• craft,  food

    Chocolate Wedding Favours that are hassle free!

    I’ve done lots of freelance event planning over the years, made cupcakes for events and in work, asked by brides about  buying bags of chocolate and making their own favours in the form of home made chocolate using moulds. There is absolutely nothing wrong with home made chocolates but keep in mind, if you have 200+ guests and want to make 5 chocolates per person, that’s a LOT of chocolate making, tempering, waiting for them to set and starting all over again. Chocolate moulds are fantastic when you don’t have to make so many, perhaps a small intimate wedding, a birthday party, birthday present of just as a treat on…

  • food

    Harvest Season

    So Summer is starting to get away from us, nights are once again getting shorter, it’s not so hot anymore and those of you who have kids are silently rejoicing in the secret delight that the kids are going back to school in two weeks! But best of all it’s harvest season! I have memories of picking blackberries with my Nana Norah this time of year on holiday in south Wicklow, when I was about five, I’d take my beach bucket and we’d fill it right up, I would often come home with sunkissed cheeks, wild hair and purple lips and fingers from nibbling as I picked! My Nana made…