Monthly Archives: March 2013

Snood in progress

I have now taught myself to add a new yarn of wool and cast off. This book has been a great help.  I just need to darn the two ends together with the help of a nifty darning needle set … Continue reading

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Every household with children should have one of these….

Forget lugging the vacuum out of the cupboard or spending money on expensive, ugly battery powered hand held machines to clean up the debris following mealtimes etc. This is the product you should buy… http://www.lakeland.co.uk/23273/Bissell-Natural-Sweep It arrived yesterday and I’m … Continue reading

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Stay at home parents – who cares? Certainly not the government.

So now it looks like the government is going to take away nursery vouchers if one parent has decided to stay at home full time.  Are stay at home parents being penalised?  Yes.  Do I feel this is yet another … Continue reading

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Snoodaliscious

Taught myself to cast on and knit a basic stitch last night.   I scanned the internet for online tutorials and this one was by far the best, despite the accent… http://www.knittinghelp.com/video/play/long-tail-cast-on The Rowan wool and 10mm bamboo needles are from … Continue reading

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It’s our March WI session tomorrow night – The Science of Flirtology

It’s the flirtology session tomorrow night.  I have a feeling there will be some sort of interaction as our speaker, Jean, wants the room to be laid out in rows of semi circles.  She’s one of the few speakers who … Continue reading

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Pink lego

I’ve read all the stuff about not stereotyping girls or exposing them to pink, princesses and fairies. I’m not particularly girly however, C loves anything pink, all princesses and all fairies so what can I do? D is lego obsessed … Continue reading

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