Last Saturday I went to our local grocery shop Supervalu, Glanmire to watch some cookery demonstrations by the Good Food Karma Project. All-Ireland winning Cork Camogie captain and former Cork Rose Anna Geary was one of the demonstrators. Being a camogie player myself I have been a huge fan of Anna on the pitch and… Continue reading Anna Geary with Supervalu Good Food Karma
Every Autumn we go picking blackberries near our home. This year also we picked some apples in my cousin’s garden. Our favourite things to make are delicious blackberry muffins, blackberry crisp and blackberry smoothies. I added apples to the smoothie and blackberry crisp recipes. For recipes see my food section. After our mornings baking… Continue reading Autumn Picnic with Apple and Blackberry Picking
Blackberry Crisp My aunt Helen originally gave us this recipe from a Nigella Lawson cook book and we have made it and loved it every autumn. Another way we have made this recipe is we have substituted apple and plum for blackberries when out of season, this is also super yummy. Ingredients 125g of butter, 500g… Continue reading Apple and Blackberry Recipes
For a birthday I decided to have a Paris themed Tea Party. My room is french themed with furniture inspired from the time of Louis Phillipe. I thought I’d like to recreate that theme. For my party I wanted to incorporate as much french detail as possible, which meant doing a lot of work and planning… Continue reading Paris themed Party
I wanted to change my bed linen as I decided to incorporate more pink into my bedroom as it had been blue. Liking all things French and Paris themed, I picked up a beautiful reverse double set at Hickeys Fabrics Mahon Point. There was 50, 20 and 10% off many of the sets. As my… Continue reading Bed Linen
There are five males in my house, my dad and my four brothers, that’s a lot of testosterone in one place!!! I came across this sign one day and I must say I giggled when I read it. I have heard all these terms and seen a few males pay the price!! Being kind to… Continue reading For Men – Five Deadly Terms Used By a Woman!
This year I have found information on food and nutrition has been a real eye opener for me. I watched a programme called ‘Sugar Crash’ on RTÉ television. This programme examined the amount of sugar intake of an average person in Ireland per day. Our suggested daily sugar intake should be about 25 grams, 1… Continue reading Bear Grylls – Fuel for Life