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Colorful Planting Ideas: Naptime Makeover

It been some time since my last Naptime Makeover, but it’s time to make the most of those sleeping babies. The Twins are down to one nap a day now, but it’s a good two...

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Classic Italian Bruschetta with NatureSweet Eclipses

We moved from Europe to the US a few years ago, and one of the things I miss is the food in Italy. Simple, with the best ingredients, you just can’t beat it. I...

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Can Twins Feel Each Other’s Pain?

It’s been a while since I posted about telepathic twins and other freaky twin stuff, and it’s time to return to the world of the weird and wonderful. Unfortunately the trigger for this research is...

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Outdoor Creative Activities for Kids – Featuring NaturePrint Paper

Having reached the grand old age of seven, Elsie is now an expert in pretty much everything. Today she’s offering up a range of ideas to get your creative sprogs outside. Some of these suggestions are tried and tested… solid ideas...

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Mid Century Modern Design: Know It, Find It, Fake It, Make It

While browsing furniture recently, I was struck by how many mid century modern design pieces have been reborn into the mainstream, affordable furniture stores. It seems the craze of 1950’s style is showing no signs...

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Fig Chia Oat Bars: All the Good Stuff with Just the Right Amount of Naughty

I’ve been destroying the kitchen again… I have sampled so many Fig Chia Oat Bars this week I’ve started to dream about them. But on the plus side, I’m pretty sure I’ve nailed the recipe....

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Cactus Inspired Color Scheme: Bedroom Makeover

As you can probably tell from the Twin Pickle logo, I’m a bit cactus mad. As a Brit living in Arizona, the obsession was inevitable. I’ve been meaning to makeover our bedroom for some...

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12 Meals Kids Can Make Themselves

Children love to get involved in food prep and cooking, and there are plenty of meals kids can make themselves. They can help with pretty much anything, but there are certain activities they particularly enjoy, and...

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How to Create the Ultimate Playroom

If your little ones are lucky enough to have a playroom (or a designated space for toys and activities) there are three key factors you will want to take into account: toy storage, activity...

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Do Identical Twins Have the Same DNA?

Identical twins are broadly described as having the same DNA. They are naturally occurring clones, created from a single fertilized egg which splits to create two copies. In truth, identical twin genetics is more...

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