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New posts - 5th to the 12th of May

(48 Posts)
landofmakebelieve Sun 05-May-13 15:40:46

Am I the first to post?! If not apologies for starting a new thread, but can't see one for this week!
Here's my latest.
As it's Sunday, it's a Silent Sunday one and here's someone we met down in the woods today.. smile

AMillionMilesOfFun Sun 05-May-13 16:36:21

A slightly belated May Day post from me, in which the boy and I make springtime crafts and get tangled up in a maypole.

Another Silent Sunday for me!

gardeningmum Sun 05-May-13 18:53:06

A bee friendly garden is a family friendly garden - find out why

BustyDeLaGhetto Sun 05-May-13 22:05:44

I have just moved house and have decorated it like a CHAMP.

GinotPrigio Mon 06-May-13 08:26:10

I wrote this post after a bad day last week. I created a spoof job advert for the post of a full time mother.

A few big facebook pages have posted it and it has attracted quite a few negative responses

It was only supposed to be a bit of a joke!

cjfriess Mon 06-May-13 10:51:29

We're reading Kipper's Birthday in preparation for our own birthday celebrations smile

Today we are doing Nothing

It seems I am now someone who does crafts even without any persuasion from children - no children were harmed in the making of this craft

parentinginpublic Mon 06-May-13 19:54:19

Nearly a year ago I stepped out of the work place to be at home more. I'm starting to realise that NOW is where it's at

Craftsonsea Mon 06-May-13 20:23:41

Had my sorry self dragged back to the MN Flylady thread this week but I'm trying to take the same approach to being creative

ojbsmum Tue 07-May-13 11:36:53

I'm starting to catch up with my blog having spent more time enjoying the sun than writing. First, the joys of gardening with toddlers!

After a very funny conversation between DS1&2 in the car the other day, a few musings on magic E vs split digraphs.

[ It's a Split Digraph at School and a Magic E at Home]]

This week we are enjoying our annual spring tradition

CinnamonStix Tue 07-May-13 21:30:23

Haven't blogged since December blush

Here's my latest on up-cycling a ladder..

thelastslayer Tue 07-May-13 21:52:37
sonnyandluca Wed 08-May-13 07:40:56

Sometimes I take a step back and providing I don't stand on a piece of LEGO take a second to appreciate just how much the boys learn each and every day ....

New Scooters, new experiences

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

PigeonPairNell Wed 08-May-13 08:54:39

We're just back from a Bank holiday trip to storybook Wales: a country tale

Nanniejo Wed 08-May-13 11:35:34

Who doesn't battle with it at times- but I found it quite therapeutic writing about it from my perspective: Exposing What Fear Is Like

hz Wed 08-May-13 13:32:51

After an unexpectedly great camp here is my review of another great family orientated campfire campsite, Inwood.

artifarti Wed 08-May-13 13:33:50

I only started my blog a week ago and just joined the network. Hello smile

My blog is about cheese so I wrote about making cheese and the cheese of my childhood, Red Leicester: Cheesy stuff

Hi this is the final part of the adoptive mother interview. It is a compelling story and I have been lucky with my subject of choice. Enjoy!

Egusta Wed 08-May-13 14:16:34

An alternative to hummus. Butter bean and avocado spread/dip/whatever.

cjfriess Wed 08-May-13 15:38:01

Me and My Dad are looking forward to Father's Day smile

On Monday night we took a Tiger home for tea

thelastslayer Wed 08-May-13 21:54:33

Look What I've Made! I actually completed my sewing challenge and am so chuffed with myself! I've posted some pics of the result and am sharing some of the tips I picked up along the way for other beginners.

AnnieWinehouse Wed 08-May-13 22:24:31

I made an Erdbeerkuchen.

ojbsmum Thu 09-May-13 08:05:55

Two this week! Gardening with toddlers mentioned earlier (edited and, I think, improved; I'd hit publish too soon!) & our first trip to the seaside with two walking toddlers...

RecipeJunkie Thu 09-May-13 09:15:14

I've taken the pledge for Fresh Week. But I will still be drinking gin.

RecipeJunkie Thu 09-May-13 09:16:01

sorry that link doesn't work. Try again. Tefal Fresh Week

AMillionMilesOfFun Thu 09-May-13 14:30:51

Two posts from me this week... uncharacteristically prolific.

I made some enamel tiles to exhibit at a local art trail, using a red cabbage print.

Frettchen Thu 09-May-13 15:23:31

I imagine there'll be many like it, but I've posted a reaction to Barbara Hewson's article on Spiked;
Let Kids Be Kids
Anyone else blogged about this?

On another note, I LOVE the idea of Silent Sunday - will definitely have to start doing that.

HappySnail Thu 09-May-13 17:26:10

Why should kids have all the fun? Well, they shouldn't. So I wrote about it!

Craftsonsea Thu 09-May-13 20:23:58

Being the domestic goddess that I obviously am, I set fire to a tea towel last week, but never mind because I've upcycled it into a cute kids apron which obviously means I am superwoman or something wink

yassusarah Fri 10-May-13 08:06:07

Was in Corfu on holiday last week visiting old haunts and met up with a rather lovely old man

NeedsTherapy Fri 10-May-13 08:19:50

Hi all, Not been around for a while, and have name changed a few times since I was last here. I've enjoyed catching up on some blogs tho.

Today on the blog I am introducing my new Friday treats kicking off with a Sweet Butterfly Treat.

artifarti Fri 10-May-13 10:25:21

It's my first Fromage Friday and I'm trying Dorset Blue Vinny. Yum!

TheNewson Fri 10-May-13 11:33:26

The £1 cinema. The rustle of snacks as families empty a whole sweet shop of wrappers onto the floor. Baby Princess-Angel is crying the whole way through Men in Black 6, just because Tommy Lee Jones’ face was ripped off. Maybe you’ll endure another mind numbing CGI adventure, with a host of cute animals in some saccharine coated fable.

cjfriess Fri 10-May-13 13:23:44

The Wind in The Willows retold as a picture book. One of a lovely series of classics for young children from Usborne.

I've reached book 5 in the Lymond Chronicles:

The Ringed Castle

Back after a break and arguing

Latest post is about my favourite adoption books for kids

NeedsTherapy Sat 11-May-13 09:13:19

Today I talk about a big scary decision for me anyway!

meemar Sat 11-May-13 21:14:16

My latest post is Share: Give and Get Support in which I encourage readers to share their experience of healing from a break up, in order to support each other.

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