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How to Make Elderflower Cordial

Elderflower cordial🧃🥂One of my favourite summer drinks🌞We’ve been making a lot of Elderflower cordial recently and it’s perfect with summer dinners outside.Elderflowers are ready around late May to mid-June. They’re best picked when the buds are freshly open on a warm, dry and sunny day. There are also loads of easy recipes on YouTube. The… Continue reading How to Make Elderflower Cordial



@MyClarins Skincare for Young Summer Skin

Bonjour MyClarins Skincare 🇫🇷Recently, I went into my local Pharmacy first plus and spoke with the lovely Clarins consultant Julie. She advised me on the @myclarinsofficial young skincare range which have a lot of fruity ingredients and smell amazing. I’m really enjoying using them so far and looking forward to using them even more! 🍎🍇🍊🍋

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Go ‘loco’ for a Mexican Fiesta!

Towards the end of May we had a Mexican cactus fiesta 🇲🇽 🌮🌵👒 We decided to go a bit ‘loco’ and made some Mexican inspired food. At home, Enchiladas are one of our favourite dinners to eat made with my mom’s homemade sauce. Complete with a few Margaritas🍸🍸

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Happy International Burger Day! & Recipe

Happy International Burger Day!🍔🍔 My neighbour Steven has a really nice chilli chorizo burger recipe that I’ve been using a lot recently. I also have a video🎥 of me making the burgers and how to get a perfect burger shape!

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Afternoon Tea & Victoria Sponge Cake

Having some afternoon tea and Victoria sponge yesterday for Victoria Day☕👑🍰 I used @odlums_ireland flour which had the classic Victoria sponge cake recipe on the back. It was my first time making a Victoria sponge cake and it ended up a bit lopsided but as you can see that didn’t bother us at all!! It was delicious😋


My Au-pair Experience

Around this time last year, I began to think about spending part of my summer away as an Au pair. I wanted to try something new and I’m very glad I did. I study Spanish as part of my degree so I decided that I would like to spend a few weeks of the summer… Continue reading My Au-pair Experience

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Tropical Surf Party

At the very end of the summer, we decided to have an end of the summer birthday bash! Two of my brothers celebrated big birthdays this year, Danny turning 21 and Thomas turning 18. They decided to have a Hawaiian Tropical party. There was a lot of preparation involved for this celebration but we enjoyed… Continue reading Tropical Surf Party


Night, oops! Day at the London Museum

My mom Mary is a very busy person. She is always very kind and thoughtful so myself and my brother decided to surprise her with a day trip to two London museums. History is one of her favourite things so we took her to the British Museum and the Imperial War Museum. I wasn’t there… Continue reading Night, oops! Day at the London Museum

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My Granny’s Irish Farmhouse Bread!

I love baking. Recently, I was reading a book that referenced ‘Grannys Recipes’.  Sometimes I wonder how authentic these recipes really are and whose the Granny!!  With Patrick’s Day on the way I’m posting a real authentic Irish Farmhouse Granny recipe, it’s my Granny Maureen’s.  My Granny was from Kilworth in East Cork, she and… Continue reading My Granny’s Irish Farmhouse Bread!

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‘Galentines’, February 13th, ladies how are you celebrating?

Valentines Day is just around the corner so love and romance will be on people’s minds. Unfortunately, the one thing on my mind for February 14th is the dental appointment I have!! What I am looking forward to is the 13th of February, the day before Valentines now known as ‘Galentine’s’!! Galentine’s is a day… Continue reading ‘Galentines’, February 13th, ladies how are you celebrating?