A Bloomin’Amazing Day Out…

The June Bank Holiday weekend is upon us, the temperatures have been soaring, and the population of IrelandĀ appears to have given a collective sigh of relief and headed for the great outdoors. Is Ireland not just the most magnificent place when the sun shows it’s beautiful face? We are blessed in this country to have…

The A to Z of The Littlest Polkadot…

Just for fun, I decided to compile a blog post of some of my favourite things ranging from A to Z. I would love to hear of some of your favourite things. Set yourself the challenge of compiling them alphabetically, it’s more difficult than you would imagine, but so much fun! šŸ™‚ Enjoy! Alien My…

Home-Baking made simple thanks to Bake It Easy!

I adore baking, and have done for many years. My mother is outstanding when it comes to baking and cooking, and ‘licking the spoon’ was a common occurence in our house growing up as there was always some yummy baking to sample. I try to bake at least once a week as I prefer home-made…

Dad’s secret chocolate fingers recipe…

  When I say secret, I mean that my father has been using this recipe for donkey’s year’s, and it is really not that ‘secret’ at all, but he only recently disclosed the recipe to me ! Happy days for all of you guys, myself included! These chocolate fingers have gone down a treat in…

Porridge .. Not just for breakfast!

Breakfast is the most important meal of the day. We have heard this said for years, and years. But, I do firmly believe that a substantial breakfast really does set you up for the day ahead. It sends you off about your day on the right path. Perhaps you’re not a cereal person, like myself….

Chocolate fix ..

A lot of my Instagram, and Facebook followers have asked me for the recipe for my chocolate caramel slices that Ā I baked last week ! So here goes ..   disclaimer : they won’t last long around the house , they’re absolutely yummy ! I adore Donal Skehan, and his website is packed full of…

Competition time !

I am having an absolute blast blogging about my favourite things , and reviewing items that I love, and hearing all of your feedback ! So, to celebrate Ā the launch of my fabulous new blog , I have decided to give away two hampers of my favourite goodies from dr. Oetker , Cadbury, stork, and…

Spring, spring , Spring ..

  Spring has finally shown its beautiful face and Mother Nature appears to have given us all a welcome breather from the ferocious battle of the elementsĀ that we fondly refer to as the “Irish winter “.Ā Daffodils are blooming , the evenings are getting longer , the winter chill has left the air and the Irish…