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Chicken Wings on the cheap and cheerful

One of my kids came home from school this week with the exciting announcement that someone had a new baby. Cue loads of ‘Ooohhhhs’ and ‘Aaaahhhhhs’ from every one in the car.  Except from 4th born. He simply wanted to know what flavour the baby was.  Stiffling my giggles amidst…

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Chocolate Fudge Balls to kick the cravings

Over the past few days I’ve felt that familiar tickle in my nose. My sinuses are preparing to batten down the hatches. My eyes watering at the prospect of bees, grass seed, gentle breezes and copious amounts air-borne pollen.  Am I worried? Hell no! Summer’s a comin’. A quick visit…

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Smashing Smoothies for the Small Fry’s (and big ones too).

In Ireland we have this saying – perfect in its simplicity.  “Tús maith, leath na hoibre” A good start is half the work. Uncomplicated & true. I find in life that straight-forward  tends to be the  purest and most effective. Simple solutions tend to be what we return to time…

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Salted Caramel Sticky Apple Porridge

I have a confession to make. Sometimes I like to climb into bed at 8:45pm & watch Made in Chelsea on my laptop. Does it educate me? Motivate me? Teach me the greater meaning of this world? Hell No but it makes me a better person – mindless entertainment –…

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Moving onto something new with Marks & Spencer

How did we end up in January? Last time I looked it was mid December. I swear I only put my head down for one minute and BOOM! Just like that the silly season has passed us by once again. Once again though I also find myself picking up the…

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