Author Archive: Debbie

8 Reasons Why Every Woman Should Lift Weights

8 Reasons Why Every Woman Should Lift Weights

Six months in and my quest to become a healthier, stronger and fitter Mum is still going strong. I’m three stone down and (more importantly) have lost 26 inches from around my body (9 from my waist alone!) and I can honestly say that I have never felt better. I’m proud to say too that I’ve […]

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  16th January 2017   2 comments
Is healthy eating worth it?

Is healthy eating worth it?

Everywhere you look these days, people are talking or blogging about sugar free, clean eating, plant based, vegan, vegetarian, organic food. Is it a fad or is any of it actually worth it? Real food can sometimes costs a little more than processed food however when you add it up and look at the consequences, you’ll […]

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  1st January 2017   2 comments
Leading By Example – an update

Leading By Example – an update

For the last sixteen weeks, I’ve been working out at Avena Leisure Centre in Ballisodare, Sligo in a bid to become a healthier, stronger and fitter Mum. You can read about how I got on during the first two months of this journey so far. The results After four months the results are as follows: Weight […]

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  16th November 2016   2 comments
Fantastic Beasts & Where to Find Them – Review

Fantastic Beasts & Where to Find Them – Review

Fantastic Beasts & Where To Find Them is the new movie from the pen of J.K. Rowling and the directorship of David Yates (Harry Potter). Harry Potter fans will already know that the script was inspired by the Hogwart’s textbook Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them, written by Rowling’s character Newt Scamander. The film […]

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  16th November 2016   No comments
World Egg Day

World Egg Day

Did you know that today is World Egg Day? We don’t normally celebrate these kind of things but we’re huge fans of eggs here at Saucepan Kids so we thought that they deserved a mention particularly as so many of our recipes feature eggs. Here’s some fascinating facts about eggs that you may not have […]

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  14th October 2016   No comments
Share a breakfast moment

Share a breakfast moment

A staggering 98% of Irish primary teachers* cited having a healthy breakfast as the most important meal of the day for their pupils far exceeding the lunchbox in terms of priority for children in the classroom. The advice to parents comes from a survey among primary school teachers commissioned by Flahavan’s and Keelings to mark […]

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  11th October 2016   No comments
‘The Siege of Jadotville’ review – Netflix

‘The Siege of Jadotville’ review – Netflix

I was lucky enough to have been invited to attend a special screening of ‘The Siege of Jadotville’ in Dublin recently by Netflix. Directed by Richie Smyth and written by Kevin Brodbin, The Siege of Jadotville is a gripping true story of incredible bravery against impossible odds, as it thrillingly depicts the 1961 siege of […]

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  4th October 2016   2 comments
Piadinas at Piada Cupida in Ravenna, Italy

Piadinas at Piada Cupida in Ravenna, Italy

I’ll admit I’d not even heard of the local Ravenna dish, piadina, before our recent food tour of Italy. Even then it was only because the Ravenna tourist board suggested we should visit Piada Cupida and try the local delicacy whilst we were there. Ravenna is in the Emilia-Romagna region of Northern Italy and only […]

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  18th September 2016   No comments