A Happy Birthday Surprise with Netflix

Both my sons have September birthdays, eleven days separate them. I’ve been listening to jokes about “having a good Christmas” since early 2008, and frankly I’m over it . With the two boys’ birthdays so close to each other and the competition between them so strong we always try to…

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Days Out: Greenan Maze, Co. Wicklow 

Our kids like to think they’re very clever, they enjoy puzzles and adventures, special missions and general espionage. There’s not much call for that in everyday life, sometimes you need a daytrip to meet the need. So, with that in mind we headed to Greenan Maze, near Rathdrum in Co.…

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A Sunny Moment

We’d a playdate planned today, venue TBC, and as soon as it was evident that the sun was shining my friend optimistically suggested that we go to the beach. We extended the invitation to more friends and planned our picnics. I packed the beach bag (OK three bags) including hoodies,…

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Holidaying around Gorey with Kids (2015 edition)

I was recently asked by a parent of two kids aged 4 and 6 for holiday recommendations for their upcoming holiday in the area. She got me on a good day and I sent her a long email with my list, I didn’t realise quite how long until I stopped typing.…

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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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 Boots maternity & infant Awards Best Parenting Blog 2015

The 2015 Boots maternity & infant Awards finalists have been announced and Bumbles of Rice is on the finalist list for best parenting blog. It’s lovely to see my blog listed there among some other great parenting blogs. I’d really appreciate if you enjoy reading Bumbles of Rice if you…

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