• When our children were tiny I developed this real love for baking. I’m not …
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  • the perfect staycation…

    at larchfield estate I’ve been so excited to share these photos because it’s not too often that we get weather to rival the Mediterranean in…

    the greatest show!

    what a day! The Balmoral Show is Northern Ireland’s largest agricultural event and is a total institution, having just recently celebrated its 150th year. Coming…

    on the estate…

    at blessingbourne! If you have been following for a while you’ll know that I’m always passionately vocal about how much Northern Ireland has to offer…

    a trip to the beach

      If you are this side of the Irish Sea then happy half term to you! October half term is always my favourite holiday period. …

    exploring ireland ~ roe park resort and spa

    Travel, and family travel specifically, has become a big part of our focus this year.  Between us we’ve covered France, Spain, London, Wales and the…

    the bluebell wood

    It’s a rare day (in our house at least!) when a mood of spontaneity takes over.  I’ve become seriously good, these past eleven years, at…