Toilet Roll Advent Calendar
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I made an advent calendar this year for my kids. The first one I’ve ever made. Normally i buy the cheap £2 ones from the supermarket, you know them ones with the little chocolates behind the windows. But I’ve been inspired by all the handmade advent calendar I’ve seen. The one I’ve made is based on two calendars I featured on my post Christmas Countdown : Top 10 …
Clean Mama’s Printables
Freebies
I love Becky’s Clean Mama’a blog and I just love her Printables that she has in her Etsy shop! So as you can imagine i got quite a bit excited when on 22nd November she gave her readers an opportunity to get up to $5 worth of free printables!!! This was an opportunity i couldn’t miss! All she wanted me to do was mention clean mama’s …
Serenity Saturday : 17
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Welcome to another Serenity Saturday! Hoped you all had a great Thanksgiving here are my favs Christmas tree ornaments by Tiki from Ribbons, Lace and Inspiration Game Board Quilt from Lil Miss Red T-shirt And the post that got the most views was : Book Page Rose Wreath by Aimee from Twigg Studios If you have been featured feel free to grab my …
Christmas Extras
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With Christmas just around the corner it time to get all those extra christmas bit you need.I love making my own christmas decorations, but Firstly I’m not that creative and secondly I just haven’t got the time to make them. So I cheat a little and go out and buy them. There are just so many gorgeous items out there and NEXT have some …
Christmas Countdown : Top 10 Christmas Treats
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My Top 10 Christmas Treats 1. Marshmallow Snowmen by Dusti’s Cupcakes on Flickr 2. Santa Party Mix by Shelly at Cookies and Cups 3. Edible Fruit Tree by PJ at Ginger and Garlic 4. Gingerbread Truffles from Me and My Pink Mixer 5. Melted Snowman Cookies at Crazy Domestic 6. Reindeer Pop Treats by Amy at The Idea Room 7. Snowflake Cupcakes by Glory at Glorious Treats 8. …
My Find of the Week : The Jar of Nothing
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My Find of the Week is The Jar of Nothing!!  from Craft Bits It’s basically an empty jar with a sticker on that says ‘The Jar of Nothing’!This would make the perfect Christmas present for my dad. I’m fed up of buying things that people don’t really want, so I asked my dad what would he like for Christmas and every year his answer is always the …
Stocking Fillers
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Looking for ideas has to what to get this Christmas for those little stocking fillers?  Then take at look at these great ideas!! Snowmen gum By Kerry at Kerry’s Craft Blog Game Night in a Bag by Janet from  Today’s Fabulous Finds  playdough stress balloons by Charlotte at Make Do and Friend Paint Sample notebooks from Crab Apple Design – Etsy shop Pom …
Serenity Saturday : 16
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Welcome to Serenity Saturday! There were some great post last week!!! here are my favs Kathi at South Bay Studio made these beautiful cards from a painting done by her mother  Mindie at Bacon Time had these two great post. I couldn’t decide which i liked best so i’m featuring them both. DIY Snowmen Bottles and  DIY Snowmen Earrings The the post that got the most views …
Foto Friday : Silhouette & Orange
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This weeks’s Foto Friday theme at La-La’s Home Daycare was ‘Silhouette’  i Couldn’t really find anything for this week’s theme, the closest i could get is this creepy looking tree. Looks to me like a hand with long creepy fingers reaching out! Pin It And the colour theme over at Project 64 was ‘Orange’ Pin It And this week i’m also doing the Scavenger Hunt Sunday over at …
My New Etsy Shop!!
great ideas
~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~I have just opened my new Etsy shop!!It hasn’t got much in at the moment, But I will be adding things over the next coming weeksPlease take a look at www.etsy.com/shop/serenityyouAnd Just for readers of Serenity You blog I have a discount code for 15% off – just quote code NEW2011  when you check outThis offer is Valid until 31st December 2011
Christmas Countdown : Top 10 Christmas Stockings
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My Top 10 Christmas Stockings 1. From Woman’s Day 2. by Kylie from Tiges and Weince etsy shop 3. By Betz from Betz White 4. From Personalization Mall 5. By Lunden from Fabricworm 6. By Mary Lou from Purl Bee 7. From Sheron at Southern Hospitality 8. By Cindy from Cottage Instincts 9. By Danielle at Absolutely me 40 – Flickr10. By Lynn from Nebraska Views
My find of the week : Deep Dark Chocolate Cookies
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My Find of the Week are these absolutely gorgeous Deep Dark Chocolate Cookies by Amira from Divine Baking Want some of these right now!!! i just love chocolate! Feel like i’ve died and gone to heaven just looking at these!! Deep Dark Chocolate Cookies from Divine Baking
Printable to-do list
organize
I came across this really cute printable from www.mintprintables.com.  I’m always making lists. To-do lists, shopping list, gift lists, ideas lists, things i want list, the list is endless (LOL). But I have ended up with sheets of paper every where. So i need to do something about it and to keep them more organized. So guess what I did?  I …
Serenity Saturday : 15
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OMG!!!! I can’t believe it!!! Last week I was hoping for 25 link ups and we got 64!!!! How amazing is that!!! Was really hard picking which posts to feature but here they are: Play Kitchen by Doné at Make Create Do Rolo Cookies by Lucy Jane at Lucy Jane’s Best A Plump and Perky Turkey by Rachel at I Heart Crafty Things …
Foto Friday : Morning Sky & Dandelions
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This weeks photo theme at  La-La’s Home Daycare is ‘Morning sky’ And what a miserable morning it was!! really foggy and wet Pin It And the Theme this week at Project 64 was ‘Dandelions’ Here are a few a took in my garden the other day Pin It Linking up to these great parties
Paper Plate Fish
Kids & Family
During the school half term holidays me and my two eldest kids (6) & (2) made these really cute paper plate fish. I got this idea from Mom Daze First get a paper plate and cute a triangle out  Then stick it on to the back with some cello-tape to make the tail Then have lot’s of fun painting them!! We finished these …
Christmas Countdown : Top 10 Handmade Gifts
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My Top 10 Handmade Christmas Gifts 1. Snowball Truffles by Nichole at Papertrey Ink & Nichole Heady 2. Hungry Monster Pillows by Leslie from Leslie’s Art and Sew 3. Sticky Note Books from Greeting Arts 4. I-Spy Book by Rebecca from Happy Baby Designs 5. DIY Twine Vase by Jill from Women Who Do It All 6. French Sew Tidy by Ruth from At Number 29 7. …
Recipes : Chicken & Mushroom Pie
freezer meals
Chicken & Mushroom Pie Ingredients : 400g Chicken (or quorn if your a vegetarian like me) 750g Potatoes 1 Onion 295g  tin Cream of Mushroom soup 250ml veg or chicken stock 325g tin of sweetcorn 3 tbsp crème fraiche parsley or basil Serves 4  Ready in 45 minutes,   441 Cals   12g fat 1. Fry the onion and chicken for 5-10 minutes. …
Serenity Saturday : 14
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Welcome to Serenity Saturday!! Last week i said i was hoping to get 20 link ups. and guess what? We did it!!!! we got 21!!! i’m sooooo happy!!!! Let’s see if we can get 25 this week. what to you think? I loved everyone’s link up’s, it was hard to decide on just two. But i just couldn’t decide so I asked my husband to pick …
Guest Post : Tasteful Thanksgiving Decor
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I’m so excited to tell you all that I have my very first guest post! Yeah!! I have Christina who as kindly wrote an article on Thanksgiving decor and she gives some great tips on how to make your home look just perfect for the up coming holiday. Tasteful Thanksgiving Decor Article written by Christina Johnson Simple, Fun Decorating for …
Words
DIY
I’m trying to get my 6 year old to learn to read and write, and it’s a bit difficult has he soon loses attention. So i made up these little words that he can play around with and make sentences and short stories. They are like the little magnet ones you can buy but these don’t cost a thing! All you need is some white card …
Christmas Countdown : Top 10 Advent Calendars
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My Top 10 Advent Calendars 1. Baby Sock Advent Calendar from Martha Stewart 2. Tin Magnets Advent Calendar by Jessie at Narrating Life 3. A Cone-iferous Advent from Family Fun   4. Toilet Paper Roll Advent Calendar from Somewhat Muddled Musings 5. Santa’s Beard Advent from bp.blogspot 6. Felt Christmas Tree Advent by Katie at So Happy 7. Toilet Paper Roll …
My find of the week : Fragile Photo Leaves
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My Find Of The Week this week are these stunning photo leaves. I found them over at The Modern MournerThese are made my Miranda Van Dijk and she also sell these in her Etsy Shop. Go and take a look these are just beautiful! and she also does custom orders.
*Project Pink*    Breast Cancer Awareness
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{Project Pink} is a fun and touching day that Marilyn at The Artsy Girl Connection as put together toreach as many bloggers as we can to dedicate our blogs to Breast Cancer For A DAY.I am hoping to recruit as many blogger’s as I can to simply Feature a blog postdedicated to the cause. A Fun Day Of Pink projects {Crafts, Food, TouchingStories, Photography and Inspirations} ALL PINK ACROSS OURBLOGS FOR ONE DAY To raise awareness and show WE CARE!OVER 60 BLOGS ARE …