Back in June, we announced that we were moving home to Ireland. We arrived in San Francisco 8 years ago with just a couple of suitcases, and we are leaving with a container full of boxes, a baby, a cat and a dog. Planning for the move, along with juggling a newborn, has been challenging!… Read More How We Shipped Our Pets from the USA to Ireland!
Starting baby on solids is an exciting time for any parent – it’s just so fun to watch them experience new tastes for the first time! It can also be a challenge and a learning experience for both mamma and baby. Jack has had days where he absolutely refuses to open his mouth for food,… Read More Our Guide to Stage 1 Solids (Including Easy Recipes!)
As you've all heard by now, we are moving home to Ireland this September. Our lives are chaotic right now with packing up our lives in California, and getting set-up in Ireland. With a baby in tow, we're trying to make the transition as seamless as possible. One of the biggest hurdles we've faced is… Read More Going, Going, Gone! Our Guide to Selling Your Home!
Social media is a playground for bloggers, and is the most important tool for driving traffic to your blog, and getting your content out there. They say that your promotion to actual blogging ratio should be 80:20 – meaning you should spend 20% of your time actually working on your blog, and the other 80%… Read More The Bloggers Guide to Facebook Groups!
Our lives are hectic at the minute with sorting our move home, selling up in California and all that goes with being relatively new parents. I’d heard great things about Farnham Estate in Cavan, so I booked us in for one night with a half-day spa pampering package to relax and take a break from… Read More Irish Mini-Break – Farnham Estate
All of us mamma’s can agree that while we wouldn’t change our roles as parents for the world, motherhood is a crazy learning experience. You will never be fully prepared for how your life will change when you have children. It really is a learning experience, and you learn as you go along. My goal… Read More Collaboration: What I Wish I Had Known About Motherhood
Can you believe July is almost over?! This summer is going too fast. We’re home from Ireland, I’m back to work, and we’re five weeks from our big move home! Life is crazy right now, so I’m taking a break this evening to chill out and catch up on some great blog posts from my… Read More July Edition: Blog Post Round-Up!
Today is my last day of Maternity leave. I have loved every single minute of it, and will cherish the time I had with my little man. From snuggling on the couch, to our daily coffee dates, the past 5 months with him have been amazing. Maternity leave in the US is shamefully short. Some mothers… Read More Maternity Leave – How to Make the Most of It!
The Aran Islands are comprised of three islands off the west coast of Ireland – Inis Mor (largest), Inis Main (second-largest) and Inis Oirr (smallest). The islands are rural Ireland at it’s finest, and are a glimpse into old Ireland. The total population of the three islands combined is about 1,200 people, and the language… Read More Ireland Adventures: A Weekend in the Aran Islands
Happy Saturday, Gals! I’m in flying form today as Colm and I are attending the U2 Joshua Tree Tour in Dublin tonight! This marks our second time seeing U2 live – the last time was a mind-blowing 15 years ago at Slane Castle (God, I’m old!). We have really fond memories of it, so I’ve… Read More Style Guide: Concert Edition!