Our Summer 2016

And just like that the summer is over and we're flung headways into wet and windy weather. Except now it's warm. Sandals or boots? With the reintroduction of homework the holidays are well and truly over, so to mark the end of it all decided to do a little recap of our Summer 2016. The … Continue reading Our Summer 2016

19 Reasons Why It’s Perfectly OK Being Home In Rainy Ireland in July and Not Still on Holiday 

       It's July, technically summer but here on the western fringes of Europe it's 13 degrees and raining.  We are just back from holiday, our first trip abroad in three years (more about that in later blogposts).  Earlier this week in Italy we had temperatures of 35 degrees so we're finding it a … Continue reading 19 Reasons Why It’s Perfectly OK Being Home In Rainy Ireland in July and Not Still on Holiday 

19 Reasons Why It's Perfectly OK Being Home In Rainy Ireland in July and Not Still on Holiday 

       It's July, technically summer but here on the western fringes of Europe it's 13 degrees and raining.  We are just back from holiday, our first trip abroad in three years (more about that in later blogposts).  Earlier this week in Italy we had temperatures of 35 degrees so we're finding it a … Continue reading 19 Reasons Why It's Perfectly OK Being Home In Rainy Ireland in July and Not Still on Holiday 

Beach Scavenger Hunt

Sometimes simple ideas are the best. We were going to the beach this morning and were talking about collecting shells when I had a blast from the past. I mentioned the words "scavenger hunt" and Ciarán started asking questions. So he got a piece of paper and wrote "Scavenger Hunt" on the top. He wrote … Continue reading Beach Scavenger Hunt

The Taste of Summers Past

I laugh and then groan when I see the supermarket brochures and newspaper features about "Summer Eating". I mean, we eat all year round don't we? After my initial chuckle my mind wanders to think about what summer eating is to me, what dishes I suddenly hanker after as soon as the sun shines and … Continue reading The Taste of Summers Past