506, 2017

Our Visit To Neven Maguire’s Macnean House

By | June 5th, 2017|Categories: Food, Lifestyle, review|Tags: , , , , |0 Comments

It is no secret that I am a foodie. Before my weightloss journey, during and forever after. I just love anything to do with food. I love cookery shows, cook books, photographs on Instagram and [...]

2005, 2017

Weightloss Update – So Close To My Target

By | May 20th, 2017|Categories: Food, slimming world, Uncategorized|Tags: , |0 Comments

My life has revolved so much around Slimming World for the past couple of months but not necessarily in terms of my own weightloss journey. A couple of people have asked for an update on [...]

1305, 2017

Netflix Update May 2017

By | May 13th, 2017|Categories: Lifestyle|Tags: , |0 Comments

I'm definitely struggling to find some down-time recently. It's to be expected given all the change. It's bound to be a bit chaotic when you start up your own business. Thankfully everything is going really [...]

805, 2017

Rathwood Train – Teddy Bear Picnic

By | May 8th, 2017|Categories: review|Tags: , |0 Comments

It's been a bit of a crazy couple of months so when my husband told me that he had planned a surprise family day out I was extremely excited. The idea of him planning something [...]

105, 2017

Becoming A Slimming World Consultant

By | May 1st, 2017|Categories: Lifestyle, slimming world|Tags: , |1 Comment

In just two days time I will be opening the doors of my very own Slimming World group and I simply cannot explain what that means to me. I remember the day I walked in [...]

2104, 2017

Day Dreaming About Owning A House

By | April 21st, 2017|Categories: Lifestyle, Uncategorized|Tags: , , |0 Comments

Can you believe that I will be opening my very own Slimming World Class in less than two week's time? It's been a long time coming and I really can't wait. Sharing the tools to [...]

1404, 2017

A Reply To Rosemary Mac Cabe’s Rant About Slimming World

By | April 14th, 2017|Categories: Food|Tags: |9 Comments

Let me start by saying that this is not a personal attack on Rosemary McCabe. I actually went to school with Rosemary and have no personal issue with her. I also know that she likes [...]

404, 2017

The Juggling Act – Working From Home & Life With A Toddler

By | April 4th, 2017|Categories: Parenting|2 Comments

Things are a little bit crazy at the moment. There is an overwhelming amount of things happening. Some are in plain sight and some are "behind the scenes". Safe to say I'm finding it difficult [...]

2703, 2017

Martinhal Luxury Family Brand Event

By | March 27th, 2017|Categories: Lifestyle, Travel, travelling|Tags: , , , |1 Comment

On Thursday afternoon I found myself in the very fortunate position of being on a plane on my way to a five star family resort in Portugal. Just your average weekday you know?   I [...]

2203, 2017

Toddler Snacking Made Easier With Organix Goodies – Ad

By | March 22nd, 2017|Categories: Food, Parenting, Recipe, review|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

Does anyone else have a toddler who literally eats all day long? I've said it time and time again - I got an eater rather than a sleeper.   Little man is great for the [...]

2003, 2017


By | March 20th, 2017|Categories: Parenting|Tags: , , , , |2 Comments

I'm afraid to say it in case I'm wrong lads. I'll whisper it in case he hears. Toddler man has selective hearing these days. I THINK WE ARE DONE WITH NAPS. Like for reals. We [...]

1403, 2017

A Snapshot Of Life Right Now – Linky

By | March 14th, 2017|Categories: Lifestyle|Tags: , |1 Comment

  I've loved reading the post's from the lovely Awfully Chipper's linky. I love posts that give you an insight in to people's lives. On the one hand it's the nosey side of me being [...]

803, 2017

Our Honeymoon In Rome & Tips For Your Trip

By | March 8th, 2017|Categories: adventure, Food, Travel|Tags: , , , , , |0 Comments

You know when you have really really high expectations for a holiday? You are pretty much expecting a little element of disappointment because your hopes are a little off the charts. Well Rome absolutely knocked [...]

2702, 2017

4.5 Stone Gone In 18 Months – What I’ve Learnt So Far

By | February 27th, 2017|Categories: Uncategorized|Tags: , |4 Comments

I made a little goal a few months ago. It was a bit of a "wouldn't it be brilliant if" thing. Wouldn't it be brilliant to get my target weight by the time we went [...]

1902, 2017

Martinhal Family Brand Conference In Portugal

By | February 19th, 2017|Categories: Parenting, Travel|Tags: , |2 Comments

Starting this blog was a pipe-dream of mine. I loved reading other blogs and was avidly following other women's pregnancies through their websites and blog posts. It felt so real and so open. I had always [...]

1802, 2017

Reasons I Felt Super Down Last Week

By | February 18th, 2017|Categories: Parenting|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

What a cringy title. This is a bit of a "does exactly what it says on the tin" post. I was on a real low last week and it kind of scared me. As some [...]

1202, 2017

50 Shades Of Scarlet

By | February 12th, 2017|Categories: Uncategorized|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

The time has come for another meeting with Mr Grey. I for one cannot wait to see the next movie. Lads, can we all calm down for a minute. It's not an Oscar Winner, it's [...]

802, 2017

OK, I’ll Admit It – Driving Makes Life Easier

By | February 8th, 2017|Categories: Parenting|Tags: , |1 Comment

I studied in UCD for four years in total. I did an Arts Degree (English&Philosophy, not painting as my nanny used to think it meant) and then went back to do a MA in Drama [...]

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  • Gorgeous eggwrap for lunch A great way to get thathellip
    2 days ago by traceysblog Gorgeous eggwrap for lunch. A great way to get that "sandwich" feeling without using your healthy extra B. I'm visiting a friend this eve so I am saving my healthy extra B for bars to enjoy with a cuppa. This was so delicious and filling. Packed with speed too!  #slimmingworld   #eggwrap   #lowcarb   #weightloss   #food   #lunch   #healthyfood 
  • How adorable are these? I found teeny tiny wraps inhellip
    2 days ago by traceysblog How adorable are these? I found teeny tiny wraps in Aldi. Made little man a pizza in the air fryer and he loved it. Literally took two seconds. Passata, mozzerella, ham - boom
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    2 days ago by traceysblog Syn-free steak dinner of a Monday. I don't half love myself do I? The sauce was made from onion, garlic, beef stock pot, black peppercorns and quark. Gorgeous  #slimmingworld   #steaknight   #steak   #slimmingworldfood   #slimmingworldcommunity   #slimmingworldmeal   #foodoptimising   #foodie   #healthyfood   #weightloss 
  • Tomorrow is this little dudes last official day in playhellip
    2 days ago by traceysblog Tomorrow is this little dude's last official day in play school before it closes it's doors for good on Wednesday after their little graduation. Feeling really emotional about it but trying to be strong. I watched the video for the  #greenfelltower  video that all the celebrities did to raise money. I'm worrying about a change of playschool like. Makes me feel like an awful person when people's lives are falling or have fallen apart.
  • Today was one of those lovely family days Directly followedhellip
    3 days ago by traceysblog Today was one of those lovely family days. Directly followed by an evening of mahem and an 11pm bed-time on a night where he should have slept great. Like, sea air son? Get the memo
  • I could lie and say that I sat and atehellip
    3 days ago by traceysblog I could lie and say that I sat and ate a salad but instead I'll say that I have zero regrets, you have to live and tomorrow is a new day. This is a lifestyle change and sometimes you just need to eat  #fishandchips  by the sea ☀  #slimmingworld   #bray 
  • Doing a sensory walk in playschool I cannot express howhellip
    5 days ago by traceysblog Doing a sensory walk in  #playschool  I cannot express how sad I am that his play school closes in a few days. He adores it and I have never met people who are so genuine and perfect for the vocation of early years education. I feel such a mix of emotions. On the one hand I feel so lucky that he's had this experience for 6 months. And then on the other hand I am so so sad that it's come to such an abrupt end he was supposed to go all summer & then have his first (and possibly…
  • Decided to try something different this week I made scanbranhellip
    6 days ago by traceysblog Decided to try something different this week. I made  #scanbran  cake. They're high fibre cracker breads that you can buy at your SW group. You get 5 as your hexb. Steep 5 in boiling water, drain and mash in to a paste, add two eggs, vanilla essence, cinnamin and sweetner. Add to a lunch box and microweave for 7 minutes. Its quite dry but serve with yoghurt and fruit and its really lovely! Really great for the owl digestive system! Got the idea from  @slimwithjoanne  Just weighed in at  @slimwithlynne  group as had no car to go to weigh-in last…
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    6 days ago by traceysblog Today was one of those really special days with my boy. He was just so sweet and caring & loveable. I must have asked him to repeat what he said at least three times today because it was just so cute. He likes to psychoanalyse his "wee wee" (we potty trained a few weeks ago) and today was "look at size a THAT" and "its giant one I ever see" (the biggest he's ever seen). He then told me on several ocassions that "you the best gul" and "you not bossy anymore" which absolutely cracks me up he reassured me…
  • Wee turned a corner All his spots are healing andhellip
    1 week ago by traceysblog We'e turned a corner. All his spots are healing and he should be in play school tomorrow. No longer contagious and delighted to be out and about. Amazing how a quick (or not so quick) trip to  @supervalu_irl  can provide so much entertainment for this little dude!  #ipbig   #chickenpox   #motherhood 



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