Chit Chat

Our Lunchboxes

I don’t do the lunch box tips posts that appear every August. I’ve never found them particularly helpful. I know what my kids eat so I know what not to put in. What I am going to do instead is show you our lunchboxes for the week. My children always have a good lunch, however, I have a dreadful habit …

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Baking, Christmas

Seasonal Scones

I love a nice scone, I make lots of them, too many really, baking them means eating them!! They’re a super handy addition to the lunchboxes too though so it’s not as if I eat them all myself…..only the odd one lands on my hips! This particular recipe has a rather festive flavour to it with the addition of some …

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Baking, Bread, Breakfast

A Flavour of Wexford

Ireland has a wealth of fantastic food producers and we are very fortunate here in Wexford to be home to some of the finest. With this sweet & savoury scone I am bringing Wexford to the table. I have used Uncle Aiden’s Stoneground Flour which is produced at Ballyminane Mills in Ballindaggin, just outside Enniscorthy. I use a lot of …

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Chit Chat

Morning Coffee, Time Out for Mum

It’s nice to take a bit of time out from the day to day stuff isn’t it? To welcome friends & have good old natter over coffee & cakes. That’s what I did the other morning and I thoroughly enjoyed it. I just relaxed & chatted and for the first time in a while, probably since having afternoon tea back in May, …

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Baking

Scones, Refined Sugar Free

A draft of this post has been sitting here since last November, 6 months!! That’s shocking, I have no idea why I haven’t published it, it’s a great recipe, one I’ve had numerous requests for lately, particularly since mentioning them when I had Afternoon Tea recently. I make these scones every week to go in the children’s lunchboxes, they like …

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