Yogurt chocolate chip cupcakes

The instagram pic of these cupcakes seemed to get everyone’s sweet tooth excited. This is the first time I used yogurt while baking cupcakes but it will definitely be my go to recipe in the future. They were so moist, not too sweet and a little gooey inside – amazing! So get a cuppa and enjoy these yogurt chocolate chip cupcakes……

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Why I hate co-sleeping

Last night we had a very cranky, moody teething baby. Like c’mon already Aidan it’s been like 7 months just grown one already! Anyway, after an hour or so of whining and whimpering we decided to take him into our bed to try and get some sleep. Immediately I thought back to Kellie’s post I had read earlier this week…

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Mango Yogurt Cake & Crème Fraîche icing

This mango yogurt cake with creme fraiche icing is light, moist and absolutely delicious! If you follow me on instagram you will have seen that the evening I baked it I ate so much I got a tummy ache, it’s that good. It didn’t even last 24 hours in our house. Here’s the recipe if you feel like getting your…

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5 reasons babies are like teenagers

Over the last 10 months since Aidan’s arrival I have noticed that babies share similarities with many other things, one of which teenagers… Yes, you heard me babies are like teenagers and here’s how… Every small inconvenience results in a reaction more intense than labour. If you take something from a baby they will scream and throw themselves on the floor…

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Vogue 73 Questions

I saw Mrs H’s favourite things had done the famous Vogue 73 questions (which I totally knew about already – not) and thought it was a really fun way to get to know more about her (like her very interesting autobiography title!). So I decided to challenge myself to the 73 question tag…   1. What’s your favourite movie? Calamity Jane…

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Welcome Claudi & Fin to Ireland | Review

A few weeks ago I was asked if I would like to sample some of the Claudi & Fin frozen yogurt lollies, obviously I jumped at the chance. I had read about Claudi & Fin on You Baby Me Mummy and found the girls back story truly inspiring, and now they were offering me free treats? These girls are clearly angels!…

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5 things I learned on my first St Patrick’s Day | Aidan

On Tuesday I celebrated my first St Patrick’s Day. I don’t really know what it means but I think he was some fella who didn’t like snakes. I went in and watched the parade and then walked through the town. I noticed that on St. Patrick’s Day Ireland acts a bit backwards. Here are things I noticed on my first…

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Baby boy clothing haul

For the last week I have been a bit MIA on the blogging & social media scene, which isn’t like my twitter-addict self. All last week Clay had been working stupid hours through the night meaning he was sleeping in the day, thus I was flying solo parent all week. By the time Aidan went to sleep every night my…

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Choosing your children | My view on her decision | Adoption

Earlier today an article popped up on my Facebook feed from the Daily Mail about a woman who gave back her adopted child. After reading the post I was shocked at what I had just read. As you may have seen from my Adoption Series I am adopted, my Mom said she would be told regularly ”what a great thing…

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My day in court | My Adoption Story

Be sure to start from the beginning: Part 1: The beginning Part 2: Meeting the birth mother After my arrival everyone came to visit and I began to get settled in. Eating well, sleeping 12 hours at night, I was very content. In 1992 the rules for adoption were a little different to what they are now. Even though mine…

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