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Going to Tayto Park? A Few Things You Should Know

After drowning in a suspension of despair for most of last week (meds not working/ hormones/cabin fever/full moon/who knows), I'd promised an AMAZING weekend to the 4-year-old on Saturday as she'd been housebound for all eternity. The only thing getting her (and me by extension) through the week was tunnel vision regarding a fun fair.… Continue reading Going to Tayto Park? A Few Things You Should Know


Mammy’s Mystery Meatloaf

Why is it mysterious? Because it started life as a more traditional meatloaf and it's transformed into something far tastier and less heavy than a slab of minced meat, pork sausages and onion sitting in yer gut. Plus it looks a lot more appetising... well, as appetising as a brick of minced meat can be.… Continue reading Mammy’s Mystery Meatloaf

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Mammy’s Mini Roast in Minutes

Yep, minutes. Not in like 5 minutes or anything, I'm not Donal Skehan (and there's salmonella to consider), but if yous have a bit of extra time of a Sunday and want to magic up a roast out of... 1) Chicken Breasts 2) Potatoes 3) Whatever veg you have languishing about ... this is for… Continue reading Mammy’s Mini Roast in Minutes

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Baby-Led Weaning: A How-To Guide

What you will need... 1) A baby aged approximately six months. 2) Appropriately sized pieces of food, raw (avocado, banana,) or cooked (steamed carrots, chicken etc). 3) A rake load of kitchen roll. 4) A daycent pair of knees on ye. And that's about it. Deliberate flippancy aside, that is all you need. It's so simple… Continue reading Baby-Led Weaning: A How-To Guide

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Wineport Lodge – Frazzled Parents Need to Go.

And this deal makes it possible... Imagine waking up to this of a morning. You may be bleary-eyed from the flood of fancy gins Wineport Lodge have in their arsenal (pleasedrinkresponsibly etc etc), but it wouldn't be long before the breeze from the Shannon gently blasts the cobwebs from the brain. Last weekend, myself and… Continue reading Wineport Lodge – Frazzled Parents Need to Go.


Self Catering? You’ll Be Wanting One of These, So…

If you're expecting reviews of products, you've (sort of) come to the right place. We might also throw in the odd TV review (makes sense as I never leave the house / used to do it in a previous life) and I can only dream of attending restaurants and hotels to review, so expect some… Continue reading Self Catering? You’ll Be Wanting One of These, So…