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Garden, Lifestyle

Autumn Perennials

One thing Gardeners strive for in their gardens is year round interest, and not just during those heady Spring and Summer months when growth is rampant! Just because October has arrived, it doesn't mean the garden 'closes down'!  As an amateur gardener, I am learning as I go, and this year feel I have that… Continue reading Autumn Perennials

Lifestyle, Things I Love

My Favourite Candles

Now that Summer is coming to an end, I find myself thinking about the longer evenings of Autumn which always just seem to sneak up on you without you knowing!  This is my favourite season of the year and there is nothing I love more than just as the light starts to fade of getting… Continue reading My Favourite Candles

Breakfast, Family Food

Lemon & Blueberry Pancakes with Vanilla Sweetened Yogurt

My favourite weekend breakfast has got to be homemade fluffy pancakes!!   While I have a few different recipes and toppings that I like, these are one of my favourites. They are not overly sweet but if you prefer, you could increase the sugar by another ounce.  The sweetened yogurt and a drizzle of maple… Continue reading Lemon & Blueberry Pancakes with Vanilla Sweetened Yogurt

Baking, Family Food

Raspberry Bakewell Tart

I would go so far as to say that Bakewell tart is my husband, Feargal's favourite teatime treat! Considering my love of baking and the fact that I am always trying new recipes, whenever I ask him what he would like made, it's still the traditional Bakewell Tart that he asks for time and time… Continue reading Raspberry Bakewell Tart