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Liz Burton
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Mum of one, blogger, thrifter, forager, lover of pretty things
Mum of one, blogger, thrifter, forager, lover of pretty things

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A Series Of Unfortunate Events - A Netflix Series Review
I wrote recently how we'd been hotly awaiting the new Netflix TV series after devouring the Lemony Snicket books - the passion for all things ASOUE is sweeping through Ruby's school like wildfire! Like all Netflix series, it's had us hooked for the start an...

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Gluten-Free, Dairy-Free, Vegan Butternut Squash and Sea Salt Seed Crackers
I was inspired by a recipe I saw in a gluten-free magazine from Eighty 20 Nutrition recently.  She makes her crackers with sweet potato but I'm not a fan, so I've been experimenting with alternatives and have come up with this. These crackers are nut-free y...

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A Series of Unfortunate Events - Netflix launches new series
We're on countdown in our house, and have been ever since we heard about the launch of the new 8 part Netflix Series of Lemony Snicket's A Series Of Unfortunate Events . A few of the boys in Ruby's class at school have been reading the books, and even her t...

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Choosing the perfect Real Christmas Tree
We always have real Christmas trees at home, for me there's nothing better. You can't beat the smell of the pine and the natural look and shape of a real tree.  There's also environmental benefits to a real tree   and I have this argument time and time agai...

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Deck out your home this Christmas for less with Poundland's cracking value
Christmas is such an expensive time of the year right?  All those presents, the food, the drink, the parties, the new frock and the Christmas jumpers...it all adds up. So when it comes to dressing the house, I like to try and save costs where I can.  I have...

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Playbrush - The smart new way for kids to brush their teeth
Now I'll admit, when I was first asked to review a new bluetooth children's toothbrush, I thought it was a bit of a gimmick.  I mean, does anyone really need a smart toothbrush? But I have to say, from my initial thoughts, I am pretty much won over. The new...

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David Walliams talks about The Midnight Gang
We've read every book he's written.  Then we've read them again. And again. Honestly, I don't think David Walliams could write a bad children's book. Each one is hilarious, crammed with fantastic characters and dreamed up by a rare and brilliant mind.  Cros...

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The Pick of Palava
For quite some time now, I've had my eye on the gorgeous dresses over at Palava .  I've followed them through thick and thin, right from their early days trading as PoppyEngland, through their various name changes, forced upon them by bigger, heftier brands...

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Homemade Dog Treats - Peanut Butter Biscuits
We made some of these for Delilah's birthday and they went down a storm, so now I'm thinking of setting up a little production line to make them as Christmas gifts for all my four-legged canine friends. In hindsight, the cookies are quite dry, so I'll maybe...

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Magic Dip - A Marbling Craft Kit Perfect for a Christmas Gift
We've been playing with the very cool Magic Dip set from Character .  My craft-mad 8 year old is absolutely loving it.  While it comes complete with some items to dip (a photo frame, a plastic bangle, some charms and some greetings cards and labels) she's a...
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