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Looking to Slice something up this Halloween? Knives at the ready for Edel’s Dunnes Stores Pumpkin Pie!!

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!!

Craft

Pretty Seed Packets and a Quotes Chalk Board

My Mom loves growing flowers from seeds. Every year she likes to collect seeds from some of the plants in the garden to regrow the next year. The nasturtium plants in our  garden grew from a seed my brother originally planted in Montessori School when he was four, now he’s twenty! She collects seeds on a dry day and stores them in brown paper bags. This… Continue reading Pretty Seed Packets and a Quotes Chalk Board

Life

Autumn Picnic with Apple and Blackberry Picking

  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

Food

Apple and Blackberry Recipes

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