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Small Batch Hazelnut & Almond Granola

Small Batch Hazelnut & Almond Granola

Hello friends! How are you keeping? I hope this post finds you moderately caffeinated and with just enough headspace to start thinking about your weekend breakfasting. Just in case, I’ve been doing enough weekend dreaming for the both of us, and I’ve planned your breakfast. 

Monthly Musings: January 2021

Monthly Musings: January 2021

Hi friends, happy Wednesday! Wow, I am slow getting myself into gear this year! I’m trying to practice Karlee‘s ‘Gentle January’ idea, and honestly, I’m living my best life. It’s all about taking the pressure off, doing what feels right, and trying not to push 

Passionate Baker 2020, The Year in Review

Passionate Baker 2020, The Year in Review

Hi friends! Happy New Year! This is a post I had planned to share with you after Christmas and before New Year’s – but those days just seemed to melt together in a glorious food-induced daze. So here it is, approximately 8-9 days late, but 

Christmas Cookie Box

Christmas Cookie Box

Hi friends! Happy Christmas Week – I can’t believe that we’re already here! I’m putting the finishing touches on my gifts, half watching The Grinch, and dreaming about the Domino’s date Boyfriend & I are having later. I’m here now because I want to share 

Nutella Stuffed Triple Chocolate Cookies

Nutella Stuffed Triple Chocolate Cookies

Hello, sweet friends! We’re nearly there! The finish line is in sight and I for one can practically smell my Christmas dinner. We’re nearly there – but not quite. There are still a few last minute gifts to be wrapped, two gal-pals to meet for 

Orange & Almond Cake with Cranberry Glaze

Orange & Almond Cake with Cranberry Glaze

Hi friends, happy Sunday! I hope this post finds you well caffeinated and well rested. I’m relaxing on the couch in my comfiest loungewear after a solid bacon breakfast and a bop around the kitchen to Christmas songs with Boyfriend. In a few hours, we’ll 

Cranberry Apple & Pear Pie, with a Cinnamon Hazelnut Crumble

Cranberry Apple & Pear Pie, with a Cinnamon Hazelnut Crumble

Hello friends! How are you this fine Tuesday? While I sat gazing at our Christmas tree the other day, something awful dawned on me. As of right now, there are only, like, three festive recipes up on the blog – and they were shared way 

Monthly Musings: December 2020

Monthly Musings: December 2020

Happy December, friends! Welcome to Monthly Musings: December 2020, our last chatter post of the year! It’s officially my very favourite time of year and that can only mean one thing: we can fully embrace the festive season! As I type, I have a festive 

What We’re Eating This Thanksgiving

What We’re Eating This Thanksgiving

Happy Wednesday, friends! I hope this post finds you wearing a comfy jumper with your hair piled up in a messy bun, and a coffee cup in hand. But maybe that’s just me. I’m popping in quickly to share: What We’re Eating This Thanksgiving. Boyfriend 

Winter Bucket List, 2020

Winter Bucket List, 2020

Hi friends! How are you keeping? I know it’s a little early, but I’m mentally preparing myself for all things Christmas and the holidays. This is my absolute favourite time of year, and I don’t want to overlook anything. Seeing as our Summer Bucket List 

Monthly Musings: November 2020

Monthly Musings: November 2020

Hello friends, happy Wednesday! How are you keeping? I’m so glad you’re here for our Monthly Musings November post, because it marks the two year anniversary of these very posts! Two whole years of sitting down to hash out my thoughts and feelings for the 

Perfect All-Butter Pie Dough

Perfect All-Butter Pie Dough

Sweet, sweet friends, hi! I’ve got such a treat for you today: Perfect All-Butter Pie Dough. For years I’ve been scouring both the internet and cookbooks for the perfect pie dough recipe. A few years ago, I found Yossi Arefi‘s recipe and I – mistakenly 

Vanilla Sugar Palmiers

Vanilla Sugar Palmiers

Hello friends! The world continues to turn wholly upside-down, but I don’t want to talk about that any more than necessary – that’s what our Monthly Musings posts are for. Instead, I’ll start with this: I hope this post finds you happy and healthy! It’s 

S’mores Tart

S’mores Tart

Friends, hello. How are you? I hope this post finds you well wrapped up against the autumnal winds. There is a near constant haze of drizzle outside our windows lately, and I’ve been battling it the best way I know how: baking. Breads, cheesecakes, ice-creams, 

Gifting 101: Homemade Vanilla Sugar

Gifting 101: Homemade Vanilla Sugar

Hello friends! How are you keeping? I’ve come to distract you from the new Level Three Covid-19 restrictions with some early talk of the holiday season. I know, it’s only October. Really, I know. I truly believe that it’s really never too early to jump 

Monthly Musings: October 2020

Monthly Musings: October 2020

Hello, sweet friends, happy Thursday! A new month means a new Monthly Musings post, this one welcoming in October. How was September for you? I found myself in the dentist over a minor filling issue, and the visit left me vowing to take better care 

Cherry & Pistachio Frangipane Tart

Cherry & Pistachio Frangipane Tart

Friends, hi! Happy Thursday! Please forgive my tardiness in bringing this post to you one day late – I am sorry. I was having an off day of sorts yesterday & I had to make a baked custard tart for my PUFF course. Let me 

Seven Days on the Dingle Peninsula, A Staycation Guide

Seven Days on the Dingle Peninsula, A Staycation Guide

Hi friends! How are you this fine Wednesday? I’m so excited to announce a new series on the blog – staycation guides! Now, more than ever, I find myself mooching around the internet, looking for Irish staycation ideas. With that in mind, allow me to