Autumn is upon us bringing its lovely coziness and colours. I really like the oranges and the rustic colours all around us. I decided to take a leisurely autumn stroll around my neighbourhood and I took some pictures of things I thought were rustic looking.
I like to have my five a day. Some days my five a day means having five different flavour jellybeans, as jellybeans are my favourite little treat. Over the weekend I decided to make some fun ways to incorporate jellybeans from my jellybean pyramid in some home baking. I wanted to make five things that were quick… Continue reading Food Pyramid Treats using Jellybeans!!!
I have been using some skincare samples I picked up from Pharmacy First Plus Glanmire. They are from the Bioderma Sébium range. The Sébium Global, for intensive purifying care, the Sébium Foaming Gel and Cleanser which is soap free and the gorgeous and refreshing Sébium H2O cleansing solution. I have found them really good for my skincare… Continue reading Bioderma Sébium Skincare Offer!
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
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