Netflix Stream Team Update June

It’s been a while since I posted a Netflix Stream Team Update so here’s some news from Netflix world: For the adults:  Orange is the New Black Season 4 debuted on Friday, June 17 Absolutely Fabulous Series 1-5 is now available, get nostalgic with Patsy and Eddie Titanic is available…

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What If? A Book to Help Kids Every Day

It’s hard to give your kids all the answers, be it to the thousands of questions they ask daily, or the ones that they haven’t thought of yet that might help them in sticky situation. A friend contacted me recently to ask if I’d like to review a book that…

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Review and Giveaway: Get Crafty by Ali Coghlan

  I often get books in for review, and I try to look at them promptly to get the review published but this one kept disappearing. I found my five-year-old planning his birthday party out of it, and then discovered my seven-year-old long after bedtime re-writing his favourite crafts from…

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The Kids Take Over the Blog for Netflix 

Netflix’s  latest challenge to streamteamers is to have the kids write a post, to mark Mother’s Day and International Women’s Day. I’m pretty busy watching House of Cards so I’m OK with that. Since it’s a competition all the kids wanted in on the action. The younger two did videos…

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Natural Born Feeder: Review and Giveaway

It’s great to get something to review that you really want and have had an eye on, and that was the case when Gill Books sent me a review copy of Natural Born Feeder, Roz Purcell’s cookbook. Roz is well known as a model, and started her very popular healthy…

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What's on TV this Christmas? (2015)

If you’re Irish one of the defining Christmas moments is buying the Christmas Bumper Edition of the RTE Guide and checking out what’s on TV over the holidays. This year I did it earlier than usual as I was asked to share my recommendations on the Marian Finucane Show on…

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Review: Irelandopedia – a book for all ages 

Gill and MacMillan sent me two very different books to review for Christmas, the first was Irelandopedia by daughter and father team Fatti and John Burke. (More about the second later in the week). I loved this book from the moment I saw it, the graphics and illustrations are really…

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