Vegan Baby Led Weaning with Síofra

Síofra is 6 months old already!  With three kids to look after, it has flown by.  She has fitted into our lives perfectly and now it feels like she’s always been here.  She has always been a big baby, and still is very big and healthy!  She’s such a happy little girl, and is really a joy to be with and take care of.  Life is busy right now, but very happy.Read More »


Picnic in the Park (and Cashew Butter and Blueberry Cookie Recipe)

It was such a lovely sunny day yesterday that we decided to have a picnic in the park.  Me and the kids spent all morning baking some yummy and healthy vegan treats.  They really love baking!  It’s usually messy and slightly stressful for me, but also fun.  We made blueberry muffins from Keep It Vegan by Áine Carlin, pumpkin seed breakfast bars from Plant Powered Families by Dreena Burton and also these cashew butter and blueberry cookies.  The boys loved them!

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Oran’s 2nd Birthday

We had Oran’s 2nd birthday party yesterday.  It was just a very small party with his family and a couple of friends.  I wanted to keep it pretty simple and not put too much pressure on myself preparing for it.  And for once I actually made the right amount of food and cake instead of making way too much!Read More »

Baby Síofra Growing Up

I wanted to write a really quick blog post just to say how Síofra is doing, mostly as an excuse to show off some photos of her, but also to show how healthy the babies of vegan parents can be!  She’s now 11 weeks old and it’s so hard to believe how quickly she’s growing up.  I’m really busy every day looking after the three kids, so I guess it’s not surprising that time seems to be passing quickly.  She doesn’t really seem like a newborn anymore.Read More »

Cork Vegfest 2017

I went to the first Cork Vegfest yesterday and had such a wonderful day.  I ate as much food as I could, brought more food home for the boys, and went to some great talks!  I also met so many lovely people.  I had Síofra with me in a sling and she was amazing all day, loved meeting new people and wasn’t bothered by the noise or people around her.Read More »

Our Vegan Easter

This is just a quick blog post to talk about all the chocolate we’re eating today!  If anyone is new to being vegan and wondering if there are vegan Easter eggs available, there’s a great selection of vegan Easter eggs widely available nowadays.  Vegan kids (and grown ups) definitely don’t miss out!  I couldn’t even get photos of the eggs before the kids started eating them, but did get some photos of Oran’s chocolatey face.Read More »