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Creating a Wall Gallery in my Ensuite

| August 26, 2014 | 20 Comments
Creating a Wall Gallery in my Ensuite

As you know the latest room in our house to have a makeover was our en-suite.  As happens when you are a busy family and on a budget, not everything get done all at once, and a room needs tweaks, and sometimes you just need to live with it a while to see if  it needs anything else.

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Portland Dorset : Beach Fun

| August 24, 2014 | 2 Comments
Portland Dorset : Beach Fun

Portland Dorset, is where we headed off to for our holiday this year.  It’s a small island, just off the coast of Dorset, very near to Weymouth. We had a view of the sea from our courtyard behind the cottage we stayed in.  Chesil Beach, was where we walked to see the sunset each evening. A mere five-minute walk away. Continue Reading

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Kids and Food: More Fishies on Their Dishies

| August 21, 2014 | 0 Comments
Kids and Food: More Fishies on Their Dishies

Fish fingers are a favourite food for kids, but getting children to eat other quality fish can at times be a little tricky. Here’s the secret method.

Fish fingers have long been a favourite food for kids, but getting children to eat other quality fish can at times be a little tricky. And it shouldn’t be hard; fish is good for you and oh so delicious. So to help you encourage your little ones to eat more fish, here are a few top tips:

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Dorset Vineyard : A Year on

| August 20, 2014 | 3 Comments
Dorset Vineyard : A Year on

Just over a year ago now, we visited the parents of some friends of ours who were getting married, to see the fairly newly planted vineyard.  Whilst we were down in Dorset we managed to visit it again.  It’s come on amazingly. Rows and rows of the vines set against a slopping hill in their grounds.  Here’s Tall Dad being given a lesson in growing grapes. Continue Reading

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