Shopping at SuperValu and how it went

Shopping at SuperValu
Shopping at SuperValu: I did my weekly grocery shop at SuperValu for the first time ever this week

Lets talk about the weekly grocery shop. For most families it’s likely the biggest weekly outgoing (aside from childcare if you use it) and our family is no different. To be honest I’m not a loyal customer of any of the Irish supermarkets. On any given week, depending on my mood, I could shop in any of them. I love a root around Aldi and Lidl mostly because of the special buys, while Tesco is great for getting absolutely everything in the one place. The only supermarket I never ever shop in is Dunnes Stores because of their zero hours contract policy a few years back. This week I did my shopping at SuperValu, so lets see how I got on.

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Aldi beach accessories – get ready for summer holidays!

Aldi beach accessories

Aldi beach accessories – Animal Shaped Swim Ring €2.99

With the summer weather finally making an appearance for the Bank Holiday weekend just passed, it’s time to get thinking about summer holidays, be it on foreign soil or at home. To get you prepared you should check out the Aldi beach accessories, which will be in stores on Sunday, May 20.  Continue reading

The Aldi baby and toddler event is coming soon

Aldi Baby and Toddler event

Aldi Baby and Toddler event – How amazing is this rocking chair for €169.99. Swoon!

Aldi’s Baby and Toddler event returns on Thursday, 19th April, and this time will feature the luxurious Accent Rocking Chair €169.99, which sold out in less than a minute when it was launched in Australia last year.  Continue reading

Solo Travel Lisbon: The perfect city break

Solo Travel Lisbon

Solo Travel Lisbon: These old trams can be spotted all around the city and they really add to it’s old world charm

Last weekend I did a whole city break to Lisbon on my own. Not by choice mind you. I was supposed to go with a friend but she was ill and advised not to travel. Nobody was able to take her place at such short notice, while Daddy Chambers couldn’t accompany me as we had nobody to look after Aidan and Sarah.  Continue reading

Granny bought the two year old lube in Dealz

Granny bought the two year old lube

Granny bought the two year old lube: Nooky lube, a €1.50 bargain from Dealz.

No, you haven’t read the title of this post wrong! You’d be forgiven for thinking you did though. So myself, my mother, who hobbles around on a crutch, and the two kids, decided to pop in to Navan Shopping Centre for a look around yesterday. I left my wallet in the multi-story car park, so myself and the four-year-old went to the car to get it.  Continue reading

Aldi Specialbuys musical instruments coming soon

Aldi Specialbuys musical instruments

Aldi Specialbuys musical instruments: Student Guiter €49.99. They are in stores nationwide from August 10

Check out what Aldi Ireland have in store from Thursday, August 10, Do you have a budding musician? These great musical instruments on sale as part of Aldi’s Specialbuys soon. The promotion includes instruments for both younger and older children.  Continue reading

Irish supermarkets need shopping trolleys for kids

shopping trolleys for kids

Shopping trolleys for kids: Aidan all set for his shopping in The Netherlands last week.

We’ve only been abroad with the kids twice, once in Spain and just last week we were in The Netherlands and Belgium. In all three countries supermarkets had mini shopping trolleys for kids and they are the business. We need them in Ireland. Well personally I think that we need them here.  Continue reading

Toddlers and shopping don’t mix!


Aidan in Navan Shopping Centre ‘using’ the internet point despite instructions not to!

When Daddy Chambers headed off to Westport for his friend’s stag party recently, I decided to take Aidan and Sarah to Navan to visit their granny O’Brien.

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