It is lovely to be back at the cottage after almost 2 months of the daily hectic-ness that is every day life.
Here there are “lie-ins” – well, later than 6.50am, so that counts! There are no school uniforms, packed lunches and school runs. There is NO HOMEWORK! (HoweverMiddle Daughter is continuing to work hard towards her transfer test/entrance exams in November/December despite being on holiday)
We still have the cooking, cleaning and laundry etc, but the kids love to get involved with the cooking at least! Not sure what we would do without eggs though – french toast, boiled, scrambled, poached and fried – they can produce them all!
Yesterday we had a walk on the beach at Runkerry Strand
This is the River Bush just before it meets the Atlantic Ocean.
After sunday lunch in Ballycastle I persuaded the family to indulge me by returning home via the Dark Hedges – one of my favourite places to photograph. I think this has been my first visit in Autumn – it was a crisp sunny autumnal day.
I am managing to create quite a bit of jewellery up at the cottage – the small table in the sun-room is my work bench. I will post some of my latest JanMary Designs creations later in the week.
Plans are well under way for a Coffee Morning and Jewellery Party on 12 November, with donations and percentage of jewellery sales going to Friends of the Cancer Centre @ City Hospital, Belfast.
I am looking for some new, easy, tried and tested recipes for buns, cupcakes or tray bakes, so if you have any suggestions be sure to link me up 🙂