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Blackberry Season in Ireland

‘Tis the season! Berry picking in Ireland. I ran out of my precious stock of last year’s frozen blackberries a little over a month ago and...

Spring in Ireland and the Irish Calendar

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,...

Clean a Kettle in Ireland

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

Renting in Ireland: the Benefits

One of the (many) benefits of living in Ireland is the ease of renting a home. In America, whether you are moving out of...

Discovering Mud Puddles and thinking about Wellies

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

Bathroom Light Switches in Ireland

Light switches are a funny thing in Ireland, at least to this former American construction worker/home builder. I’m used to walking into the bathroom,...

How To Build A Turf Fire In Your Stove

How To Build A Turf Fire
I've been wanting to write on this topic for some time now. It may seem trivial to some and probably humorous to my Irish...

Our version of the Pallet Wall in Ireland

As I wrote in my last post, the ease of renting and finding a home in Ireland has been amazing, especially after having moved...

Ordinary Laundry in Ireland

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 Ordinary Day In Ireland

It was an ordinary day today, an ordinary day in Ireland that is. At 6 am I woke up to the sound of lambs bleating...

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Heather Cammack
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