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Tuesdays in Athy

I don't know about you, but personally I love a good flea market. I come from a land where going to garage sales (like...

  I have wanted to visit Trim Castle for quite some time now, but I decided to wait until now knowing that my family was...

I don’t believe I know a single Irish woman who doesn’t know how to make a good cup of tea and a few scones...

  Boxing in Ireland is huge. It’s actually the number one Olympic sport in Ireland. Although I wouldn't consider myself a boxer, I’ve been blessed...
Ordinary Laundry Days in Ireland. Clothes on the line.

Rachel posted about Irish Laundromats so I thought I’d share about an ordinary day doing laundry in Ireland for those who are interested. My little...
An Irish Laundromat

Where I come from in America there are many people who do not own, or have access to, a washing machine. Whether it be...

One frosty morning my husband and I decided to get out and do something new. Thankfully, we had picked up a free pocket guide...
daffodils are an amazing part of Spring in Ireland

It is spring in Ireland, or so they say; here we follow the Irish calendar... where SPRING is: February, March, and April; SUMMER: May, June, July; AUTUMN: August,...
ahhh sure, she's a grand old country if you could only roof her.

Many say the Irish have the “gift of the gab,” though that may be just a generalization, I have found it true that many...
Steak Sandwich

Once again my hubby and I took a trip to Kildare town, this time for a special Valentines date. After doing a little bit...

Standing in the corner of my son’s room is a surfboard. Every time I look at it, it reminds me of an adventure that...

Limescale is a problem in our area. Learning how to clean a kettle is the solution. We use water filters for our drinking water...

  The Rock of Cashel sits as an impressive structure high on a hill overlooking the small town of Cashel and the surrounding valley. It...

  On a whim my little family decided to take a trip to Kildare last Saturday afternoon. “Kildare Town dates from the 5th Century, when...

This week I got to visit one of my favorite areas in Ireland so far: and I don't even know what to call it....

Yesterday, I took my baby girl out for a walk. The sky was clear and the weather not too cold, unlike today, which is...
Emo Court

  One fine day, a handsome man drove me through the tall trees, in all their autumn glory, up the long driveway to Emo Court....
our girls on a roller coaster...they weren't huge fans. I got a little nauseous myself.

As we entered 2015, we were looking into something fun to do as a whole family...our seven, my brother and his wife and their...
Fox Hunt

Fox hunting is a unique sport that is still practiced in Ireland today as a means of pest control and fun for hunt club...

Last night our beautiful green island was covered in snow; at least in our area. I think it must have snowed about 2 inches...

The beginning of the New Year is a special time. Making resolutions may come easy, but fulfilling them is sometimes harder. We want to...

  This year another birthday treat was my mom taking me to the Avoca Mill Store in Avoca Village, Wicklow. One of my favorite places...
Mocha's Vintage Tea Rooms

  For Heather and my birthday gift this year, our good friend Anna decided she wanted to take us to Mocha's Vintage Tea Rooms for...

Last Saturday I hosted some ladies from church for our monthly women's breakfast, thinking it would be fun to do a Christmas craft with...