Monthly Archives: February 2012

london part i

Hello hello! Very exciting things to tell! So. My first real departure from the island was a whirlwind weekend in London. And let me tell you, it was an absolutely phenomenal weekend, 6 am flights and all. Us in all of … Continue reading

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soft and chewy molasses cookies

One of the things I love about Dublin is the weather. No, I’m not referring to the incessant rain…I’m talking about how the temperature hovers around 40-60 degrees Fahrenheit pretty much all year round (God knows what that is in … Continue reading

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thursday things [london edition]

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belfast

If you ever want to raise the ire of the Irish people, just mistakenly categorize them either 1) with the British, 2) from the United Kingdom, or 3) from Northern Ireland. I definitely knew the details about the Irish conflict … Continue reading

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snickerdoodle cookie cupcakes

“Make something crazy because even if it doesn’t turn out perfect, you know I’ll still love it.” Now just try to tell me that I don’t have the greatest friends in the universe. I dare ya.

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merry ploughboys

UCD is pretty great at organizing fun (and free!) little excursions for us American international students, the first of which was a night of traditional Irish music and dance at the Merry Ploughboy Pub. I was, and still am, a … Continue reading

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perfect sugar cookie cutouts

Now, lest you think that these are some long overdue Christmas cookies, I must swiftly and properly inform you that they most certainly are not. These cookies are very special to me. One of my best friends, Tyne, studied abroad … Continue reading

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