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Shelley Llewellyn
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Instagram
Hello! I'm swapping to Instagram for a while. You can find me here . 

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Speckled egg
Mum is here (thank goodness) and she has been painting with the kids.....it was supposed to be mostly on the paper but this one seems to have ended up with rather a lot on her face. It was lovely Bou's 8th birthday too.

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Last chance for summer 2014!
Super busy here! The five cottages are fully booked with lots of happy guests. There is just one week left in our one bedroom cottage from Saturday 23rd August -Saturday 30th August reduced to £550 for week. So if you fancy a last blast of some french summe...

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Schools out......
I'm not going to lie, last week was emotional.....yes.....stressful....yes....long days.....yes.....hard work....most definitely yes. Next week it all gets easier (that's the plan) and hopefully a bit more fun for the kids being the second week of the summe...

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Teacher presents
The night before the last day of school it suddenly dawned on me that I had prepared nothing for thankyou presents for the girls teachers and lunch ladies. Nothing. It was past 7pm so all shops were definitely closed here in France. Thankfully, I keep a lit...

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Chocolate and Peanut Butter Cake
I made a Chocolate and Peanut Butter cake from the I Quit Sugar website. You can find the recipe here if you want to give it a go. I have to admit the kids weren't convinced as it's quite bitter and obviously no sugar but I still think it tastes nice with a...

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In the garden
First lot of raspberries picked from the garden. A pretty good haul considering just how dry it's been for the last 6 weeks. I think they will go very well with my homemade yoghurt. The girls certainly seem to enjoy a bowl with honey. Now that I'm trying to...

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Wizard of Oz Party
Tallulah turned 6 and to celebrate we had a Wizard of Oz Party (its her favourite film). I made a rainbow cake for her...... It was epic! Here are a couple of photos of it in the making..... And here is the birthday girl with her presents including her Doro...

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Jumble
Here's a huge jumble of photos from the last few weeks. There's also been enormous amounts of landscaping, painting and general organising going on but photos of the kids are much nicer. Photos of all the other stuff to follow. I cut some alliums from the g...

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Easter holidays Part 1
We've had two lots of friends staying with their kids over the Easter weekend. Plenty of fun, games (turns out the minimum age for rounders is definitely over 8 and lizards can be preserved in jars of olive oil....don't ask) and of course we had a big egg h...
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