The Dinner Files- Ellen from Bumps and Roundabouts

  Today’s interviewee is Waterford woman and mum of two small boys, Ellen from Bumps and Roundabouts. With two under 3 and doing an amazing job supporting her eldest who has ASD and is on a special diet Ellen is an inspiration to us all, let’s see what her dinners…

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The Dinner Files- Debbie from Saucepan Kids

This week on The Dinner Files it’s the turn of Sligo blogger Debbie from Saucepan Kids. Saucepan Kids is a great resource for getting the kids cooking and Debbie’s own three are amazing cooks. She’s passionate about teaching kids how to cook real food. You may have seen Debbie and…

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Week in Dinners – First of 2017

I’m not great at meal planning, or certainly not for the whole week, and I find when I do life throws curveballs. That’s why rather than sharing my meal plan at the start of the week (Like Life on Hushabye Farm’s fantastic Meal Planning Monday series) I share after the…

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Quick and Easy Dinner: Pasta All' Amatriciana 

Everyone needs a quick, storecupboard dinner in their repertoire and this one came to us recently via a recipe printed on the side of a packet of pasta. I varied it slightly, and of course, if you have fresh chilis etc you could use them. This has now replaced our…

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The Dinner Files: Nicola from Simply Homemade

Today we’re joined by blogger and mum of five Nicola from Simply Homemade. Nicola’s blog shares some great healthy family meals and sweet treats, so check it out HERE. Tell us about dinner time in your house- what time is it, where do you sit, who is there? Monday to Friday…

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5 Healthy Treat Recipes to Satisfy your Sweet Tooth

I have a sweet tooth (and if I’m being perfectly honest I probably have more of a sugar addiction than a sweet tooth but anyhoo).  When I am copping on and leaving the box of biscuits alone eating healthily (because we are not going to call it being “good” or…

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Mincemeat and Custard Parcels 

I love pastry. I’ve loved custard even longer. Mince pies took a while to grow on me, but I’m a fan for about a decade. Add the three together in the easiest Christmas dessert ever and you’ve got a winner. I made these last year as part of the Craft…

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A Week in Dinners – November 2016

Week in Dinners is sort of the opposite of Meal Planning. You see, I’ve never been great at planning in advance for dinners,  as I either change my mind or I get delayed in work or traffic and I change what I had planned as time is too short, or…

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The Dinner Files – #7 Lucy from Learnermama

Today we’re talking to Lucy from Learnermama.com about her family’s diners. Lucy is a mum of three who’s always on the go and as well as her Learnermama blog she runs a fanstastic website on c-sections – csectionmums.com Tell us about dinner time in your house- what time is it, where…

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