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Just linked up my mummy-saving resources :)
Happy Thursday!  I hope you are all having a fabulous week!  My family and I are headed out-to-sea this afternoon for a very quick 2-day press cruise on the Carnival Sunshine! We love cruising & can’t wait to see all the cool new features of this recently renovated ship.  I’ll keep you posted! In the meantime, I can’t wait to see all the great posts you have to share this week.  I am always so inspired by all your amazing ideas! Here are the most...
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I got rhythm, I got music, I got my man, who could ask for anything more?
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Inspired by Sherlock Snood
A scarf is the obvious choice of project if you're just starting out with knitting, but a snood is even quicker and more satisfying.  For complete beginners like me, it helps to have someone show you what to do, and to have something to refer to later on wh...
A scarf is the obvious choice of project if you're just starting out with knitting, but a snood is even quicker and more satisfying.  For complete beginners like me, it helps to have someone show you what to do, and to hav...
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Let me know of other good causes and small good things we all can do, by leaving a comment :) 
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A Wildlife Gardener's Winter To-do List
From November to February, it's tempting to neglect our gardens, but as John Lewis-Stempel, author of The Wildlife Garden , points out: "The worse the winter and the less the food in the countryside, the more important the garden becomes." There may not be ...
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Five More Mummy-Saving Resources
1. Plenty of tunes.  Streaming online music, all day, for free, with only onscreen adverts (easily ignored) and occasional pauses to check that you are still there: this is what Grooveshark offers. A fantastic way of digging up Northern Soul tracks without ...
1. Plenty of tunes. Streaming online music, all day, for free, with only onscreen adverts (easily ignored) and occasional pauses to check that you are still there: this is what Grooveshark offers. A fantastic way of digging u...
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I Got Rhythm - A Newcomer's Guide to Northern Soul #1 : Hot and Temperate
Northern Soul is no more difficult to get into than any other dance subculture you care to name, but if you are in the same position as me and know NO-ONE socially who can tell the difference between Jason Knight and Jason Orange, then this guide, based on ...
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Dig for Victory: A Wildlife-friendly Fruit and Veg Garden
As most gardeners know, attracting wildlife to your vegetable and fruit plot is hardly a struggle. "Woodpigeons
will eat your thoughtfully provided pea shoots," says John Lewis-Stempel in  The Wildlife Garden ,  "every slug and snail
for a three kilometre r...
As most gardeners know, attracting wildlife to your vegetable and fruit plot is hardly a struggle. "Woodpigeons will eat your thoughtfully provided pea shoots," says John Lewis-Stempel in The Wildlife Garden, "every slug and ...
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Small Good Things We All Can Do #4
As a mother of two children, both born at our local hospital, where we all received outstanding services and care, I'm in a very fortunate position, and that's why I wanted to let you know about the Save the Children's " No Child Born to Die " campaign #fir...
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Just linked up here for the first time and am looking for some other linky parties for crafters and sewists - if you know of one, please say! 
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Eco-worrier, coffee addict, labourer/ carpenter's mate, mother of two (Prima and Secundus are not their real names, but there has to be some pay-off for having done Latin GCSE!), married to the King and pretending to live in the 1940s. Always got something up my sleeve. Not necessarily a handkerchief.
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