Country Home Style: Dining Room

In today's homes it is more typical to have an Open Plan Kitchen/Dining Area as opposed to individual rooms but when we were planning our home, we probably went against the trends and opted for a separate Kitchen and Dining Room. While our Kitchen is large enough to cater for a greater number of people than… Continue reading Country Home Style: Dining Room

Country Life, Garden Produce

Elderflower Cordial (Memories from my Childhood)

It's that time of year again when the Elder trees that surround our home and line the country roads are heavily laden with their sweet smelling flowers.  This is one of those scents that take me back to my childhood.  Days of taking the old second hand bicycle I had received for Christmas out of… Continue reading Elderflower Cordial (Memories from my Childhood)


Country Home Style: Downstairs Toilet

As an absolute novice at this whole blogging thing, I thought it best to do my first 'Home Tour' using the smallest room in the house as a guinea pig! I'm not sure if this was the best decision, as trying to get decent photos has been a bit of a chore but I think… Continue reading Country Home Style: Downstairs Toilet


Our Self-Build Journey (Part 2)

In my previous post (see here) I explained how we planned our home and now I would like to share details of how we went about creating it. We project managed the entire build ourselves and with Feargal being involved in the construction industry as a Building Surveyor, this made the job a lot easier… Continue reading Our Self-Build Journey (Part 2)