Baby, meals, Mealtimes

Breastfeeding, Bottlefeeding, Can We All Just Support Each Other?

TheJournal.ie asked me to write a feature about breastfeeding, which is somewhat ironic considering it's something I've zero experience of. I sent over the below copy, which was exceedingly verbose; so, if you'd prefer to read the more succinct and balanced version, please make your way to TheJournal.ie's Family Magazine, otherwise, stay put for the… Continue reading Breastfeeding, Bottlefeeding, Can We All Just Support Each Other?

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Mammy’s P*ss Easy Fish Cakes…

In hindsight, that's an unfortunate title, but it's out there now so hey. As an aside; the likelihood of your kids eating large hunks of fish is nil, so consider this a quick dinner that requires minimal assembly. Or you could flake the fish down so they don't notice it, up to you. What will… Continue reading Mammy’s P*ss Easy Fish Cakes…

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A Family That Eats Together; The Importance of a Regular Sit-down Meal…

After we all stop guffawing at the prospect of our kids happily gnawing on such an array of non-frozen foods not swaddled in breadcrumbs; you wouldn't believe how hard it is to find a free stock photo of a dinner table that doesn't include several bottles of wine or someone bending seductively over a pizza.… Continue reading A Family That Eats Together; The Importance of a Regular Sit-down Meal…

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Mammy’s Refreshing Iced Coffee…

Just think of it... a coffee you don't have to scald your throat with, in a bid to neck it at an opportune time. In fact, if your hot coffee goes cold, don't repeatedly slam it into the microwave for 20 seconds, rather add an ice cube and chill, innit. You will need... • See… Continue reading Mammy’s Refreshing Iced Coffee…

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Maza Mia’s Pocket Friendly Risotto in Minutes!

Firstly, this is not a paid advertisement. This is a simple case of my sister picked this up from our local SuperValu and raved about it continuously for an entire evening. And she wasn't wrong. This is a quick, simple way of packing food into an entire family. The packet says it feeds four, but… Continue reading Maza Mia’s Pocket Friendly Risotto in Minutes!

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To Get My F*€king Ducks in a Row…

For almost a year, I've been tinkering about on this blog, fitting it in whenever possible/the whim took hold. Lately, that's been approximately once a week, which – given this hack used to write approximately 10 posts a day on other websites – isn't quite up to scratch...

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Mammy’s Fake Bakes: 3 Minute Chocolate Chip Cake

The magic of microwaves, eh?! While this isn't the most attractive looking creation, it can be dressed up once cooked and tastes divine. Well, as delicious as a microwaveable cake can taste. Here is what you'll need. And, remember, a tablespoon is 1.5 dessert spoons. • A large enough bowl (a decent breakfast bowl will… Continue reading Mammy’s Fake Bakes: 3 Minute Chocolate Chip Cake

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Mammy’s Easy Peasy 4 Step Pancakes

Let's be honest, pancakes are just another conduit for Nutella, so don't be getting bogged down with recipes that call for baking powder, or cinnamon, or anything other than flour, eggs, milk and oil. 1• What you will need in cups and spoons, because who can be dealing with grams.  • Flour – 100 grams… Continue reading Mammy’s Easy Peasy 4 Step Pancakes