Blog Posts

Emigration, Irish Abroad, Travel

A Decade Abroad

I left Ireland in May 2010 to teach in South Korea for a year. I knew I wanted to go to Australia after that, so I thought all-in-all I would be gone for 2 years, however, I was always opened to the idea that it might end up being longer. Fast forward 10 years and… Continue reading A Decade Abroad

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Staycation, Travel

Discover Prince Edward County

For most of us, international travel is out of the question for the foreseeable future. However, that doesn't mean we can't travel our own areas and explore our own localities, discovering new things we never even new existed. If you're looking for a staycation in Ontario, not too far from Toronto, but far enough that… Continue reading Discover Prince Edward County

Wedding Planning

10 Ideas for a non-traditional Wedding Ceremony

More and more, we are seeing couples move away from traditional religious wedding ceremonies. But once you make the decision not to have a traditional ceremony, then comes the hard part of deciding what your ceremony will look like. For us, we always know e would not be having a traditional Catholic Church wedding; neither… Continue reading 10 Ideas for a non-traditional Wedding Ceremony

Wedding Planning

Questions to Ask Wedding Venues

Planning a wedding can be overwhelming and as a result you may forget some important questions when viewing a wedding venue . These questions can help determine if it's the perfect venue for you! If you're dead set on a particular date then you'll firstly have to ensure it's free.It's wise to check if they… Continue reading Questions to Ask Wedding Venues

at home, review

Goodfood Review

As I mentioned, I've recently been trying some food boxes. I previously did a review of Chef's Plate so if you want to compare them, you can check that out here. For Goodfood, I'm signed up for the Classic offering which is 3 recipes for 2 people for a total cost of $66.95. You can… Continue reading Goodfood Review

at home, Canada, review

Chef’s Plate Review

I recently signed up for Chef's Plate, because they partnered with work and we got a great discount on our first two boxes. I have never ordered a food box before, but many of friends order them so I was excited to finally try one. A 2 person - 2 recipe plan from Chef's Plate,… Continue reading Chef’s Plate Review

at home, mental health

Mental Health Resources

It's currently Mental Health Awareness week in Ireland (May 18-24) so I thought this was a good time to post this. Mental health is always important and although it has become more apart of everyday conversations, there is definitely still a stigma surrounding it. With this global pandemic, the vast majority of us have been… Continue reading Mental Health Resources

at home, Cocktails

Pink Sparkling Float Recipe

This bubbly cocktail is perfect for a treat at home, it can be served as a dessert, or just a cocktail. It would also go down very well with your brunch. Be warned, one will not be enough! Ingredients: - Your favourite sparkling rosé. I used Trius' Brute Rosé which is fab. You can buy… Continue reading Pink Sparkling Float Recipe

at home, Date Night, Ireland

Quarantine Date Night Ideas – Irish Edition

We are all stuck inside these days, with no movies to go to, no restaurants or pubs opened, however, that doesn't mean that you and BAE can't have date night and have a bit of craic at home. Read on for some quarantine date night ideas - Irish Edition! 1.Film Night Your face when you… Continue reading Quarantine Date Night Ideas – Irish Edition

at home, Coffee, Food

Dalgona Coffee 4 ways

You may have noticed that a new trend took the world by storm over the past 6 weeks; the Dalgona Coffee or the Whipped Coffee, which is a creamy Korean coffee. It first took off on the social media platform TikTok and I've been hooked ever since! I started to wonder what other variations of… Continue reading Dalgona Coffee 4 ways