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Roasted Pecan Apple Pie with Cinnamon Crumble; A Quarantine Freezer Pie

Roasted Pecan Apple Pie with Cinnamon Crumble; A Quarantine Freezer Pie

Sweet, sweet friends – hi!  Today marks the 15th day of our Covid-19 induced self-isolation. For the most part, we’re doing pretty fine. We’re keeping busy, trying to limit the number of times we have to go out for necessities, and attempting to remain relatively 

Seasonal Old Fashioned with a Blood Orange Twist

Seasonal Old Fashioned with a Blood Orange Twist

Friends, hello.  I hope this post finds you safe & coping somewhat well with the current global situation.  Today’s post isn’t so much a recipe, it’s more of a reminder that time is still moving forward even if we’re stuck inside, unemployed and bored. A 

Lyon, France : The Highlights

Lyon, France : The Highlights

Hello friends! Today’s post is going to be a super quick glimpse at our time spent in Lyon, France. This was one of those rare trips where I had decided in advance that there wouldn’t be a blog post to follow, so I wasn’t pushing myself 

Blood Orange Choux au Craquelin

Blood Orange Choux au Craquelin

Hi, my name is Vicki and I’m addicted to blood oranges. I’m so glad I got that off my chest. Not only are blood oranges my favourite citrus fruit, but I’m pretty sure they’re my favourite fruit of all time. Where Boyfriend holds a special 

Monthly Musings: March 2020

Monthly Musings: March 2020

Happy first Sunday in March, friends! How are you on this fine day? We managed to sneak out for a speedy walk in between the intermittent rain showers. Before that, there were pancakes for breakfast, & shortly after we got home there was a blood 

Blood Orange Cream

Blood Orange Cream

Friends – it’s blood orange season! Let’s celebrate by making this Blood Orange Cream together, shall we? I understand you might have a few questions about this. One might be: what the heck is a Cream and why would I bother to make one? Cream 

Monthly Musings: February 2020

Monthly Musings: February 2020

Happy Sunday, dear friends! I hope this month’s dose of ramblings finds you well. Boyfriend & I are just back from a wonderful long weekend of hotel hopping, dining out, and general over-indulging right here in our very own city of Dublin. It was the 

Berlin Travel Guide | 4 Days in the German Capital

Berlin Travel Guide | 4 Days in the German Capital

Hello, sweet friends! Welcome to our very first travel guide of the decade! It took me a long while to finish off & perfect, but I hope you’ll agree with me when I say that it’s a goodie. This guide is all about one of my 

Monthly Musings: January 2020

Monthly Musings: January 2020

Happy New Year, sweet friends! Did you have a lovely restful holiday season? I hope you a) found some time to put your feet up & watch a cheesy movie & b) got a chance to get all dressed up & go out with your 

Monthly Musings: December 2019

Monthly Musings: December 2019

Hello friends, happy Wednesday! The first Wednesday in December; that just flew right in, didn’t it? While my brain is struggling to catch up with the date on the calendar, my heart & soul have already fully embraced the festive season: Our tree is up, 

Monthly Musings: November 2019

Monthly Musings: November 2019

Hello friends! Please excuse my tardiness in bringing you this month’s dose of ramblings. Things got slightly away from me for a bit, but I’m here now & everything is right once more. November marks a whole year since I’ve been writing these posts & 

Pumpkin Pie Crumble Bars

Pumpkin Pie Crumble Bars

Hi friends! I hope today’s post finds you cozy & warm – it’s bloody freezing out there! I don’t know about where you are, but here in Dublin it feels like it could start snowing at any second. There’s frost on the grass in the 

Monthly Musings: October 2019

Monthly Musings: October 2019

Happy Wednesday, sweet friends! I hope you find yourself easing into this new month well. As I type, the rain is bucketing down hard outside the kitchen window, the heating is on, and I’m wearing my coziest jumper. All of this is to say: it’s 

Castellina in Chianti: A Photo Journal

Castellina in Chianti: A Photo Journal

A Photo Journal of our time in Castellina in Chianti, a little commune tucked away up in the Tuscan hills. The perfect destination for relaxing and unwinding. September, 2019. **SHARED TO THE BLOG IN JUNE 2020**

Siena, 2019: A Photo Journal

Siena, 2019: A Photo Journal

Admittedly, this is a rather sparse Photo Journal. It does, however, contain memories of our time spent in Siena, September 2019, and that’s really all I’m going for here. For a detailed guide to the city: A Quick Guide to Siena, Italy. **SHARED TO THE 

San Gimignano: A Photo Journal

San Gimignano: A Photo Journal

San Gimignano, September 2019. A little over 24 hours in the city. Enough time to tourist it up at the Duomo, watch the sunset, go for dinner and drinks, watch the sunrise, and have a two-course breakfast. This is the Photo Journal of our trip. 

Florence, 2019: A Photo Journal

Florence, 2019: A Photo Journal

Another Photo Journal of Rob & I in Florence, this time in September 2019. Funny how you can keep going back to the same places and not get bored. For a more detailed guide to the city: Italian Adventures Part I: Florence / An Ode to Florence. **SHARED 

A Weekend in Kilkenny, Ireland

A Weekend in Kilkenny, Ireland

Hi friends, welcome to a new travel post! Today we’re sharing everything we know & love about the beautiful medieval city of Kilkenny! This post has been three years in the making, so I’m excited to finally share it! We visited most recently back in