World Mental Health Day🌍💚

Today is World Mental Health Day. People are reminded to be aware of their mental health. Below are a list of the small things we can do to take care of our mental health. Be kind to yourself Drink water Eat less sugar Go for a walk Talk to a therapist Make a gratitude list…

White Chocolate and Raspberry Traybake🍰

I was looking forward to trying this recipe as raspberries and white chocolate are a great combination. This traybake goes well with some freshly whipped cream and a nice cup of tea☺️ ingredients 200g Butter softened 200g Caster sugar 200g Self-Raising Flour 4 eggs 50g Ground Almonds 1 portion icing sugar for dusting 150g Raspberries…

Things to see and do in County..Clare☘️

County Clare is one of my favourite counties in Ireland. It is not far from County Galway and there are lots of small towns and villages. The countryside is picturesque and very rural Ireland. County Clare is very popular with (American) tourists because of its scenery. Clare is notorious for its flora, fauna and landscape…

New Star Sign⛎

According to NASA, there is a new 13th star sign, Ophiuchus, meaning we may have been reading the wrong horoscopes all along (ugh so frustrating😤🤦‍♀️). The ancient Babylonians ignored the fact the sun moves through 13 constellations, not 12, to make a tidy match with the 12-month calendar. Ophiuchus comes from the Greek word meaning…

Mini pancakes Recipe🥞

This is a Tesco recipe and doesn’t take long to cook. Go wild with your favourite toppings 🍓🍐🍌🍯 I made this for brunch today. These pancakes make the perfect breakfast or after-dinner treat. 150g self-raising flour 1 egg 250ml semi-skilled milk oil for greasing toppings of your choice (I chose Big Red Kitchen Butterscotch Sauce)…

Mind yourself (gurleen)💆

This blogpost describes ways to practice self-care. It is important to check-up on ourselves often and take care of ourselves emotionally, spiritually, physically. 🧘 Eat well Exercise regularly Practice yoga, meditation,mindfulness Visit and spend time with family members (nobody loves you more) Visit friends often Visit neighbours Treat yourself to a nice dessert or online…

Strawberry and Lemon Cheesecake Recipe🍓🍋

This recipe is by Irish blogger Niamh O’Sullivan. 250g Digestive biscuits 100g Butter (melted) 600g Full fat soft cheese 100g Icing sugar Juice of 1 lemon 250ml Double cream Strawberries and lemon zest for decoration Method To make the base, butter or line a 23/24cm loose-bottomed tin with greaseproof paper. Put the digestive biscuits in…

Galway coffee and dining🍴☘️

There are so many places to eat in Galway city and county. It is no wonder Galway was awarded the European Capital of Culture 2020. Below are a list of coffee and food places I recommend in Galway city. This list is most definitely not exhaustive and I will update this blogpost regularly☕🍴 Coffee/Hot drinks:…

Love yourself💖

Everyone experiences insecurities and self-esteem issues at some stage of their life. As I grow older, I am learning to love who I am, recognise my self worth and recognise and appreciate my good qualities. What’s not to love about Jo <333🥰🥰🥰 Whether you have been bullied, had body image issues, didn’t have many friends,…

Noël en Belgique et aux Les Pays-Bays 🇧🇪 🇳🇱

I have been to Belgium twice and I would recommend travelling there if you have never been before. One of my best friends is currently doing a Masters in Digital Media and Society at KU Leuven. She did her Erasmus in Belgium in third year of her B.Sc Commerce at Leuven. The first time I…