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Time to Terminate Tetanus

Pampers and UNICEF have just launched this year’s “1 Pack =  1 Life-Saving Vaccine”  campaign. Its ultimate goal is the worldwide elimination of maternal and newborn tetanus. During this October, November and December, for every pack of Pampers nappies with the “1 Pack = 1 Life-Saving Vaccine” logo, Pampers will fund UNICEF with 1 tetanus [...]

Scrumptious scones

I don’t often post recipes on this blog but I’m making an exception for this one. This week has seen 3 of children rebel as they are sick of sandwiches in their school lunchbox every day. Coincidentally last week my sister in law mentioned she had just eaten some delicious scones so I decided to [...]

Free honours maths leaving cert grinds

With the school year underway, Engineers Ireland has announced it is to offer maths grinds to higher-level Leaving Certificate Maths students from Saturday 25th of September until the Easter holidays. These grinds shall be free of charge and shall take place each Saturday from 11am till 2pm in the Engineer Ireland offices in Ballsbridge, Dublin. [...]

Family guy clip that made me smile

Multiply this by 5, with a “Moma” which is what Fionn refers to me when he wants my attention and this could be our house somedays

Running up that hill

Saturday the 4th of September saw myself, my husband and a group of my siblings and pals take part in the Dingle half marathon. It was an early start on a Saturday morning. Luckily the holiday home we had rented for the weekend was a stone’s throw away from the start line. We ambled down [...]