Family Days Out, Family Time

A Week at Home

Last week was holiday week here. In other words Mr. Simply Homemade was on annual leave. The summer budget was invisible this year so we were on a mission to make the best of the week regardless of finances. We made a loose plan at the start of the week which involved days out with picnics, afternoons out & general …

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Chit Chat, Family Time

I Am The Mum Who

I have something a little different on the blog today, a post celebrating Motherhood. Thank you Danielle over at the gorgeous Lilliwhite Rose for the tag 🙂 is so lucky to have 5 children, despite the odds being against me loves to bake but tries to resist the results! believes life is too short to be ironing bed sheets and …

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Chit Chat, Family Time

Simply Homemade is 4!

You may recall the 15th of March as it was Mother’s Day, however, it was also the day that Simply Homemade turned 4 years old. Now I’ve said that, I have no doubt you are wondering to yourself; really? Yes, it is, Simply Homemade was born in 2011, starting slowly, it was a means of sharing recipes initially, then I discovered …

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Baking, Cakes, Chit Chat, Family Time, Healthy

Celebratory Cupcakes & A Note of Thanks

The children suggested we have celebratory cake this evening in honour of this little space on the internet. Yesterday, the finalist list in the inaugural Irish Parenting Blog Awards was announced and Simply Homemade is there in the Best Homespun Blog category. To say I am shocked and overwhelmed is an understatement. I am extremely grateful to those of you who …

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