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How To Make Sugar Mice – Cooking with Kids

Posted by on Dec 18, 2014 in Christmas, Cooking, Cooking with Kids, Family Fun, Slider | 3 comments

Bonus Boy is becoming a very keen cook and he helps me in the kitchen most evenings, making suggestions for flavourings to improve the meals we prepare together and ensuring the correct amount of stirring occurs...

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Decorating for Christmas – A Time-lapse Video!

Posted by on Dec 10, 2014 in Christmas, Family Fun, sponsored posts | 1 comment

If you’ve been reading my blog for a while you will know that I don’t do Christmas by halves – we have seven Christmas trees scattered around the house and I’m a sucker for fairy lights!...

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The Flu Vaccine – Protecting Children This Christmas

Posted by on Dec 8, 2014 in Children's Development, sponsored posts | 1 comment

Through the 2014/2015 flu vaccine immunisation programme children aged two,...

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Handmade Gifts for Christmas – How to Make Peppermint Creams

Posted by on Dec 1, 2014 in Cooking with Kids | 10 comments

Peppermint creams have to be one of the easiest recipes for children, there is...

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Fair Trade for Festive Friday – Ethical Gifts

Posted by on Nov 28, 2014 in Family Fun, Gifts for 'Difficult People', My Soap Box | 3 comments

Today is Black Friday which seems to be a new Christmas...

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How to Make Paper Pom Poms

Posted by on Nov 24, 2014 in Family Fun, Get Crafty, Slider | 14 comments

Thinly Spread, along with several other European children’s activities...

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Recycled Christmas Card Crafts for Festive Friday

Posted by on Nov 21, 2014 in Family Fun, Get Crafty, Slider, The Thrifty Family | 5 comments

This week I have mostly been cooking Christmas stuff and photographing it for...

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How to Plant A Summer Hanging Basket – Dreaming of Sunshine

Posted by on Nov 17, 2014 in Gardening, Slider | 2 comments

It is pouring with rain outside and I have itchy fingers – I want to be...

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How to Make Bath Bombs for Christmas

Posted by on Nov 14, 2014 in Family Fun, Get Crafty, Gifts for 'Difficult People', Slider | 9 comments

Welcome to Week 2 of #FestiveFriday – I am reliably informed that there...

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How to Make Chocolate Spoons – It’s Festive Friday!

Posted by on Nov 7, 2014 in Christmas, Cooking, Cooking with Kids, Family Fun, Gifts for 'Difficult People', Slider | 9 comments

It’s November already and those of you who have followed Thinly Spread for a...

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Win A Perfect Night In!

Posted by on Oct 31, 2014 in Family Fun, Sailing, Slider, sponsored posts | 0 comments

Would you like to win a perfect night in? For a chance to win a 40″...

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Halloween Crafts – Mason Jar Lanterns

Posted by on Oct 16, 2014 in Get Crafty, Slider | 6 comments

Halloween in my house is an excuse to get ALL the candles out and start the...

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Spooky Spider Cookies – Halloween Baking

Posted by on Oct 15, 2014 in Cooking, Cooking with Kids, Slider | 0 comments

I have no idea why I thought these were a good idea. I had to be rescued by Mr...

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GoPro Hero 3+ – The Review

Posted by on Oct 10, 2014 in Family Fun, Reviews, Sailing, Slider | 5 comments

We’ve been the happy owners of a GoPro Hero 3+ Black for a couple of...

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Eyes – See The Miracle

Posted by on Oct 8, 2014 in My Soap Box, Photography | 7 comments

Eyes. What do you see? How important will your sight be to you today as you go...

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Sightsavers #SeeTheMiracle – Meet Winesi’s Family

Posted by on Oct 4, 2014 in My Soap Box | 1 comment

On Wednesday I introduced you to Sightsavers Million Miracles campaign and the...

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