Quick and Easy Christmas Mince Pie Muffins

  Christmas is busy and I’m less organised than ever this year it seems. I bought a jar of mincemeat with the intention of making mince pies last week, but hadn’t gotten around to it. When I went to make them this morning the pastry had magically disappeared and we…

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What (These) Women Really Want For Christmas

It’s the time of year where every newspaper, website, magazine and blog has lists of things to buy people for Christmas, so I thought I’d jump on the bandwagon in an attempt to get what I’d really like for Christmas. (not really). Then I realised that that would look a…

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The Toys that really got played with last Christmas

Last Christmas our house was invaded by so many toys, since they had been so good Santa delivered a large load, our kids have generous grandparents and lots of aunties and uncles as well and everyone knew that  small noses would be turned up at practical gifts so we had…

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Hairy Baby Clothing: T-Shirt Review and Giveaway

It’s always easy when someone contacts you to review a product that you have previously bought and loved, and that’s exactly what it was like when Hairy Baby asked if we’d like to try out their Christmas range. We’ve been fans of the Cork based company for years now, pre-kids…

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Making Christmas special

Today’s Sun newspaper has a front page “revealing” that Nigella didn’t decorate her own Christmas tree and hired caterers. Did anyone actually think that she did? Shock horror, a successful, wealthy career woman paid people to help her do things she didn’t have time to do! I would too! This…

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Two Festive Jams.

Things are busy, crazy busy this Christmas, and I’m not sure why. (OK it might be the fact that I have a six month old baby and two small boys). Despite having started my shopping in early November I’m not yet finished. The only presents that have been wrapped are…

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