A Stronger Start to the New Year

I can see your eye rolls already. How original, a post about going to the gym in January. If I didn’t know better, I’d roll…

Netflix Rainy Day Watching for January Blues

Oh, the weather outside is… well, it’s bloody awful for the last few weeks, isn’t it? While I consider myself extremely lucky to not have…

15 From ’15 – Roundup of the Year that was!

The very lovely Sadhbh from Where Wishes Come From has this year again obliged with kicking off the linky for a yearly roundup, this year…

December Little Loves

It’s been a while since I did one of these posts – about a month in fact, so there’s a lot to catch up on!…

A Book Is For Life, Not Just For Christmas – Books on our Santa List

I’m an unashamed bookworm from childhood; I grew up with my nose in a book, I love libraries and get annoyed when life doesn’t work…

The Magic of Christmas at Waterford Winterval

The season is upon us and the day itself rapidly approaching, yet I’ve been struggling to get into the festive spirit for some reason this…

Ingenious Secret Santa Gifts for Under €15

That time of year again, when someone in the office/friend group/extended family decides the best thing to do is pick random names out of a…

Craft-y Gift Ideas at the Glucksman Gallery

With Christmas close at hand (yes, I went there, Tesco has been blaring the music since midnight on October 31st), thoughts have started straying towards gift…

Change For Charity – Get Involved!

Hands up who has at least one jar or tin hanging around the house filled with coppers that you vow will make it into those…

Toddlers and Lock-Ins; my near heart failure.

Since E’s Daddy has started going away for work, I’ve started noticing a definite move in his favouritism between the parents – where I used…

Heading Into Nature: A Wander in BallyBrack Woods, Douglas

Winter is definitely coming. The weather is finally starting to get cold, the evenings are getting darker and there are leaves all over the ground…

Lets Talk About Consent, Baby.

Consent. It’s the hot topic word of the moment, being flitted around the media, around the twitter sphere, with differing opinions from many people from…

Toddler Transporting Tantrums: I NEED to learn to drive.

I didn’t learn to drive when everyone else I knew did – most of the girls in my year by sixth year had their car/the…

Moving House: Not for the Faint Hearted

I’m sitting writing this in my new apartment, praying that my data package from my iPhone holds out (how much data could a blog post…

Scribbles in Print : My article in Easy Parenting Magazine

When I started this whole blogging thing, it was an outlet for me, a diary of scribbles to let out all the feelings (and there…

Into an Internet Wormhole

There are certain websites which should definitely have taken on the Netflix tactic of asking you every couple of hours if you’re really sure that…

On the Same Wavelength – we’re on the radio!

When I write different posts for this blog, there are a couple of different motivations. Some posts are ones which I know I will cherish…

Spraoi, Summer and Plenty of Fun

I spent the long August bank holiday weekend in the South East of Ireland, visiting family and making the most of the toddler spoiling and…

A Not-Quite-Chilled Journey To Co. Wexford

Despite only being back in Cork three days, last Thursday we made the trek back to my parents’ home in Co. Wexford because we simply couldn’t…

The Waiting Game

It’s been a while since I’ve looked at the phone, willing it to ring, willing the person on the other side to say “Yes, you…

Brunch at No. 9 Barronstrand St; a Delicious Treat

As part of my trip back to the not-so-sunny South East, a couple of visits to Waterford were in order. I’ve got a lot of…

16 months

My gorgeous bundle is no longer a bundle. He started out as one; all 5lb 5 ounces, newborn head scented, long haired, scrunchy faced and…

A New Baby Basket – Perfect Present for your Pregnant Pals!

When I was in hospital just about to give birth to Eliott (a day or two before the induction); my oldest friend Siobhán, who had…

A morning of Soft Play – Chuckies Play Centre, Cork

  When you’re at home with a toddler, days can get pretty repetitive. Unless you set up different things to do during the week, it…

Rants, Rain and Reading – My Little Loves of the Week!

There has finally been some form of a break to the heat – okay, so I would have rathered a gentle breeze rather than the…