Christmas in October

Yes I know – I’ve mentioned the dreaded C word..sorry! I was thrilled to be invited to the Tesco Ireland Christmas preview which took place last night. The event was held in 25 Fitzwilliam Place, Dublin, which is the most stunning Georgian house I’ve ever seen and perfect for the evening.

Sligo Shops – The Cat and the Moon

The Cat and the Moon is located in Castle Street, Sligo and is run by the very talented Martina Hamilton. This week Martina celebrated 25 years in business and had a staff reunion which I went along to. 

Tiger comes roaring into Sligo

Sligo’s newest store opened today in the Quayside Shopping Centre. Tiger Stores said Halløj to Sligo with their 15th Irish store. Shoppers were out in force and were welcomed by the smiling friendly staff who were on hand with cakes and biscuits…sure what more could you want? Bargains, that’s what and Tiger has bargains by […]

Peanut Butter Fudge

A year ago…yes I’m not the quickest in the world, I saw a blog post by the Burlesque Chef for Peanut Butter Fudge. So I had a go at making it and I was a bit worried as I’ve never made fudge before and thought I might weld the spoon to the saucepan. I didn’t […]

Pet Portraits – and more

If you are looking for a special gift how about booking me to take a ‘pet portrait’. I will come to your home or meet you at a scenic location and take some special photos of your pet. I will email you small sizes of the images and you can either get a print of […]

Sligo Shops – Lollypotz

Australian Brand Opens First European Store in Sligo, Ireland. Australian Chocolate and Gift Supplier Lollypotz has announced the brand is opening its first European store in Sligo, Ireland. The operation will service Lollypotz customers with same day/next day delivery to Ireland, the UK and other European markets. Lollypotz is a multi-award-winning Australian Company, founded in […]