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My Granny’s Irish Farmhouse Bread!

I love baking. Recently, I was reading a book that referenced ‘Grannys Recipes’.  Sometimes I wonder how authentic these recipes really are and whose the Granny!!  With Patrick’s Day on the way I’m posting a real authentic Irish Farmhouse Granny recipe, it’s my Granny Maureen’s.  My Granny was from Kilworth in East Cork, she and… Continue reading My Granny’s Irish Farmhouse Bread!

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‘Galentines’, February 13th, ladies how are you celebrating?

Valentines Day is just around the corner so love and romance will be on people’s minds. Unfortunately, the one thing on my mind for February 14th is the dental appointment I have!! What I am looking forward to is the 13th of February, the day before Valentines now known as ‘Galentine’s’!! Galentine’s is a day… Continue reading ‘Galentines’, February 13th, ladies how are you celebrating?

Life

Studying Away at College – Part 2

  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

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Going to College this year? Some tips & advice – Part 1

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

Craft · Life

Haunted Vampire Halloween House

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

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Super Joe’s 18th Birthday Party!

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!

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Thejellybeanblog meets Irish Fashion Blogger Retro Flame!!

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!!