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 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…)
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…)
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…)
Now that school is back one of the biggest burdens is making a packed lunch that children can and will eat. Most of the time parents find that children ask for the same lunch everyday and while they do not tire of it, it would prove beneficial to try and squeeze in as many of the food groups as possible for a well rounded balance diet.(more…)
Easter is looking a little bit different this year. It falls on the same date of course, Sunday 12th April, but with physical and social distancing recommendations in place all the usual Easter outings and family gathering have been placed on hold. Here are six ideas for celebrating Easter at home and whilst still bringing the fun factor.
If you haven’t come across the phrase “New year, New Me” already this January then im guessing you have been living under a rock. Just about everyone seems to be decluttering, reorganising, refocusing and of course starting to eat healthy after overindulging during the festive period.
At the weekend I was very kindly invited by CMPR to attend a meet up of local bloggers which was hosted by the amazing Eddie Rockets on the Lisburn Road in Belfast. Having never been to Eddie Rockets before I was very excited as it just looks like my kinda place…especially after investigating the milkshakes online…yum!
At the beginning of February we spent a few days in Berlin child free thanks to my wonderful in-laws. It was a special christmas treat for us to get away and it was definitely much-needed. I would love to say it was very relaxing but it was go go go from the start but we didn’t mind as it was great to see the city in all its glory.