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 đŸ™‚ 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 

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-Émilion, France

A Quick Guide to Saint-Émilion, 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 

Monthly Musings: December 2021

Monthly Musings: December 2021

Hello sweet friends! Happy December! I’m here to share our Monthly Musings: December 2021 post with you and it feels like a billion years since I shared November’s – no? Anyways, how are you? I hope this finds you with a hot coffee and maybe 

Ultimate Chocolate Biscuit Cake, & A Cookbook Club Roundup

Ultimate Chocolate Biscuit Cake, & A Cookbook Club Roundup

Hi friends! Oh my gosh, this post is horribly delayed, and for that I am sorry. I promise though, most of the recipes linked below will make it totally worth the wait. I bring you, November’s cookbook club roundup and our very favourite recipe of 

What We’re Eating This Thanksgiving, 2021

What We’re Eating This Thanksgiving, 2021

Hello friends! We’ve reached that time of year when I find myself daydreaming about the most delicious way to cook turkey – and that can only mean one thing! I’m here to share my ‘What We’re Eating This Thanksgiving, 2021’ post with you, and I’m 

Winter Bucket List, 2021

Winter Bucket List, 2021

Hi friends! I’m sitting here drinking my very first hot chocolate of the season, and I thought it was high time to get my winter thoughts in order. Of course, we have a strict no-Christmas until December 1st rule in our house, but I like