“Considered” by Helen James for Dunnes Stores

Recently I have had a lot of  email queries about homemade gifts -in particular the packaging.  Being the Queen of recycling I have no end of suggestions for those used jars, tins and cartons.  Over the coming months, I will have lots of  blog posts that will focus solely on homemade gifts and wrapping and no doubt you’ll see … Continue reading

Kerrygold Butter – a worldwide sensation

If there is such a thing as a butterholic it is me.  Hands up.  Forget chocolate, just give me real butter on fresh bread.  Add a drizzle of pure honey from the garden and what could be finer? Making your own butter is so incredibly simple and little pats of homemade butter make a fabulous … Continue reading

Tea Light Holders

I love to collect jars. If I buy something in a nice jar, I keep the jar.  And I find plenty of uses for them  – homemade jams and chutneys, herb infused oils, sloe gin, raspberry vodka, sugar scrubs, homemade toffee – you get the picture.  Those recycled jars are little gems.  At this time … Continue reading