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Feeling Blessed

I’m sat here bathed in sunshine on the beach in February. In front if me are a bunch of mermaids giggling and enchanting pirates.¬†¬†Which they then defeat (of course). Behind me are a bunch of lads building fires in camo. … Continue reading

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Tights to Hair Bands and Leg Warmers

Time to sort out the growing pile of tights. Mini me has been having trouble with some of her tights falling down and being annoying. This normally means they are too small for her. I had a look and several … Continue reading

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Hello Strangers

Hiya, long time no blog. We had an adventurous 2014. Heres a potted version of what went down. We have moved out of our lovely van and it has now been sold to a shepherdess. It was a bit muddy … Continue reading

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DIY Catapult

These are really simple, frugal and quick to make. Supplies Hole punch Elastic bands. I bought a cheap box from home base, it has smaller and larger bands in a range of colours. I used 8 longer and 24 smaller … Continue reading

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Salad from the Garden

Non nom, This is a salad I picked a couple of weeks ago. It has pennywort Which is really succulent and juicy, the older leaves and small ones from more shady places can be quite spicy. My girls really love … Continue reading

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Stinging Nettle Miracle Cure

My littlest little person stood on a stinger today. She has very good lungs so we certainly knew about it. They are very potent this time of the year too. Ouch We tried our normal remedy doc leaves. There are … Continue reading

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Nettles for Tea

Inspired by DIY Naturals latest post on stinging nettles I decided to try them out on my family for tea. The girls helped me pick some wild garlic leaves and flowers on the way home tonight and I gathered the … Continue reading

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