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MissMerFaery is a published author, online writer and home educating, work-at-home mum of two. On Squidoo she is the "Little Crafty Kids" Contributor, a Giant Squid 100 and retired Squid Angel who has received 57 Purple Star awards, and won Lens of the Day 8 times, for Polymer Clay Tools I Can't Live Without, Melting Pot Art, Cooking with Herbs and Spices, How to Feed Birds in Winter, Fall Soup for the Kitchen Witch, 101 Best Baked Potato Toppings, Argo, Trusty Warrior Steed, and Should I Buy the Infantino Flip Baby Carrier? She writes about everything from children's activities, crafts, toys and parties, to home cooking, home decor, arts and crafts, spirituality, environmental issues and books. For easy browsing of all her lenses by category, check out her Lensography or visit her 10 Newest Lenses. A former school library manager and sound engineer, MissMerFaery is now a writer living in Cheshire, England with her fiance, 4-year-old daughter and baby son.

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    12 Must-Have Gifts for Once Upon a Time Fans

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    Midnight Margaritas!

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    Make a Jacob's Ladder

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    Things that Make my Heart Melt

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    50 Recipes for Tortilla Wraps

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    Best Ever Apple and Blackberry Crumble Recipe

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    Should Celebrities Talk Politics?

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