Archive for May 24, 2018

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Top Tips for Brunching in Style this Summer

  Channel your inner Duchess or Upper East Side socialite this weekend with a little brunch. Our Manhattan collection hits just the right note for a glamourous and stylish Mimosa and Macaron themed lunch. Think tiny sweet scones, delicious pink lemonade and sandwiches with the crusts cut off. Served up on the classy and chic plates from our brand new Manhattan collection your guests are bound to feel like they are brunching in a top London restaurant. Setting the scene is so important, so ditch the paper napkins and invest in some crisp white napkins, your guests will appreciate the effort. There is nothing quite like a beautifully set table...

Perfect Match – They’ve found each other, now find them the perfect Wedding gift

Choosing the perfect Wedding Gift can be quite a task. Luckily for the gift giver, most couples have similar tastes & interests making gift buying that bit easier. Here are some gift ideas for the perfectly matched couple. The Art Lovers If the Wedding Couple are lovers of Art you will have a huge variety of options to choose from for a Wedding Gift. From inspiring interior pieces to eclectic wall art the choices are endless. Why not bring a little Irish heritage into the newly Weds home with the Cliffs of Moher Wall Art. It’s the perfect depiction of a stunning landscape with a striking design and colour palette. If the couple are fans of modern art with a quirky...

Spring Bed Linen- Behind the Design

Our Duvet sets are made in a family-owned factory, located in the heart of Portugal’s textile region. The mill is owned and operated by the founder’s great-grandchildren and has adopted modern technologies while preserving their culture’s time-honoured techniques. Our duvet collections surpass the highest criterion of testing for harmful chemicals and synthetics and are not artificially softened.    This Spring, our buyers have gone for two distinctive themes for our bed linen collection: Art Deco-inspired graphic prints and Laid-back Coastal with gentle blue tones. Art-Deco is certainly having a moment in interiors for 2018, and here at Meadows and Byrne, we are excited to offer our take on the iconic...

You Guac My World

You Guac My World Guacamole or Guac as it’s fondly known, a dip made from avocados, is originally from Mexico. The name is derived from two Aztec Nahuatl words—ahuacatl (avocado) and molli (sauce). All you really need to make guacamole is ripe avocados and salt. After that, a little lime or lemon juice—a splash of acidity— will help to balance the richness of the avocado. Then if you want, add chopped cilantro, chilies, onion, and/or tomato.   The trick to making perfect guacamole is using good, ripe avocados. Check for ripeness by gently pressing the outside of the avocado. If there is no give, the avocado is not ripe yet...