Today I am grateful for a delicious breakfast made by my wonderful boyfriend. He made me vegan pancakes topped with chocolate tahini sauce and fresh berries! I'm also grateful for a long walk along the sea. The west of Ireland is breathtakingly beautiful. The incredible sights combined with fresh air and a sea breeze made for a… Continue reading 25/03/2017
Today I am grateful for the beginning of a quiet weekend. Seán and I are spending the weekend at his family's holiday home in Sligo, in the west of Ireland. I'm grateful for this escape to the peaceful countryside, it's exactly what I need right now.
I am grateful for my grandfather and for the way he lived his life. He grew up in a time of uncertainty, with war separating his family and forcing him out of the country he lived in. Despite these unimaginable hardships in early life, he was one of the most kind and genuine people I… Continue reading 23/03/2017
Today I am grateful for blue sky after a rainy weekend and rainy beginning to the week. I sometimes complain about the few days it does rain here in Dublin but I know I should be grateful for the usually good weather - it's nothing like Vancouver's months and months of never ending rain (and… Continue reading 22/03/2017
Today I am grateful for the new books Seán gave me for my birthday! I love reading, especially at night before bed. It's such a relaxing and calming way to end the day. I'm very much looking forward to starting my new books! (After I finish the last chapter of my current book of course!)
Today has not been great. I woke up feeling quite sick, and it only got worse as the day went on. I'm grateful for hot, herbal tea; a nourishing dinner of veggies, potatoes, and spaghetti; and a relaxing evening. It's important to listen to what your body needs when you're not feeling your best, and… Continue reading 27/02/2017
Hummus is one of my favourite foods. It tastes amazing on almost anything! This time when making hummus, Seán and I decided to make a big batch of it, split it into thirds, add a few more ingredients, and end up with 3 different delicious kinds of hummus! We made classic hummus, beetroot hummus, and carrot… Continue reading Hummus 3 Ways