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Our Stay At The Old Dispensary, Donore, Ireland

I haven’t told you about our stay at The Old Dispensary yet, have I? When we returned from Ireland in May, my mind was buzzing with details of the the places and ideas I wanted to blog about. Recently I got round to writing about the wedding (here and here). I also managed to tell you… Continue reading Our Stay At The Old Dispensary, Donore, Ireland

Parenting · travel

What To Expect On Holiday In Luxembourg

Here’s a question for you. What springs to mind when you hear “Luxembourg”? You’re drawing a blank aren’t you? Maybe you thought of the Jardin du Luxembourg – in Paris – or perhaps you remembered it has something to do with tax and banking. What didn’t happen is that your eyes misted over and you… Continue reading What To Expect On Holiday In Luxembourg

crafts · travel

The Perfect Holiday Home for The Perfect Group Getaway

I am a lucky lady. Over the past couple of years I have made friends with four women who are competent, friendly, creative, genuine, honest, helpful, supportive and fun.  Together we are a bunch of five mothers with 12 children between us. Out time is mostly taken up with our children, our jobs, our homes… Continue reading The Perfect Holiday Home for The Perfect Group Getaway

Parenting · travel

A Girls’ Night Away at the Athlone Springs Hotel

July began with the 8th anniversary of my becoming a mother. Life has been a fantastic rollercoaster ever since and I wouldn’t swap it for anything. That said, it has been a busy, busy eight years with a lot of thinking of others and not so much thinking of me. There have been times when I… Continue reading A Girls’ Night Away at the Athlone Springs Hotel

food · travel

Afternoon Tea At The Fitzwilliam Hotel, Dublin

I’m recently returned from a few days in Ireland, primarily to visit my sister and the newest addition to our family, her newborn son. He is a gorgeous little fella and, so far at least, a very content baby. So content in fact that he allowed his mammy and his auntie two hours of peace to… Continue reading Afternoon Tea At The Fitzwilliam Hotel, Dublin