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Mail Order Regrets (Montana Mail Order Brides, Book 1)
Mail Order Regrets (Montana Mail Order Brides, Book 1)
Price: £1.91

3 of 3 people found the following review helpful
2.0 out of 5 stars mail order regrets, 16 Aug 2013
Well, it read nicely, it flowed well, was easy to read and had nice story pacing. However, I found it a little too modern for an historical romance. The dialogue contained phrases like "fess up" and there was a lot of American overanalysis and soul searching and encouragement to "tell her how you feel" which is not really to my taste, I prefer a little more subtlety. The characters shared the same style of dialogue which didn't help to create individual voices. The story itself was interesting and intimate, just a little bleak in places, and little humour. A warning to more sensitive readers: there is a brief attempted rape. If you can look past these then it is an easy, interesting read which will help pass a few hours. If you want something more intellectual, characterful, humourous or historical then look elsewhere.


Tasty Crochet: A Pantry Full of Patterns for 33 Yummy Treats
Tasty Crochet: A Pantry Full of Patterns for 33 Yummy Treats
by Rose Langlitz
Edition: Paperback
Price: £13.68

4.0 out of 5 stars tasty crochet indeed!, 10 Sep 2012
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A lovely crochet food book. I bought this to make play food for my daughter's kitchen. I started with an easy fried egg and cookie, then worked up to strawberry, ice cream and carrot. I am just a beginner and found the patterns fine to follow, each item took a couple of hours to make. I found that it is essential to use stitch markers at the start of every row or else it is very difficult to work out where you are with the concentric circles. Some of the patterns are a bit repetitive with variations of toast, but the others are great. I bought this book as it was the only one I found that had a little bit of everything in it, not just all fruit, all vegetables or all cakes. See my picture.
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Each Peach Pear Plum: Cloth Book (Cloth Books)
Each Peach Pear Plum: Cloth Book (Cloth Books)
by Allan Ahlberg
Edition: Misc.

1 of 2 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars each peach cloth book, 10 Sep 2012
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This is a lovely little cloth book. It uses the same great detailed pictures as the paper book. The only thing you need to be aware of is that it is a shortened version with only 4 pages that reads:

Each Peach Pear Plum I spy Tom Thumb
Mother Hubbard down the cellar I spy Cinderella
Three Bears out hunting I spy Baby Bunting
Robin Hood in his den I spy the Bears again
Baby Bunting safe and dry I spy Plum Pie
Plum Pie in the sun I spy EVERYONE!

Being aimed at babies as a first book, this doesn't really matter, but if you want the full version you will need to buy the paper book instead.


Koziol Babell Cake Stand Green
Koziol Babell Cake Stand Green

5.0 out of 5 stars koziol stand, 10 Sep 2012
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This is an excellent, durable product. Bought the large size and use it as a fruit stand, very sturdy can even fit bananas on top shelf with no topple. Was sent the wrong colour but not bothered as it still looks fantastic, makes fruit look more appetising, good if you need to encourage kids. So pleased I even bought the smaller version in a funky pink colour to serve up treats. Both get great comments.


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5.0 out of 5 stars Pentel gel roller pen for fabric, 21 Jun 2012
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Used this Pentel fabric pen to write large calligraphy onto cotton. It wrote smoothly and allowed for fine precision and did not bleed into the fabric at all. This lack of bleeding is the main reason I bought this particular brand as others which have claimed to be non-bleed have been very disappointing. The ink has survived the washing machine and being sprayed with waterproof coating. I even used it to write my daughters name on her nylon nursery bag and it worked perfectly. Just keep your fabric tight, don't go over it too much or it will go blobby, and keep cleaning the fabric fibres off the tip to ensure smooth writing. I will be using this again.


Crayola 6 Fabric Markers
Crayola 6 Fabric Markers

6 of 6 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Good fabric markers, 22 Nov 2011
= Durability:5.0 out of 5 stars  = Fun:5.0 out of 5 stars  = Educational:5.0 out of 5 stars 
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Bought for 5 year old son to decorate t-shirt for school project. These worked like normal felt tips, nice bright colours that marked smoothly over fabric and survived washing machine. Good for line drawing and writing, would not be as good for colouring in. Good product for a decent price.


Homescapes Rajput Ribbed Throw 100 x 140 Inches Teal 100% Cotton, Suitable for most 3 Seater Sofas or Double, King bedspreads, Easy care, washable at home.
Homescapes Rajput Ribbed Throw 100 x 140 Inches Teal 100% Cotton, Suitable for most 3 Seater Sofas or Double, King bedspreads, Easy care, washable at home.
Offered by HOMESCAPES
Price: £40.00

3 of 3 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Great but non colour-fast, 22 Nov 2011
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Finally found an affordable throw to cover my 3 seater couch. This is huge! Quality is good, decent weight and thickness with a nice tight weave. Love the bright colour but needed to wash it twice before use as the dye was not colour-fast. Would not use it on pale furniture as colour may stain. Starting to pill a little now after a month of heavy abuse from 2 boisterous small children sliding and bouncing on it. Still looking good and would certainly purchase another.


10 Minute Solution - Dance Off Fat Fast [DVD] [2008]
10 Minute Solution - Dance Off Fat Fast [DVD] [2008]
Dvd ~ Andrea Ambandos
Price: £4.50

33 of 34 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Dance Off Fat Fast!, 29 Dec 2010
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10 minutes of dancing is enough for me! Easy to slot into busy day and even keeps kids entertained. Girl is cheerful without being cheer-leaderish. Routines are tricky at first but after a few goes you soon pick it up. I decided to do the same routine every day for a week and then a different one the next week etc and found by day 3 I was nearly fluent in that dance. I have no dance experience but am fairly co-ordinated, I just think it takes practise so don't give up too quickly. Does it matter if I'm a step behind the instructor and going the wrong way. No, I'm on my feet and moving about with a big grin on my face. Exercise should be fun and this is. There is a different style of dancing for each routine so your body ends up doing lots of varied movements and your whole body is worked with every dance. You will need space to do about 2 steps to each side and 2 steps forward (include some arm-swing space) and there is not too much in the way of jumps and joint/breast impact.
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Kidkraft 12 Bin Unit W/Primary Bins 16774 Furniture (Multi-colour)
Kidkraft 12 Bin Unit W/Primary Bins 16774 Furniture (Multi-colour)
Price: £88.18

8 of 8 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Toy Bin Storage Unit, 29 Dec 2010
= Durability:5.0 out of 5 stars  = Fun:4.0 out of 5 stars  = Educational:3.0 out of 5 stars 
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Have been disappointed in the past with bin units as the shelves are often too close together making it difficult to get things in and out and you can't see what's in the bin very well. Then spotted this one....WOW! Extremely glad I bought it. Good tilt to the bins so you can see everything and getting things in and out is absolutely fine with plenty of clearance space. Bins are solid and sturdy plastic and colourful. Shelves have beautifully smooth finish. Easy to put up in minutes, just screw in the support poles and that's it. Visitors are very jealous and ask about it. I'm so proud and very pleased. Oh yeah, and the kids think it's cool too!


Textiles Direct Ready Made White Blackout Linings Curtains 90x54"
Textiles Direct Ready Made White Blackout Linings Curtains 90x54"

5 of 5 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Blackout Linings, 3 Mar 2010
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Excellent quality blackout curtain. Used in childrens bedroom and provides very good blackout to encourage sleep. Also very pleased with thermal effect, so much so, that ordered some for patio doors in dining room. Noticed the difference immediately. Came with own hooks, which was nice. Please note they are heavy curtains so may need to replace any old hooks which may be deteriorating and may not take weight, also adds bulk to curtains so may need tie-backs to keep them out of the way.


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