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by the woodmaiden
Fri Sep 22, 2006 11:44 am
Forum: Eco Parenting
Topic: Make Child Benefit Count!
Replies: 6
Views: 3326

My understanding~& I may be wrong~is that the amount is lower for subsequent children as there is an element of hand me down,ie you would already have items & wouldnt need to rebuy them,clothes,cot etc,but with multiples they arrive all at once,their needs are exactly as their multiple sibli...
by the woodmaiden
Sat Aug 12, 2006 1:26 pm
Forum: Eco Parenting
Topic: Swim Nappies
Replies: 12
Views: 4822

I picked up 2 reusable swim nappies from Boots,very cute with little turtles & starfish etc on! they were in the sale bit tho so hmmm this may mean they not doing them anymore? They are adjustable fit too,very nice indeed & have made my lil ladies look right snazzy in the paddle pool!!!! :mr...
by the woodmaiden
Sat Aug 12, 2006 1:23 pm
Forum: Eco Parenting
Topic: Make Child Benefit Count!
Replies: 6
Views: 3326

I SO! agree with this,I think it is a travesty that the elder of my twins gets the £17 pound odd whilst her sister born 1 minute later gets £11??? TAMBA the twins & multiple births association have had a massive campaign on this subject. I think it used to be that ok if you had one then at...
by the woodmaiden
Wed Jun 28, 2006 1:11 pm
Forum: Herbs and Vegetables
Topic: Need help with late crop potatos
Replies: 3
Views: 1335

Hurrah lol!! :cheers: I am not the only one lol! :oops: The link I got sent was for Mr Fothergills http://www.fothergills.co.uk/en/content/late-crop-potatoes.aspx Late crop for Christmas but I dont know which variety to go for?ideally summi that would be nice roasted for dinner(blimey this time 6mon...
by the woodmaiden
Wed Jun 28, 2006 8:11 am
Forum: Herbs and Vegetables
Topic: Need help with late crop potatos
Replies: 3
Views: 1335

Need help with late crop potatos

Uber Novice that I am lol!~ I didnt realise that you planted spuds at the same time,I thought I would dig up my earlies & then plant maincrop & THEN plant lates... dad informed me this not the case lol & I should have planted main & late months ago sigh! Someone sent me a link of lat...
by the woodmaiden
Tue Jun 20, 2006 6:31 pm
Forum: Eco Parenting
Topic: Soapnuts and nappies
Replies: 10
Views: 4085

No prob!! I have 3 lots of nuts too lol!! I dyed my towels purple & when I used the nuts the original little bag came out purple hued! so I keep that bag with nuts I use for the towels,they prob fine now but not risking it lol!! & then normal clothes & nappy nuts lol!! its not problem,th...
by the woodmaiden
Tue Jun 20, 2006 11:34 am
Forum: Eco Parenting
Topic: Festival babies!!
Replies: 3
Views: 2130

WOW! :cheers: that has to be one of the best ideas I have ever seen!! what a great way to get folk into cloth nappies too!! to be able to try them there & then
brilliant!!! 8)
Woody
x x x x
by the woodmaiden
Tue Jun 20, 2006 11:29 am
Forum: Eco Parenting
Topic: Soapnuts and nappies
Replies: 10
Views: 4085

Hi Hillbilly Shirls told me you were asking about nuts 'n' nappies lol!! My 11month twins are in cloth & yup use soapnuts,I dry pail them altho recently *teething* poos yuuuuuuech have been awful :shock: so I have just grabbed a bit of Ecover washing up liquid & squirted that on the stain &a...
by the woodmaiden
Sun May 07, 2006 8:58 am
Forum: Home Brew and other Country Skills
Topic: Jumping the gun a bit lol!
Replies: 14
Views: 5580

Thanks Nev! I am gonna see if I can get a book in a 2nd hand shop,theres one not far from here hurrah!Its things like the tomatos?I was thinking if I got a real glut...then to make up tom based pasta sauces etc which yes could be frozen but if I could bottle them that would be better,unless it all r...
by the woodmaiden
Sat May 06, 2006 8:07 am
Forum: Welcome New People Say Hello
Topic: Hi from Wiltshire
Replies: 23
Views: 6183

Hi Millie my dad lives in Little Durnford in Salisbury so sort of in your neck of the woods! Good luck with your allotment,we took the plunge few weeks back lol & dug up the bottom of the garden! its all been a bit rushed & things werent prepared as well as would have liked but theres stuff ...
by the woodmaiden
Sat May 06, 2006 8:02 am
Forum: Welcome New People Say Hello
Topic: Good evening...where's the beer?
Replies: 17
Views: 5070

Hullo there!
I am quite new too! tend to be reading more than posting at the mo but hey ho lol!! :wink:
Its a wonderful site am sure you will love it here!
:cheers:
Bright Blessings
Woody
x x x x
ps can I have a glass too! :drunken: bit early in the morn but hey!
by the woodmaiden
Sat May 06, 2006 8:00 am
Forum: Home Brew and other Country Skills
Topic: Jumping the gun a bit lol!
Replies: 14
Views: 5580

Jumping the gun a bit lol!

but say my garden DOES! grow stuff lol!! does anyone here preserve stuff?I dont really know much about it,my dad says oh get another freezer(ours is just 3 drawers & one is taken up with stuff I prepared for the girls) ok we do have room at a squash it could go in the shed or in the cellar but I...
by the woodmaiden
Thu May 04, 2006 7:23 am
Forum: Bring back the Goodlife - and other Television and Radio related things
Topic: Its Not Easy Being Green-worth a watch
Replies: 57
Views: 23207

I was looking at the website last night Shirlz & spent ages reading the link to Navitron about the wind turbines..........would love one! but seems the only one we could really afford would only power the lighting,which altho free lighting for ever lol! I hardly have lights on :roll: ,oh I wish ...
by the woodmaiden
Tue May 02, 2006 7:12 am
Forum: Bring back the Goodlife - and other Television and Radio related things
Topic: Its Not Easy Being Green-worth a watch
Replies: 57
Views: 23207

Looks like its about wind turbines tonight 8)
Hope its good! this is the only thing I am turning the telly on for at the moment!
Bright Blessings
Danette
x x x x
by the woodmaiden
Thu Apr 13, 2006 7:27 am
Forum: Bring back the Goodlife - and other Television and Radio related things
Topic: Its Not Easy Being Green-worth a watch
Replies: 57
Views: 23207

:lol: Alcina thats funny!! I spent most my formative years yearning to be Felicity Kendall lol!!!! :oops: as a kid I adored the Good Life (still do!) & there was another show with her in ,the only thing I can remember about it was that she slept upside down in her bed??!!! & I think...she ha...

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