Super Shepherds Pie

This is the holy grail of meals chez moi. Just when I got to the point of utter despair a few years ago I concocted this version of Shepherd’s pie and it has quite literally saved my sanity. To date it is still the only red meat 3rd born will…

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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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How we are faring with Marks and Spencer back to school.

When hubster and I got engaged in 2006 my parents bought us a washing machine as a gift. It was my Mum’s version of history repeating itself as her Mum had bought her a fridge for their engagement. Ye may giggle – I’m sure I did at the time but…

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Changing our World with Bord na Mona

All good things must come to an end. They really do not come much better than this summer, do they? And whilst they may have been and audible sigh of relief from my direction when the kids went back to school 2 weeks ago, I was also sad to see…

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Easy-peasy Back to School Lunches with Homebird and Brady Family Ham

Confession: Sometimes I do a little happy dance around my kitchen. It normally entails flailing of hands awkwardly in one direction whilst my legs do something really uncool and Dad-like, and at the same time mouthing words to a song from the ’90’s that nobody under the age of 30…

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