Our Netflix Plans for the Longer Nights In

September is always a crazy busy month and October this year seems to have gone by in a flash, but now as the month ends and the nights get longer it’s time to get cosy on the sofa and to catch up on some Netflix I’ve been missing out on.(Has…

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Our Favourite Kids' Books: The Underwear Edition

When you are five years old  there are certain things that are beyond hilarious. The funniest things in the whole world, guaranteed to get a giggle. In our house, once of those things is the word “knickers”, and “underpants” comes a close second. (Farts, poos and wees feature high on…

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Cookbook Review and Giveaway: All in the Cooking 

  A few weeks ago I received a copy of “All in the Cooking”,  which has recently been reprinted by O’Brien Press and The Educational Company, for review. I loved the original, or as it happens the metric edition, when growing up. It was very well thumbed in our kitchen…

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My Kids' Picks on Netflix for August 

   I admit it the kids of this household weren’t that easily converted to Netflix in the beginning. The remote for the Apple TV combined with the actual TV was too complicated, their favourite pirate wasn’t on, it just wasn’t right. Then, they started to realise that there were some…

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Yubo Lunchbox Review and Giveaway from Zazzle

With Back to School almost upon us Zazzle UK let us personalise a yubo lunchbox on their site to review Since Cathal is starting school I thought it would be nice for him to try, but I let the personalisation be a surprise as I didn’t want to rub his…

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Netflix Update June/July 2015

I’m calling this the summer edition as I have been remiss in publishing my Netflix Stream Team posts lately, we were on holidays but now we’re back it’s well and truly Netflix weather, so hopefully some of these gems will keep you and yours busy. Here’s some Netflix news For…

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Kids' Book Review: Danny Chaucer's Flying Saucer

  We recently received a copy of Danny Chaucer‘s Flying Saucer by Christopher Peter for review. The release that we received beforehand said that it was – “A fun and engaging sci-fi adventure with strong themes about friendship and bullying. Fantastic for children 7+ either for home or in the…

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Body and Soul Festival 2015 with the Kids: Our Review

I’ll be honest, the day could have started better. We had jobs to do in the morning that we couldn’t reschedule but the tickets had been offered and we were taking them. We packed an overtired toddler, two over-excited boys and clothes for all weathers into the car and headed…

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