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Lidl Changes | #lidlhealthhacks Healthy Living Challenge

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Last month I entered the Herfamily.ie healthy living challenge competition on a whim, I really didn’t think we’d get picked to take part but we did and here we are with just a couple days left of our five-week challenge, and I couldn’t be more proud of our little family. We’ve kicked our bad habits and we’ve become healthier overall once again.

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LC Photography | A Peek At Kenzie’s Photoshoot

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A couple of months back Louise, a reader of blog and owner of LC Photography got in touch to see if I was interested in getting some photos of Kenzie as she is trying to build her current photography portfolio. It so happened Joe and I had been in talks about getting some done as we’ve some of the Toddler and the Wobbler (the poor Big Kid has none!). So I was only delighted. Louise is currently following her dreams in her first year of college whilst juggling home life, two kids and full-time photography course.  (more…)

Order Your FREE ToucanBox Full Of Educational And Creative Crafts For Kids

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ToucanBox is an award-winning flexible fortnightly subscription box service for kids age 3-8 full of engaging crafts for creative little minds that are delivered directly to your door and it’s personally addressed to your child too. All of their products are gender neutral and there is no commitment, basically, you can cancel your subscription at any time and it’s developed by educational experts.

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#lidlhealthhacks Healthy Living Challenge

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A couple of weeks back we got picked along with 4 other families to do the #lidlhealthhacks Healthy Living Challenge with Lidl and HerFamily.ie. The challenge itself lasts five weeks and each week we are given one food and activity challenges to help us change our bad habits, get fit and overall become healthier. We also receive €200 in Lidl shopping vouchers each week and at the end of the five weeks, one family will even win a holiday.

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Six Months and Wingin’ It

I’ve two babogs napping, one in school and another mesmerised with PJ Masks. I found it on our Virgin On Demand this morning, we are on episode #4 and I have no plans to turn it off for the next hour, the peace of a Tuesday morning is bliss. I also have a latte by my side, sound posh don’t I? Santa brought me a Nespresso. It fills me with joy. The sound of the coffee ejecting into my glass and the aroma drowns out the noise that is this house. It is heaven. (more…)

Pay It Forward | Give Freely Without Expecting Anything In Return

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It’s that time of year again. The New Year resolutions will be flowing and if you are anything like me they’ll be broken by the end of week one. I’m serious! This year I’m doing something a little different. Together as a family, we will pay it forward. I want to teach my kids about being charitable, to give freely without expecting anything in return, I want to teach my kids to be the change they want to see in the world. This year we will be donating our time, money, clothes and even hair… Fancy joining in? Here’s a list of 25 ways you can pay it forward this year, the possibilities are endless! (more…)

How to Create a Tree of Life Breastfeeding Photo Using the PicsArt App

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Have you seen the Tree of Life breastfeeding photo doing the rounds? Aren’t they just divine? I haven’t shared any brelfies, or any breastfeeding photo’s online before, it’s not really my thing but my gawd these are just simply amazing. I’ve seen so many people asking again and again how to do it so I had to whizz up a quick post and share with you how to do it yourself, it’s so simple and the results are just beautiful. I just love how these edits highlight the love and beauty of mother and baby in such an artistic way. I’m going to frame mine. (more…)

Gifts For Girls and Boys Christmas 2016

PLACES TO VISIT SANTA THIS CHRISTMAS things you can be guaranteed to happen at christmasGifts For Girls and Boys Christmas 2016

If you haven’t figured it out already Christmas is my favourite time of the year. I just love watching their little faces on Christmas morning. This Christmas will be even better now that the Toddler gets’s it and the Wobbler is old enough to rip open hers, it’s all very exciting. Here’s my Christmas guide 2016, gifts for big kids, both girls and boys, and some of what will be found under our tree this year. (more…)