Monthly Musings: September 2021

Monthly Musings: September 2021

Hello friends, happy Friday! Welcome to our Monthly Musings: September 2021 post! How the heck are you? I’m feeling pretty dang great – yesterday was my birthday! 28 years around the sun and wow, that last one especially just flew right by! As usual, I’m 

Monthly Musings: August 2021

Monthly Musings: August 2021

My, my – hello friends! How are you? Boyfriend & I escaped to Kerry for a while with his family these past few weeks and I loosened my grip on the blog. We napped every day, we walked on jellyfish littered beaches, and we soaked 

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. 

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 

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. 

Monthly Musings: April 2021

Monthly Musings: April 2021

Sweet friends – hello! Happy almost weekend! Specifically: happy almost Easter weekend! Did you give up anything for Lent? I once gave up meat for Lent and let me tell you, it was rough. I made it about two weeks before caving and having a 

Monthly Musings: March 2021

Monthly Musings: March 2021

Hello friends! How are you keeping? I hope this Monthly Musings March post finds you both well rested and well caffeinated. I’m still riding the pastry making train from last month and honestly, pulling a homemade flaky AF croissant out of the oven literally never 

Monthly Musings: February 2021

Monthly Musings: February 2021

Oh friends, hello! Welcome to our Monthly Musings February post! How are you? I have been living the pastry dream recently, and I’m on cloud nine about it. No really, the actual pastry dream. Hand laminated pastries.. at home, without any fancy machinery. It is 

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 

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 

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 

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 

Monthly Musings: September 2020

Monthly Musings: September 2020

Hello friends! Welcome to our Monthly Musings September post! You might notice an abundance of exclamation points in today’s post – it’s my birthday! 27 years around the sun, I can hardly believe it! Birthdays around here usually mean QT with family and close friends, 

Monthly Musings: August 2020

Monthly Musings: August 2020

Hello sweet friends! Welcome to our Monthly Musings post for August – coming to you live from Kerry. We’re staying in a house overlooking Slea Head, one of the westernmost parts of the Dingle Peninsula, and boy, it sure does feel good to be somewhere 

Monthly Musings: July 2020

Monthly Musings: July 2020

Hello friends! Welcome to our Monthly Musings post for July. How are you doing this fine month? Things are practically back to normal here in Dublin at the moment, and to be honest… I think that’s pretty dumb. Everyone is acting like we aren’t just 

Monthly Musings: June 2020

Monthly Musings: June 2020

Hello, friends! Welcome to another Monthly Musings post, this one easing us into June! How are we halfway through the year already? I spent a lot of time over the past few weeks moving Passionate Baker from Tumblr to WordPress & boy, what a journey! 

Monthly Musings: May 2020

Monthly Musings: May 2020

Hello sweet friends, welcome to our Monthly Musings post for May! How are you keeping? I hope this post finds you healthy & safe. While scrolling down through the blog recently I noticed something wonderful. I have been consecutively posting content now for the last 

Monthly Musings: April 2020

Monthly Musings: April 2020

Friends, hello! What a strange reality we’ve come to face in the past month. If you look back at even just my last Monthly Musings post you can see how blissfully ignorant we were of the impact Covid-19 would have on our lives. Since then,