Calling It Quits And Saying Goodbye…

I’ll keep it short and sweet, mainly because the baby is asleep on one arm. 😂 I’m hanging up my blogging boots. For now anyway. Social media can be a positive fun place there’s no doubt, but it can also be mentally draining, and for me it’s just time to step down for personal reasons. It’s been an experience since I started 4 or 5 years ago. I’ve been on trips I’ll never forget and I’ve met some amazing people. I’ve laughed. I’ve cried. More than anything I’ve always been mystified at the size of my blogs following and why in Gods name anyone reads what I write. 😂 Anyway, […]

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Santa’s Cove – Liffey Valley… Worth €25 A Child?

On Friday we were invited to the preview of Santa’s Cove – located in Pirate’s Cove, Liffey Valley.  They open to the public today, Sunday 19th.  We do a Santa Experience every year so we were excited to go along to this new one and see what it was like.  First impressions? The first sentence out of my 6 year old’s mouth was “It doesn’t look very Christmassy.”  This was as we were lead in to the waiting area – you know where all the bouncy castles and big bouncy slide is in Pirate’s Cove.. You wait in there for your slot. (Well, that was the idea but it ended […]

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Easy Chocolate Biscuit Cake Recipe…

I’ve said many times, I’m not a great baker. I can only do easy stuff, and this Chocolate Biscuit Cake is simple! Ingredients: 250g butter 100ml golden syrup 225g chocolate -I used dairyfine milk chocolate from Aldi Approx 1/4 pack x 400g digestive biscuits – use as many or as few as you like Approx 1/4 pack x 300g rich tea biscuits – same! Maltesers – I used about half of a 120g box I left it at that but you can add marshmallow / fruit if you’re into that.. Method: ~ Line a cake tin (6″) or a loaf tin (2lb) with greaseproof paper ~ Mix the butter, syrup […]

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