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Pumpkin Chilli Coconut Soup

Posted by on Oct 27, 2014 in Eat, Hello!, Make | No Comments
Pumpkin Chilli Coconut Soup

‘Tis the season….. No, not to be jolly, not QUITE yet anyway – ‘Tis the season for pumpkins! So every October the supermarkets are coming down with pumpkins in preparation for Halloween, but the poor humble pumpkin is so much more than just a blank canvas for over-ambitious carving projects. Last year, having bought a […]

Allow myself to introduce….myself.

Posted by on Oct 26, 2014 in Hello! | No Comments
Allow myself to introduce….myself.

Hello to all you followers of the Peach Parade blog! My name is Jolene. As you may know, the lovely Marcella is expecting and will soon be taking a short break from the blog to focus on the new baby and all the joys of motherhood.  So in the meantime, I will be contributing some […]

Easy Danish Recipe

Posted by on Oct 3, 2014 in Eat, Hello! | 2 Comments
Easy Danish Recipe

A very happy weekend to you lovelies! So sorry we have been a bit on the quiet side but we have some plans afoot and we hope to start a whole new routine v soon! I’m looking forward to pretty relaxed weekend; catching up with friends over afternoon tea and trying to brush up on […]

Adventures in Food (the best kind)

Posted by on Sep 17, 2014 in Eat, Go, Hello! | No Comments
Adventures in Food (the best kind)

Sorry for the radio silence guys.  We have all been busy travelling (me and Meabh) and being pregnant (Marcy). But I am back from my travels and have plenty to share.  First (and foremost) FOOD! Yay! So I have spent the past few weeks celebrating our first wedding anniversary by travelling around Canada and NW […]

A visit to Toronto

Posted by on Aug 14, 2014 in Go | No Comments
A visit to Toronto

Happy Thursday friends! As I mentioned in my last post, I’m not long back from a trip to Toronto and NYC and I had the best time! As the lovely Marcy has already talked about NYC, I’m going to stick to Canada’s most populous city-Toronto! One of my besties (Jolene) has been living in Canada since […]

The Bloggers Snail Mail Challenge

Posted by on Aug 6, 2014 in Hello! | 4 Comments
The Bloggers Snail Mail Challenge

Hi folks! Hope you’re having a lovely summer! I’ve just returned from a fantastic holiday in Toronto  and New York and I feel filled with inspiration for new recipes and cocktails to try! More of that coming soon! In our last post the lovely Lisa was talking about how starting a blog has opened up […]

Making Creative Friends: You Them Us Photography

Posted by on Jul 30, 2014 in Hello! | 2 Comments
Making Creative Friends: You Them Us Photography

One of the things I have enjoyed most about starting this site is getting to know other bloggers and creative people.  When we were first starting out we all already followed a lot of blogs and it was pretty daunting when you saw how creative, talented and witty some of the bloggers are.  But we […]

Perfect Peachy Sangria

Posted by on Jul 26, 2014 in Drink, Hello! | No Comments
Perfect Peachy Sangria

Happy Saturday lovelies! So, summer is in full swing and I for one am making the most of every moment! Sangria is one of the ultimate summer drinks and this one is quick to make and can be prepared in batches in advance of any summer shenanigans you’re planning on getting up to. You will […]

Homemade Elderflower Cordial

Posted by on Jul 19, 2014 in Drink, Hello! | 4 Comments
Homemade Elderflower Cordial

Hello friends! I have long harboured dreams of living the perfect ‘Good Life’; growing my own fruit and vegetables and creating delicious jams and chutneys using the fruits of my labour. The truth, however, is that I can just about keep shop-bought herbs alive on my kitchen window sill! The good news? You don’t even […]

Chocolate Chip, Hazelnut and Raisin Flapjacks

Posted by on Jul 18, 2014 in Eat, Hello! | No Comments
Chocolate Chip, Hazelnut and Raisin Flapjacks

If you’ve got 30 minutes to spare this weekend you should give this super tasty recipe a go! I love oats but at this time of the year its a bit warm for porridge so I find flapjacks a great alternative breakfast snack. They’re also a lovely treat with a cup of tea! To make […]