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Monthly Musings: July 2022

Monthly Musings: July 2022

Hallo aus Kรถln! Boyfriend & I are on the very last stop of our trip, and oh man it’s been wonderful! My heart has been restored to proper working order after visiting Tuscany again, and I feel like I’m floating on cloud nine! We’ve been 

Strawberry Cheesecake Parfaits

Strawberry Cheesecake Parfaits

strawberry cheesecake parfaits Hi friends! Oh my lord it is hot – or at least, it was when I was writing and pre-scheduling this post, which I suppose was sometime last week for you. In real-time, I’m currently en route to Bologna, likely thinking about 

Monthly Musings: June 2022

Monthly Musings: June 2022

Hi friends! Happy bank holiday weekend! How on earth are you? I hope you’re well; perhaps a little sun-kissed, with plans to relax all weekend long. I literally cannot believe it’s June already – May sped by so fast for me! On that note, I’m 

A Return to Westport, Ireland

A Return to Westport, Ireland

Hi, friend! Happy Wednesday! If you read my February Monthly Musings post, you’ll know that Boyfriend and I recently had the opportunity to visit one of our very favourite little towns in Ireland: Westport! Pre-pandemic, we used to visit the Co. Mayo gem at least 

Monthly Musings: May 2022

Monthly Musings: May 2022

Sweet friends, hello! Welcome to our Monthly Musings: May 2022 post, aka: our regularly scheduled beginning-of-the-month dose of ramblings! How are you doing? Did you enjoy the bank holiday weekend? Ours was actually lovely! There was an epic brisket BBQ with friends, a daytime spritz 

Passionate Baker is 10! A Look Back

Passionate Baker is 10! A Look Back

Hello friends, happy Friday! Today is a particularly happy Friday, because Passionate Baker turned 10 years old this week! My little corner of the internet has been steadily growing, expanding, and thriving for a whole decade! I can barely believe it! Because these milestones don’t 

Visiting Vianden, Luxembourg’s Prettiest Town

Visiting Vianden, Luxembourg’s Prettiest Town

Hello friends, happy Wednesday! I’m chasing my tail a bit here, but I’m finally getting around to sharing the follow up to my first Luxembourg post: Visiting Vianden, the prettiest little town! Vianden is located in the north of Luxembourg, and it’s home to the 

Monthly Musings: April 2022

Monthly Musings: April 2022

Hello friends! I hope this post finds you well ๐Ÿ™‚ I’m here today to share our Monthly Musings: April 2022 post, our monthly catch-up of sorts. How are you keeping? Today, this fine April 6th, is my dad’s birthday! He’s turning the big 5-6, and 

Miracle Overnight Bread; & A Cookbook Club Roundup

Miracle Overnight Bread; & A Cookbook Club Roundup

Oof, hi friends. Happy Monday! I’ll be coming atcha in a few short days with our monthly catch-up post, but in the meantime I’d like to share a quick cookbook club roundup of sorts. You may or may not have noticed, but I’ve dropped the 

A Long Weekend in Luxembourg

A Long Weekend in Luxembourg

Sweet friends, hello! I hope this post finds you happy and healthy, hopefully with a hot coffee nearby. I’ve been a little out of whack lately, but finally I managed to muster up some energy & finish off this post. It has taken me far 

Homemade Dunes Blanche, An Ode to Bordeaux

Homemade Dunes Blanche, An Ode to Bordeaux

Hello friends! I feel like I should start this post with a confession. Forgive me dear reader, for I have sinned, it has been 3-months since my last recipe post. I took a baking hiatus of sorts, but I’ve slowly been easing myself back in. 

Monthly Musings: March 2022

Monthly Musings: March 2022

Friends, hello. I hope this Monthly Musings: March 2022 post finds you safe and healthy. Boyfriend & I have spent the last week semi-glued to the news watching the tragic events unfold in Ukraine. It has felt like a crazy nightmare – war in Europe? 

A Quick Guide to Saint-ร‰milion, France

A Quick Guide to Saint-ร‰milion, France

Bonjour mes amies! Besides ‘croissant’ that’s pretty much the extent of my French – so how are you? In keeping with the spirit of today’s post, I hope this finds you eating a baguette or wearing a beret. I am doing neither of those things, 

Monthly Musings: February 2022

Monthly Musings: February 2022

Happy Wednesday, friends! I hope this Monthly Musings: February 2022 post finds you well. Did you have a nice January? Mine was pretty great as far as Januarys go, and my February is shaping up to follow suit! I am very much one of those 

Eating Our Way Around Bordeaux, France

Eating Our Way Around Bordeaux, France

Hi friends! How the heck are you? I hope this post finds you well – ideally, enjoying a mid-morning break with a cup of coffee at arm’s reach. I’m here today to share my Bordeaux travel guide with you and wow, nothing makes me happier 

Monthly Musings: January 2022

Monthly Musings: January 2022

Happy new year, friends! How are you? Did you have a nice Christmas and new year? I feel very fortunate to have been able to celebrate the festive season largely unaffected by Covid, but it felt like everyone around us dropped like flies. Boyfriend & 

One Night in Naples, Italy

One Night in Naples, Italy

*POST UPDATED FEBRUARY 2022. Hello, sweet friends! I hope this post finds you well and not too overwhelmed with your Christmas to-do list. I’m taking a quick moment in between gift-wrapping and festive baking to share the third and final installment in my Amalfi coast 

Two Days in Amalfi & Positano | Visiting the Amalfi Coast Part II

Two Days in Amalfi & Positano | Visiting the Amalfi Coast Part II

*POST UPDATED FEBRUARY 2022. Hello friends! Welcome to part ii of my Amalfi Coast travel series: Two Days in Amalfi and Positano! In case you missed it, part i was all about the lovely hilltop town of Ravello and you can read that here. Part