Barbie Rainbow Cove Light Show Princess and Blaze Monster Dome: Review

Mattel recently sent us two toys for Christmas 2016 to try out and review. Barbie™ Rainbow Cove Light Show Princess  When you're three and a half and think you're seven you're quite likely to be besotted by Barbie. Sparkly things also feature, and magic. Barbie™ Rainbow Cove Light Show Princess which Mattel provided for us to review, … Continue reading Barbie Rainbow Cove Light Show Princess and Blaze Monster Dome: Review

A Family Break in Galway – The Connacht Hotel Review 

Back when we had two children we used to go on hotel breaks with the kids every year. We'd  use our supermarket tokens to bag a bargain and visited Westport, Cork, Limerick, and Carlow among others. However, since Laoise was born three-and-a-half years ago we've gone twice, for a short summer holiday when she was a … Continue reading A Family Break in Galway – The Connacht Hotel Review 

A Girls' Weekend at Lusty Beg Island: Review

I spent the weekend before last on a little island. A real-life island,  in a lake, in Co. Fermanagh. It was bliss. Let me tell you about it. On Saturday morning Google Maps told me I'd be driving for 3.5 hours to get to my destination-  Fermanagh and Wexford are a long way apart. I broke … Continue reading A Girls' Weekend at Lusty Beg Island: Review

A Girls’ Weekend at Lusty Beg Island: Review

I spent the weekend before last on a little island. A real-life island,  in a lake, in Co. Fermanagh. It was bliss. Let me tell you about it. On Saturday morning Google Maps told me I'd be driving for 3.5 hours to get to my destination-  Fermanagh and Wexford are a long way apart. I broke … Continue reading A Girls’ Weekend at Lusty Beg Island: Review

Natural Born Feeder: Review and Giveaway

It's great to get something to review that you really want and have had an eye on, and that was the case when Gill Books sent me a review copy of Natural Born Feeder, Roz Purcell's cookbook. Roz is well known as a model, and started her very popular healthy cooking blog in 2013. It's … Continue reading Natural Born Feeder: Review and Giveaway

Tackling the Kitchen Compost Stench : An Obeo Box Review and Giveaway 

We're a pretty normal family. I cook a lot, the kids eat loads of fruit, they drop food a lot, and spill milk on it rendering it inedible, so we always have some class of a bowl on the go for the compost bin. We're lucky in that our compost bin is collected monthly and … Continue reading Tackling the Kitchen Compost Stench : An Obeo Box Review and Giveaway 

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 I already had my own … Continue reading Hairy Baby Clothing: T-Shirt Review and Giveaway

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 last couple of weeks with … Continue reading Review: The Happy Pear Cookbook