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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Review: The Happy Pear Cookbook

I’d heard of the Happy Pear Shop and Café in Greystones, Co. Wicklow long before the book of the same name was published but had never visited so I was very curious to see what all the fuss was about. The Flynn brothers, have been all over the media the…

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Zazzle Review and Giveaway

As a blogger from time to time people contact me to tell me about their new products. This is a great perk, on a crappy day an email asking “Hi, would you like one of these?” is a gamechanger. An email a couple of months ago from Zazzle was the…

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Review: Wholesome: Feed your Family Well for Less

  I was delighted to be asked to review a new cookbook by one of the first food bloggers that I got to know on twitter, Caitriona Redmond who blogs at www.wholesomeireland.com. Caitriona has just published her first cookbook “Wholesome- Feed your Family Well for Less” and is now regularly…

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Bumbles of Rice looks back on 2013

Looks like we made it to the other side. We had a food and fun filled Christmas and Santa delivered, I hope yours went well too. So here we are, in the limbo week between Christmas and New Year, the time to eat leftovers and talk about how full you…

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Things that I keep meaning to share…

I have loads of posts in drafts that I haven’t finalised yet and in my nesting state of mind I thought I’d throw some words down (or should I say up?)  on things that if I don’t mention now I probably will forget about completely in the baby bubble that…

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A Wexford Feast

I am a proud Wexford woman, having been born and reared in the county to Wexford born parents, a purebred no less.  I was even careful enough to ensure that my own children have the all important “Place of Birth: Wexford” on their passports and I’ve been known to say…

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