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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Family Time

Little Miss Abbie’s Birthday

Today Abbie celebrated her 3rd birthday. She has been anticipating this day with such excitement. At the age of 3, my little fairy knows exactly what she wants. Her wish list was quite specific. A pink sparkly balloon with a pink streamer Minnie Mouse Walkie Talkies. Have some fun on the beach. Abbie loves the beach, she doesn’t need the …

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Chit Chat, Family Time

Happy Mother’s Day

Mother’s Day is a funny one. Whilst it’s wonderful to bask in the attention provided by my children, I do feel sad that my own Mother is no longer here to also enjoy the attention, spend time with us and love the handmade cards that all of her grandchildren would take such delight in gifting her. However, I also know that …

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Baking, Family Time

Muffins for Mum

We’ve had a tough week in the Simply Homemade home this week, our littlest person Harry has been quite unwell, it got quite stressful with him spending a day in A&E on Tuesday. He’s well on the road to recovery now and with Mother’s Day on Sunday, I got himself & Abbie into the kitchen so they could make a …

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