Category Archives: Holidays

Easter Egg Hunt for the Big Kids

One of my goals lately has been to take more photographs of my family and friends. For a while there, photos were just for business or blogging. But I’m realizing how much I want to remember the unstyled, imperfect moments … Continue reading

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How to Say I Love You in Irish

Happy Friday, everyone! I wanted to put together a little DIY Valentine in case you’re the last minute type, and in case your Valentine is particularly enamored of all things Irish. This will be such a hit and won’t take … Continue reading

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Mexican Hot Chocolate Cookies for Valentine’s Day

I don’t always get very excited for Valentine’s Day, but this year all the pinks and reds seem springy, so I’m going with it! I baked up some of these sweet heart cookies last week (and somehow managed not to … Continue reading

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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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Simple DIY / Valentine’s Heart T-shirt

Happy Valentine’s Day, friends! I have a little simple DIY for your Friday that will take you all of twenty minutes to create, just in time for a Valentine’s date tonight. And if your Valentine’s evening consists of red wine … Continue reading

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Homemade Holiday: DIY Chalk Marker Wreaths

Hello, friends! Can you believe it’s only two weeks until Christmas? I have a simple and inexpensive DIY to share today. Inspired by the beautiful decals from Shanna Murray, I wanted to make an Irish themed set of wreaths to … Continue reading

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Homemade Holiday: Georgian Gingerbread Houses

Now that we’re well into December, it’s safe to really bring out the holiday projects and decorations. So I bring you, drumroll please, Georgian gingerbread houses! Well, more like Georgian gingerbread facades, really. But aren’t they cute? Last week, I … Continue reading

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Irish Gift Guide: Holiday Cheer

Happy Monday, friends! I hope you all had a nice weekend and/or Thanksgiving, depending on where you were! I took a few days off to celebrate my 29th (!) birthday and have a belated Thanksgiving. It was the first time … Continue reading

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Four Date Ideas for Valentine’s or Not!

{a fort and a fire. what more could you ask for?!} My Valentine’s Day plans are less than exciting and involve barely seeing my husband except for a few minutes to scarf down leftovers before running out the door again! … Continue reading

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A Happy Christmas Video

Wow, what a week. Today, I’m finishing work at my current job, but I have great news to share. I start a new job on January 10th! I’m looking forward to new people, new challenges and a change of scenery. … Continue reading

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