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New Blog Posts - 23-29 September

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doradoo Sun 23-Sep-12 07:27:33

Blimey am I first, that's a turn up for the books.

Today's offering - Dragons and Pie

I woke up early so decided to post a bit more about writing erotic fiction.

Miasassy Sun 23-Sep-12 11:15:16
strawberry17 Sun 23-Sep-12 12:23:23

Not done this for a while: 0.85ml and Surviving Antipdepressants

singlemarriedmum Sun 23-Sep-12 13:23:32

Mine's a Silent Sunday

maninhispyjamas Sun 23-Sep-12 15:05:55

Daddy just can't catch break today...or can he?

yassusarah Sun 23-Sep-12 16:55:22

It's our wedding anniversary tomorrow a letter to him

maninhispyjamas Sun 23-Sep-12 16:59:14

Sorry - f'd up the link thing another reason that...

Daddy just can't catch break today...or can he?

(I also can't figure out how to delete a post? I may be a moron).

Another Silent Sunday here.

MmeGuillotine Sun 23-Sep-12 19:04:23

I haven't been posting much as I hit 1.5 million page views and decided that it was about time I moved to self hosting. The process has been more hideous than anticipated but I THINK we'll be ready to do the BIG MOVE next week. smile

In the meantime, here's a squiz at the new covers for two of my three books! I'm rather pleased with them! smile

CollectorOfCookbooks Sun 23-Sep-12 19:31:28

Ooh they look fab Mme!

I can delete posts if I go into the overall 'post' editing page, rather than being in the post itself, if that helps ManInHisPJs?Which platform are you on?

Today, I can't decide if I need a waffle iron, and it's all the fault of the Great British Bake Off.

MmeGuillotine Sun 23-Sep-12 19:45:22

Thanks so much! smile

YoungDebbie Sun 23-Sep-12 23:16:59

Didn't think my daughter's homework could be this enjoyable!

This Week's Homework Is A Family Affair

It was never this much fun when we were at school!

borninastorm Mon 24-Sep-12 00:49:08

Teenboy's moved out and partying hard at uni, but I've other problems afoot with Teengirl.

aliceemma Mon 24-Sep-12 11:56:31

There are days - and even whole weeks - when I think we have it sorted! No explosive wails of "No, no, no!", no running away screaming and no lying on floor with flailing arms and legs. And there are some days - and even some whole weeks - when I cannot believe I can be getting it sooo wrong!

What am I doing wrong?

hertfordshiremummy Mon 24-Sep-12 13:00:53

As my daugher begins her school life and her journey towards independence I've been wondering if we push children too quickly into becoming independent.

Alurkatsoftplay Mon 24-Sep-12 14:12:06

New blogger writing about family, Dad coming to stay and trying to be a kinder daughter.

SGB, loving your blog and when I work out how to like it, I will! I also have a blog for 'that stuff' here:

PetiteRaleuse Mon 24-Sep-12 14:37:41
SophRunning Mon 24-Sep-12 17:51:25
lexluther Mon 24-Sep-12 19:19:25

Part of the fun of co-sleeping is finding out where the baby is when you go to bed:
Anatomy of a co-sleeper

If you're interested in cloth nappies:
Nappy trial - Blueberry Coverall Wrap
Nappy trial - Close Parent New Generation Pop-In nappy

MmeLindor Mon 24-Sep-12 19:25:21
lifeafterdebt Mon 24-Sep-12 19:32:46

“Necessity may well be called the mother of invention but calamity is the test of integrity,” and while there is no doubt the calamitous circumstances of recent years have necessitated a certain amount of re-invention on my part, it has been the loss of my financial integrity which has caused me to suffer the most.

carovioletfizz Mon 24-Sep-12 19:45:48
lexluther Mon 24-Sep-12 21:56:25

My son took the school run as an opportunity to discuss how much he was enjoying Shakespeare's Julius Caesar:
How to feel like a performance parent

YoungDebbie Mon 24-Sep-12 23:47:24

How fussy are your kids? You might want to compare them with mine (and my husband too!)

Living with fussy eaters - by one who knows


doradoo Tue 25-Sep-12 12:24:40

Syria's Children Need Saving. Please Help Them

TheWombat Tue 25-Sep-12 14:19:38

Hello everyone
I got a lovely woolly surprise from my friends this week!

MissinBloom Tue 25-Sep-12 17:11:50

Today is my due date and I'm feeling the frustration....and the raging hormones are making me one angry woman!!

Pregnancy at 40 weeks

SlummyToYummyMummy Tue 25-Sep-12 17:34:32

These are 20 of the things I don't want my friends without children to know. What would you add? There are some great additions already! 20 things I don't want friends without children to know

I have been discovering the answer to transforming dirty yellowed greasy tile grouting into sparkling clean white grouting very cheaply, quickly and effectively.

Go on, you know you want clean grouting too!

RecipeJunkie Tue 25-Sep-12 18:57:32

Well, yes, I know Nigella looked FABULOUS last night, but I was cooking egg surprise long before she did - honest - even if I'd never eat it in a LBD and killer heels - I'd be bound to slop it all down my front...

Libran Tue 25-Sep-12 20:47:54

Hello! I have written about 'Storytime' at a local library where I took my little girl.


TheNewson Tue 25-Sep-12 21:45:11

I love a good period drama.

And I'm not talking about me turning all Joan Crawford when it's that time of the month.

DillyTante Tue 25-Sep-12 22:52:30
singlemarriedmum Wed 26-Sep-12 09:31:46

A handy way to recycle holey old bed socks...

Bex66 Wed 26-Sep-12 13:09:54

Really fun post today when I discovered some strange search terms that people had used to get to my blog!!

WomanlyWoman Wed 26-Sep-12 14:38:24

Message withdrawn at poster's request.

WomanlyWoman Wed 26-Sep-12 14:41:07

Nooo, not that one, this one:

WomanlyWoman Wed 26-Sep-12 14:50:58
Amodmillymum Wed 26-Sep-12 15:44:38

Why do you blog? #blog #why @amodmilitarymum

Gusthetheatrecat Wed 26-Sep-12 20:59:14

In which I boggle at how expensive bedside cabinets are, and try to find a more affordable solution.
Bedside corner

Avenue57 Wed 26-Sep-12 21:00:05

I just blogged - What to wear if you're returning back to work after a career break

lifeafterdebt Wed 26-Sep-12 23:01:46

Economist philosopher and author Friedrich August von Hayek once said, “Even the striving for equality by means of a directed economy can result only in an officially enforced inequality”

RecipeJunkie Wed 26-Sep-12 23:03:29

containing no recipes, and disgusting amounts of dark chocolate, why I give blood and if you've just never got round to it, perhaps you could read and have a think

yassusarah Thu 27-Sep-12 08:03:50

This week has been full of celebration, rain and utter sadness. Just wanted to share.

katese11 Thu 27-Sep-12 08:27:53
DebonaireDad Thu 27-Sep-12 13:04:58

Busy week for us, both on and off the blog as the wife is away with work, so we are home alone,...

Home Alone 1: Mums gone but we've got a kitten
Home Alone 2: Charlotte stuffs a chicken and a python comes to visit
Home Alone 3: Ladies don't lunch, they work damn hard, and why I'm an extra lucky dad
Great salmon fishcakes

Hopefully we'll survive to the end of the week...

Oh, and Mme, that's amazing that you have such a busy blog, good luck with the hosting move!

Bex66 Thu 27-Sep-12 13:47:47
KnockKnockPenny Thu 27-Sep-12 18:56:11

I'm one of those pesky book bloggers that the chairman of this year's Booker prize doesn't like, so I've joined the clamour of voices answering him back:

Gee Thanks, Sir Peter

YoungDebbie Thu 27-Sep-12 23:19:23

How my nine-year-old daughter made my heart melt tonight:

The Scent of a Mummy

Dedicated to mummies everywhere smile

CollectorOfCookbooks Fri 28-Sep-12 09:58:27
MmeLindor Fri 28-Sep-12 10:02:56

Two blog posts - one on controlling behaviour for adults and teens and one on the same issue for pre-teens

MmeLindor Fri 28-Sep-12 12:29:51

Is anyone else joining in the blog prompt Love Bombing

Quite a debate going on already.

This post has been a long time coming. First post link from me; I'm new to the network, so hello!

On why you shouldn't despair if you end up with a (whisper it) third degree tear:

PetiteRaleuse Fri 28-Sep-12 13:47:05

I've not blogged much this week - had a bit of a confidence knock. But I have blogged today about French politics if anyone is interested.

DS2 and I spent the morning at DS1's school at a Roald Dahl themed reading café. It was fun!

The Fantastic Mr Dahl

gardeningmum Fri 28-Sep-12 16:42:33

This is the second in a new series of Floral Friday posts about family friendly plants. The lovely pot marigold is the subject. Not too sure what this is then take a look

Bex66 Fri 28-Sep-12 18:03:56

Blogging about the low-carb Paleo diet. Apparently all the rage even amongst runners who normally love carbs but can I stick to it, that is the question!

Bex66 Fri 28-Sep-12 18:12:40

Petite - stuck a comment on your blog!

PetiteRaleuse Fri 28-Sep-12 21:16:55

Thanks smile

Egusta Sun 30-Sep-12 12:50:01

I cannot believe it took me this long to realise there was a bloggers section! (3 years on MN and counting....)

I am a new blogger - food blog. smile

going back to read as many of everyone's as I can!

MmeGuillotine Tue 02-Oct-12 13:52:16

I spent the weekend at the 2012 Jack the Ripper Conference in York, which was a bit weird but also very interesting!

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