Ahead of the recent Mullahead Ploughing Championships – a key date on the NI calendar – Tesco Northern Ireland teamed up with Mullahead ploughing Society to start its search for the ‘Tesco School Chef of the Year’. Designed to educate school kids about the great wealth of local food available on their doorstep, the competition… Continue reading Cooking with Tesco!
As I sit down to write this, I have an overwhelming feeling of thankfulness and being blessed. It has been a weekend of food, family, friends and faith….and there is still more to come. Yesterday, we celebrated Easter Sunday, like many families did I’m sure, with a lovely gathering around the dinner table and an… Continue reading Our Easter Sunday.
Wednesday saw the start of the Easter holidays for our boys. I was a very bad mummy and decided to start L’s Easter break a day and a half early too! Thursday was St Patrick’s Day and we decided to kick-start our holidays with a trip to Colin Glen who were hosting a special family event.… Continue reading Spring has Sprung…..hopefully!
Last Wednesday my littlest and myself headed into the Big smoke for the launch of the Belfast Children’s Festival 2016. The festival has always been something of great interest to me – back in the day, before the kiddiewinks came along I did a masters in Early Years Education, with a couple of those modules… Continue reading Belfast Children’s Festival Launch
Here we go! Here is our Bucket List for our free days out this summer! Thanks to all those on Facebook who gave us some new suggestions for the list. I hope to make it to all of these this summer…I’m setting us the challenge 😉 Hope you get some ideas too, please feel free… Continue reading Free Family Day Trips Northern Ireland.
Today marks the start of Autumn. It has arrived here with a bit of a drizzly start – bleugh! I had definitely got used to the dry, sunny, warm spell that we had been having. We have been ticking things off our Autumn Bucket List, (be sure to check it out if you haven’t already… Continue reading An Autumn Fair
I cannot believe it is the 31st August! August just seemed to disappear for us. It flew by. I don’t know whether it was the weather, the fact that we were on the ‘countdown’ or because it was a busy month, but it was over before we knew it! Here are some of my highlights…….… Continue reading Cheerio August!
Evening folks! Thursday of the first week of the holidays and it’s been a strange sort of week, with finding out about S needing to have an operation, to dipping our toes in the sea, to trying out the new Ashvale Farm Shop, to the hubster being in 3 days at work, (he’s a teacher,… Continue reading A wee day at the farm.
Evening all! It’s been an absolutely gorgeous day here – I hope that it has been where you are too 🙂 In fact, shock horror, it has actually been a fabulous weekend of lots of sun. And we have made the most of it. Truth be told, I hadn’t made any definite plans for what… Continue reading Bike rides, picnics, play parks and lots of love!
Hi there! Sharing today our list of places that we hope to visit this Summer! I doubt we will make it to them all, but we will definitely be trying out many of them. Some for the first time! * Butterfly house @ Seaforde and gardens. (This seems to get a mixed review from people)… Continue reading Family Days Out In Northern Ireland.