Monthly Archives: February 2011

Silent Sunday – The Kissing Gate

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SnugBaby Deluxe Sling Review

When Claire Willis (Mum  entrepreneur) asked me to review one of the SnugBaby Deluxe Slings, I was over the moon.  I love baby slings and think that they are one of the best baby buys you can make (provided you … Continue reading

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Shortbread Cookies (made by kids, eaten by all)

The smell of shortbread cookies baking in the oven has got to be something childhood memories are made of. You almost don’t need to check the timer or the oven – your nose is the better judge of when these … Continue reading

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What’s Up – Chorley Folk? (a guide to half-term fun this February)

So February Half Term is nearing us and when the kids are off school we don’t know whether to go lie down in a dark room or hope for the sound of the school bell again. I could pretend that … Continue reading

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Silent Sunday – great minds think alike

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Spice up your Valentines – Chilli Chocolate Truffles are Hot Stuff!

Are you a lover of chocolate, do you like it to be simply the best and nothing else will do and do you like a little spice in your life (a bit of the hot stuff – no less!). Well … Continue reading

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Mothers Need Time-Out’s Too!

Mothers Need Time-Outs, Too: It’s Good to be a Little Selfish – It Actually Makes You a Better Mother Authors: Susan Callahan, Anne Nolan, Katrin Schumann. It was while in Canada a few years ago that I came across this book, … Continue reading

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Lemon Drizzle Cake with Lemon Buttercream Filling – the Food of Love

  One sure way of putting a smile on the face of HonieDaddy is to give him what he wants *cough* and he is easily pleased with anything ‘LEMON’ –  lemon meringue, lemon cheesecake, lemon drizzle cake (to name but … Continue reading

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Story Box & Discovery Box – Bayard Magazines Review

Just before Christmas, I was asked (by Pass it On Media) if I would like to write a review of a children’s publisher Bayard Magazines – who produce 3 magazines suitable for children: Story Box (3-6 yrs), Adventure Box (6-9 … Continue reading

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