Taking An August Break 2017.


One of the first ever blogs I read was one by Susannah Conway , her Instagram was also one of the first I started following. Her blog is beautiful , well written and a joy to read and her photos are just an inspiration. When I started blogging first I felt bad that one of my favourite bloggers wasn’t an Irish one, I felt at times I should have been following more Irish bloggers and sharing the love but I just couldn’t find many that I enjoyed and even now most of my favourite blogs and Instagram accounts are based outside of Ireland but sshhhh don’t tell anyone.

So this break I am talking about is a break from the usual, a break to try something different, an excuse to take different photos than you would normally and an excuse to have fun for a month. So I will be back to posting daily but just a lot more photos for the month, maybe some days I will have a chat, maybe it will be just a picture of what ever that days prompt is or maybe it will be ten photos. I am really looking forward to this because I loved the month I blogged everyday and I am missing it a little which is why I am so looking forward to this.

If you would like to join in then Susannah has a prompt for everyday on her blog for us all to follow and share, here they are.

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The hashtag is #augustbreak2017 so everyone taking part can see your photos and there is also a Facebook page but all details are on her blog so go have a look.

So tomorrow is the first day and its all about the morning, I will be sharing mine on my Instagram so come have a look and will be sharing on my stories as well.

See you all in the morning.

Plans For The Summer.


The count down is on, only three weeks left till myself and Sid are off from school for the summer, eight weeks of being at home all of us together. I try to make plans of some things to do over the summer because if I didn’t the summer weeks would slip by in a blur of farming and horses and housework so having a plan helps us leave the yard an odd day. So here is some of what we want to try do this summer: 

  • Go most days to the International Dublin Horse Show.
  • Climb two locals hills/ mountain.
  • Read at least 3 books over the 8 weeks.
  • Go swimming in the sea.
  • Have a picnic.
  • Go to the cinema.
  • Have fun.

What plans have you for your summer? 

What I Learned This Week.


  • That even three days away is enough of a break to de stress.
  • Who ever invented a double bed was just mad.
  • That myself and the farmer can not sleep in a double bed we don’t have enough room ! 
  • I only have 3 more weeks till I am off for the summer.
  • That everyone should get measured for their Bra’s because to wear one that fits you properly is just heavenly.
  • That I am a size bigger than I thought, which explains why I was always uncomfortable.
  • Everyone should ring their broadband and tv provider every so often because you will nearly always come away with a better deal or service.
  • Birkinstock sandels are a little more expensive than your average ones but once they are worn in they are so comfy.
  • The tasty parlour do really tasty gluten free cakes and sweet treats and they are a Wexford based company.
  • I am really enjoying blogging everyday.

So there is my week, how was yours ? What did you learn ?