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The Voice of the Irish, calling St. Patrick home

With only a few days until St. Patrick's Day I wanted to follow up on my story from last week about the journey of our patron saint, as this is such a great story, and worth telling, so here we go... When Patrick returned to Ireland, the land of his previous slavery,...

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Ireland calling – the Voice from the Sea

The Irish sea was a place of terror for young Patrick who had been violently ripped from his family in ancient Roman Britannia by a band of Irish pirates and hauled off to a place that the Romans called Hibernia (meaning - the land of perceptual winter). He worked as...

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Love Irish Chocoalte? …… continued

t's almost Valentine's Day and I am still dreaming of Irish Chocolate! Today I wanted to highlight a few of my favorite chocolate desserts that we had the opportunity to taste and devour last year whilst leading our Shamrock and Peach Tours. Irish chefs are creating...

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Love Irish Chocolate….. continued

In pursuit of the best Irish chocolates we turn to Dingle Town in County Kerry,a stop on last summer's Shamrock and Peach Southern Elegance tours. The Wild Irish Chocolate Shop, situated on the main street in Dingle, had an assortment of fudge, marshmallows, toffee,...

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Love Irish Chocolate

Are you just like me and in love with chocolate?  Of course you are! - This week is Valentine's, and in celebration I am blogging about some of my favorite Irish Chocolate experiences. For us Irish living abroad there are always two requests we have for friends and...

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Blue cheese & bacon tatter cups for the Super Bowl!

Super Bowl 53 is in our hometown of Atlanta this weekend and the buzz is in the air! The sun is shining, it feels like spring, the traffic is horrible (what's new?) and all the great and good are descending on the ATL for the annual fest of football and quirky ads on...

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Low Carb Chocolate & Irish Whiskey Mousse

Finally, a dessert we can all enjoy that's not going to mess up our low carb new resolution goals! - Yeah!, right?...and I mention that I add a wee shot of whiskey in there too? It's just so nice to have that taste of sweet after dinner, and it gives us a chocolate...

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Winter Warmer Hot Toddy

It's cold and flu season again unfortunately, and perhaps that means it's time we stock up on the ingredients to make a hot toddy. - but wait, 'what is a hot toddy'? I hear you ask? - well, it's an Irish essential for January, and for cold and flu season. The ultimate...

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