So long 2018

I’m going to be honest with you, right now 2018 is a bit of a blur, perhaps I’ve been walking about with blinkers on all year.  I wouldn’t say nothing eventful happened, because it did; instead it is maybe that the year went by so fast.  Yes there have been ups and downs, stress andContinue reading “So long 2018”

NI Blogger Brunch – Eddie Rocket’s

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AVA Bistro, Bangor

Last weekend I spent Saturday out with the girls for my birthday.  We headed to the newly revamped AVA Bistro, in Bangor, Main Street; yup we are still going with the theme of new, local businesses. The AVA Bistro opened it’s doors on 1st March, an extension of The AVA Winebar.  The newly opened Bistro ‘promises to deliver aContinue reading “AVA Bistro, Bangor”

First week in the life of a 31 year old

My first week of being 31 years old, I have to say has been a good one!  Let me give you a round up . . . Number one Monday 20th March was my birthday and it was the most unbirthday birthday I have ever had, but that is just how I wanted it andContinue reading “First week in the life of a 31 year old”

fabulous at fifty

Yesterday was the birthday of one of my really good friends, and Saturday night was her party and oh my word was my head sore today, but I had such a good time! A night filled with cocktails, laughter and cake.  With her son Theo (a trained Mixologist) on cocktail duty, the drinks were most definitely flowingContinue reading “fabulous at fifty”

Afternoon Tea by the sea

Everyone loves the treat and experience of Afternoon Tea and I’m always keeping my eyes open for new places to try. Last week as the final part of my birthday treat and birthday weekend Mum and I went to The Salty Dog in Bangor. For £10 per person with tea and coffee you get aContinue reading “Afternoon Tea by the sea”

Aunt Sandra’s Candy Factory

Last Friday mum and I went on a trip to Aunt Sandra’s Candy Factory in Belfast for a tour.  Initially I had wanted to go with my little cousins who had been before and loved it but they were away at Brownie camp and mum had said that she would go with me.  I have wantedContinue reading “Aunt Sandra’s Candy Factory”

The Dainty Bow Bakery

The Dainty Bow Bakery is a home-run business, based in Bangor County Down, owned by Baker and Cake Designer Ruth McKibben. Ruth has recently turned her dream into a reality by taking the plunge and opening up her business. I decided to ask Ruth a few questions about her business.  THE INTERVIEW Where did yourContinue reading “The Dainty Bow Bakery”

The differnce a year makes . . .

1 year older and what a difference that makes! So going for the birthday theme and 28 I have come up with 28 differences a year has made  . . . 1. My hair has got long! – OK not long to some people but to me this is long, I can now plait it!Continue reading “The differnce a year makes . . .”