Less guilty succulent homemade beef burgers

A good burger never fails to fully satisfy the hunger signals. The best thing about making your own beef burger is that it gives you the chance to have a burger that’s seasoned, cooked and dressed how you like it. However, the most important ingredient is the beef and more importantly how that beef is … Continue reading

Homegrown Food Festival Donegal Day 1

It was lovely to meet Rachel Allen in Lettekenny today. Plenty of food for thought for the Home Economics kitchen in September. Great to see such innovation and dedicated artisan producers, especially Donegal based businesses. From the most amazing sausages from “Barry Johns”,  mint jelly from “Bidlims Moods”, a selection of guilty pleasures from “MallowMia” … Continue reading


Very appropriate quote for today’s outing to http://www.homegrownfoodfestival.ie/ at home here in Donegal. I’m never one to turn down good food. Always stop to taste! #mindfuleating #goodfood #localfoodsgood, supportlocal #foodfestival

Digging the dirt (Mindflowerwellness)

I go to nature to be soothed and healed, and to have my senses put in tune once more- John Burroughs There is no such thing as a “perfect” garden. As my grandfather once said to me “The garden of the home reflects the soul of the occupier”. For me gardening is not unlike how we manage our … Continue reading


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Learning for life with Home Economics

Never has there been a better time to study Home Economics. I’ve tried to come up with my top 12 reasons for you to think about studying Home Economics for the Junior and Leaving Certificate Cycle . Hopefully you will find this helpful.