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DIY detoxifying deodorant

DIY detoxifying deodorant

I have been making our own deodorant for about 4 years now. It's back from the days when our youngest boy was a baby & reacting to so, so many different foods, that we ended up on a strict Paleo diet for about 18 months. Many of the blogs with Paleo recipes also...

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More beautiful babies at Trelay

More beautiful babies at Trelay

Both our pregnant Dexter cows gave birth last week, with no issues. First it was Moonshine on Tuesday, who had a very friendly & inquisitive little girl we have named Luna. Although she is now a bit more nervous around us, in those first few days she was very...

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Sunny Daze Tunisian Crochet blanket

Sunny Daze Tunisian Crochet blanket

I saw a picture of this Sunny Daze Tunisian blanket on Pinterest & as quite often happens with me, I could not get it out of my head & NEEDED to start it right away! Literally, we were packing to go away on one of our home education festivals & instead...

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My Young Living story so far

My wonderful Young Living team, Essential Families are holding a bootcamp, & together we are working through Debra Raybern's book Road to Royal: Your Road Map to Success.  One of our first challenges is to write up our Young Living story so far. Most of the people...

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Trelay Easter egg hunt

Trelay Easter egg hunt

Sophie & Heidi organised an Easter egg hunt for all the Trelay kids. Everyone had lots of fun hunting round the farmhouse garden & the community garden area for the eggs, even though it was a bit cold & windy that day. They all happily shared out the eggs...

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Mary had a little lamb…

Actually Mavis, Betty & Hattie had their lambs! This year was my first time actively helping with lambing here at Trelay. When I was about eleven, I was addicted to reading & re-reading all the James Herriot books & watching the All Creature Great &...

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Home ed shenanigans

Home ed shenanigans

I just thought I would do a quick post about some of our more exciting home education activities from the last few weeks. We met up with a new (to us) HE group at the Roche Services Clip And Climb centre. Tom was the only one to enjoy the climbing (Jamie gave it a...

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Persian Tiles crochet blanket

Persian Tiles crochet blanket

I have finally finished my Persian Tiles crochet blanket!! I'm so happy as this was a real labour of love, especially all those ends to be worked in, joining it & working with so much black! It was worth it though. The pattern is by Janie Crow & is available...

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