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Face to Face with a Barrel Jellyfish!

Posted by on Jul 16, 2014 in Sailing, Slider | 8 comments

I’m chomping at the bit, desperate for the summer holidays to finally arrive! My two oldest boys have been off school since their exams finished but BB and DG are still crawling their way towards the end of...

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Salt Painting

Posted by on Jul 9, 2014 in Family Fun, Get Crafty, Slider | 7 comments

Salt painting is one of those childhood crafts which are totally absorbing, the ones which stick in your mind. I remember very clearly marbling paper in Junior 2 when I was about seven and finger painting when I...

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Couscous and Almond Salad – #SnackHappy

Posted by on Jul 7, 2014 in Cooking, Reviews, sponsored posts | 7 comments

Being asked to eat almonds as my snack of choice for three weeks and to see...

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Thank You From The Bottom Of My Heart

Posted by on Jul 1, 2014 in My Soap Box, Slider | 5 comments

In February  and March of this year I wrote several posts about Save the...

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London With Kids – Summer Fun in the Capital

Posted by on Jun 30, 2014 in Family Fun, sponsored posts | 9 comments

With the Summer holidays now fast approaching it’s time to think how to...

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Drink Carton Crafts – How to Make Bird Feeders and Plant Pots

Posted by on Jun 26, 2014 in Gardening, Get Crafty, Slider | 1 comment

I do love hanging out with other crafty people! Last week I took part in a...

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Winnie the Pooh – My Parenting Guru

Posted by on Jun 25, 2014 in Cooking, Family Fun, Reviews, sponsored posts | 4 comments

Winnie the Pooh has offered me so much in the way of parenting advice over the...

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#MumsMagicTricks – Trying to Bring Order to Chaos

Posted by on Jun 23, 2014 in Reviews, sponsored posts | 11 comments

Running a family and working from home can be a little trying (spot the...

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What My Sight Means to Me – #mysight for Sightsavers

Posted by on Jun 16, 2014 in My Soap Box | 4 comments

Sight is such an amazing, incredible thing. I write so much about the things I...

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Simple Things in June – Songbirds, Tea, Sunshine and Smiles

Posted by on Jun 15, 2014 in Family Fun, Slider | 4 comments

My Simple Things as we meander into June have been those little soul restorers...

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The Tea Maker from Sage by Heston Blumentahl – A Review by Tea Lovers

Posted by on Jun 10, 2014 in Family Fun, Gifts for 'Difficult People', Reviews | 0 comments

I can honestly say that no kitchen gadget has ever brought my family together...

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Couscous Salad in the Shade of My Apple Tree

Posted by on Jun 9, 2014 in Cooking, Slider | 4 comments

The weather was kind this weekend, Mr TS wandered off to Portland to do a bit...

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Gardening Crafts – Homemade Plant Labels, Seed Packets and a Decorated Pot

Posted by on Jun 6, 2014 in Gardening, Get Crafty, Gifts for 'Difficult People', Slider | 4 comments

With Father’s Day approaching and the garden beckoning my thoughts have...

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Driftwood Craft – Noughts and Crosses

Posted by on Jun 2, 2014 in Get Crafty, Slider | 29 comments

We spend a lot of time on Chesil Beach and it is a brilliant place for...

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If I Were Prime Minister by Bonus Boy

Posted by on May 30, 2014 in Children's Development, My Soap Box | 0 comments

This week Save the Children released a new report, A Fair Start For Every...

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Family Planning: The Rights of Women and Girls

Posted by on May 28, 2014 in My Soap Box | 4 comments

Last week I was in the audience to listen to a debate looking at the crisis...

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