AIB and several other banks offer Visa cards, both credit and debit. Visa on their side have an "offers" system which you need to sign up for. It's worth taking the two or three minutes to register with the site, as the offers can be really useful. Exhibit A: I got the above from AIB Visa Offers last night and it makes me very happy. Why? Because I got a €5 … [Read more...] about Free Money Never Hurts
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As I mentioned previously, there were several areas outside the house that I wanted to paint. The porch and gate, as well as the wooden fence turned out nicely, but the really big job was going to be the main garden walls. They really needed something! They're about two metres tall and 60 metres long (give or take) without even adding in the lower wall at the front of … [Read more...] about More Painting but it was so Rewarding!
Mostly for myself, as I keep forgetting how to do this .. .. I use DPD Parcel Wizard to get deliveries quite a bit. It's handy when you want to get something that only ships to a UK address or where the shipping cost for shipping to Ireland is crazy high, yet the cost to ship it to Northern Ireland is still relatively sane. Prior to "lockdown" I was using the office … [Read more...] about Updating Your DPD Parcel Wizard Delivery Address
When you're cooking food, no matter what it is, you often need to know how hot the cooking device is and ultimately how hot the food is. With steaks, for example, the internal temperature is the difference between a succulent piece of meat and a dried out husk! Or more seriously it's the difference between an upset stomach and a normal evening... Overcooking some meats might … [Read more...] about Let’s Talk Thermometers for Barbecue
I bought my house towards the end of 2016, though I didn't get to move into it until early 2017. I got quite a bit of work done on the house before I moved in, which was part of the reason why I didn't move in immediately. While the house was empty it was a lot easier to get the heating upgraded and to have cabling run throughout the house. But it's only over the last few … [Read more...] about Painting all the Things