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New Posts 31 March- 6 April

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Nanniejo Sun 31-Mar-13 14:35:19

Happy Easter everyone! smile
Looks like I'm starting the next thread for this week with My Favourite Smells Of Spring

And here is my Silent Sunday

JerryLeadbetter Sun 31-Mar-13 20:06:44

Happy Easter!

A very non-Eastery fashion-related post today as I have found the perfect spring boyfriend coat

Easter posts to follow!

Happy Chocolate Day everybody.

I tried to be clever and schedule several post over the course of the week, but that blatantly failed. So here are the three posts I posted today:

Animal brooches I made
An exhibition by teenage artists
The one where I get to review some free stuff

Nice coat Jerry, no way I could pull it off though!

sonnyandluca Sun 31-Mar-13 23:01:50

I've decided that I don't need any more new music. That's me done. I'm sticking with what I've got.

No more new music ...

Mark, Sonny, & Luca
The Tales of Sonny & Luca

IzzieA Mon 01-Apr-13 09:15:30

Happy Easter everyone...

A special post for Bank Holiday Monday...

'The Latest Craze From the U.S.'

izzieanderton.blogspot.com/

Why we are really enjoying This Easter Monday

Decorating the boy's room is knackering, but totally worth it - check it out!

PigeonPairNell Mon 01-Apr-13 21:55:23

How do non-believing parents explain religious festivals to their children? Here's a post on our atheist Easter

Gusthetheatrecat Mon 01-Apr-13 22:11:13

Happy Easter Monday!
I have just blogged about my girls' dolls bed, which I seem to have ameliorated to a slightly alarming extend. Pimp my dolls bed was the title I considered and rejected. I thought it might get me some quite odd traffic....

MrsNRay Mon 01-Apr-13 22:30:17

Happy no-work Monday! I've done my first review for Mumsnet Review Panel. Woooooop smile) here it is!

plutoniumsox.blogspot.co.uk/2013/04/it-turns-out-sun-is-only-hiding-to-make.html

wrestlingalligators Mon 01-Apr-13 22:59:25

Did you know that women with sons die earlier than women with daughters?

I dedicated a morning to science to find out why...

It?s official: Sons are bad for your health

dashoflime Tue 02-Apr-13 14:49:37

My thoughts on the bedroom tax

I blogged about a small swarm of beetles , girls and crafts, boys and balloons.

TheNewson Tue 02-Apr-13 18:41:05

I don't understand why grown women feel the need to strip, parade around and bend over searching for talc.

I mean, who actually uses talcum powder - apart from babies (and me, when I was a Goth, trying to get the Robert Smith look)?

One for you gym bunnies out there!

thenews-on.blogspot.co.uk/2013/04/keep-fat.html

Hi, I'm new to Mumsnet and also a new blogger!

This week i am blogging abour what we are getting up to over the Easter Holidays.... save me from the madness!

Play, Talk, Read!

tigeresslady Tue 02-Apr-13 22:07:04

Hello - here is my latest post
https://witteringfromthesofa.wordpress.com/2013/04/02/time-to-tackle-the-threenager/

My first time posting here

RecipeJunkie Wed 03-Apr-13 08:11:20

I didn't make a simnel cake but I did make a fruity simnel tray bake - avoid if you don't like marzipan. And also, a new way to make fish pie. My daughter said she would eat it again. Which is praise indeed. Check it out.

cjfriess Wed 03-Apr-13 08:47:07

The Little Raindrop introduces young children to the water cycle in a beautifully illustrated picture book story.

JerryLeadbetter Wed 03-Apr-13 11:19:41

Thanks bumperlicious - looks a bit wrong on the hanger but on is a dream!

Today's blog post is a recipe for luxury lemon bread and butter pudding

This is the nuts! Ignore the slightly burnt bits on my dodgy photo, this dessert is really delicious!

JerryLeadbetter Wed 03-Apr-13 14:27:32

DCs have been driving me bonkers this morning, so decided to try this craft to keep them occupied- finger paint rainbow trees - went down a treat, worked well with my toddler and baby, kept them apart for a short amount of time!

reluctantsuburbanmum Wed 03-Apr-13 14:59:59

For all those open-minded, super-spontaneous twenty-somethings who are now diary and calendar driven forty-somethings...this is for you....
kerryfisherauthor.blogspot.co.uk/2013/04/from-open-mind-to-narrow-mindand-back.html

IzzieA Wed 03-Apr-13 16:26:43

Another disaster from Izzie's kitchen...

'Mint Sauce Pizza' on izzieanderton.blogspot.com/

borninastorm Wed 03-Apr-13 18:26:32

It's that time of year when parents of older teenagers begin to get a bit lost in the applying for university quagmire.
So here's part one of mumtoteens guide for parents with teenagers heading to uni in September

My babies are still happy to be together. But for how much longer?

Looking for a family hotel for a quick getaway?

Tree-house bunkbeds? Parents own space?

I have found it... shhhhh!

Gulliver's Hotel and Splash Zone review

The

Out of the mouths of babes linky is also up.

Come and link up your funny story blog posts!!
smile

JerryLeadbetter Thu 04-Apr-13 14:11:36

One for those interested in fashion/style - as of today I am embarking on the '30 Day Wardrobe Challenge', whereby you have to create a different outfit each day out of your current wardrobe, for 30 days. Today is day one on my blog!

30 day wardrobe challenge

Nanniejo Thu 04-Apr-13 15:41:21

Well, I managed another post this week smile: Is Anyone Listening? 10 Ways To Listen When It?s Noisy!

borninastorm Thu 04-Apr-13 17:04:55
sallyjenkins Thu 04-Apr-13 17:21:57

If you're interested in publishing an e-book or creative writing of any kind then you will find this post interesting

Craftsonsea Thu 04-Apr-13 20:43:12

I am getting a wee bit fed up with this 'spring' rubbish now so am trying to make it summer in my house

This is my post on the Philpott case and why it really has nothing to do with welfare, and everything to do with violent relationships.

Spoonpaws Thu 04-Apr-13 21:31:24

Anyone else have happy memories of den dwelling monsters as a child...?

D is for Dens

Scarfmum Thu 04-Apr-13 22:49:20

Check out my latest blog post on why I'm feeling lucky...http://themumwiththesilkscarf.blogspot.ie/2013/04/Stayathomemum.html

IzzieA Fri 05-Apr-13 07:23:43

'Mummy I Know the F Word.' A sentence no mum of a 5-year old ever hopes she'll hear!

izzieandeton.blogspot.com/

cjfriess Fri 05-Apr-13 08:36:19

While we have been waiting for spring we have been reading A New Home for Little Fox. This beautiful picture book follows two foxes as they discover what kind of homes different animals and birds live in. It's a lovely story for spring smile

RecipeJunkie Fri 05-Apr-13 09:21:26

Any one else doing the 5:2 diet? Here's my 5:2 Friday post This may become a regular thing. One the other hand, it may not. But I have lost 1/2 a stone since half term.

RecipeJunkie Fri 05-Apr-13 09:22:52

I also wrote a post about a lovely local rapeseed oil that I've discovered - all the flavour of olive oil, but none (well not quite as many) of the miles.

Two slightly different blogs today...

The perils of being the only female in a house overdosed with testosterone!

Living with the toilet seat up

An update on our Easter holiday challenge, and a vlog introducing my husband - the best penguin waddler in town wink

Easter Holiday Challenge

JerryLeadbetter Fri 05-Apr-13 14:16:04

Today is Day TWO of my 30 Day wardrobe challenge - pic and post here.

dashoflime Fri 05-Apr-13 15:58:32

Over at my blog I'm taking my baby to meetings

racheyp Fri 05-Apr-13 18:55:34

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PavlovtheCat Fri 05-Apr-13 20:43:44

Taking Control Back - The Expert Patient Programme

It's been so long since I have posted. I lost my writing mojo properly. Well, I am not convinced I have it back, but I now feel I something useful to say, so, before I update on my first EPP session I am reposting my post about what EPP is...I know technically it's not a post for this week, but can I get away with it? to raise your interest?

Something people with chronic health conditions might find useful.

Jill2 Fri 05-Apr-13 21:35:12

This post was about the fears my daughter and I had when she started a new year at school. Before and After, A Year In The LIfe of You Enjoy.

thelastslayer Fri 05-Apr-13 22:34:06

Inspired by a thread in Chat, Actors you fancy but only in one particular role. Please tell me I'm not alone with some of the names on my list!

PavlovtheCat Fri 05-Apr-13 23:19:08
JerryLeadbetter Sat 06-Apr-13 13:14:30

Day THREE of the 30 Day Wardrobe Challenge!

Nanniejo Sat 06-Apr-13 16:27:14
doradoo Sat 06-Apr-13 20:08:37

Been very neglectful of the blog of late.... but here's a revamp and some more wine!!

emmasexpatadventures.blogspot.de/

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