Carton House

Our stay in Carton House

Last weekend, hubby & I were lucky enough to stay in Carton House in  Maynooth, Co. Kildare. I took so many photos that I am splitting the post into two. 

clever way to use up leftover tiles

Clever way to use up leftover tiles!

Want a quick and clever way to use up leftover tiles? Turn them into coasters!

Pork chops in a white wine & cream sauce

Pork Chops in white wine & cream sauce!

Looking for a different way to have your Pork chops, well then, what about Pork chops in white wine & cream sauce?

old teapot into planter

DIY Tutorial: Turn an Old Teapot into a Planter

Today I’ll give you a tutorial on how to turn an old teapot like mine into a happy home for a plant!

Visit to Powerscourt Estate & Gardens, Co Wicklow

Powerscourt Estate & Gardens, Co Wicklow

In the heart of picturesque County Wicklow, otherwise known as the Garden of Ireland Over the May bank holiday weekend hubby and I visited the Powerscourt Estate and Gardens in…

Paint a chair! Paint a Jewellery box!

This is another old chair that I brightened up with a lick of paint. The chair was prepped the same as my previous post on painting a chair

Visit to Áras un Uachtaráin

My Saturday visit to Áras un Uachtarain

Recently, I got the opportunity to visit Áras un Uachtaráin which means the president’s house (or residence if you like). It is the official residence of the President of Ireland…

Create your own homemade detox bath with this amazing recipe!

How to create your own spa treatment with an amazing homemade Detox Bath!

Create your own homemade detox bath with this amazing recipe! There’s nothing more relaxing than a long soak in a bath to remove all the stress of the day from…

Strawberry & Banana smoothie

Strawberry Smoothie

At this time of year, on the weekend mornings, I get back into drinking smoothies. They are so delicious and quick to make, never mind good for you! They are…

upcycle a bedside cabinet

Upcycle Bedside Cabinet

I have been going a bit mad with painting things lately.  Hubby thinks I may forget myself and paint him too if he’s not careful! For the moment I will…