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International Fashion and Food Summit comes to Sligo

International Fashion and Food Summit comes to Sligo

Sligo has always been known as one of Ireland’s premier foodie destinations. With it’s artisan food producers and the incredible landscape of the Wild Atlantic Way, it’s the obvious location for the inaugural Irish International Fashion and Food Summit which is taking place in November. From November 3rd – 5th, the IIFFS Food Series will feature a […]

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  28th September 2017   No comments
What You Can and Can’t Eat With Braces

What You Can and Can’t Eat With Braces

By Ellen aged 14 A couple of months ago I had braces fitted at David McConville Specialist Orthodontics here in Sligo. Lots of my friends at school already had braces fitted so I felt that I kind of knew what to expect. If you’re new to braces, here’s what I’ve learned over the last few […]

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  29th August 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
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
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
Leading by example

Leading by example

I consider myself to be a good mother, always thinking about my three children, making sure they are all happy and healthy. However, I’m not great at looking after myself. I drive the kids to their favourite sporting activities but don’t partake in any sport myself. I send them off to school with tasty and […]

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  15th September 2016   14 comments
Super Seed Snacks for Superheros

Super Seed Snacks for Superheros

Just tell the kids “All you need to be a superhero is your very own pack of Super Bites” – you can’t go wrong. These are the words from Sligo based Good 4U who have released a new range of tasty and natural seed snacks. We were happy to receive a sample pack to try, […]

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  25th September 2015   No comments