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Mrs CT’s Mother’s Day Wish List – It’s much cheaper than Mrs M’s!

So I have been reading about Mrs Middleton’s Mother’s Day wish list that she shared in her column with Baby London.  Oh how I wish I could hope for just one present from that list!  You see mother’s day is a bit of a pot luck day for me.  One year my son’s, all four […]

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Gift Training Update 1! Training my husband to be a better gift giver.
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Gift Training Update 1! Training my husband to be a better gift giver.

What was that? How’s the husbands gift training going? Surprisingly well, thank you for asking.  Yes! Seriously, he did not mess up this Christmas with his gifts! Well, he kind of did in that he left me to sort his families’ gifts again, and paid no attention to what we were going to get the […]

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How Mere Glimpses of a Moment Meet Science
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How Mere Glimpses of a Moment Meet Science & Art – Traditional Photography

Ephemerids are photographs that depict scenes that are there for only that particular time. Sometimes this can look rather contrary to the subject for Ephemerids can be quite static looking objects or scenes that appear not to change. Change, however exists in most things and it is how we perceive the minutiae of detail that […]

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Wrap It Wednesday – Folding a rose from a scarf

A rose by any other name is a ……… scarf! Wrapping does not always mean having to hide the gift in its gift wrap, sometimes it can wrapped so it can be seen but presented in a lovely or unusual way. Scarves can be very uninspiring to wrap, they become this flat, limp wrapped gift […]

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So, Why Shop At Crimson Tiger
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So, Why Shop At Crimson Tiger

So why buy from us?  Well other than the fact we do a happy dance every time you order and you are not only supporting an independent business but also help four children reach their aspirations, there are also benefits for you, here is why we think you would like buying from Crimson Tiger. If […]

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Wrap It Wednesday – Pleating

Wanting to pretty up your wrapping skills?  How about some fashionable pleating on your gifts.  It’s not as complicated as it sounds, we promise just follow the instructions and the photos. This style of wrapping is perfect for gift wrapping books, DVDs, and CDs. What you need: The gift! Yes, we know this is obvious. […]

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Wrap It Wednesday – Felt Flower Toppers

So why would you want to make a felt flower topper?  Well imagine you have written in the card, you have purchased the perfect gift, the perfect gift is neatly wrapped but something is missing, the gift looks plain and boring in its wrapping.  After all that time spent making sure you have the right […]

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Wrap It Wednesday – Silly Gift Tags

Is it just us but are gift tags expensive?  You buy a roll or sheet of wrapping paper and next thing you know it is going to cost you the same again for just one tag!  Or you go to wrap your present and find there are no gift tags left.  We have come to […]

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Wrap It Wednesday – Sew we do it again!

We loved last week’s Wrap It Wednesday so much we have expanded on the theme this week.  The gift for a friend’s birthday was a set of nail goodies and she is not the type to want the flaff of a basket, and they were the wrong shape to be popped in a jar so […]

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Living It – Marking the Children’s Clothes

It is that time of year for me where I am busy with the name labels as the boys have all had growth spurts and I need to name their uniforms, P.E. kits and shoes.  In the old days, I used to sew in those lovely traditional fabric strips with their full name embroidered on […]

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