Christmas Countdown : Top 10 Cards
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My Top 10 Christmas Cards 1. Thumbprint Raindeer Card by Jill at Meet The Dubiens 2. Paint Chip Tree Cards by Angela Sgro at Angela Sgro Designs 3. Dasher in the Snow by Suen at Split Coast Stampers 4. O’ Christmas tree cards by Melissa at Papertrey Ink  5. Noel Card from Hobbycraft 6. Button Tree Card by Carly at …
My find of the week : Easy Tiny Envelopes
Crafts
Each week I’m going to post my find of the week And this week is these little gorgeous tiny envlopes by Ruth Bleakley who guest posted the tutorial at Poppytalk Guest posted at Poppytalk Ruth Bleakley from ruthbleakley
Reward Points
family activities
My eldest child is now 6, he used to have a reward chart for good behavior and the chance to get a sticker everyday. He used to love this and and do his best. But recently he’s been coming home from school and asking me for pocket money as all his friends get it. So he’d finally outgrown his sticker …
Serenity Saturday : 11
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Hello and welcome to another Serenity Saturday. I haven’t been able to post for a few days as a power sub station had a fire and cut all the electricity to our home and over 34,000 more! We are all now on emergency generators and don’t know how long it will be until were back on the main power. I’m just glad it’s on now …
Advertise you blog
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Do you want to get more traffic? Then way not advertise you blog on my blog?! Just for October I am offering a special discount of just 50p a month or £4 for the whole year!! for this you get to place your blog button on the right hand side of my blog, and this will be shown on every …
Christmas Countdown
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With Exactly 11 weeks to go to Christmas, I thought I’d try and get everyone in the mood and ready for the big day by making a Christmas page where you can link up all your amazing Christmas ideas!! Check it out at the top of the page!!! where it says ‘Christmas’!!! I just love Christmas!!! and not just the day it’s self but all the excitement of the build up …
Serenity Saturday : 10
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Welcome to another Serenity Saturday!!!  I’ve been feeling so stressed this week, everything seems to be going wrong! First my netbook goes all funny and when i press letter e it types ey, when I type L it types >L. And it does the same with another 10 buttons! I don’t know how it happened but it’s taking me ages to write …
Foto Friday : Machines
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This weeks Foto Friday is ‘Machines’ I had NO idea what to do for this photo!! I was thinking about it all week. Then just yesterday i was playing lego with my son making cars and tanks. And I thought ‘why not take a photo of this’, so i did. And here it is :
Oh No!!!
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On no!! Somehow, I have lost all my links to all the link party a take part in in my link party page!! I don’t know how it happened! i went to add a new link party button on and there was only 4 link party buttons there, the others have completely disappeared!! So over the next few days I’ll be added all the buttons. So …
Halloween ideas
halloween
Has it’s only a few weeks till Halloween I thought i would share with you some of the great Halloween ideas I’ve come across Halloween painted jar luminaries by Amanda at crafts by amanda Halloween pizzas from parents.com Papier mache floating ghost from marthastewart.com Halloween hang ups from marthastewart.com Lollipops in disguise from bhg.com Eerie cobwebs from allyou.com xxx
Roald Dahl Day
Books
    September 13th 2011 was Roald Dahl Day. I know it’s a bit late, but i just love Roald Dahl books and when I found this i just had to share it with someone. Get your hands on the Roald Dahl Day Packs here! There are lots of ways to have fun on Roald Dahl Day, and the packs below …
Serenity Saturday : 9
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I’ve been ill again this week!! so going to just relax on the sofa and watch a bit of telly and let my batteries recharge. We only had 6 link ups last week, which was a little dissapointing but hopefully this week will be a better. Kaitlin at not so simple housewife made these yummy Pumpkin spice latte cupcakes babblings and …
Follow me on Facebook
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follow me on facebook by clicking on the like button on the left side of this page facebook followers will get extra links to freebies and giveaways! join serenity you page here
Owls!!!!
Crafts
I just love owls!!! And resently there seems to be an owl trend. Everywhere i go, there’s owls. On kids clothes, toys, notebooks, cards and even blogs!! so here are my favourite owl blog posts. metal kitchen owls at focus on art painted owl rocks by Suzanne at suziebeezie Super cute owls from crumpled envelope Owl pillow boxes by Kerry …
Serenity Saturday : 8
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Welcome again to another Serenity Saturday!  And sorry for being a day late with this post, I don’t know how but i’ve lost a day somewhere. i thought it was Friday yesterday. What am i like!? l’d lose my head if it wasn’t screwed on This week i’m featuring babblings and more great chore chart   And also The baking bookworm’s yummy crispy …
Ella’s Kitchen
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I’ve been buying ella’s kitchen baby food pouches for my youngest child for a few months now, and he just loves them!! They have just brought out 5 new flavours and all are 100% organic and healthy NO added waterNO preservatives or thickenersNO E numbers or GMNO gluten, wheat, dairy or lactoseNO lumps or bits and nothing artificialJUST yummy organic …
Cleaning Caddy
cleaning
I am very disorganized and can be quite messy. And I hate it!! I’d love to me more organized and tidy and that’s just what I’m trying to do! Under my kitchen sink is where i keep all my cleaning stuff, washing power, light bulbs, bin bags, nappy sacks, all sorts. Anyway, i was in town today and saw this …
Serenity Saturday : 7
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Welcome to again to Serenity Saturday! I loved all the post last week, but i’m only choosing two to be featured first up is Skinny Spinach dip from The hungry homebody I just love spinach, so will be trying out this recipe!! And second is Twig stars, by Kelsey from Kelsey inspired I think these are just beautiful!!! <a href=”http://serenityyou.com/” target=”_blank”><img src=”http://2.bp.blogspot.com/-IlAGEoeCKQM/Tk6ii-gqOtI/AAAAAAAAAEo/Y6cvdwadwqI/s250/serenity%2Bsaturday%2Blogo%2B.jpg” …
Gnocchi bolognese with spinach
Food
Gnocchi bolognese with spinach Ingredients : 500g mince (i used quorn, as i’m a vegetarian) 400g spinach 500g pack of gnocchi 2 tins of chopped tomatoes with herbs 125g mozzarella 1. Fry the mince in some oil, until soft. Tip in both tins of tomatoes. Fill one can up with water and add to the pan. Simmer for 20 minutes. …
Take Away Menu Organiser
Food
Me and my husband love to have a cheeky takeaway, but the menu’s always seem to be scatted about in drawers and take ages to find. But a few months ago i came across the Takeaway Menu Organiser. which is great! In the front there is space to write all the telephone numbers you need and you favourite dishes. Then …
Kids Craft Box
Kids & Family
Over the summer holidays the kids have been drawing and painting lot’s of pictures. so much so that their craft stuff was ending up everywhere! So i decided to sort it all out. I brought a clear tub with a lid and placed everything inside. I put all the paper and card in a zip lock bag, all the glue’s, …
Serenity Saturday : 6
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Welcome to serenity saturday!!!!!   Sorry there wasn’t a party last week, i’ve been really ill. Thankfully i’m ok now so i’ll be very busy catching up with everyones great blogs. There were lot’s of great link ups last time, and it was hard choicing which one to feature. But after at least an hour debating i finally chose two, so …
Lentil Bake
Food
Lentil Bake Ingredients : 1 Large onion 2 carrots 400g can chopped tomatoes 2 veg stock cubes 400g can green lentils 950g sweet potatoes 2 tbsp thyme 25g butter 85g cheddar cheese makes approx. 4   ready in about 45 minutes,  531 cals,  17g fat ,  1. Heat oil in a pan and fry the onion until soft. Add the carrots and …
Serenity Saturday : 5
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Welcome to the 5th week of Serenity Saturday. Thank you to everyoine who linked up last week. there were some great posts.  Shoregirl over at 2 love learning came up with this great idea of Book Bingo. a great way to get the kids reading! <a href=”http://serenityyou.com/” target=”_blank”><img src=”http://2.bp.blogspot.com/-IlAGEoeCKQM/Tk6ii-gqOtI/AAAAAAAAAEo/Y6cvdwadwqI/s250/serenity%2Bsaturday%2Blogo%2B.jpg” alt=”Serenity you” /></a> Rules : you can link anything you want! only …
Film Review : Rango
Kids & Family
Rango I watched this on DVD yesterday with my 6 year old son and 21 month little girl. It’s about a pet chameleon that that comes across a little western town in the desert, where he is made sheriff and tries to make the town a better place. My little girl got fed up with it after about 10-15 minutes …
Serenity Saturday : 4
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Welcome to Serenity Saturday! A place to add your link up to a craft, kids project, recipe, scrapbook idea or any other great ideas you have come up with!! Love this idea of a Book storage system over at meg and andy Rules : you can link anything you want! only rule is that you place my link button on …