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Next Stop Who Knows

Wednesday, November 20th, 2019

When I moved away from Ireland seven years ago I never expected to create a whole life in a new country. Originally it was an exciting adventure that took me to so many places experiencing new cultures and seeing things I had never imagined being able to see. I saw most corners of the earth […]

Stockpiling through Brexit!

Monday, September 30th, 2019

13 years ago today myself and my husband moved back from London to set up home and start a business. The car was jam packed with all our stuff and off we went on the boat dreaming of a new life. We found a house and settled into day to day life. We opened our […]

Help We Are Going Camping!!

Tuesday, July 23rd, 2019

When your kids ask you a question like “Mum, can we go camping?” You begin to panic, camping, sleeping outside, roughing it……. But you know that this will make the best memories and be something that they will look back on for the rest of their lives and say remember that time we went camping. […]

My Small business is taking over my house…..HELP

Monday, April 1st, 2019

I have worked as a book keeper all my life and used to work in the middle of town in a very busy office with a vast amount of space for all the files and documentation for all our customers. With this line of work records and paperwork must be kept usually for seven years […]

16 Degrees in February

Wednesday, February 27th, 2019

16 degrees in February is unheard of in most place in the world but 16 degrees in Ireland in February is definitely unheard of. As soon as the heat hit on Monday the washing lines were filled with clothes, the kids played out and people longed for the carefree summer days after the dark days […]

Cooking for Four

Tuesday, January 29th, 2019

When we bought our house we loved everything about it and as we went from room to room we always had a plan of what we would do to make the suit our taste. As a couple the house was perfect and we had more than enough room for the two of us. Fast forward […]

Dear Santa……….

Thursday, December 27th, 2018

As the final days approach before all the madness, excitement and Christmas magic starts, I need a few of my own Christmas miracles to pull all the final bits together to ensure another magical Christmas this year. For Christmas dinner we have 10 adults and 8 kids, dear Santa please send me a bigger house […]

Keeping the Christmas magic alive

Wednesday, November 21st, 2018

Being a parent comes with huge responsibility and one of those is keeping the magic of Christmas alive in the hearts and minds of all our kids for as long as possible. So with each passing year the magic of Christmas is a little harder to create and you can almost see the children trying […]

That Spooky Time of Year

Tuesday, October 16th, 2018

My kids had been counting down the weeks since the summer. Once summer finishes in our house the next milestone we count down to is Halloween and then of course Christmas. To watch how excited my children become really is magical and you cannot help but get caught up in their excitement. As we have […]

Changing Seasons, Changing times

Thursday, September 20th, 2018

As the autumn approaches us and the leaves begin to fall off the trees life is really about to change and there is a lot of decisions to be made.  My eldest daughter is about to make a very exciting journey as she steps away from school and starts the next part of her journey […]