Author Archives: Carmen W.

About Carmen W.

I'm a helpmate, homemaker, mom, and writer, who was born and raised in Germany but is now living in Ireland. I love to study, read and write about the Christian faith, homemaking, home education, music, and dog training.

Full Irish Breakfast

Do you know what you will get if you had just ordered a Full Irish Breakfast? No? You think so? Yes? Depending on the location and/or the tradition/s of the individual (restaurant owner’s) family, the ingredients can vary quite a … Continue reading

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What Would You Miss the Most

If you are already living in Ireland, my question to you is: What do you miss most? What are some of the things you’d wish you could enjoy in Ireland, too? I miss the Feldwege (farm lanes) a lot. We … Continue reading

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One Of Those Days and Surprises From Germany

Except for Monday, it had been one of those days… all week long. At the moment, I’m taking a forced break from baking more Christmas biscuits. Last weekend one of my dogs started limping again. Since about two years this … Continue reading

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Christmas Biscuits

I went grocery shopping on Tuesday and bought quite a few extra items. Can you guess what for? Yes, you are right: baking! Baking what? Christmas biscuits or cookies as the American would call them. Isn’t November a bit early … Continue reading

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Advantages Of Online Shopping

It’s fun going places during the summertime. I don’t mind driving to the next town when the weather is nice. However, during wintertime I prefer to stay at home as much as possible. That’s the time for me to order … Continue reading

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Vets

It was time for Missy to get her annual booster, so we drove up to Dublin on Monday. “You are driving all the way up to Dublin just to visit the vet?” “Yes.” “Why? Can’t you find one here?” We … Continue reading

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Storm Callum

About this time last year (16th October 2017) ex-hurricane Ophelia hit Ireland. This year a storm called Callum is on its way. A status orange weather warning has been issued for all coastal counties, a status yellow for the other counties in Ireland. … Continue reading

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