A Love Letter to Gorey

I moved where I live ten years ago last week. We bought a house off the plans, the cumulative result of a few pints of cider, the post-honeymoon blues, a late night email to an estate agent and a strong desire to leave Dublin. We're country people. The kind that don't feel easy in Brown … Continue reading A Love Letter to Gorey

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What's Everyone Eating? Week in Dinners 2016 Linky Round Up

Way back in February I ran a week in dinners linky. Lovely bloggers contributed and shared their dinners. Then,  I forgot to do a roundup, even though I noted my week's dinners that week on my Notes app in my phone nearly three months ago.  Sorry everyone. Dinners are pretty seasonal, but I think most of these … Continue reading What's Everyone Eating? Week in Dinners 2016 Linky Round Up

What’s Everyone Eating? Week in Dinners 2016 Linky Round Up

Way back in February I ran a week in dinners linky. Lovely bloggers contributed and shared their dinners. Then,  I forgot to do a roundup, even though I noted my week's dinners that week on my Notes app in my phone nearly three months ago.  Sorry everyone. Dinners are pretty seasonal, but I think most of these … Continue reading What’s Everyone Eating? Week in Dinners 2016 Linky Round Up

A Week in Dinners #2 2016

Another week, another week in dinners, and slowly but surely I'm upping my game I think. Writing things down means I think about them more, and we eat a more varied diet as a result. Monday Pick and Mix Pasta Easy concept, boil pasta, take anything you could conceivably eat with pasta on the table, … Continue reading A Week in Dinners #2 2016

Better Breakfasts and a Healthier Start with Simply Homemade

Did you ever look at what you're eating for breakfast and sort of, well shudder a little? The most important meal of the day gets so routine in the morning rush. Cereal, milk, toast. Brown bread and marmalade and a cuppa. Boring. Our house is a cereal house during the week, we try to keep … Continue reading Better Breakfasts and a Healthier Start with Simply Homemade

What's in my bag? Yes, I was surprised too

I’m known for being honest, for baring all and being open. I've shown you my make-up free face, my untidy car, vignettes of a far from picture-perfect life. Today, thanks to a linky I'm going to share the contents of my handbag. (Don't worry, I won't make you touch them.) I’ve two handbags on the go usually, … Continue reading What's in my bag? Yes, I was surprised too

What’s in my bag? Yes, I was surprised too

I’m known for being honest, for baring all and being open. I've shown you my make-up free face, my untidy car, vignettes of a far from picture-perfect life. Today, thanks to a linky I'm going to share the contents of my handbag. (Don't worry, I won't make you touch them.) I’ve two handbags on the go usually, … Continue reading What’s in my bag? Yes, I was surprised too

Barefaced Beauty and Makeup Magic: How to look human on three hours sleep

I went to an event recently where there was a talk about "must-have makeup". I listened to a list of products being recommended for the school run and it was then that it truly hit home that despite wearing makeup most days, I know very little about it and rely on friends to show me … Continue reading Barefaced Beauty and Makeup Magic: How to look human on three hours sleep