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Tips for great tasting homemade soup

  • Published on Sunday, 12 November 2017 14:01
  • Written by Administrator


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With winter setting in it's time indulge with some quality home made soup.

Lean beef, mutton or chicken form the basis of great soup, so try and get good quality fresh meat from your local butcher.

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Hobby Ideas for Kids

  • Published on Friday, 27 October 2017 21:01
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Hobbies for kids will help keep them active, occupied and entertained for countless hours. Every child needs a hobby to help distract them from screen time and inactivity. A challenging or educational hobby will help in your child’s development and may even help keep them from a bad peer group and stay out of trouble.

A good hobby could be learning to play a musical instrument. The guitar can often be self-taught from a book if a child has the patience and enough interest, but for piano playing or other instruments, you will probably have to invest in lessons. Practice is, of course, an essential part of mastering any musical instrument.

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Summer Crafting for Kids

  • Published on Sunday, 06 August 2017 15:06
  • Written by joomladev


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With the schools out for summer you may be wondering how the kids will keep themselves occupied. Without the school routine, boredom can soon set in and you can’t keep spending on attractions and holidays unless you’re made of money. Closer to home, you can help your child with home crafts that will keep them busy and active throughout the holidays.

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Money Saving Wedding Craft Ideas

  • Published on Thursday, 12 October 2017 12:26
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Your wedding will be one of the most special days of your life but the costs can put a strain on your financials. With a little creativity and know how to can help reduce the cost of the big day and add a personal touch to your wedding day with some home made craft ideas.

It’s not as hard as you might have thought to create your own wedding veil. To start you’ll need to get hold of a piece of bridal illusion big enough for your desired length. You’ll also need a comb to attach it to your hair and a headpiece to cover the comb. Sew in a line of running stitches about an inch in from the end of the illusion and gather it tightly. Now just sew the veil to the comb and cover with a headpiece.

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Apron Handicraft Gift Idea

  • Published on Sunday, 30 July 2017 13:42
  • Written by joomladev


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If you’re wondering what to get for someone’s birthday then why not make an apron. You can’t get any more unique than one you create yourself.

When we think of aprons we think of mums and grand mums in the kitchen but with cooking becoming ever more popular for both sexes you can surprise a man with his very own customised apron. As it’s the middle of summer there’ll be plenty of opportunities to put it to use in barbecues as well as the kitchen. They can also be used in the workshop or for gardening. Children can also use aprons for arts and crafts to help save you on unnecessary washing. Here are some simple instructions for making a personalised apron for just about anyone.

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