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Online Clothes Shopping – how much do you return?

Online clothes shopping,  it is so convenient these days.  The joys of internet shopping are particularly appreciated when you have your first child and realise that navigating  the shops with a buggy or a furious toddler is not the most relaxing way to spend your (almost non-existent) free time.  When one child turns into multiple children, your days of a …

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Embroideries for Spring and Summer

In case it hasn’t hit you squarely in the face each time you’ve gone into a shop, embroideries are everywhere.  A  friend and I were recently discussing this phenomenon which has besieged the shops with relentless tenacity.   I expressed the opinion that I am not convinced that this is one bandwagon I’m overly excited to hitch a ride on.   …

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Asian Style Slow Cooker Chicken

My Asian style chicken recipe has been requested by a few friends and it’s taken me a little while to write it down.  It looks complicated, but it’s actually quite easy and highly recommended.  You can make the spice mix in advance, there will be enough spice mix to repeat this recipe a few times. I make the chicken in the …