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Camping Guide for those who are starting out

I spent the best part of my summers in the 80’s in a trailer tent en France. How lucky am I? Once August rolled around following a month improving my mother tongue in Irish college & learning other life necessities such as where babies come from and how to kiss…

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Roast Strawberry Pops for Roasting Hot summer Days

A healthy fun cool summer treat with nothing to feel guilty about! Roast strawberry and cream pops for the win.

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Super Shepherds Pie

This is the holy grail of meals chez moi. Just when I got to the point of utter despair a few years ago I concocted this version of Shepherd’s pie and it has quite literally saved my sanity. To date it is still the only red meat 3rd born will…

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Chicken Wings on the cheap and cheerful

One of my kids came home from school this week with the exciting announcement that someone had a new baby. Cue loads of ‘Ooohhhhs’ and ‘Aaaahhhhhs’ from every one in the car.  Except from 4th born. He simply wanted to know what flavour the baby was.  Stiffling my giggles amidst…

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Chocolate Fudge Balls to kick the cravings

Over the past few days I’ve felt that familiar tickle in my nose. My sinuses are preparing to batten down the hatches. My eyes watering at the prospect of bees, grass seed, gentle breezes and copious amounts air-borne pollen.  Am I worried? Hell no! Summer’s a comin’. A quick visit…

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