A Bumble of Pink

I realise that some of you who read this blog may not know me in real life, nor follow me on twitter, nor be a Facebook fan and therefore you may be waiting with bated breath to see whether our new little “bumble” arrived and how we are all getting…

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Happiness Project Update

It’s two months since I did my Happiness Project post. I really couldn’t believe the feedback that I got from the post and the number of tweets and comments about it, it really seemed to hit a chord with readers too, just like it had with me. So, in light…

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Things that I keep meaning to share…

I have loads of posts in drafts that I haven’t finalised yet and in my nesting state of mind I thought I’d throw some words down (or should I say up?)  on things that if I don’t mention now I probably will forget about completely in the baby bubble that…

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A Wexford Feast

I am a proud Wexford woman, having been born and reared in the county to Wexford born parents, a purebred no less.  I was even careful enough to ensure that my own children have the all important “Place of Birth: Wexford” on their passports and I’ve been known to say…

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Banana Muffins

Those dotty bananas, the lunchbox rejects that children in this house turn their noses up at.  They look at you (me) accusingly from the fruitbowl demanding to be used.   Mostly, I pop them in the freezer for later (just in their skins) and turn them into Brown Sugar Banana…

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Nigella’s Lemon Meringue Cake

Nigella’s Lemon Meringue Cake Lemon Meringue Pie, or plain old “Lemon Meringue” as we called it, was a standard feature of all our family gatherings when I was a child. The blind baked pastry case, the “Royal” brand lemon mix which you’d add water to and wait for the delicious…

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Cheesy Broccoli Bake (with added Pancetta)

You know the way the supermarkets do special deals on veg? Well, this led to there being an inordinate amount of broccoli in our house during the week, which in turn led me to googling recipes involving broccoli that would mean that I wouldn’t have to go to the shop…

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