The Dinner Files- Ellen from Bumps and Roundabouts

  Today’s interviewee is Waterford woman and mum of two small boys, Ellen from Bumps and Roundabouts. With two under 3 and doing an amazing job supporting her eldest who has ASD and is on a special diet Ellen is an inspiration to us all, let’s see what her dinners…

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5 Netflix Originals to Watch This Weekend

It’s a while since I’ve given you a Netflix update or recommendation so here are 5 Netflix Originals to Watch This Weekend. Netflix doesn’t just stream, it also creates content, like my favourites House of Cards and Stranger Things. Check these ones out hot from the press release with a…

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A 48 Hour City Break in Paris: Days 2 and 3 

I went on a 48 hour city break to Paris with two friends way back in October. We’d all been there before so we had a pretty laid back itinerary, yet we still seem to have covered so much. To read all about our first day including the fab central…

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Cinderella Train at Rathwood, Co. Carlow: Review

We were recently invited to review the Cinderella Train and Tea Party at Rathwood, just outside Tullow in County Carlow. The event is aimed at the under 9s and a fortunate clashing party invitation meant that my eight-going-on-twelve year old stayed home with Dad while I brought my six year…

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Struggling, Surviving and Seeing

I try to look on the bright side, I really do, but sometimes it’s well, hard. There’s the busy-ness. And the relentlessness. The always-on-ness and the how-do-you-do-it ness. This week somewhere between swimming lessons and GAA training but after that important conference call and around the time of that highly…

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Days Out: Cliffs of Moher Experience, Co. Clare

On the very last day of 2016  we found ourselves in Ennis. (It wasn’t a surprise, we’d travelled there the day before, crossing the country for a friend’s family-friendly 40th birthday party.) We stayed at a hotel that would be retro if it wasn’t all the original decor and enjoyed…

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Tantrums: How I Deal with Them Third Time Around

I have three children. Looking back at the early days of parenthood, eight long and sleep deprived years ago, I often reflect that really we were just practising on our  firstborn (sorry son, we didn’t know what we were doing). We were uber-cautious about some things, and over-sensitive too, and…

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The Dinner Files- Debbie from Saucepan Kids

This week on The Dinner Files it’s the turn of Sligo blogger Debbie from Saucepan Kids. Saucepan Kids is a great resource for getting the kids cooking and Debbie’s own three are amazing cooks. She’s passionate about teaching kids how to cook real food. You may have seen Debbie and…

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