The Dinner Files – #6 Jolene from One Yummy Mummy

This week’s guest for The Dinner Files is Jolene from One Yummy Mummy blog. Jolene is a passionate cook and knows a thing or two about feeding children, with a background in childcare and a love of cooking. Thanks so much for taking part Jolene.   The Questions Tell us…

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Award Winning Blogger 

I’ve had this blog on the go since June 2012, and over the years I’ve entered various blog awards competitions. My success in some of these competitions has been dependent on you the reader voting for me. I hate begging for votes, I do know that it’s irritating and I…

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We've Lost Sight of What Beautiful Really Means

Eat yourself beautiful. Decorate beautifully. Feeling the pressure to be beautiful? To have a beautiful home? To live a beautiful life? To wear beautiful clothes? To buy beautiful things? When I was a child beautiful was a word used that was used to describe princesses and film stars, real people…

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12 Family Friendly Halloween Days Out

It’s the time of year for pumpkins and ghouls, so to be seasonal here’s a list of some Halloween themed days out and activities that have come to my attention. I always feel the need to do something pumpkiny around this time of year before the leaf-kicking walks really kick…

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The Dinner Files – #5 Tracey from Love of Living Blog

This week Tracey from Love of Living joins us. Tracey is a mum of one, the adorable Billy, as well as blogging she also vlogs,so check out her Youtube channel where she uses the tagline”diary of an honest Irish mammy”. Tracey is also a slimming world hero, winning woman of the year at…

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Tips for Making Swimming Lessons Less Stressful

Ask a parent what’s their least favourite activity to do with their kids and you’ll usually get a resounding chorus of “swimming lessons”. It’s all the getting dressed you see. And the wetness. And the heat in the dressing room as you try to dress one child and argue with…

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The Dinner Files #3 – Life on Hushabye Farm

This week’s dinner files features Elizabeth from Life on Hushabye Farm. I’ve known Elizabeth for a few years now and when I’m not pausing her instagram stories to look at her beautiful house I’m threatening to get in the car and to drive to Offaly for her to feed me.…

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A Love Letter to Gorey

I moved where I live ten years ago last week. We bought a house off the plans, the cumulative result of a few pints of cider, the post-honeymoon blues, a late night email to an estate agent and a strong desire to leave Dublin. We’re country people. The kind that…

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The Dinner Files – #2 Triona from A Little Londoner

Welcome to the second instalment of The Dinner Files. Sharing her dinner tales this week is Triona from A Little Londoner. Triona is a Kerry girl, who spent years in London before moving back to Ireland and is living in Kilkenny with her husband and two children Amelia (3.5) and Harry…

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