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Ballycross Apple Farm – Autumn 2015 Visit

We had our annual autumnal visit to Ballycross Apple Farm at the weekend, so here’s a little update for this year. You can read all about last year’s visit HERE. The good news is that admission hasn’t changed since last year, it’s €3.50 per adult, €2.50 per child or €15…

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Halloween 2019: 28 Family Days Out

Midterm break is fast approaching and many families are trying to plan their days to avoid some of the cries of “I’m boooored”. If your children try this on my first recommendation is  to follow my guide here.  If you do decide to venture outside the house and engage in…

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Five Family Walks To Enjoy the Autumn Colours

up If summer is a time to be by the beach then Autumn sends us to the woods. Is there a sound more satisfying than the crunch of bronze leaves underfoot? Here are five of our favourite Autumn walks worth checking out before the leaves all fall and turn to mush.…

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12 Family Friendly Halloween Days Out

It’s the time of year for pumpkins and ghouls, so to be seasonal here’s a list of some Halloween themed days out and activities that have come to my attention. I always feel the need to do something pumpkiny around this time of year before the leaf-kicking walks really kick…

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A Realistic Halloween Special

Some of you may be wondering when I’m going to start publishing my beautiful Halloween themed posts. You know, the baking, the crafts and the pumpkin-themed dinners. Cupcakes shaped like skulls, Bat stew, and make your own monster in three easy steps. Others will realise that that isn’t how it…

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Bumbles of Rice looks back on 2013

Looks like we made it to the other side. We had a food and fun filled Christmas and Santa delivered, I hope yours went well too. So here we are, in the limbo week between Christmas and New Year, the time to eat leftovers and talk about how full you…

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Last Week’s Dinners (featuring many quick fixes)

I’m getting tired now of posting our dinners, especially when they are like this week’s (nothing to boast about) so this might be the end of this short series.  You’ll notice that dinners here at the start of the week are very homemade and healthy and that as the week…

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