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Win A Personalised Scrabble Art Frame from Say It With Scrabble

Now that my children are out of babyhood – and almost out of toddlerhood in fact – I keep coming across the most adorable, cool or just plain practical things that don’t seem to have been around nine years ago when I was originally in the market for baby paraphernalia. At times it makes me feel… Continue reading Win A Personalised Scrabble Art Frame from Say It With Scrabble

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What Makes Crochet The Perfect Craft

Over the years, since I started this blog, I’ve mentioned crochet several times. I’ve also spoken of and even posted tutorials on paper crafts, decoupage, patchwork, felt crafts and sewing. Crochet has remained a hobby I’ve worked on but never gone into detail on. After years of crocheting, but still considering myself to be at beginner… Continue reading What Makes Crochet The Perfect Craft

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Planning Our Guest Bedroom Makeover

One of my favourite things about shopping trips to Dublin as a child was going into the Laura Ashley shop on Grafton Street.  I know it is a brand that many consider old-fashioned and terribly floral, but it has always been special to me.  I used to go in with my mother. She had some gorgeous… Continue reading Planning Our Guest Bedroom Makeover

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The Great Egg Race, or 3 Last Minute Easter Decorations

Do you remember the show on the BBC The Great Egg Race? I don’t remember much about the actual series but I was fascinated by the opening. I looked it up recently to show the children and was pleased they like it to. This post is nothing to do with the TV series and everything… Continue reading The Great Egg Race, or 3 Last Minute Easter Decorations

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Making Papercraft Bunnies with Toddlers

Easter ist almost upon us and I haven’t anything much done. Last year I was all about the Easter decorations. Now, with a job, a dog and a bunch of chickens to deal with as well as three children and the housework, there just isn’t as much time for faffing about with eggs, bunnies and… Continue reading Making Papercraft Bunnies with Toddlers