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Confessions of a first-time epilater
OK, I admit it.  When it comes to using an epilator I'm a virgin.  Well, I was until last night. Don't worry, I'm not going to share photos - or even worse, videos - of my hairy man-legs, I wouldn't inflict that on anyone.  But let's just say I have hair is...
OK, I admit it.  When it comes to using an epilator I'm a virgin.  Well, I was until last night. Don't worry, I'm not going to share photos - or even worse, videos - of my hairy man-legs, I wouldn't inflict that on anyone...
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Learn to Swim with Swim Shop - A Giveaway
Did you know that despite the national curriculum in England stating that all schools must teach children to swim a distance of 25 meters confidently, still 57% of UK 7-11 year olds cannot swim.  Sadly it's not a requirement in Scotland and the government h...
Did you know that despite the national curriculum in England stating that all schools must teach children to swim a distance of 25 meters confidently, still 57% of UK 7-11 year olds cannot swim.  Sadly it's not a requirement ...
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True Words. #Streetart   #KingsCross  
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A Sixties Vibe Shift Dress - Hillary's Craft Competition
I was recently invited to submit an entry to Hillary's annual craft competition .  I fancied a challenge and if I'm honest needed a bit of a kick to get the sewing machine out again and make something, so here goes. The idea is simple.  Hillary's send you a...
I was recently invited to submit an entry to Hillary's annual craft competition.  I fancied a challenge and if I'm honest needed a bit of a kick to get the sewing machine out again and make something, so here goes. The ide...
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The Milano Scala - An Eco Hotel in Milan
This weekend we had a whistle-stop trip to Milan, and searching the myriad of hotels available in the city, we settled on the Milano Scala, Milan's first zero emission hotel.  Situated in the heart of the fashion capital, the hotel is in the Brera district ...
This weekend we had a whistle-stop trip to Milan, and searching the myriad of hotels available in the city, we settled on the Milano Scala, Milan's first zero emission hotel.  Situated in the heart of the fashion capital, ...
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Town Farm Camp Site - A Peaceful Family Getaway
Sometimes you need to just get away from it all so camping close to home is ideal for a budget getaway, spending some time together, unwinding and getting back to nature. Friday after school we headed off to Town Farm Camp Site for the weekend.  We'd tried ...
Sometimes you need to just get away from it all so camping close to home is ideal for a budget getaway, spending some time together, unwinding and getting back to nature. Friday after school we headed off to Town Farm Camp...
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Camping deals with Aldi
As regular readers will know, we love to camp .  It can be a great budget way to take family holidays and last-minute weekend getaways but it can be expensive at the outset to get started and buy all the equipment. If you're thinking of camping this year, o...
As regular readers will know, we love to camp.  It can be a great budget way to take family holidays and last-minute weekend getaways but it can be expensive at the outset to get started and buy all the equipment. If you'r...
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A Dip in Kings Cross Pond
Since reading about the new art instillation that you can swim in, I knew that I'd have to book tickets for my wild swimming nut.  The Old Man has swam in rivers and reservoirs, in the sea, and in mountain lakes.  Being surrounded by open countryside is one...
Since reading about the new art instillation that you can swim in, I knew that I'd have to book tickets for my wild swimming nut.  The Old Man has swam in rivers and reservoirs, in the sea, and in mountain lakes.  Being surro...
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The Stratos 65 Litre Rucksack
Previously when we've been camping, we've struggled to pack our clothes in a useful way.  With limited room in the car because of the tent and camping equipment it's essential we pack clothing for the three of us in the most space effective way and taking a...
Previously when we've been camping, we've struggled to pack our clothes in a useful way.  With limited room in the car because of the tent and camping equipment it's essential we pack clothing for the three of us in the most ...
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Learning about mini beasts with Butterfly World from Interplay
This past term Ruby's class topic has been 'mini beasts' (I'm not sure when creepy crawlies got re-branded, but I suppose this term covers insects, spiders, worm et al).  When we were offered Nick Baker's Butterfly World from the 'My Living World' range fro...
This past term Ruby's class topic has been 'mini beasts' (I'm not sure when creepy crawlies got re-branded, but I suppose this term covers insects, spiders, worm et al).  When we were offered Nick Baker's Butterfly World from...
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College Lake Wildlife Reserve
While camping at the weekend we stumbled across College Lake Wildlife Reserve . Located just outside Tring in Buckinghamshire it was such a fabulous discovery, an oasis of calm on the surface but teeming with activity and wildlife. Operated by the Wildlife ...
While camping at the weekend we stumbled across College Lake Wildlife Reserve. Located just outside Tring in Buckinghamshire it was such a fabulous discovery, an oasis of calm on the surface but teeming with activity and wild...
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Breaking Bad inspired DIY Father's Day Gift Idea
Inspired by Breaking Bad, the most brilliant TV show ever made, we've come up with this fun, simple and low-cost DIY Father's Day gift idea. Given that Dad here is very sporty and can often be found wallowing in a borax bath to ease his aches and pains, I h...
Inspired by Breaking Bad, the most brilliant TV show ever made, we've come up with this fun, simple and low-cost DIY Father's Day gift idea. Given that Dad here is very sporty and can often be found wallowing in a borax ba...
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Mum of one, blogger, thrifter, forager, lover of pretty things
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I write at Me and My Shadow a parenting blog with a focus on craft, upcycling, thrifty living and all manner of other things.  
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little luxuries for me - the antidote to the recession

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Glib Girl
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The most fluffy and frilly pettiskirt tutu for girls that we've found

Making your own DreamCatcher in the woods
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We love heading out in to the woods around us and exploring and getting creative, so much free fun to be had in the Summer holidays. Woods a

Win a range cooker for perfect GBBO cakes - Mummy Alarm
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Agood range cooker with an oven that provides an even level of temperature is the key to successful baking and cakes ready for the Great Blo

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My younger sister absolutely adores Disney's Shake It Up and I think I happened to make her day when I told her that she was to be my little