Lilac Lee – Review

One of the things that I love most about being a tarot reader is that I meet really interesting and beautiful people. Last Saturday I had the pleasure of meeting Cynthia Kennedy of Lilac Lee, an Irish handcrafted skincare range. Having a child with eczema, I normally just go straight by anything fancy or nice…

Underground Fitness Review

And there I sat in my car outside the gym. Sad fat mammy. Two children later and trying to garner enough strength to step away from the spoon and stop crying into the ice cream. It wasn’t my fault. I had already gone to the trouble of sneaking it upstairs and hiding in the bathtub.…

Book Review – Freddy Buttons

Freddy Buttons Review The Freddy Buttons books are a series of books that aim to promote healthy eating and to create an awareness in children of where food comes from. With my own fussy eaters in tow who think that everything except from the odd herb comes from the shop, this was certainly a premise…

Magpie Inn, Dalkey, Review

Last week a magical thing happened. Nay, more than magical. Cosmological. All of my stars aligned and resulted in friends being free on the same night that both my husband and I were free. This also fell on the same night that I had prebooked three months ago with Granny and Granddad for the kids…

Holidays…..

Many things change in your life when you have children. There are, of course, the obvious ones, no more sleep ins, a late night now ends at 10pm, rather than starting at 10pm and so on. Holidaying with small children fails to make the obvious list of these changes, but perhaps evolution is two steps…