Last year having read this post from Fiona at Dolly Dowsie we placed a ‘Happiness Jar’ on the table in the sitting room. The idea being that when something good happened or we simply had a nice day, we would make a note of it and place the note in the jar and on New Years… Continue reading Happiness Jar
Before looking forward to 2016, I am joining Sadhbh over at Where Wishes Come From and looking back at 15 blog moments from 2015. 1-Most Popular Post The most popular post on Simply Homemade for 2015 is a recipe for Banana & Walnut Cake from the Happy Pear cookbook. There isn’t a day goes by… Continue reading 15 From 15
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… Continue reading Simply Homemade is 4!
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… Continue reading Celebratory Cupcakes & A Note of Thanks
I have mentioned before how I like to give the children homemade snacks in their lunchboxes as much as I can. One of the things I regularly give them is a scone, I tend to make a batch almost every week and pop them in the freezer, leaving them out overnight & putting them into the lunchboxes… Continue reading Summer Scones