Writing a book

I’ve been fairly quiet on the blog over the last twelve months or so. Life has been somewhat strange over the course of the pandemic. We have thrown ourselves into work, keeping the kids on the straight and narrow and making the weekends and evenings a time to relax. Frankly, I also haven’t had much to say.

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A guide to choosing the perfect wedding venue

One of the biggest decisions facing any couple that have recently got engaged is where to get married! There are lots of things that you will need to consider when choosing your ideal venue and for some people the task can seem daunting and overwhelming. The main thing to remember is that it’s your day and you need to find somewhere that you both love and that represents you both as a couple.

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The Overseas friends and family ultimate gift guide

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Sometimes the people that we have the strongest connection with, live the furthest away from us. However, there are many things we can do to show them just how much we care. One of those things is to send a gift on special occasions like birthdays, or anniversaries; a gesture that requires a little thinking outside of the box when distance is a factor.

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What to do if your elderly relative is being financially abused

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When we entrust the care of our elder relatives to professional carers, you would be right to expect them to receive the best care possible for the money you pay. Caregivers have usually gone under rigorous scrutiny with interviews, assessments, and background checks prior to starting on a job in a care home or hospital.

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Did Coronavirus propel us into the future, or the past?

As a kid, I had a pretty clear vision of how the future looked. I mean, the Jetsons had it all mapped out for us didn’t they?

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7 things I’m leaving behind in 2020

Things feel a little bit heavy right now, and let’s face it, January has never ranked high as the best of months, even without a crippling national lockdown and home schooling thrown into the mix.

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When September comes…

September is always a strange month when it comes to blogging. Typically, this is a period of time when I struggle to reaquaint myself with the practice of writing and reflecting after taking the summer off.

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We talked a good game…

Four months. Four months we have told tall tales of loving the slower pace of life, promised we would take nothing for granted and that we would be full of gratitude for every simple blessing post covid-19.

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100 days of lockdown…what I’m REALLY missing

Can you remember when it was inferred we may need to do three weeks in lockdown, and how alien that seemed. How impossible and frightening? Yet here we are, just passed 100 days in a socially distanced, non contact, mask wearing, brave new world.

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Getting summer ready for the new norm

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Summer 2020 might be bringing us a new norm but there are lots of little ideas we can incorporate to make sure both ourselves and our homes are summer ready. An Post Insurance have put together a list of 8 different things you can do to prepare for the summer ahead.

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