Category Archives: Desserts

Elderflower Mint Lemonade / Non-Alcoholic Cocktail Recipe

  Michael and I have been laying off the alcohol in the past while, for a variety of reasons. It’s not the easiest thing to do in a country that has a very fun and festive pub scene at all … Continue reading

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A Last Minute Valentine Smoothie

  Just in case you’re still on the lookout for a treat for your sweetie – this strawberry banana smoothie is fast and festive. And the recipe makes enough for two! What you’ll need: 1 banana 1 cup frozen strawberries … Continue reading

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Autumn Bucket List

{snickerdoodles} Four years in Dublin and I’ve figured out a pattern: I get homesick when the seasons change. When a season starts to shift, I can’t help but remember the way Maine feels with its strong seasons. Ireland obviously has … Continue reading

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Dublin Tip: Murphy’s Ice Cream

Last year, I complained a teensy bit about the lack of ice cream options in Dublin. Well, I’ve found the ultimate solution: Murphy’s Ice Cream. They have amazing flavours like brown bread and honeycomb caramel. Founded in Dingle in 2000, … Continue reading

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Barely Recipe: White Chocolate Bark

This is what I would call a barely recipe. But it’s also delicious, fast and fun. White chocolate bark with pistachios and dried cranberries. Yum. Well, kind of voila. More like load it, put it in the fridge for a … Continue reading

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S’mores Variations

Good morning everyone! I hope you all had a relaxing weekend with lots of sunshine. I had every intention of sharing a great Friday Finds post with you at the end of last week, but the week just got away … Continue reading

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Dirt Dessert for a Send-Off

By the time you read this, I should be back in Dublin and struggling through a full day of work. Who thought it was a good idea to fly in Monday morning and go straight from the airport to the … Continue reading

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Pretty Prints

I’ve got a little decorating project percolating. I can’t divulge all the details yet, but it’s been constantly on my brain the last few weeks so I want to share a few little fun ideas I’m trying to incorporate. And … Continue reading

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Melty

{yummy chocolate ice cream from the lovely brown-eyed baker} One huge thing I am looking forward to on our trip back to America next month? Hard ice cream. On a sugar cone. From an ice cream shop. Ireland doesn’t really have … Continue reading

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Seasonal

When I first moved to Ireland, I mistakenly thought that you couldn’t really tell the change in seasons here. I was so wrong. The seasons here are more subtle; the rain takes some of the edge off. But they’re here, … Continue reading

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