Cheerful Chilli Soup

Welcome Springtime! It’s officially here now I think…..what with the slight upturn in the weather. Of course the foreign tourists are still wearing their article fleeces to ward off the cold but us hard nosed, optimistic Irish are gearing up to digging out the sun cream, loungers for the back…

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On your Marks, Get Set…….for Summer prep’

  I hope you all enjoyed Mother’s Day this year – whether you were celebrating  being a mum or celebrating with your Mum or a loved one. Mine was bliss – in the sense that WE DID NOTHING and that in itself was heaven. On Saturday night Hubster & I…

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1996 & other atrocities…..revisited….with renewed love

  You know what they say? “Everything changes but everything stays the same”. The first time I heard that from my father-in-law I probably didn’t have a clue what it meant…..but I liked the ring to it so it stuck with me. However now, with age & maturity comes wisdom…

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Love & other playground complications

Is it Friday yet? No? Well it certainly feels it round my neck of the woods. 1st born has us in despair. We assumed or is it presumed (either way who cares…..they are both apparently the mother to all freak outs) that we would get at least 12 good years…

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Time to get my (game face) On

    This week I got extremely brave and jumped on the bob train and snipped another few inches off my hair. It’s so much easier now. On the other hand it does require a bit of styling and is too short to throw back in pony tail – a…

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