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LEGO Friends - your reviews

Posted by EB Product Panel in EB Product Panel, 04 February 2013 - - - - - - · 4229 views

The LEGO brand has tailored the beloved construction experience by creating LEGO Friends which is a range designed for girls aged 5 and up. LEGO Friends empowers girls to build, play and be creative in a highly-detailed, character-based world that is based on the values of friendship, sharing, caring and beauty.

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Our First OI Cycle

Posted by Babymurk in Back on the TTC Roller Coaster , 30 January 2015 - - - - - - · 67 views

Well here i am again on the TTC roller coaster after almost 2 years of not "actively" TTC.  Now when i say actively i mean with no a/c such as clomid or even looking at forums on here - but if i am honest it wasn't without the wishful thinking of "it may happen naturally".

So while i have been desperately wanting a baby for over 8 yea...

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Fun Veggie Robot

Posted by TheArtofNutrition in TheArtofNutrition's Blog, 30 January 2015 - - - - - - · 90 views

Fun Veggie Robot Salads are great at this time of the year & it's so easy to turn them into a fun food plate .. How about a Veggie Robot? .. http://theartofnutrition.com/?p=4517

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'Mosquito' fashion faux pas debate "childish" – Arthur K

Posted by newcome in newcome's Blog, 29 January 2015 - - - - - - · 106 views

'Mosquito' fashion faux pas debate "childish" – Arthur K 'Mosquito' fashion faux pas debate "childish" – Arthur K
The debate over Johnson Asiedu Nketia’s wardrobe faux pas in Germany is “childish”, former flagbearer-aspirant of the main opposition New Patriotic Party (NPP), Dr Arthur Kobina Kennedy has said.
The Doctor-turned-Politician also described as “disgusting”, attempts to draw him into t...

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Choose certified digital project managers for successful digital project management

Posted by matthewdavis917 in matthewdavis917's Blog, 28 January 2015 - - - - - - · 162 views

We are living in the digital world where the majority of products and services can be researched - and in most cases - acquired online. Digitisation has contributed to a significant shift in consumer behaviour and to changes in the effectiveness of traditional business marketing and advertisement. Consequently, most organisations are looking to digital ch...

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Automatic Roti Making Machine In India

Posted by txon2324 in txon2324's Blog, 27 January 2015 - - - - - - · 160 views

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Be The Chaos Fighters

Posted by fxdnanashi in fxdnanashi's Blog, 26 January 2015 - - - - - - · 227 views

Chaos online moba   is an impressive free to play fantasy MMORPG with some Hero elements that fans of the genre’s most successful titles can enjoy. It features extensive questing, intense player-versus-player combat, grand exploration, in-depth character development and plenty of social interaction.  

The mystical lands of Darkshine have riddled themsel...

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Be The Chaos Fighters

Posted by fxdnanashi in fxdnanashi's Blog, 26 January 2015 - - - - - - · 232 views

Chaos online moba   is an impressive free to play fantasy MMORPG with some Hero elements that fans of the genre’s most successful titles can enjoy. It features extensive questing, intense player-versus-player combat, grand exploration, in-depth character development and plenty of social interaction.  

The mystical lands of Darkshine have riddled themsel...

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One Piece Online Browser Free for Play ARPG Game

Posted by wieunkc in JoyGames, 26 January 2015 - - - - - - · 518 views

A new tower-defense ARPG based on the popular One Piece manga has launched for North Americans, called One Piece Online. The game is a browsed-based title built around the “latest technology” offered through web browsers. JoyGames’ newest title is free-to-play and available right now for those interested.

One piece games are a very diverse category of ga...

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I am such a bad mother or not?

Posted by lola_80 in The Band of Merry Little Women, 22 January 2015 - - - - - - · 488 views

I love my children. I do not live for my children. But I love them.

I am here to raise them, support them with their choices wants and needs but I am also here to live my life and support my own choices, wants and needs.

It is such a stigma in society to send a child to daycare whilst the parent goes home and has a break.

I love the look on my child...

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Any feedback about Stonington Primary School ?

Posted by Water_lily in Water_lily's Blog, 19 January 2015 - - - - - - · 392 views

Hi

I just found out my DS is eligible to go the Stonington PS. I live close to St Kilda PS but we have been zoned out. Any idea about this school?  I am also looking at Ripponlea PS and St Kilda Park PS.

Thank you.

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Do Snake Repellers Really Work?

Posted by nmellon88 in Neil's Blog, 18 January 2015 - - - - - - · 195 views

Do Snake Repellers Really Work? Do snake repellers really work?

This is a question I get a lot as a distributor of solar snake repellers . And unfortunately there is no clear cut answer.

To answer this question thoroughly, let me first explain what a solar snake repeller is and how they work. These devices basically look like a solar garden light and are placed throughout the yard to...

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Ways To Make Discipline Fun. Is It Possible?

Posted by SamWins in SamWins' Blog, 12 January 2015 - - - - - - · 515 views

Ways To Make Discipline Fun. Is It Possible? One of the most important things parents absolutely have to do when raising children is to properly discipline them. Enforcing discipline is not only crucial for keeping the peace and quiet in the house, especially if you have more that two kids, it also immensely helps your child grow as an individual. Having said that, to be fair, we also have to admit...

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Ah, kids.....

Posted by Kid_fucius in Kid_fucius' Blog, 12 January 2015 - - - - - - · 407 views

How do you do it? How do all the mums who are SAHM manage to not want to sell their kids on eBay by the end of the day?

Ethel was particularly revolting this morning and her prior-to-needing-to-leave-the-house-to-catch-a-bus routine was priceless.

"I'm the blanket monster. I AM going to the toilet. See? I AM going to get me shoes. I told you the...

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17 weeks!

Posted by -Ria- in -Ria-'s Blog, 04 January 2015 - - - - - - · 628 views

So I am officially 17 weeks and 1 day today! I'm getting ridiculously excited, and I'm not even half-way yet! I'm starting to nest something shocking, and am fighting every urge to pull down DD's old clothes from the top of the cupboard and sort out all the 5 0's and 4 0's into gender neutral and girl clothes to start prepa...

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Getting pregnant on implanon

Posted by Joyvillegas in Joyvillegas' Blog, 01 January 2015 - - - - - - · 392 views

I'm not too sure what to think right now. I'm on the implanon birth control and took 5 hpt and all positive with all with faint lines. I read that if you get pregnant on the implanon it will likely be eptopic. Anyone been in my situation before? And was everything good?

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Rare Russian Stamps

Posted by Collecta in Collecta's Blog, 21 December 2014 - - - - - - · 380 views

The first postage stamp of the Russian Empire, shown above, was issued on December 10, 1857. The new stamps were typographed on wove paper, imperforate, and watermarked with a colorless numeral "1".

The design features a crowned, draped, oval containing the Imperial Arms with posthorns below. The oval contains Russian inscriptions: "ПOЧTOBAЯ...

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What company makes the safest kids' toys?

Posted by samuel.scott87@yah in samuel.scott87@yah's Blog, 12 December 2014 - - - - - - · 541 views

With respect to US, there's no such thing as the safest toy.

Almost all large companies have design teams that work on bringing toys to the market. These teams is not just one person who never fails - they are numerous individuals.

So, getting attached to the brand, let's say Mattel (company), can backfire since these companies are in the busine...

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Celebrity Baby Boom

Posted by stelledinotte in stelledinotte's Blog, 12 December 2014 - - - - - - · 743 views

Are we in a Celebrity Baby boom?

Names like Robby Williams, Haylie Duff, Jimmy Fallon, Sarah Drew and don't forget Prince William and Princess Kate are expecting there second just to mention a few.

Now you can dress your little angel just like the celebrities in affordable designer outfits

www.stelledinotte.bigcartel.com

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Top Quality cloths

Posted by stelledinotte in stelledinotte's Blog, 08 December 2014 - - - - - - · 686 views

Top Quality cloths We just wonted to let everybody know about our new website www.stelledinotte.bigcartel.com

We were getting sick of the quality of baby cloths that you buy at the big retail outlets, so we wonted to make a different. we hand make all out own cloths and to the highest quality.

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IVF Survey

Posted by gabriellegarea in gabriellegarea's Blog, 04 December 2014 - - - - - - · 429 views

For anyone who has undertaken IVF, it would be a huge help if you could please fill out my questionnaire. My focus is on the physical and emotional wellbeing of a female patient during IVF and pregnancy. All questionnaires will remain anonymous.

Questionnaire link:
https://docs.google....viewform?c=0...



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