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Valentine’s Card on the Blackboard

  Finally removed the Christmas tree from the blackboard today as I had been thinking about putting up an inspiring quote. Something cool that I would see several times a day and something that my girls would understand.  However, being so close to Valentines I decided while they were out of the house today I […]

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Our new blackboard wall – the Christmas Tree

After being inspired by a lovely friend on Facebook that had painted the wall underneath their stairs with blackboard paint, I decided ‘Why not?!’ afterall is my house and there is no law that says I couldn’t paint every wall a different colour! So off to the paint shop I went and purchased a tin […]

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Chicken Wire Leaf Storage Chicken

Reading through a magazine this week, I came across an article with a picture of chicken made from chicken wire.  It looked brilliant and thought our lovely our vege patch would look with a flock of these chickens standing by.  I figured they couldn’t be too hard to make, well too hard to get a […]

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Easter Crafts: Chocolate Egg Nests

We love chocolate so we’ve decided to make some chocolate egg nests for Easter.  We used a recipe out of the Easter Issue of the  Morrisons supermarket magazine.   Recipe: 5 large Morrisons Neat Wheat 150 grams milk chocolate 50 grams butter 6 teaspoon golden syrup 36 mini eggs (yum     We started by […]

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Easter Crafts: Easter Bonnets with fresh flowers

We – me, Chloe and Millie decided just today that we would blog our Easter craft sessions in case anyone else was stuck for ideas for craft to do with your kids. Our first craft was to make some Easter bonnets and seeing as we are surrounded by fields we decided that it be ok […]

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