Snapshot ~ March 2019

I last did a snapshot post about two years ago- you can read it here. I happened on it lately and liked looking back over that little, well, snapshot of my life then so I decided to do another one, here goes. Listening to rehearsals for the school St Patrick’s…

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Review(AD): Rathwood Superhero Adventure March 2019

This weekend we were invited to go to the Superhero Adventure at Rathwood in Co. Carlow. We’ve been to Rathwood numerous times before so knew more or less what to expect. so the smallest donned her superhero outfit with great excitement, and her older brothers came along for the promise…

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Week in Dinners – End of January 2019

I wrote (and ate) this a few weeks ago, hence the title, but since I spent the time on it I thought I’d share anyway rather than let my time be wasted. Monday – Courgette Carbonara I’ll be honest I was getting a bit sick of requests for Amatriciana  on…

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Days Out: EPIC – The Irish Emigration Museum

I was surprised when the boys wanted to go visit EPIC Ireland, their interest was pique when were nearby going to a gig in the Three Arena (is that what it’s called these days, it’ll always be The Point to me!) They got fliers and decided that EPIC looked, well,…

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The Guilt

Guilt. Find an article about a working mother without the word being mentioned. Go on, I dare you. You’ll be a while looking. Guilt. “It’s a useless emotion.” “Don’t waste your time on it.” Let it go, like Elsa famously said. I’m sick and tired of being told what to…

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Week in Dinners – Mid-January 2019

I asked followers what you wanted to see here and the loudest answer that came back was  “dinner ideas” so while I’m working on loads of those here’s our latest week in dinners which might introduce something new to you. This was the first week for a while where I…

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2018 on Bumbles of Rice: A Lookback

I’ve been doing annual blog lookbacks for the last few years, run as a linky by my friend Sadhbh on Where Wishes Come From. I’ve found them a great place to reflect and to look at what I’ve done on Bumbles of Rice in the previous year and to focus…

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