Recently I entered a competition advertised in my school, the prize a four-week cookery course. As I love cooking and nutrition I was delighted when I heard I had won. The cookery course took place in a local café in Glanmire called ‘Balance ‘ owned by Joanne Kiely. They provide fresh locally sourced and healthy food. … Continue reading ‘Balance Café’ Cookery Course
At the moment we’ve been having snow and ice here in Ireland. I thought it would be a perfect idea to share how I’m snuggling up during the snow. A lovely Christmas gift I received from my friend’s Kelly and Jessie and their mum Ann was a hot chocolate and mug set. As it’s still cold… Continue reading Frosty Shades of Grey
Hello everyone! Christmas 2017 I was very lucky to be gifted many presents all of which I love. They were so good that they inspired me to write a post about them. One thing I really like about gifts is when they’re practical and you know instantly you’re going to get so much use out… Continue reading Fit For February, with Adidas and Lacoste
At our Charity Christmas Café, we got donations of beautiful home baking. Many people requested the recipes of our talent bakers so I decided to give them a try myself and share them as requested, enjoy!! Dawn is our lovely neighbour from Scotland. She gave us this recipe to recreate and share, it is yummy and… Continue reading Barrymore Bake-off…Ready, Steady, Bake!
My brother Danny raises money for a charity called Jump4Jerry. Jerry who is seven years old has Muscular Dystrophy which is a rare muscle-wasting condition which is progressive, disabling and terminal. This November Danny and my brother Thomas ran a charity Christmas Cafe to raise funds. It was a great day with lots of friends and… Continue reading Christmas Café in Aid of Muscular Dystrophy
I love Autumn and Halloween. However, trick and treating at my neighbour’s doors for sweets and candy are long behind me!! I do like a Halloween treat so I decided to do a trick with a pumpkin, and not a fabulous intricate carving, I wish I could. I simply cooked one. Pumpkin isn’t exactly a… Continue reading Looking to Slice something up this Halloween? Knives at the ready for Edel’s Dunnes Stores Pumpkin Pie!!
This Summer I was eighteen and my parents gave me a box which my mom calls a ‘Dotey Dolly box’. Inside this box were items such as photos, clothes and souvenirs which they’d kept over the last eighteen years. I really enjoyed looking through them and I was delighted that they had kept them. So I decided… Continue reading My 18th Birthday Memory Box