Happy Birthday to Me – A Bake for Every Year

Today I turn 22 (again)! Jokes! Today I turn 27 and, believe it or not, today is my first COVID birthday. Last year I managed to celebrate my birthday the weekend before lockdown landed in Ireland. We sat in utter oblivion in a lovely Italian restaurant, enjoying good food and great wine, without a care in the world about a global pandemic. Little did we … Continue reading Happy Birthday to Me – A Bake for Every Year

Edible Gifts: Four Cookie Recipes You Need to Master for Christmas 2020

There’s nothing quite as delicious as the smell of cookies baking in the oven. Personally, I love oat cookies, preferably with a few chocolate chips thrown in. Other people love shortbread cookies. And other people just love cake. That’s okay too! For Christmas, I love giving edible gifts to my friends and family. This year especially, we’ve all become a little more familiar with our … Continue reading Edible Gifts: Four Cookie Recipes You Need to Master for Christmas 2020

Minimal & Functional: The Kitchen Utensils You Need

A bad workman blames his tools. It is very easy, when something goes wrong, to blame a person, the conditions, your equipment. That just isn’t good enough. In the kitchen, you need a few basic tools to prepare tasty and delicious meals. After these, you can add more elaborate equipment. However, if you’re working in a capsule kitchen or don’t have the finances to buy … Continue reading Minimal & Functional: The Kitchen Utensils You Need

Pinterest Accounts to Follow

Are you a Pinterest fanatic? For years I didn’t use Pinterest but when I started, oh there was no stopping me. Now Pinterest is one of the most used apps on my phone and I want to share with you some of my favourite Pinterest accounts. Bloom and Grow Creations This is a board with almost 250 collaborators, one of which is me. Here you … Continue reading Pinterest Accounts to Follow

Dublin’s Hidden Coffee Gems

Like every other city, Dublin is bursting at the seams with coffee shops! While I love a good Insomnia when I’m at work due to it’s proximity to the office, I am a big fan of exploring and experience independent coffee shops and cafés in Dublin. The following coffee shops and cafés have been tried and tested by yours truly, with a sole focus on … Continue reading Dublin’s Hidden Coffee Gems