The Gingerdead men

I used to watch the walking dead religiously with my family. It was fun, exciting and we were all into zombies! As the series started drifting away from zombies vs man and more into man vs man (people killing people) a couple of my sisters lost interest. It was getting too violent and grotesque and…

Recipe: Pizza

I decided to make pizza for tea tonight and I wasn’t going to be lazy about it! I decided to make my own base this time instead of store bought. My last attempt at making a pizza base resulted in failure due to the yeast being expired. When I thought I was going to find…

Recipe: Gingerbread Men

I can’t remember the time when this passion for making gingerbread started brewing. I think it was when I was younger and on occassions my sisters and I would make gingerbread men together. Baking and decorating with my sisters was fun and we had a lot of laughs. Just thinking about it now has slapped…

Gingerbread Homes

A few Christmases ago I decided to make my first gingerbread house. My cousin used to make gingerbread houses as gifts for everyone, I used to feel so jealous of her skills in baking that I just had to confront this green eyed monster and make one myself. I followed the steps in preparation but…

Chilling in Granity

I have recently travelled to Granity which is a little piece of heaven outside of Westport. My parents own an endearing bach right next to the sea which I like to escape to when I need a mental break. The sound of the waves crashing against the shore, cicadas singing and the crackling of the…