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Two months in (selected) tweets
Right. This work lark ain't particularly conducive to blogging. Who knew? Still, as I do occasionally send out the odd random tweet, I thought I'd use this medium to bring you up to speed. I know, I know, it's cheating, but Mr Tin has been complaining that ...
Right. This work lark ain't particularly conducive to blogging. Who knew? Still, as I do occasionally send out the odd random tweet, I thought I'd use this medium to bring you up to speed. I know, I know, it's cheating, but M...
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Review - Tom Gates: Extra Special Treats (not)
"Never work with children or animals", or so the saying goes. In blogging terms that might also mean "never agree to a review that involves a child giving you his or her opinion". You see, the lovely folks at Scholastic sent me a copy of the latest special ...
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Review - Yuu bags
I'm sure sometimes my kids think I'm the world's most backward parent - I don't even pretend to know what's "cool" with kids these days, I've always gone on the philosophy that a) it's probably not aimed at me anyway, b) I'll think it's pointless, and c) th...
I'm sure sometimes my kids think I'm the world's most backward parent - I don't even pretend to know what's "cool" with kids these days, I've always gone on the philosophy that a) it's probably not aimed at me anyway, b) I'll...
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Only Boring People Are Bored*
I always assumed that the only thing standing between me and a spotless home was a full-time job. It turns out that really, the only thing standing between me and a spotless house is...well...me.  With the children at school all day, I should have plenty of...
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Harassed working mother of 2. Interests include interior design, travel, reading, blogging, women's rights, cooking, current affairs, gin and schoolboy humour.

See my page The Fantasy Decorator at: https://plus.google.com/+Thefantasydecorator/posts

(Also a tad addicted to some of the games on here - Currently mainly playing Army Attack)
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Alternatives to Operation Christmas Child
www.thesardinetin.com

My daughters brought the following leaflet home from school recently that instantly made my heart sink: On the face of it it's a lovely idea

Linguine Carbonara with Rainbow Chard
thecornerkitchenblog.com

This ideal weeknight meal combines linguine, crispy pancetta and sauteed rainbow chard with velvety carbonara sauce.

Caramelised carrots & onions recipe - Recipes - BBC Good Food
www.bbcgoodfood.com

The perfect caramelised carrots to accompany any roast - try them alongside your Christmas turkey

Buy Farmer's Cottage Rotating Sphere Lounger online at JohnLewis.com
www.johnlewis.com

Shop online for Farmer's Cottage Rotating Sphere Lounger at JohnLewis.com. Browse our great range of products online with Free standard deli

incredible roasted shoulder of lamb with smashed veg and greens | Lamb -...
m.jamieoliver.com

Roasted spring lamb is traditionally served at Easter and here on the site you'll find lots of lamb recipes for all the seasons including in

Quick savoy cabbage and sticky mushroom stir-fry
www.redonline.co.uk

This delicious cabbage and sticky mushroom stir-fry dish is quick and easy to prepare and a definite must try for summer.

The World’s Largest Cardboard Christmas Tree Springs up in London
inhabitat.com

Giles Miller has wooed us before with intricate cardboard creations that are so perfect it seems like a machine has cut the pieces; his late

The One In Which I Wonder If I'm Having A Mid-Life Crisis
www.thesardinetin.com

I had to google what the average life expectancy for the UK was this week, in a quest to prove to myself that my current woes were all down

Very Bored in Catalunya: Listography - Top 5 Annoying Phrases
www.veryboredincatalunya.com

I'm joining in with Kate Takes 5's Listography again. The subject this week is annoying phrases, having read through a few of the ot

How to test an eggs freshness, see if your eggs are fresh
www.helpwithcooking.com

How to test an eggs freshness, methods for checking if your eggs are fresh

French By Design: House Tour : Anne, Jean-François + 2
frenchbydesign.blogspot.com

Anne, a textile designer and owner of La Cerise sur le Gâteau shop lives in this Parisian flat in the Paris rooftops with her companion, Jea

IMDB's top 250 movies mashed into a 2.5m clip
boingboing.net

Jonathan Keogh's "IMDB Top 250 in 2 1/2 Minutes" is a masterful mix, and a lovely tribute to popular film.

Strawberry Cream Cake
www.simplyrecipes.com

Beautiful three-layer strawberry cream cake for that special occasion. Rich pound cake cut into three layers, filled with fresh strawberries

Embarrassing Moments
vagendamag.blogspot.com

Remember those embarrassing moments sections from teenage magazines? They're there to ease you in gently to stuff like Cosmo's confessions,

HydroRail
www.architizer.com

Architizer - Product Profile - HydroRail

Laurie Penny: Real men want to talk about sex - when are we going to sta...
www.independent.co.uk

There's something we're not talking about. This week, the media machine on both sides of the Atlantic is obsessed with women's bodies, women

Classic Twister Game Moves Into Digital Age With Britney Spears
mashable.com

Hasbro has ditched the classic Twister mat for Twister Dance, which comes with a sphere-shaped console, LED lights and a cable to connect yo