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Colourful high street homeware hits

Spring’s arrival always puts me in the mood for giving my house a fresh injection of colour… and I’m so impressed with how much amazing, inexpensive stuff there is on the high street at the moment… Here are 10 picks for some colourful little treasures for the home, all just from Zara, Next or H&M, and all […]

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My Mini-Print Wall: Instagram photo display

Fancy a quick and easy way to display loads of your photos? One that looks great, costs very little and takes up as much or as little space as you like? Printing and framing family photos and putting them on our walls is something we all intend to do, but many of us rarely find the time […]

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Ask The Clan #2: Potty training

Ask The Clan – words & wisdom from the Curve community Welcome to our second Ask The Clan feature, where we tap into our readers’ considerable knowledge and experience by inviting them to both ask and answer each other’s own family-related questions, so we can all make life a lot easier for each other! Curve readers are free to suggest questions / topics […]

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10 geometric treats for the home

Anyone who knows me, knows I am a total sucker for anything geometric. Here are my picks for some gorgeous geometric homeware gracing the shops today…. Go grab yourself some triangles/squares/circles/parallelograms! 1. Citrine triangle throw, John Lewis, £35 2. Geo tea cosy, Joanna Corney, £25 3. Areaware Table Tiles coasters, Trouva, £19.95 4. A Week of Dish Cloths by Ferm Living, […]

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Baba + Boo: cloth nappies without the hassle

Do you love the idea of using cloth nappies but don’t know where to start? As a busy mum or dad, are you worried they’d be too much extra work or too expensive? Today we’ve got a fantastic interview with the lovely Eve from Baba + Boo, who is here to dispel any pesky myths about cloth […]

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Valentine’s Day ideas for parents (who can’t get a babysitter)

On Valentine’s Day, knackered parents everywhere face the task of trying to have a sexy evening with a total dearth of willing babysitters. For most of us, the formulaic ‘romantic meal at home’ option beckons… but there’s no reason why this exciting blueprint can’t be tailored to complement your hobbies/interests… For the handymen/women… Wear your ‘going out’ clothes, eat a […]

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5 great audiobooks

Following on from last week’s post about why I love audiobooks, I thought I’d give a few recommendations of audiobooks I’ve really enjoyed over the last year. As I mentioned in the last post, I tend to steer clear of any complex stuff when I’m choosing audiobooks – one slightly irksome thing about audiobooks is that […]

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Blog love: 4 heroes of peace and calm

I haven’t really made any firm resolutions this year… other than learning from a frantic 2016, vowing to make sure that my 2017 contains much more peace, calm, space and time, and to make sure I stick to what The Curve is all about… keeping thing SIMPLE. So, to kick off this year’s posts, here are […]

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Joeisms

My eldest son Joe is a funny child. Sometimes funny-haha, sometimes funny-strange. But always funny. I’m sure many of your kids are the same. Over the years I’ve occasionally posted to Facebook things he’s said or done that have amused me, and often people would say, “You should keep a collection of Joeisms!” So recently, […]

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Cholera Pie {from Winter Cabin Cooking}

My mum found this lovely vegetarian recipe in Sainsbury’s magazine, where Aggie MacKenzie (of How Clean Is Your House? fame – who it transpires is as much a whizz in the kitchen as she is at telling people their homes are minging) had tried out a recipe for Heaven and Earth pie from Winter Cabin Cooking […]

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