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Month: March 2013

BEYOND TEMPTATION — The Sunday Telegraph (Stella Magazine)

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It’s 10.30am in Sophie Boss’s living-room, and with the coffee she’s serving a rich, home-made chocolate and pistachio cake. As she and her sister Audrey, two fortysomething mothers from north London, tuck into their slices there’s no chuckling of ‘Ooh, naughty us’, no trace of guilt and no longing glances at the rest of the […]

DO WE REALLY NEED A KIDS’ FASHION WEEK? — Parentdish.co.uk

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Tacky Gucci changing bags that cost nearly £600 a pop; hideous Juicy Couture jackets for £60; Fendi babygros at £172 that, were it not for the label, you’d think had come out of the bargain bucket at Mothercare…I report on the first kids’ fashion week in London.

MEET THE AMAZINGS — Allaboutyou.com

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Who first showed you how to knit, bake or saw a piece of wood in two? Chances are, it was someone older than you – perhaps much older. Our elders have so much time-honoured wisdom to share. And that’s why we’re hearing more and more about a growing young start-up social enterprise called The Amazings.

WHAT’S YOUR HEALTH SCORE? — RED Magazine

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From the food you eat to the exercise you get, how healthy do you really think you are? And do those closest to you agree?

TURN AN OLD JUMPER INTO BABY TROUSERS — Allaboutyou.com

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If, like me, you dream of making adorable baby and toddler clothes, but have only fair to middling sewing skills, and minimal patience and budget, read on. Featuring Mini Magpie. Picture from Mini Magpie

WHAT’S MINE IS MINE — Guardian Weekend magazine

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Some share funds (but begrudge it), others split everything two ways. How we negotiate joint incomes is a relationship minefield. We find out how 10 couples make it work – or not