Category Archives: Ireland

Looking for answers….

While I don’t homeschool, I was bound and determined that the kids would learn something on this trip. Of course, it had to be fun at the same time. I read an idea about having the kids do a faery … Continue reading

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There is something special about the name Clare….

I love my daughter and I love her name…Clare. My sister likes to joke that we named her after some dirt (land) in Ireland. There is a little bit of truth in that we did spell her name without the … Continue reading

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Pots and Rocks

Sorry this is so far behind the actual trip. I was working on a project when I realized my negligence! We had admired some pottery that was in our self-catering cottage. It was made locally so we decided to go … Continue reading

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Time to hit the city!

We had been doing pretty good at avoiding cities but on Thursday (June 13th), it was time to tour Kilkenny city. Sean woke up with a stomach bug that morning. Yuck! I never want the kids to get sick at … Continue reading

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Horsing around

If you haven’t figured it out by now, our family likes animals. My youngest son Ryan has loved horses since he could walk. Ryan rides every time we are at my parents’ farm. Everyday all summer and even at Christmas … Continue reading

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I’m hungry!

I’m hungry! The phrase that a mother of two boys hears almost constantly. Are they really starving? No. Do they (or we for that matter) really know what it is truly like to be starving? No. On Tuesday, we visited … Continue reading

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Treasures to be found close to home

A lot of people are guilty of never seeing things that are right in their own back yard. We take for granted places that have always been there. I grew up less than 30 minutes from Niagara Falls but had … Continue reading

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