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gardeningmum Sun 14-Apr-13 11:06:08

Never been the first to post before. Here's one about flowers that slugs and snails won't eat.

kidsinthegarden.co.uk/my-top-10-slug-and-snail-free-plants/

My Silent Sunday this week is about Big Birds

Here's one from last night on another great picture book:

Happiness is a Watermelon on Your Head

YoungDebbie Sun 14-Apr-13 16:59:16

Latest post from our extraordinary trip to Luxembourg in our camper van at Easter:

youngbyname.me/2013/04/14/why-belgium-is-being-rebuilt-further-tales-from-the-camper-van-easter-2013/

Gotta love travel in a camper van! smile

HebeinDC Sun 14-Apr-13 17:08:19

A diary of sorts, a love letter even, to Washington D.C., and a few musings on the paths we take and the choices we make.

Also, threesomes.

www.hebeindc.wordpress.com

hz Sun 14-Apr-13 19:00:33

Resorting to euphemism's to get readers! Might be useful if you are looking for an easy to ereect tent. Getting it up! (chortle)

Hi, my latest post is about routine change How do you cope with a change in the child's routine?

amummysview Sun 14-Apr-13 22:51:34

A Lullaby for The Lullaby Trust - A post in memory of Matilda Mae and to support the rebranding of the FSID to The Lullaby Trust - amummysview.com/2013/04/14/a-lullaby-for-the-lullaby-trust/

yassusarah Mon 15-Apr-13 08:05:27

A poem about our Easter holidays now its back to school today

A poem rounding up the hols

cjfriess Mon 15-Apr-13 08:23:27

Mouse Paint inspired us to get our paints out and mix colours smile

CircusQueen Mon 15-Apr-13 11:39:04

On turning 27 - puddles, cocktails, gluten-free cake and gratefulness. circusqueen.co.uk/2013/04/when-i-turned-27/

mumsmakelists2 Mon 15-Apr-13 12:02:43

Some tips on how to choose the best affiliate networks for your blog ...

IzzieA Mon 15-Apr-13 12:59:53

Nothing ever goes to plan in the Anderton house, find out why on today's post...

Another Day in the Crazy House....on

izzieanderton.blogspot.com/

JerryLeadbetter Mon 15-Apr-13 14:02:14

Days seven - twelve of the 30 Day Wardrobe Challenge!

SophRunning Mon 15-Apr-13 14:02:45

Hello everyone. Here's mine this week, on remembering why it's so important to run

OnlyANinja Mon 15-Apr-13 14:24:04

I have a Mexican elbow - don't worry it's not a sports injury!

fcknits Mon 15-Apr-13 16:49:51

Latest post: Crochet Rat Pattern Adaption - how I reworked a knitting pattern into a crochet pattern. smile

Gusthetheatrecat Mon 15-Apr-13 22:26:16

I seem to be having some kind of labelling frenzy

mumsmakelists2 Mon 15-Apr-13 23:38:33

If you're drowning in the washing check out these tips on how to master the laundry from a whole bunch of mummy bloggers ...

JerryLeadbetter Tue 16-Apr-13 09:43:49

mumsmakelists2 your blog looks fab- am going to check it out this evening when I have more time!

Today's post is about our day out in Greenwich on Sunday.

Celesse Tue 16-Apr-13 12:00:23

Parenting forum sterotypes Lighthearted look at the sterotype's found posting on parenting forums.

mumsmakelists2 Tue 16-Apr-13 13:09:30

JerryLeadBetter aw thanks!

mumsmakelists2 Tue 16-Apr-13 13:11:04

Am in complete chocolate heaven contemplating these 10 totally scrumptious chocolate cakes ... with a twist ... ...

fcknits Tue 16-Apr-13 13:38:56

Everyone, read Celesse's blog post - it is totally hilarious! Just the thing for another crappy day followed by a night of zombie-parenting. (Kids are putting us up for Olympic endurance tests in the sleep deprivation category!!)

The news is depressing, So were my pregnancies

I agree Celesse's post is great but I can't reply to tell her that because she doesn't have a Name/URL option!

ParsleyTheLioness Tue 16-Apr-13 20:48:22

Where I try to stop being too nice for my own good... here

MrsNRay Tue 16-Apr-13 20:48:32

Does anyone else take their dogs on holiday? My post is about our version of all-inclusive holidays.

plutoniumsox.blogspot.co.uk/2013/04/all-inclusive-holidays-plutonium-sox.html

PigeonPairNell Tue 16-Apr-13 21:41:05

This week, I have mostly been slowblogging (ie my post's mainly a collection of pictures with a wee bit of commentary...)

PavlovtheCat Tue 16-Apr-13 21:51:14

For My Summer Girl "HOME".

Why I love where I am right now. Requested by my DD aged 6.

Frettchen Tue 16-Apr-13 23:11:04

In my weekly structure-less Review section I look at seven different fantasy worlds and discover I don't really fit in any of them...

gaveldiscuss.wordpress.com/2013/04/16/reviewsday-4/

AnnieWinehouse Tue 16-Apr-13 23:26:59

Birthday Cake for my 8-year-old DS. Skylanders. Make sure you have a few days to spare to make it...;)
http://scrummysuppersquirkycakes.blogspot.co.uk/2013/04/skylanders-portal-of-power-birthday.html

AnnieWinehouse Tue 16-Apr-13 23:27:35
cjfriess Wed 17-Apr-13 08:59:51

Have you met Cactus Annie? She's a cowgirl who needs to be brave when all the school cows are stolen.

reluctantsuburbanmum Wed 17-Apr-13 11:28:09

Have debated for sometime about using real life events in my novels...here's why I've decided not to...
kerryfisherauthor.blogspot.co.uk/2013/04/truth-is-stranger-than-fiction.html

IzzieA Wed 17-Apr-13 13:26:33

A blog about a charity that I volunteer for called Mentor Link.

izzieanderton.blogspot.com/

ojbsmum Wed 17-Apr-13 13:41:51

I'm so very new at this, I'd love some visitors and feedback.
My 3rd ever post, declaring a new found love for honeycomb paper!
babiesbooksandblackboards.com

Hi post on how to start the adoption process - I hope it is of use.
Thanks

It would appear that Z1 is perfectly capable of doing crafts without my forcing her help and blogging - read all about it here

amummysview Wed 17-Apr-13 19:19:38
RecipeJunkie Wed 17-Apr-13 19:43:03

For those of you on the 5:2 diet, with a problem swede, how about some swede soup? More delicious than you might think. And for those of you not on a diet, chocolate cake

thelastslayer Wed 17-Apr-13 20:38:27
Craftsonsea Wed 17-Apr-13 20:45:10

I have discovered my inner domestic goddess (coughs wildly) ok, I've nicked the recipe for the perfect yorkshire puddings from a friend.

MrsNRay Wed 17-Apr-13 22:45:24

Ooh two posts in two days, I'm on a roll! Here is my post for real nappy week, I would LOVE some comments, I'd really like to hear about other people's experiences, I think it's such an interesting debate.

plutoniumsox.blogspot.co.uk/2013/04/a-real-nappy-story-from-reluctant-hippy.html

plantsitter Wed 17-Apr-13 23:08:00
HappySnail Thu 18-Apr-13 16:45:47

Been thinking about ways to deal with criticism and improve our confidence. Came up with this.

Confidence building is not always what it seems; sometimes it's a matter of letting go. http://bit.ly/XICw27

JerryLeadbetter Thu 18-Apr-13 20:43:19

Two posts today, really excelling myself!

Days 13 and 14 of the 30 Day Wardrobe Challenge

and

Our baby girl is 11 months

PavlovtheCat Thu 18-Apr-13 22:59:46
IzzieA Fri 19-Apr-13 07:47:21

A post about Boston - a beautiful city.

Thinking of everyone affected by recent events....

izzieanderton.blogspot.com/

cjfriess Fri 19-Apr-13 08:16:36

Dear Zoo - the perfect book for a baby, toddler or pre schooler. I would love to hear your suggestions for picture books that grow with a child smile.

landofmakebelieve Fri 19-Apr-13 12:10:01

Another post - this time on the adoption medical - some FAQs for you. click here

I'm sorry I don't care if there is something wrong with Samantha Brick, the message she is giving out is dangerous. any-self-respecting-woman-wouldnt-write-this-shit

CollectorofCookbooks Fri 19-Apr-13 16:09:52

What I'd do if I won the lottery. What would you do?

minimumthebare Fri 19-Apr-13 19:24:23

Daffodils, sunshine and spring is here-my skin has welcomed the good weather!

TrampyPants Fri 19-Apr-13 19:58:45

Iver posted two today, one about body image here and another about blouses and shirts here

I've had to take a bit of a break for the last week, but, tomorrow I'm going to start researching another post for my "if I were a rich girl" series.

A more serious book review this time:

Mother Departs

RecipeJunkie Sat 20-Apr-13 08:41:44
RecipeJunkie Sat 20-Apr-13 08:42:57

and for any 5:2-ers, here's what I ate on my 'fasting days' this week - yesterday was 5:2 Friday - featuring inadequate breakfasts, tinned salmon and a spinach omelette - life's a roller coaster, as someone once said...

dashoflime Sat 20-Apr-13 11:10:31

On my decision to fuck off the baby circuit

TrampyPants Sat 20-Apr-13 18:58:39

It's SPRING!!!

so, here's a not at all frivolous post about skirts

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