Barbie Mermaid Cove and Blaze Monster Dome: Review

Mattel recently sent us two toys for Christmas 2016 to try out and review. Barbie™ Rainbow Cove Light Show Princess  When you’re three and a half and think you’re seven you’re quite likely to be besotted by Barbie. Sparkly things also feature, and magic. Barbie™ Rainbow Cove Light Show Princess which Mattel provided for us to review, … More Barbie Mermaid Cove and Blaze Monster Dome: Review

A Family Break in Galway – The Connacht Hotel Review 

Back when we had two children we used to go on hotel breaks with the kids every year. We’d  use our supermarket tokens to bag a bargain and visited Westport, Cork, Limerick, and Carlow among others. However, since Laoise was born three-and-a-half years ago we’ve gone twice, for a short summer holiday when she was a … More A Family Break in Galway – The Connacht Hotel Review 

My Favourite Five

I’ve been blogging now for 4-and-a-half years, and in that time I have written 428 posts including this one. That’s a lot of time spent writing. Of those 428 there are 90 that contain recipes and 70 reviews. There are attempts at humour and lists, hints and advice. The posts I like the most tend to … More My Favourite Five