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Style for Mums to Be for Confirmations & Communions

Posted by Catherine Daly on

I'm getting Lots of email's and phone calls the last few weeks about Shopping & Styling Mums to be for Communions and Confirmations. So i guess its time to start thinking of Maternity Occasion Outfits. Obviously there are quiet a few  different styles and So of course we put our thinking caps on and came up with these different looks! Hopefully there’s something that will take your fancy and or at least gives some inspiration for Mum's to be. The Looks we have picked can be dressed up or down to wear after. For Me i like to get wear...

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Chocolate Fudge Cake

Posted by Catherine Daly on

This Recipe i got from a friend a few years ago. Kids love it slightly heated with cream. Ingredients -  8oz Self Raising Flour,  6 Tablespoons of Cocoa Powder - (I use Bournville) 10 oz of Butter 10 oz of Soft Brown Sugar 2 tsp of Vanilla Essence 6 Large Eggs Filling  & Icing 1 & 1/2 Bars of the 180g Bourneville Choc Small Bottle of 1/4 pt Double Cream ( I use Avonmore ) Method Pre - Heat Over to Gas Mark 5 - Greece Two Sandwich Tins (i used 8" round tins) Cream Butter with Sugar until light...

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Top Tips in Children Starting School - Mum of 3

Posted by Catherine Daly on

Lots of the following ideas will obviously depend on you and your child and the flexibility and communicative nature of the school they will be attending. Just choose the bits that are helpful! Preparing Emotionally: Lots of kids (and of course their parents!) are very anxious about this big new change of starting school. It may be the cause of a huge bag of mixed emotions, both the excitement about growing up and moving onto the next step, and the sadness at watching them become more independent,  that they don’t need us as much. It’s a wonderful thing that they...

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Morning Sickness - Natural Tips

Posted by Catherine Daly on

Morning sickness in Pregnancy can be one of the worst experiences in this life. I am no stranger to it myself. With my first pregnancy I was sick from 5 weeks onwards. When I wasn’t sleeping I was still puking. But when you meet your bundle of joy you forget about it all. I was told though the First Pregnancy is always the worst but that is not true... So since I really did want more kids I got pregnant again. But for as bad as the first pregnancy was the second was far worse.  Very sick again , It...

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New Mums Survival Guide

Posted by Catherine Daly on

You’ve no doubt been dreaming about your baby for months: what he or she will look like, whether he or she will  be laid-back like their dad or a Type A like you. But chances are, if it’s your first child, you don’t know much about taking care of a newborn. Well, we’ve been there, with everything you need to know to care for yourself as well as your baby in those exciting but often frustrating first weeks. Let’s get started! First Things First How to get motherhood off to a great start while you’re still in the hospital. Breastfeed...

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