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Raw Salsa (or 5 minute salsa that my 3 year old can make) Recipe

I love salsa. As a native Texan I think that salsa and ranch dressing are just about the only condiments I will ever need. A few years ago I started a vegetable garden and quickly had more tomatoes than I could ever eat so I leaned to can vegetables and started making salsa. 426 more words

How to make play-doh

As a child I loved playing play-doh. Here is a non toxic cost affective recipe I now make with my children for hours upon hours of endless fun. 78 more words


Last week of semester, emergency self care and other stories.


This week, woah. It just goes to show that you never know what you’re capable of until you’re put to the test, right? Firstly, can I just say that having the first week of school holidays coincide with the last week of semester at the end of which all your assignments are due, is not ideal. 1,336 more words


Pirates Cove - Liffey Valley

It’s raining and the kids are bursting with energy, looking for an outlet and your house cannot contain them, where are you going to take them this Saturday afternoon… 10 more words

Fun With The Kids

Tomorrow I Will Pay

Tomorrow I will pay, but for today I feel great. I went swimming with my son today, as we do every week. Except this week – because I’d left his float jacket at Grandma’s – I let him take the inflatable surfboard Father Christmas gave him. 176 more words

Bad Knees

A Bijou Bike Ride

I have just survived half term. Hurrah!

For an introvert with depression, long periods of time with the kids can beat me. But not this time. 244 more words

Fun With The Kids

Pulling out the Big Words

When I am not focused on anything else or when I do not want to be focused on anything else, I play Words With Friends. 289 more words

Notes From Rumbly Cottage