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mumsmakelists2 Sun 03-Mar-13 01:23:19

Oooh! I've not been first up before ... v exciting :-)

This week I've rustled up a list of 100 different fruit combinations that I can hide in muffins ...

I'm in awe of all the lovely bump and baby stories at the Friday Baby Shower ...

And I've been thinking about the best ways to use linky parties to grow my blog ...


ediblewoman Sun 03-Mar-13 09:19:54
StewieGriffinsMom Sun 03-Mar-13 12:22:05

Message withdrawn at poster's request.

sonnyandluca Sun 03-Mar-13 13:29:05

Welcome to our house of ill, featuring spaghetti, nappy boxes, and Michael Portillo!

House of Ill

Mark, Sonny, & Luca.
The Adventures of Sonny & Luca

yassusarah Sun 03-Mar-13 17:07:58

We are having a Simple Sunday

mumsmakelists2 Sun 03-Mar-13 21:48:12

Ediblewoman love the Wagamama's rip off idea - going to try this x

PigeonPairNell Sun 03-Mar-13 21:53:36

Dinosaurs, monsters, hermits....the street where we live is a colourful place, according to our Austin

mumsdotravel Sun 03-Mar-13 22:18:24

We loved our family trip to Dartmoor's Bovey Castle - they even have LEGO room service

RecipeJunkie Mon 04-Mar-13 08:01:35

A guest post here (first I've had on my blog!!) Come and feast your eyes on Mrs W's Pear Lancashire & Walnut Muffins with slapdash stirring and a B&B recommendation.

ediblewoman Mon 04-Mar-13 08:19:59

Thanks Mumsmakelists (they do don't they, I know I do) it has in a very short space of time become the most requested super ever, beating the formerly unassailable pasta and tomato sauce hands down.

IzzieA Mon 04-Mar-13 08:27:02

Song lyrics and how they're not always as innocent as my daughters think. Another mother-daughter secret we won't be sharing with dad.

Toomuchtea Mon 04-Mar-13 09:34:55

Great post StewieGriffinsMom. What I find most disturbing about Amazon is the way they keep on doing stuff like this, but such is the strength of their business model (ie consistently providing what people want at a price they want to pay) that it makes people think well, it's a bastard corporation, but just this once won't hurt. I know, I do it myself.

I haven't posted for weeks because we've been moving. A bit of a bitter pill: my post on it is here.

Zoela1 Mon 04-Mar-13 10:21:42

Booked up - this one's for World Book Day on Thursday...

doradoo Mon 04-Mar-13 10:35:49

Why? is it a cultural question - or do all toddlers use it incessantly?

MmeGuillotine Mon 04-Mar-13 11:55:55

A rushed post about an excellent book I just read, the iniquity of moving house and also the fact that I got a mention in Mslexia last week for my self publishing efforts. smile

cjfriess Mon 04-Mar-13 12:31:26

My Mummy and Me is a beautiful board book that would be a perfect present for a small child to give for Mother's Day.

gardeningmum Mon 04-Mar-13 13:29:50

We went for a walk and got a little more ice than we bargained for.

DillyTante Mon 04-Mar-13 18:32:52

Hello all

This post is about speaking out against the Catholic Church

DillyTante Mon 04-Mar-13 18:33:28

Yay MmeGuillotine!

MmeGuillotine Mon 04-Mar-13 19:29:26

Thank you, Dilly! :D

Nanniejo Mon 04-Mar-13 20:04:02

My blog this week is about Red Nose Day that is coming up next Friday: Will you wear red for Red Nose Day?

mumsmakelists2 Mon 04-Mar-13 23:06:02

PigeonPairNell so cool!

mumsmakelists2 Mon 04-Mar-13 23:06:52

Where do you stand on spring cleaning?

Love it? Hate it? Just don't do it?

I've written about my son's 4th birthday party.

He didn't want a party but I became overcome with maternal fervour and ploughed on anyway.

CollectorofCookbooks Tue 05-Mar-13 11:35:59

The Great Dinner Party Challenge continues: my struggle with new recipes when a fellow foodie blogger came to dinner plus how not to caramelise your Tartes...

Arrrgghh, my post went all wrong. I think this happens when I have more than one wordpress tab open and a previous draft is left open after I publish (which then overwrites it).

Hopefully the link will now work.

I'm eternally grateful for the spring cleaning tips Mumsmakelists

Loving your work Dilly, as always ;-)

RecipeJunkie Tue 05-Mar-13 19:03:03

A lovely quick and easy pudding - featuring raspberries, lemon and almonds. Go On! - You know you want to

PigeonPairNell Tue 05-Mar-13 21:19:26

mumsmakelists2 thanks! Loved your list too, although I doubt I'd ever get the chance to get round to every item...left a comment earlier.

PigeonPairNell Tue 05-Mar-13 21:20:30

Fan of Scooby Doo? Here's why Velma Dinkley rocks

I have two posts, but the main one is about my son being a ninja

wrestlingalligators Wed 06-Mar-13 09:57:22

I wrote an article for Guardian Children's Books about making costumes for World Book Day, so this week's blog is a link to that! (Deserve some time off, right?!)

MmeLindor Wed 06-Mar-13 10:33:05

Is writing worthless?

and World Book Day ideas for dressing up and for home schooled kids

ediblewoman Wed 06-Mar-13 10:57:28

I have two;

The best butter biscuits ever yum yum and the necessity of a store cupboard when cooking frugally here

Pigeon, I live your post on Velma, she always was the best.

landofmakebelieve Wed 06-Mar-13 12:35:21

Was Kate about to say daughter? Was she?! Was she heck. This is my take on it.... smile

SophRunning Wed 06-Mar-13 12:41:03

Hello everyone. Been off here for a while, but now I'm back because I have decided to just give up

AMillionMilesOfFun Wed 06-Mar-13 12:43:22

This week, the boy and I made paper plate picture frames to display our Simpsonised family photos.

cjfriess Wed 06-Mar-13 13:33:09

Have you met Icky Sticky Monster?

TheWombat Wed 06-Mar-13 14:32:55

My latest sewing project (with an ulterior motive).

Heart Pillows for Mastectomy survivors

TheWombat Wed 06-Mar-13 14:37:17

landofmakebelieve you are so right! Hilarious smile

QueenMaeve Wed 06-Mar-13 16:21:42

I'm very pleased with how this lampshade turned out. It cost pennies to make

IzzieA Wed 06-Mar-13 16:32:44

'The Three Stages of Theme Parks,' a post about days out with twin daughters as they've grown up...
As I'm accident-prone and suffer from vertigo..this just adds to the embarrassment...

Life is full of Firsts and Lasts

singlemarriedmum Wed 06-Mar-13 20:36:12

A few ideas for fun, easy things to make out of unwanted jumpers.
Amazing what you can get out of an old knit!

Luce808 Wed 06-Mar-13 21:10:15

I've not been on for a while, but today I've blogged about the wonderful thing that is dads reading to their children. Booktrust have a campaign about it too.

YoungDebbie Thu 07-Mar-13 10:27:38

If you were a flower, how would you like to be arranged?

This post was inspired by an unexpected bunch of spring flowers from an old schoolfriend:

My New Philosophy of Flower Arranging

with cheery pix of lovely spring flowers!

Babyinthesunshine Thu 07-Mar-13 10:51:30

Easy carrot and cheese muffins for baby led weaning babes or in fact the whole family.

singlemarriedmum Thu 07-Mar-13 10:58:13

Mr Twit's beard saves the day!

lifeafterdebt Thu 07-Mar-13 14:02:59

"It's not what we eat but what we digest that makes us strong: not what we gain but what we save that makes us rich: not what we read but what we remember that makes us learned: and not what we profess but what we practice that gives us integrity"

PavlovtheCat Thu 07-Mar-13 15:17:10

Disability discrimination at work my recent unpleasant experience at work and what I am doing about it.

Alreethinny Thu 07-Mar-13 16:23:01

A post about books and libraries for World Book Day.

More than just a book

landofmakebelieve Thu 07-Mar-13 16:46:51
Craftsonsea Thu 07-Mar-13 20:57:53

Have realised that I have never mentioned my books blog (oops!) so wrote a post about it, there's a link to a competition too smile

plantsitter Thu 07-Mar-13 21:42:58

fucking world book day. But I learned a lesson.

ediblewoman Thu 07-Mar-13 23:27:26

Two more!

Pretty (simple) Easter Wreath here

And a review of last week's meals with a foolproof pastry recipe here

cjfriess Fri 08-Mar-13 11:29:06

We're enjoying the sunshine, planting seeds and reading Jasper's Beanstalk smile

carovioletfizz Fri 08-Mar-13 13:03:19
Nanniejo Fri 08-Mar-13 13:13:32

Hello fellow bloggers!
Have you ever told your child THE Easter Story? This might help Hope so anyway!

I wrote about party and beetle planning I even drew pictures of beetles.

FlipFantasia Fri 08-Mar-13 17:07:20

Happy International Women's Day! To celebrate, here are some picture books for budding feminists.

YoungDebbie Fri 08-Mar-13 17:14:56

How My Mission to Post A Parcel almost proved to be Mission Impossible - until some suspiciously smart strangers in suits stepped in...

PigeonPairNell Fri 08-Mar-13 21:03:25

My son came home from pre-school yesterday with a couple of things for me for Mothers Day - made me smile a lot smile

Avenue57 Sat 09-Mar-13 09:21:27

A round up of what I wore last week and some lovely other ladies from

BeebiesQueen Sat 09-Mar-13 10:23:23

Getting philosophical on teh blog this morning here what is brave and what is stupid.

ediblewoman Sat 09-Mar-13 21:06:13

Early Happy Mother's Day to all of you

mumsmakelists2 Sat 09-Mar-13 22:49:49

newpencilcase Hope they help grin

borninastorm Tue 12-Mar-13 12:34:16

Justin Bieber's gone a bit mad apparently.
I don't agree, I think he's just gone a bit teenager

BeebiesQueen Tue 12-Mar-13 13:39:09

The terrible mother that I am, I didn't repair my child's comforter when I saw it was breaking. Read all about my punishment here!

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