I wasn’t going to cover the referendum here on the blog. This isn’t a political or current affairs blog. However, I have had a rethink. This referendum is a human rights issue and the Eighth Amendment has had a detrimental effect on people I love and care about. If you are reading this and are unsure… Continue reading What Caught My Eye This Week? R E P E A L !
I have a dreadful habit of forgetting my Blog birthday, or blogiversary as it is referred to in blogging circles. On the 15th of March 2011, I switched on the computer and started Simply Homemade on Blogger. Seven years later, a new platform, self-hosted and having added many branches to my little tree, I am… Continue reading Seven Years of Simply Homemade
Oooh these are good! I like figs, both fresh and dried. I was looking for something else in the press when I came across a bag. Whatever I was looking for was abandoned and these are the result! I thought to myself afterward, these would make a lovely homemade gift for that occasion that occurs… Continue reading Fig Truffles
Having heard lots of positive things about Wexford Lavender Farm we decided to venture up that way this week. For anyone holidaying in Rosslare/Wexford and thinking of visiting the farm, it is situated in Inch, North Wexford and it takes an hour to get there from Rosslare. There is no entry fee to Wexford Lavender… Continue reading Wexford Lavender Farm
I’ve been experimenting with various recipes for a sweet potato bread for some time now with varying degrees of success, actually some could not have been more unsuccessful if I’d been trying! This one I’m about to share has been the most successful, I’ve made it a few times now. It always turns out the… Continue reading Sweet Potato Bread