Look Fantastic Beauty Box; because I’m worth it!

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I will never turn my hand to beauty blogging, well, because I wouldn’t be very good at it. I own lots of make up but I’m no expert, I like a good shampoo and I like to keep gel nails on all the time but that’s as far as it goes for me. Continue reading

Our favourite kids books and where we get them

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Charlie Byrne’s in Galway; the best book shop I’ve ever been to and where we get our favourite kids books

I’m a bit late in the day with this but I said I’d do a small post on Aidan and Sarah’s favourite books considering it’s World Book Day. Continue reading

Mammy make up tips by Pamela

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So today my fabulous friend and mammy of three boys Pamela, of Pamela Matthews Hair and Make Up shares her tips for a quick make up look for getting out in the morning with the kids. Time is always of the essence in the morning, whether you’re just doing the school run, dashing out to work or both. 

Happy reading all (x R)

Being a mammy means we often don’t have the time (or the energy!) to spend hours perfecting our make up. If you are anything like me, it’s usually a quick dash of foundation before running out the door to do the school run!

With this in mind, I have picked my favourite budget friendly products, so you can still look stylish while on the run. Two tops tips I have are: Brows – this will add height to your arch and detract from tired eyes and a nude eyeliner on the waterline will brighten up your eyes to ensure you look fresh and awake, perfect for the morning after a sleepless night!

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Review: Cambrils Park Resort, Spain

Cambrils Park in Spain’s Costa Dorada; a Mecca for families during the summer months. We learned of the resort through a friend after I mentioned wanting to take our first ever holiday abroad this summer. That was in June 2015 and I was warned to book it immediately or otherwise I didn’t stand a chance of getting in to the holy resort. Yes, a full year in advance!  Continue reading

The Coombe – A big thumbs up!

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The Coombe: My first kiss from my boy in The Coombe

Maternity hospitals and units in Ireland have hit the headlines for all the wrong reason of late. And rightly so. What some parents had to endure is unspeakable and I can’t begin to imagine their grief and their anger. So many families have been affected by adverse outcomes in our maternity services over the past number of years. I am not one of them. Thankfully. It’s all thanks to The Coombe. Continue reading