About Mandi Morrison

Mandi is mum to seven children , three girls and four boys, aged 3 to 18, she is a joint partner in a Leisure & Tourism Consultancy and PR company with her husband Asa, they live just on the edge of the Norfolk Broads with lots of chickens! You can read about all their adventures over at Big Family Little Adventures, specialising in travel and days out for the larger family and Hex Mum Plus 1 a parenting blog detailing day to day life with seven children, fun and chaos guaranteed!

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Gardening Round-up: Autumn is on its way

The evenings are getting darker and I am having to put the light on when my alarm goes off in the morning, which can only mean one thing, the colder weather is on it’s way, hopefully with some warm weather to keep us going! Last weekend we took out the remains of the beans and […]

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Gardening Round-up: Is your garden summer ready?

We have had a fair bit of warm weather over the past month, I can tell because the garden has gone crazy! The grass is needing mowing much more frequently, and the weeds grow before my very eyes, our tomato and chilli plants are growing nicely, although the beans and peas are struggling with the […]

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Arts & Culture Round-up: Curtains up!

This month we have been inundated with theatre, it has really become a favourite past-time for many, and I am no exception, I love all the different genre, from ballet to rock band stories, there really is something for everyone, and the great part is, it can be enjoyed alone, as a couple or an […]

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Gardening Round-up: Transition from spring to summer

Finally, it looks as if the good weather is here to stay (I hope) and with that, comes an abundance of growing within the garden, still plenty of time to plant your fruit and veg, and you will hopefully start seeing your flowers beginning to bloom. Our vegetable patch is taking shape, although I think […]

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Gardening Round-up: Which season is it?

This is the time of year when all the new shoots and buds are supposed to be appearing, but this year, something has gone completely wrong with the weather, I woke up this morning to my roof covered in snow! But, not to fear I have a great round-up to keep your enthusiasm for the […]

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Arts & Culture Round-up : Places to visit over the Easter break & beyond

I can hardly believe it is the Easter holidays, where did that time go! We have already had a week, but I know many parts of the country are only just breaking up, so enjoy your family time. We have another bumper edition, so many people are getting out and about and exploring, theatre has […]

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Gardening Round-up: Warmer weather starting to shine through

At last there has been some sunshine, the Hawthorn bushes are full of white flowers, blowing across the country lanes, this for me signifies the start of the warmer weather! This week sees me celebrate my birthday, and my present is a lovely Wooden Greenhouse, so look forward to lots of growing posts on Hex […]

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Arts & Culture Round-up: Spring is in the air

Welcome to the March edition, the start of spring and warmer weather (hopefully), although I did have ice on my windscreen this morning and some reports of snow! That will not stop us venturing out and exploring all the amazing places our wonderful country has to offer. Lots of parents have been busy making costumes […]

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Gardening Round-up: Time to sow & grow

Hello and welcome to the very first Gardening Round-up, where I will bring you lots of tips and tricks from various green fingered bloggers who will guide you and your garden through the year. From a small window box to a country meadow, there will be something to suit all levels of gardener. I have […]

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Arts & Culture Round-up: Brush away the January blues

What an amazing start to the year, a little flurry of snow and lots of theatre and museums to keep you occupied during this very chilly spell, although that doesn’t stop our Arts & Culture hunters, who are always on the look out for fun and interesting places to visit and explore. Read all about […]

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Arts & Culture Round-up: He’s behind you, oh no he isn’t!

Happy New Year to each and every one of you, I hope you all had a relaxing, fun filled Christmas and New Year, what an amazing Round-up I have for you to kickstart 2017! This one is all about the Pantomimes and Christmas Shows, and there were certainly lots to include. One of the signs […]

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Arts & Culture Round-up: Remember, remember, fun in November

Winter is definitely on it’s way, with some parts of the UK already seeing the white stuff, it can only mean one thing, less than a month until Christmas! Last week I packed away the summer hats (much later than most years) and replaced them with woolly ones, the gloves are tucked up in the […]

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Arts & Culture Round-up: The nights are drawing in

This month has been an amazing time for Arts & Culture, right here in the UK, so I feel very privileged to take over the reins from Nell as Round-up editor. I have discovered so many amazing places to visit or shows to see, with the clocks going back, it means the nights are drawing […]

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