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
As you are probably aware we are edging closer and closer to the ‘Back to School’ season. It’s really hard not to notice all the new school supplies coming into the shops especially when the stationary have bright pastel colours and designs. I myself love stationary and I love buying new notebooks, pens and pencils for the new school year. It’s a… Continue reading Stationary Style for School Swats!!
It’s summer season and everyone getting ready to go on holiday. Whether you’re staying in your own country or going abroad it’s always nice to take pictures and look back on them when you return. There’s nothing better than having great photos to remind you of how much of a relaxing and fun time you… Continue reading Spain, having fun in the Sun!!
I paid a visit to the recently opened ‘Cream’ located in Daunt Square in Cork city. Cream is a welcome addition to Cork’s culinary scene. Cream specialise in Artisan and superior quality ice-cream, donuts and coffee. All three products have a Cork connection. The coffee is roasted in Cork, by Cork Coffee Roasters and ground and brewed freshly in the shop… Continue reading ‘Do-nut’ miss the opportunity to visit CREAM
My mom and I are big fans of herbal tea and we drink it all the time. Green tea is my favourite especially with lemon. When my moms friend Martina mentioned that she bought chocolate tea I was very intrigued so I went out to hunt down this delicious sounding tea! The Three Spoons shop in… Continue reading Chocolate Tea at The Three Spoons
During Lent we can be a bit down thinking of all the lovely chocolate, sweets and other vices we can’t have, so I decided I would enlighten you with some cheerful Easter decorations I saw in Ballyseedy Home and Gardens. I really do love seeing accessories for all occasions and seasons and I especially love… Continue reading Easter at Ballyseedy
With winter finally fading, it’s lovely to see the spring flowers emerging. I took a trip to a local home and garden store Ballyseedy in Carrigtwohill to pick up some spring primroses. My favourite spring flowers are tulips and primroses. They always look so vibrant and colourful. I thought the displays were so nice I… Continue reading Spring flowers
During the Christmas holidays I went shopping with my sister Faye and while doing so, I came across a new shop called Søstrene Grene. The shop is a Danish retail chain established in 1973 by sisters Inger and Ruth Grene also called Anna and Clara Grene. As I passed the shop window I just knew I had… Continue reading Søstrene Grene