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Strawberry and Rhubarb jam

Strawberry and rhubarb jam It's rhubarb season here at the moment and we are enjoying plenty of stewed rhubarb on our cereal in the mornings, apple and rhubarb crumble for desserts and we are also just loving this delicious jam spread onto a nice, crusty thick slice of fresh bread. The slice it yourself kind of bread- not the pre-sliced loaf. … [Read More...]

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Moist Raspberry Coconut mini cakes

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Facebook post ideas for your small business

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Princess Rose from Lecien

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10 Inspirational ideas for pom poms

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Homemade Strawberry pop tarts | Cooking with kids

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Embroidery basics showdown! Split stitch VS Split Backstitch.

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Stop making pom poms like your Grandma! A new way to make pom poms

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Split Backstitch for Outstanding Embroidery.

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