Not everyone stays in their home city when they go to college. My brother Danny is living away at college, so I thought I would ask him for a few tips and advice to give to students thinking of moving away in September. Some people think that going away for college is all about… Continue reading Studying Away at College – Part 2
We’re more than half way through the school year and it’s nearly time to fill in the CAO sheet! For some, they could be dreading this moment because they don’t know what they want to do after school, and others have it thought of already. It’s time to have a good look at all the… Continue reading Going to College this year? Some tips & advice – Part 1
With Halloween this Wednesday, I thought it would be a good idea to share some of the pictures I took of the Halloween party we had at our house Saturday night the 20th. We got our Halloween inspiration for the party from the film ‘Hotel Transylvania’ so we wanted to try and recreate our own… Continue reading Haunted Vampire Halloween House
This September has been very different for me. I have just started college and everything is completely new. I have a new routine, getting up earlier than usual in the morning for the bus is one of the tricky parts. I am certainly appreciating more all the times my parents drove me to school!!!… Continue reading A Hand-ful of Lavender Goodness
My brother Joe loves all things superhero. He was 18 a few weeks ago so I felt it was a good excuse for a surprise party and the theme of course was a no brainer!! We managed to keep it a secret for a whole month while we made props and decorations. Homemade masks, capes… Continue reading Super Joe’s 18th Birthday Party!
Last Wednesday evening my sister and I attended a Dressup Market event with special guest Retro Flame. The event was held in the Imperial Hotel in Cork city. I have been following Retro Flame’s blog for almost two years and her sister Kaelin was at the event also. It was lovely to meet them in… Continue reading Thejellybeanblog meets Irish Fashion Blogger Retro Flame!!
As baking is one of my favourite hobbies, I’m constantly looking and searching for new and simple recipes to make. During the summer months, I enjoy having some extra time to bake and cook which I really like. The majority of the time I bake bread, muffins or cakes for my family as a treat.… Continue reading Summer Fruit Pies baked with Berries from my Garden