Holidays, Lifestyle, Travel, Uncategorized

Venice City Break

After a very early start on Friday morning and a quick flight of only 2.5 hours we arrived into Marco Polo airport just outside Venice in the sunshine. We caught the airport bus to Mestre where we where staying for €8 return fare which took about 15 minutes. Mestre is the industrial centre just on… Continue reading Venice City Break

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10 Facts about me

Gosh how narcissistic does that title sound?! I don't mean it to be of course but I have welcomed lots of new followers over the last few months through this blog, instagram and Facebook and thought it would be only right to introduce myself a bit more. My name is Jillian, I am mum to Olivia… Continue reading 10 Facts about me

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Hurry up but slow down

I'm hoping this doesn't just sound like one big rant and hopefully someone out there can sympathize with me...please...anyone...let me explain. When I wake up in the morning my first thought is always the same, I have xx amount of minutes to have a shower and then Olivia will be up. Once I jump in… Continue reading Hurry up but slow down

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Global Adventure Play

When its a wet dreary day and you have kids your first thought of how to get the day in almost always turns to soft play and today was no different for us. Thankfully we where very kindly invited to go along to the recently opened Global Adventure Play in Ballynahinch. It did not disappoint.… Continue reading Global Adventure Play

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Mummy Cooks

If you haven't come across the phrase  "New year, New Me" already this January then im guessing you have been living under a rock. Just about everyone seems to be decluttering, reorganising, refocusing and  of course starting to eat healthy after overindulging during the festive period. This healthy eating phase actually doesn't apply to us too much as… Continue reading Mummy Cooks

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You knows its Christmas when…

Happy Christmas Everyone!! I have been thinking a lot recently about how you know its Christmas or Christmas traditions that we have in our household/family so here is a brief list The Christmas mugs make their annual appearance. The rule is that you can only drink from these cups in December any other time of… Continue reading You knows its Christmas when…

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Day Trip To Dublin

On Saturday myself along with an amazing group of ladies that I have been fortunate enough  to have met through the squares of Instagram headed off for the day to Dublin. We got the Goldliner Express bus down which only cost £17.00 for an open return as it suited better than the train for pick up and… Continue reading Day Trip To Dublin

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Santa Letter from the Lapland Mailroom

Its November so it's perfectly reasonable to mention the 'C' word that being Christmas of course! Only 41 days but who is counting?! My four-year old that is who 🙂 As the years roll on each Christmas becomes more magically simply through understanding the time of year.  Whilst our biggest concern this year is how… Continue reading Santa Letter from the Lapland Mailroom

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October 2018

Gosh October has been a really busy month in our household. From receiving my grim news at the beginning with regards my employment  incase you missed it you can catch up here right through to Halloween and sparkler delights! Even though it has got bitterly cold the last few days the sun is still shining… Continue reading October 2018