Octagon 4D Cards | Review & Giveaway

‘Twas some nights before Christmas, when all through the house Not a creature was stirring, not even a mouse; The stockings were hung by the chimney with care, In hopes that some Octagon cards¬†would be there… I have a toddler who can work an iPad like a teenager – It originally started out him watching a few youtube videos while…

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I Wish We Co-Slept!

Co-sleeping is always a topic that causes much debate amongst parents (and non-parents too). Some people swear by it while others choose to completely avoid it. I can understand both arguments but once everyone is getting a decent sleep I think that is the most important thing. As a baby Aidan would co sleep with me when his Dad was…

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Fool Proof Christmas Dinner?

Today I actually got to watch ‘This Morning’ which hasn’t happened in months! When I switched on they were talking about Tesco’s microwave Christmas Turkey? Luckily we go to my Mom’s for Christmas dinner because to be honest if it was left to me we would probably end up with beans on toast or something because even the thought of…

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DeiseBloggers

Last weekend I attended the very first Waterford blogger event (aka #DeiseBloggers). It was such a great day and I am only recovering now to be honest! Meeting other bloggers is always great fun but I never expected to meet such lovely and beautiful girls. The event was free to attend but cost me a fortune because a room full…

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Winter Warmers*

With the winter weather truly upon us I am getting into the festive spirit and can’t wait to get our decorations up soon. At this time of the year I also like to create a warm, calm and cosy atmosphere in our bedrooms to helps us get a good nights rest – which is essential when 6 months pregnant and…

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Top Tips for Saving on your Weekly Shopping

top tips saving

A few months ago I ended up comparing how much I spend on our weekly grocery shopping with some of my friends. There are 2 adults and one, fairly good eating toddler in our household but yet I was spending more than friends with several grown children as well as two adults! Using these 5 tips I managed to half…

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Christmas Crafts for Toddlers

  With the festive season approaching it is time to get creative – mainly because the weather keeps us pretty housebound. I have snooped around Pinterest and put together a list of crafts that I want to try (keyword being try!) with Aidan during the holidays. Christmas Wreath Painting with Dish brush Toddler Christmas Tree cards Letter Ornaments Snowman Letter…

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DIY Bath Paints

With the horrible weather and the lack of daylight being home with a toddler all day can be a terrifying task. I spend hours searching Pinterest for new ideas to try but find many things aren’t suitable for toddlers or contain products and ingredients from America. I should also point out that the least amount of clean up the better…

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I Hacked the Toddler

Hacked the toddler

Last night the Toddler child did not want to go to sleep. Now he is known for kicking up when he is put to bed by his Dad so we just ignored his antics and after one or two “resettlings” he¬†dozed off. At midnight he decided that sleep was in fact over rated and it was time for us all…

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Weird Baby Products

Preparing for the arrival of our second baby next year has me googling all sorts of things that I will want and need for him. Luckily I have a lot of things that I got when Aidan was born that I can reuse but somehow I still have a list as long as my arm of things I still need…

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