Food

Butternut Squash Soup with Rosemary

I have no enticing picture because a. I am not neat or precise when it comes to chopping or arranging ingredients and b. I ate it too fast to take a pic after. Approx instructions for this amazing soup are as follows… 1. Find a way to chop butternut squash. 2. Rest for a while as you will likely hate butternut squash by now and may not even have all your fingers in tact anymore.…

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Our World Web & eCommerce

Help A Small Local Business Owner in Your Area

I know some things about SEO. That stands for search engine optimisation which basically means finding ways to make it easier for potential customers to find you when they use search engines, like Google, Bing or Yahoo. But SEO is not just something that can help people with an online business or website. It can help local businesses with no online presence too. One element of it I’ve recently explored is registering with Google Places…

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Budget Fun Food

The Best Lunch Deal in Dublin…So Far

By far the best lunch deal I’ve found in Dublin so far is at Soup Dragon on Capel Street. For €3 you get a really great soup and get to choose from a wide variety and lovely tasty breads and a piece of fruit of your choice. Save it for your three o clock snack or for your morning elevenses the following day! Either way it will all keep you happy, healthy and full. Their…

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Budget Fun Events & Activities

Family Gatherings – A Polite Opportunity for Chaos

Extended family gatherings are different for all families I’m sure but mine are incredibly polite. This year I saw the politeness lead to a whole new level of bizarre courtesy of my genius mum.  Mum suggested, for her own entertainment I’m sure, that we have an Easter bonnet competition. Thanks to everyone’s good manners – no one rejected this ridiculous suggestion. And thank Zombie Jesus they didn’t because it was the second most fun part of…

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Budget Fun Coffee Food

Cheap Lunches Dublin – Brother Hubbard

Brother Hubbard is a lovely wee spot. Their coffee is the bizness and the place looks amazing thanks to Dublin Design duo Design Goat. It’s a bit over my measly food budget to be eating lunch their normally but take away soup with really lovely breads is 4.50. Decent. And the soup is tasty as fuck. Looking forward to trying their juices too. They’re on capel street in the city centre and go with plenty…

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Art, Design & Culture Budget Fun Events & Activities

Jezzebelle at Brown Bread Mix Tape, Stags Head Dublin

The brown bread mix tape is held once a month in the stags head. Went for the first time last night. It certainly wasn’t lying about that it was mixed. Evening may include everything from comedy sketches to weird madness interspersed with a raffle. Irish band Jezzebelle were my favourite of the night. There is a tiny vine clip here but look them up or see them live if you can. Fiver entry and you…

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