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June has finally brought with it, days painted in glorious golds and skies in the deepest of blues and even the birds have begun to shout their morning song for us. Here’s to letting more sunshine into our lives. And so, to welcome in the month of wonderful weather and beautiful changes, I have the…

Oaty Chocolate Chip & Cranberry Cookies

Oaty Chocolate Chip & Cranberry Cookies, makes one dozen (ish) 1/4 cup brown sugar (to taste, the dried fruit and choc chips add a lot of sweetness) 1 cup oats 3/4 cup flour 1/4 teaspoon baking soda 1/4 teaspoon baking powder 1/8 teaspoon salt 1/3 cup milk and white chocolate chips 1/3 cup craisins (Dried…

Easy-Peasy Breakfast Muffins

This is one of my fondest muffins. It’s my grandmother’s recipe that she’d use all the time when we were younger, always interchanging ingredients. It is so versatile, delicious and filling and I hope you enjoy it as much as I do.   Recipe – makes 12 1/2 cup course wholemeal flour 1/2 cup plain…

First Wedding of 2016

To start off the New Year, I had the pleasure of photographing a wonderful wedding for a beautiful couple. It was a few days after the floods and there was talk of more rain that Saturday. With that in mind, I apprehensively made my way to the Church, expecting the worst of all the bad…

Star Wars DIY canvas

I’m so happy with the way these turned out. (Star Wars fans out there, I’m sure you’d love these) Sometimes, making a gift for someone is much more rewarding. You know how much time and effort you’ve put in. If you’d like to make your own, let me know in the comments section and I’ll…

DIY Washi Tape Reindeer Head

Thursday’s are always late nights in our house (Guitar Lessons). So to occupy my evening with Christmas cheer, I stumbled upon this fantastically easy tutorial by one of my all time FAVORITE DIYers  – Threadbangers!!!! (If you don’t know who they are yet, CHECK THEM OUT RIGHT NOW). This has got to be One of…

♣Our Christmas Market Adventure♣

  A few weeks ago, we visited the annual Christmas Market in Galway. It was actually my first time there and Let me tell you, it was Great. The atmosphere was mesmerising.  Where: The Spanish Arch, Galway City | When: 20th November – 22nd December After almost three weeks away, my amazing husband ‘surprised me’ with ‘we’re going…

Ireland’s Christmas Markets

Looking for something to do, something good to eat? Are you sick of ‘Desmond’ tying you down (literally)? Have you got kids, nieces, nephews, or are you the biggest kid in your life? Want to just soak up some of that Festive Cheer (Yes, there is Mulled wine)? Then visit a Christmas Market near you. There…

Christmas ornaments – DIY

Courtesy of http://pinterest.com Can’t wait to try this awesome idea out. Crafting just got a whole lot better with my new wood burning tool from my dad. Hello, wooden DIY ornaments. Stay tuned – Tutorial to follow!!! ♡

Cinnamon Buns

Trying to get into the Festive Spirit? Why not try these delicious Cinnamon Buns? The warming rich smells of baking cinnamon, wafting through the house on these chilly nights. A fire crackling and candles lighting… There’s that, and this new survey that suggests that from today we’ll give up on eating healthily for the festive…

Liepájas bráli – A Latvian Gig

Elvis was doing the Sound for a gig in Thomond Park Stadium (Limerick, Ireland), so of course I took my camera along to document it all. There was a huge gathering of Latvian people, all there to see these legends perform. And it was a brilliant gig (even in another language). Here’s a link to…

It’s Christmas Time…

For all your Christmas DIY’s, food, crafts and general festivities join me on this month long journey of tutorials as I share my home with you.