Monthly Archives: November 2011

There’s a Party on the Hill Can you Come – Small World Play

I was extremely envious the other day as K’Boo took over a large part of the Lounge with a fair bit of her ‘Small World’ Toys and characters: including Dora, Peppa Pig, Toy Story, Little People, Strawberry Shortcake and Handy … Continue reading

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Parenting Tips & Tricks for Christmas No. #1

There are lots of parenting tips and tricks available to the cyberworld and there is much to do about the preparations of Christmas (naturally, it’s almost upon us).  That said, I still find that while running around like a headless … Continue reading

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Food Bloggers Unplugged

I have been tagged by Linzi @LancashireFood to take part in the fun of #foodbloggersunplugged  It’s an inspired idea to get to know a little bit about the faces of those who write great blogs about yummy food (if I … Continue reading

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Test Tube Wonders – Science for 4 Year Olds

So how did K’Boo my four year old come to be making Rainbow Crystals from a Science Kit? O’Pops got a ‘Science Kit’ from his Auntie over in Canada – she used to be a Science Teacher over here. O’Pops … Continue reading

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Silent Sunday 20/11/11

Silent Sunday 20/11/11 – Confused Kitty!

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Lamb Pasanda with Butternut Squash (Slow Cooked)

I thought up and made this recipe for Lamb Pasanda (Slow Cooked) before Halloween, but now that this time is passed and ‘pumpkins’ are no longer readily available (not even in a can) ….. you can use butternut squash (part … Continue reading

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100 Word Challenge for Grown Ups Week#19 – It Was Always Magnolia

I came across #10WCGU (Week #18 : Lest we forget …) when looking at Susan K Mann’s Blog and I was magnetised to read the posts and in awe at some of the writing. I sensed that there may have … Continue reading

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Easy Peasy Lemon Squeezy – and why not? (Baking Made Easy)

I like baking, I like baking a lot – but I don’t do complicated. Easy Peasy Lemon Squeezy – that’s my approach! If the kids can make it – I will definitely have a go. If it has chocolate or … Continue reading

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NCT Nearly New Sale – Chorley & Leyland Branch – Saturday 12th November 2011

NCT Chorley & Leyland Branch NEARLY NEW SALE Saturday, 12th November 2011 St. Michael’s High School, Astley Road, Chorley, PR7 1RS 12.00 – 1.30 am (11.30 members) Only Quality items for sale: Children’s clothing (0-7 yrs), Toys, Books, jigsaws, prams, … Continue reading

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Blagging, Blogging – what ever happened to Networking and Supporting (oh and ‘Do not bite the hand that feeds!’)

I’m feeling a little bit peeved at the moment – it’s not something that I would or could direct to any one person or even type of person but there has been a lot of critisism about Parent Blogging of … Continue reading

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