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Girls Cook Dinner using Finn Ní Fhaoláin’s New Cookbook – Review and Giveaway

Girls Cook Dinner using Finn Ní Fhaoláin’s New Cookbook – Review and Giveaway

Watch our cookbook review of ‘Finn’s World’ – Ok, before we launch into the review of Finn Ní Fhaoláin’s debut book, Finn’s World, I’ll give you some background and context. Our eldest daughter, Ellen (13), and her friend (14) are building quite a reputation with their respective families for throwing fantastic dinner parties. The fourth, […]

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  14th May 2017   14 comments
Ladram Bay Holiday Park, Devon – Review

Ladram Bay Holiday Park, Devon – Review

Luxury, tranquil and fun are not words I would have imagined I would be using to describe a holiday park on the South coast of England. However holidays parks have seriously moved on since I was a child. Gone are dark, pokey caravans (think Fr. Ted), noisy caravan parks and cheesy evening entertainment. Ladram Bay […]

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  24th April 2017   2 comments
Family baking with Superfoods

Family baking with Superfoods

As parents, we all share a common goal. We want our families to be as healthy as possible. We want to encourage our kids to eat healthier foods. With so many products on the market now with hidden sugars, this can often feel like a real challenge for parents. Many of you may have heard […]

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  4th April 2017   No comments
Leading By Example – Nutrition For Training

Leading By Example – Nutrition For Training

Regular readers of the blog will know that I’ve been on a fitness journey to help me be a stronger, fitter and healthier Mum. With the help of Avena Leisure in Sligo, after 8 months, the results are as follows : Weight lost – 53 lbs Inches lost – 30  Dress sizes dropped – 3 Exercise […]

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  16th March 2017   4 comments
How Parma ham is made

How Parma ham is made

Ham, salt and air. That is all it takes to make Parma ham, or Prosciutto di Parma to give it its proper name. Sounds easy doesn’t it? Calling it easy though would be a huge disservice to the skill and mastery of the staff at Ruliano S.P.A. in Riano di Langhirano, near Parma, in the Emilia-Romagna province […]

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  14th February 2017   No comments
Titanic Belfast – Family Travel Review

Titanic Belfast – Family Travel Review

As far as a bucket list of things we want to do, a visit to Belfast to see the Titanic exhibition was always up there. However for one reason or another, we never made it up North. We were offered tickets for the first BBC Good Food Show in Belfast and thought, yes while we’re […]

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  13th February 2017   No comments