Goodbye Ballycotton….Hello Ballymaloe Cookery School

    Before packing up and leaving Ballycotton it was just the most beautiful morning …so off I went for a walk.  At the harbor there were mostly men getting ready for a sail or out to catch fish. Just prior to checking had an opportunity to have a really lovely share with Margaret and…

A Heart Filled with Gratitude For Dreams

First, This post is more for me than anyone who might read…..Hope you make your own list of of what fills your heart. At this moment I am so grateful for dreams and the desire to attend Ballymaloe Cookery School. Secondly grateful for support from my husband, all of our family and friends,  for their…

Just Apples….can make a difference…one step at a time!

  8 X 8 oil painting on treated board Price $200.00 When I first started painting about five years ago,  my instructor suggested that we try teaching art classes to improve our skills.   So I purchased enough supplies to teach a class size of 30.   Lucky for me most of my classes where…

Ballymaloe Paintings in 30 day challenge

Well it is the first day of September and within the next 10 days my life will be all about leaving home to attend a culinary school in Ireland. …. well almost all about leaving.  Leslie just started her 30 paintings in 30 day challenge and I couldn’t resist saying maybe I could do this!! The…