Hula Hooping

Its not easy being a Mammy…finding the time to look after the children often leaves little time for looking after yourself. So, we are always looking for clever ways to get some ‘Me Time’ and this clever weighted hula hoop from http://www.firetoys.co.uk is the perfect way to squeeze in some exercise at home. Even if you’ve only […]

Beautiful Cake

Ingredients 1 Pkg. California style salad greens 1/4 cup roasted pine nuts or almonds 1/4 cup feta cheese, crumbled (blue cheese or cheddar cheese) 1/4 cup of red onion rings, very thin 1/4 cup dried cranberries 1/4 cup cubed apples Instructions Toss everything together with Raspberry vinaigrette just before serving

Fancy Drinks

Ingredients 1 Pkg. California style salad greens 1/4 cup roasted pine nuts or almonds 1/4 cup feta cheese, crumbled (blue cheese or cheddar cheese) 1/4 cup of red onion rings, very thin 1/4 cup dried cranberries 1/4 cup cubed apples Instructions Toss everything together with Raspberry vinaigrette just before serving

Winter Greens

Ingredients 1 Pkg. California style salad greens 1/4 cup roasted pine nuts or almonds 1/4 cup feta cheese, crumbled (blue cheese or cheddar cheese) 1/4 cup of red onion rings, very thin 1/4 cup dried cranberries 1/4 cup cubed apples Instructions Toss everything together with Raspberry vinaigrette just before serving

Very Healthy Lasagne

Serves 4-6 Ingredients 500g lean mince 1 tin of chopped tomatoes 1 chopped onion 10 mushrooms, sliced 3 carrots, diced 2 peppers, diced 3 celery stalks, diced 3 cloves garlic, crushed 1” piece ginger grated Heaped teaspoon dried mixed herbs Good splash of Tabasco sauce Salt and pepper 250g lasagne sheets 100g strong cheddar cheese, […]

Children

Astonishing new evidence exposes the adverse effects of materialism in children and adolescents and proves that increased materialism is directly related to a decline in a child’s self-esteem. According to a study completed by Lan Nguyen Chaplin (University of Illinois) and Deborah Roedder John (University of Minnesota) a definite causal relationship exists between self-esteem and […]

School Uniforms – shop local!!

his year, Mumstown is recommending Menswear Shop St. Drogheda for school uniforms. We have been going into Keiran for the past few years for school uniforms and here is why we want to give him a big recommendation: 1. They are a local business, employing local staff. By buying local you keep money circulating in […]

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Mumnesia

Being a mother of a new born is an unforgettable experience — so much so that you tend to forget names of friends, returning calls, car keys and other simple day to day chores!!! As a first time mammy, I am so worried about showing any sign of weakness. However, now that the experts have […]

Which Type of Car Seat to buy

Which Type of Car Seat to Buy’ Author: David Hoffman Many people are confused by the different types of carseats out there. And unfortunately, many parents go ahead and buy the wrong type of carseat without researching, placing their loved ones in unnecessary danger. Childseat Center wants to make sure you know which type of carseat […]

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