As we move on through into a new season there can be some nostalgia for summer but autumn could definitely be the top contender for my favourite season. Has anyone else been thinking about autumn – beautiful scenery, orange leaves and hot food…(more…)
It is time to forget new years resolution that you don’t even stick to anyway and use September as the month to kick start positive changes and new routines.
I know I am not alone in feeling like September is a fresh start. Maybe it is because of that ‘back to school’ mentality, but it feels like you are opening the first page of a pristine new notebook. A clean slate laden with possibility if you will.(more…)
When the sun is shining that can only mean one thing: I scream, you scream, we all scream for ice cream! But you don’t need to visit Italy to get the good stuff – Here is the scoop on the best ice cream here in Northern Ireland, according to a professional ice-cream eater aka Jillian Henning. Take your lick from the cream of the crop.(more…)
It’s hard to imagine life before the digital age. What if you had to get through a day without the help of the internet? What about going on a road trip without Google Maps? Or buying a gift without the use of Amazon? That all probably sounds nearly impossible these days.
In case you don’t remember life before technology took over and made everything “easier,” here’s a glimpse of how different the world was in the 20th century.(more…)
It seems like there is a world or national day for just about every day now. For example, we just celebrated National Donut day in June. Well, July 7th is ‘world Chocolate Day.’ It is the day that the world comes together to celebrate one of the most delicious treats out there, as if we need an excuse!(more…)
National Picnic Week takes place this week across the UK, so grab your blankets and baskets out of the cupboards and get out to the great outdoors for a good old-fashioned picnic.(more…)
Father’s Day is a special day to appreciate and celebrate the men that are important in your life. This could be your dad, stepdad, grandfather, brother, uncle – whoever they are here are some activities to help you celebrate the day.(more…)
The end of May brought us National Biscuit Day and it triggered a feeling of nostalgia to reminisce about the biscuits I loved to eat as a child and what I associate with that period in my life.(more…)
It’s no surprise that the majority of kids favour summertime because there is no school, however, one of the downsides of no school is the lack of activities. During the last stretch of August, parents are quickly running out of ideas to entertain, and hoping the weather holds up long enough for the kids to play outside.(more…)
We are, by our admission, totally foodies in this household. Each meal of the day is carefully planned out in advance until Saturday night, then we like to treat ourselves.
“What’s for dinner?” – The most asked question.
“Pizza!” – The most loved response.(more…)