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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Review: Playing at Imaginosity

We had lots of fun last Sunday in imaginosity in Sandyford. We’d been invited to try out the play sessions and new Christmas workshops. I was a bit nervous going in, my kids are a two-and-a-half -year-old girl, and five- and seven- year-old boys so there’s a wide span of ages to…

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Review: DropChef

Many, many months ago DropChef asked if I’d like to try their service, They said they would deliver all the ingredients for healthy meals to my office and I could go home and cook it according to their recipe. I’m not one to say no to a free dinner, even…

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