Inspiration

This week. The Little Things.

Hydrangea Coffee

To be honest…this week as well as much of this month has gone past in a blur. June is just so busy with end of term activities and jobs to be done as the holidays… Read The Post

camping

a practical guide to camping as a family.

Camping Guide

This weekend we take our tent and head to France to camp for a few weeks. We love camping. I should emphasise that, while we live in Ireland…we probably love camping in France, where the… Read The Post

make

diy easy elderflower wreath.

elderflower basket

I love wreaths…I’ve never thought of making them through the year and I don’t know why. I absolutely loved making my hydrangea wreath back in the autumn and it is still resting in our bathroom…. Read The Post

home

Styling the Seasons. June.

Peonie Prep

This is a first for me…I have long admired the gorgeous entries into Styling the Seasons and how it highlights the slow journey from one season to the next. There is the tendency for me… Read The Post

food

mozzarella and beef tomato baguette.

tomato and basil

This is my favourite….my absolute favourite. It just screams of summer, of fresh air and eating outdoors. Drizzled in olive oil and with fresh basil torn from the plant it is just the perfect summer… Read The Post

Abi, Family, motherhood

a child’s wisdom. bloom where you are planted.

Abi's peonies

When I thought about the days of being a mum, I think the early days were what I imagined…the preschool days. The endless hours of doing both nothing and yet everything, with thoughts of little feet… Read The Post

food, make

elderflower syrup recipe

elderflower syrup

Over the last year or so I have become a lover of foraging! Of using what is natural and local in our home, in our cooking and in our cleaning. I find the world of essential… Read The Post

food, sew

Linen Apron with Smashed Avocado

Linen apron

I met the lovely Sara from Smashed Avocado through Instagram a while back and have loved following along with her on her blog. Amazing recipes and a fab series on mental health this past month…go… Read The Post

rhythms, Simple Living

taking a breath

Birkenstocks and blossom

  The last couple of weeks have been a bit of a transition for me. I have been (slowly!) transferring my blog over to WordPress and, because this is purely a hobby for me, I… Read The Post

food

simple food. a summer platter.

table

So the weather here has finally warmed up and we are enjoying a bit of sunshine and wait for it…yes the ability to eat outside without shivering! It is my absolute favourite thing and one of those simple… Read The Post