Author Archive: Debbie

Saucepan Kids Q&A with Tesco Ireland

Saucepan Kids Q&A with Tesco Ireland

We’re delighted to announce that Saucepan Kids are taking over! Well not the world just yet, the Tesco Ireland Twitter profile and Facebook page this Sunday March 29th 2015 from 7:30 to 9pm. We’ll be running a Q&A session where we’ll be answering your burning (ahem) questions in relation to baking with your kids over the Easter […]

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  25th March 2015   No comments
A typical week in dinners (Linky)

A typical week in dinners (Linky)

Sinéad from Bumble’s of Rice invited us to take part in her ‘A Week in Dinners’ linky so we kept note of what we had for dinner for a week and took photos (when we remembered). The idea behind this is to get a glimpse into what real families eat during the week, not just […]

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  1st February 2015   No comments
3 things to do with leftover turkey

3 things to do with leftover turkey

It’s been a couple of days now since Christmas Day and that turkey is probably still taking up loads of room in the fridge! No matter how many people you had around for Christmas dinner, you’re bound to still have copious amounts of meat leftover so what are you going to do with it? However […]

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  27th December 2014   No comments
Tesco Launch Wonky Veg Initiative

Tesco Launch Wonky Veg Initiative

Tesco Ireland have recently announced they will soon start stocking ‘wonky veg’ for their customers. What is wonky veg I hear you ask? Well, apparently every year millions of kilos of fresh veg is thrown away or used as animal feed if they are classified as being irregular in shape or size. Tesco will trial […]

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  8th October 2014   No comments
Bored with breakfast?

Bored with breakfast?

Mornings always seem to be chaotic in our house no matter how much prep we do the night before or no matter how early we get up! Then there’s breakfast… how is it that we seem to settle having the same breakfast cereal everyday but we wouldn’t dream of having the same lunch and dinner […]

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  7th October 2014   2 comments
Plan B – Indoor Market

Plan B – Indoor Market

Our three kids (and an honorary Saucepan Kid!) were meant to take a stall at the popular Strandhill People’s Market in Sligo yesterday but unfortunately it was cancelled late the night before due to a forecast of bad weather. The kids were absolutely gutted. They had spent weeks preparing various up-cycled craft but what was […]

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  18th August 2014   2 comments
Vegetable treasure hunt

Vegetable treasure hunt

  Every year we try to plant out some vegetables in our beds. However unlike other years, this summer we had a big problem in our garden. Rabbits!! Yes, they’re really cute and lovely to look at but after you see 12 bunnies demolishing any new vegetables coming through, they quickly lose their appeal! After […]

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  10th August 2014   No comments
The Sugar Series – Part 1 The facts!

The Sugar Series – Part 1 The facts!

Sugar is the reason we started this blog. We watched a Jamie Oliver TED lecture a couple of years ago and were so shocked at the level of sugar in the diets of the average child, we felt compelled to start blogging. Halloween has been and gone and we are surrounded by sweets in our […]

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  20th July 2014   No comments
10 things to do with your kids this summer

10 things to do with your kids this summer

So school has been finished for over a week now. Who’s hearing ‘I’m bored’ already? I don’t know about you but I was really looking forward to the kids being off, the not rushing out the door or daily lunchboxes but we seem to be more busy now than when school was on. In fairness, […]

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  5th July 2014   No comments