younger women. According to Target Ovarian Cancer, 1 in 5 women think that ovarian cancer is detected by a smear test. Smear tests (cervical screenings) detect the […]

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