Wacky Weaning

Because I love to cook I don’t do well with fussy eaters. So much so I once ended a relationship with a lovely man because all he ever ordered was soup and steak. Bonkers maybe, but I just couldn’t imagine life with someone who wouldn’t share an indulgent seafood platter! I have no idea if…

Fast Food A Cut Above The Rest

I want to give a shout out to local butchers. In south Dublin they are doing fab things with superb quality meat. You can pick up beautifully marinated chicken breasts, chops and ribs which make healthy delicious meals quicker than you can order a takeaway. Moreover, they are incredibly good value. I paid a visit to my…

Pocket-sized Emergency Toy Kit

Getting out of the house with the girls is often a mad rush. It involves grabbing the key essentials as you leave. I’m yet to forget milk or nappies; but my phone, fiancé and the girls’ favourite toy ‘Freddie the Frog’ often get left behind in the chaos. Minutes later I’m in the doctor’s waiting…

How to Magic Up a Third Bedroom

When our house purchase fell through in Jan 2016 we looked at the Dublin housing market and simply said ‘no more’! We would have to stick it out in our rented 2 bedroom apartment for as long as possible. With that I went into nesting and storage frenzy. The biggest problem we faced was that…

Top 10 Baby Care Products – DIY Gift Hamper

One of the most useful gifts I was given as a new mum was a hamper of baby products. Many of the items I planned to buy as needed, but as it turned out having them in the house saved my partner a late night dash to the 24 hour Tesco store. So when my friend Rachel was…