Violet’s Cinnamon Buns, & July’s Cookbook Club Roundup

Violet’s Cinnamon Buns, & July’s Cookbook Club Roundup

Happy Friday, friends! How the heck are you? I hope this post finds you well – with plans for a drink later, an outing for tomorrow, and hopefully a hankering for cinnamon buns on Sunday morning. If that’s the case, you’re in luck! I’m here 

Pecan Praline Ice Cream Cookie Sandwiches

Pecan Praline Ice Cream Cookie Sandwiches

Hi friends! Happy Thursday! How are you? I am so D-E-D dead in this heat – I just can’t handle it! Right now, Wednesday afternoon, it’s a very hot and sunny 28°C here in Bray. The status yellow heat wave warning has successfully kept Boyfriend 

Lemon Curd Tartlets

Lemon Curd Tartlets

Happy Thursday, friends! How on earth are you? Has this week felt as busy for you as it has for us? I feel like we’ve been going going going and there’s still so much on my to-do list, namely grocery shopping and laundry – but 

Monthly Musings: July 2021

Monthly Musings: July 2021

Good morning, friends – happy Wednesday! Welcome to our Monthly Musings: July 2021 post! I hope this finds you well. I’m sipping on one of my first coffees of the day and listening to the rain through the open window; it’s such a relaxing sound. 

Cookbook Club, July 2021

Cookbook Club, July 2021

Hi friends, happy Sunday! How are you this fine morning? It’s not too sunny, there’s a nice breeze, and I’ve already had three cups of coffee. Upon dragging my lazy butt out of bed this morning, I was treated to the very best surprise: Boyfriend 

Dreamy Lemon Curd, & June’s Cookbook Club Roundup

Dreamy Lemon Curd, & June’s Cookbook Club Roundup

Friends, hello! I hope this post finds you well! It’s the very last Wednesday of the month and that can only mean one thing: a cookbook club roundup! We spent the month of June deep-diving into three wonderful cookbooks: A Bird in the Hand, Modern 

S’mores Baked Alaska

S’mores Baked Alaska

Hi friends, happy Wednesday! Can you believe it’s nearly the end of June already? I’m starting to chip away at my summer bucket list and #3 on the list – eat more ice cream – is what brings me here today. My humble offering for 

Summer Bucket List, 2021

Summer Bucket List, 2021

Hello friends, happy Friday! Gosh, it’s been awfully hot these last few days. Hot, humid, and heavy – not my ideal weather situation at all. That said, with the heat of June comes my roses! My beautifully light blush-of-pink roses that literally perk me up 

Chocolate Caramel Squares

Chocolate Caramel Squares

Hi friends, happy Wednesday! How the heck are you? Boyfriend is out for the morning and I have spent my alone time thus far dancing around the house in a caffeine induced haze. You know those times when you get the house all to yourself 

Monthly Musings: June 2021

Monthly Musings: June 2021

Hello friends! Welcome to our Monthly Musings, June 2021 post! How are you? Summer is definitely in the air – it’s bloody roasting outside! I’ve been lounging around, in the shade, in my shorts, and I’m still melting! We’ve been getting up super early to 

Cookbook Club, June 2021

Cookbook Club, June 2021

Hello! Happy Sunday, friends! I hope this post finds you well. I’m about to kick our Sunday into action with some mighty fine buttermilk blueberry pancakes – but first, we need to talk about our Cookbook Club, June 2021 post. Ever since I started our 

Cream Cheese Brownies; and May’s Cookbook Club Roundup

Cream Cheese Brownies; and May’s Cookbook Club Roundup

Hi friends! How are you on this rare beautiful sunny morning? Boyfriend & I were up early to get down the seafront for a walk before the weather changed its mind. It was so lovely! We were back home, caffeinated, and ready to start the 

Godzilla Cake: The Making of

Godzilla Cake: The Making of

Hello lovely people, happy Wednesday! I’ve had such a busy morning and I’ve been dying to get home so I could share the details of this Godzilla Cake with you! As I mentioned in May’s Monthly Musings post, Boyfriend’s sister asked me if I could 

Where to Travel to in Ireland This Summer

Where to Travel to in Ireland This Summer

Hello friends, happy Wednesday! How are you this week? I hope the gloomy weather hasn’t gotten to you. I’m here today to distract you with thoughts of the long summer days to come – perhaps in a different part of the country with a chilled 

Monthly Musings: May 2021

Monthly Musings: May 2021

Hello friends! How are you? No really – how are you actually doing? April seemed to fly past in such a blur, I’m still trying to catch up. Me, and the weather, apparently: it’s been swinging wildly between cloudless sunny skies and violent hailstone downpours. 

Cookbook Club, May 2021

Cookbook Club, May 2021

Oh my gosh – hi friends! How the heck are you this May bank holiday? I had a very luxurious lie in this morning, and looking out at the rain, I think it’s safe to say we’re staying in for the day. I’m stopping in 

Chocolate Birthday Cake

Chocolate Birthday Cake

Hi friends, happy Friday! Do you have any plans for the long weekend ahead of us? Boyfriend & I have been so busy over the last few weeks, I’m pretty sure we’ll be hibernating and taking it as easy as we can. Our only plan 

Boyfriend’s Blueberry Cornmeal Muffins

Boyfriend’s Blueberry Cornmeal Muffins

Hello friends! Today’s recipe comes to us courtesy of Boyfriend and I’m so glad I can finally share it here on the blog. See, Boyfriend tells a wonderful tale about having breakfast in Locanda Verde – the Tribeca restaurant owned by Robert De Niro, whom