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A Big Birthday, A Giveaway & An Exciting Launch!

Hello, welcome and hello again! I hope you all had a fabulous Christmas and are enjoying this wee random bit between the big event and New Year?  Today The Promise turns five – I can’t quite believe it, I have been hanging around here…

December 28, 2018
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The Real Mama #4 – Lauren McGee

Hey, happy Friday! Hopefully it’s your last working day before Christmas?  I’ve a real treat of a mama to share today! Over the last five years of blogging I have met (both online and in real life) a lot of lovely and very interesting…

December 21, 2018
Emma Martin The Real Mama | The Promise NI

The Real Mama #3 – Emma Martin

Hello and a very happy Friday!  So, how are your Christmas preparations going? I am so nearly set with gifts but having ‘all-the-bad-foods-of-the-world’ stockpiled hasn’t happened yet. Next week for sure, before the kids break up for the holidays.  Today we have the very…

December 14, 2018

Christmas Gift Ideas: Chic Stationery

Evening all! I hope you’re either tucked up warm in front of the fire or out enjoying some Christmas cheer! Friday night for us is zone out night. The kids get to stay up late and we take it very easy, just what we…

December 7, 2018
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The Real Mama #2 Karen Birnie

Good afternoon!  Wow, six days in and I’m slacking! Last night whilst dashing between dancing and swimming I thought “you’ll never keep up” and as the tiniest didn’t settle until gone 10 pm, my thought was right! I didn’t get the sixth Blogmas post…

December 6, 2018

Christmas Gift Ideas: Slippers with Serious Style

From seriously stylish spring weddings yesterday to slippers with serious style today, ha ha, I do like to keep you on your toes! I don’t think you can go wrong with a pair of slippers (or a scarf for that matter) as a Christmas…

December 4, 2018
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15 Scarves for our Irish Winter

Hello & welcome to day two of Blogmas! I’ve got quite the thing for winter scarves – practical and usually colourful they will change the look of your favourite winter coat each year giving it a fresh new look. Yesterday we braved the streets…

December 2, 2018