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Life in my houseful of boys
Family blog about everyday life in our houseful of boys
Family blog about everyday life in our houseful of boys


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Things I'm Loving....
In the early years of my blog life, I used to join in with some other bloggers and write a weekly post about the things I had been loving for that week. The blog link was started and hosted by NZ blogger PaisleyJade, and the aim of the link up was for us al...

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Recipe of the Week - Gluten & Dairy Free Rocky Road
It's a tough decision for me to choose what my favourite traybake is. If you asked me I would probably say Rocky Road. But then if I had time to think about it I would say that maybe it has to be Mint Aero Slice. I would never say no to a slice of Malteser ...

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Highland Show Day
Most years we take a trip along to the Royal Highland Show, and it's always been a day out that everyone has really loved. This year was no exception and on Friday we spent a great day out at the show. We headed off early in the morning, taking the train in...

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Recipe of the Week - Strawberry Cake {Gluten Free & Dairy Free}
A couple of weeks ago I shared a photo on the Housefulofboys Facebook page of a cake I had made to bring along to a pot-luck supper. I also promised to share the recipe soon, and so here it is at last. This is essentially just a sort of all in one Victoria ...

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Birthday Fun Day
At the weekend we celebrated Ally's 8th birthday. The presents above weren't just from us, but from other family members too! He didn't want to do anything fancy for his birthday. Just to have his cousin round for a birthday tea and sleepover. We decided it...

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May was one of those months that was over almost as soon as it started - it flew by! I was recently reading some old posts on my blog and loved reading about all the things that we had been up to, and seeing all the pictures, and so have resolved to get bac...

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Makings - Moorland Blanket
Now that is has been gifted, I can finally share my finished Moorland Blanket.  But before I share the finished make, let's go back and look at it's journey from the beginning. You probably know by now that I always like to do this with my bigger projects! ...

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How does your garden grow? {Easter Holidays, week 2}
Three posts in three days? I suppose that's what happens when you're housebound with chickenpox! Fraser is doing fine, and hasn't complained about his spots much at all, other than about 24 hours at the weekend when he felt under the weather.  At the end of...

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Board Games, Bargains and Birthdays. {Easter Holidays, week 1}
Now that the Easter holidays are over, I need to post a few highlights of what we did before I forget them all myself! Starting with the first week of the holidays, which we spent at Granny and Shen's in Lewis. We enjoyed lots of board game evenings.  One o...

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The Iolaire Memorial
School went back today after the Easter holidays.  Well for three of the boys it did. James (17) is away this week with some other Army Cadets from across the country, on their practise Gold Duke of Edinburgh trip in Dartmoor! For once though, David (11) wa...
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