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Easy bouquet in Ireland

It is nearly December and the fields in Ireland remain a brilliant emerald green. The leaves have fallen off many trees but evergreens and...

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...


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A story about "our" swan I wrote last summer but forgot to post. I hope you enjoy!

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...

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...

Snow in Ireland

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

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...

My Top 10 Irish Sayings…plus 8 extras

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...

Ms. “P’s” Irish Scones Recipe

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...

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...

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