Food

Ice Cream. Normal or Dairy Free. Something we can all Scream for this Summer!!!

Ice cream is one of my favourite treats. As we are approaching summer it seems to give us an excuse to eat more ice cream without feeling too guilty! However for those who are dairy free, an ice-cream free summer to me seems very difficult. I certainly wouldn’t be able to have a summer without… Continue reading Ice Cream. Normal or Dairy Free. Something we can all Scream for this Summer!!!

Beauty

Some of my CLARINS Make-up and Skincare

In January I went to a CLARINS make up and skincare consultation.  I bought some products and thought I would show them to you.  I don’t have a detailed knowledge on skincare or make up, so I actually don’t have a big collection of products. I have the basic bits like foundation, powder, mascara, blush and eyeshadow etc, but a new foundation was… Continue reading Some of my CLARINS Make-up and Skincare

Craft

Mother’s Day Tea Gift For That Special Mum

Today I wanted to share with you how to create your own pretty little tea bags with loose tea and some fine wedding tulle. I thought this idea would be perfect for a Mother’s Day gift because every time your mom makes a cup of tea, she will be reminded of your kind gesture. I… Continue reading Mother’s Day Tea Gift For That Special Mum

Life

Chocolate Tea at The Three Spoons

My mom and I are big fans of herbal tea and we drink it all the time. Green tea is my favourite especially with lemon. When my moms friend Martina mentioned that she bought chocolate tea I was very intrigued so I went out to hunt down this delicious sounding tea! The Three Spoons shop in… Continue reading Chocolate Tea at The Three Spoons

Life

Easter at Ballyseedy

During Lent we can be a bit down thinking of all the lovely chocolate, sweets and other vices we can’t have, so I decided I would enlighten you with some cheerful Easter decorations I saw in Ballyseedy Home and Gardens. I really do love seeing accessories for all occasions and seasons and I especially love… Continue reading Easter at Ballyseedy

Life

Spring flowers

With winter finally fading, it’s lovely to see the spring flowers emerging. I took a trip to a local home and garden store Ballyseedy in Carrigtwohill to pick up some spring primroses. My favourite spring flowers are tulips and primroses. They always look so vibrant and colourful. I thought the displays were so nice I… Continue reading Spring flowers

Beauty

Clarins Beauty week-Pharmacy first Plus

Pharmacy First Plus Glanmire and Douglas are currently having a CLARINS Beauty Promotion until Saturday the 28th of January. Knowing it was coming up I booked myself an appointment with Maureen for a make-up and skincare demonstration. I received a refreshing facial cleanse and a make-up application. I feel some people my age think Clarins is for ‘Moms’ but they… Continue reading Clarins Beauty week-Pharmacy first Plus

Life

Søstrene Grene

During the Christmas holidays I went shopping with my sister Faye and while doing so, I came across a new shop called Søstrene Grene. The shop is a Danish retail chain established in 1973 by sisters Inger and Ruth Grene also called Anna and Clara Grene. As I passed the shop window I just knew I had… Continue reading Søstrene Grene

Beauty

Clarins Men – A present for that Special Guy

For those of you who are still in search of a gift for that more mature man in your life, be it husband, Dad, uncle, brother or grandfather, these Clarins Mens products would make perfect presents.  I gave some samples of ‘Line Control Eye Balm’, ‘Line Control Balm’ and ‘Super Moisture Gel’ to three gentlemen, to test.  Ross,… Continue reading Clarins Men – A present for that Special Guy

Craft

Christmas crafts with the Brownies using Recycled Materials.

My mom’s friend is a Girl Guide Brownie leader. The troop, the Arbutus Unit in Summer Hill North very kindly asked me to come along to their hall and assist them in gaining their Recycling  Merit Badge.  I gave a demonstration on making some simple Christmas decorations using all recycled materials.  We used items such as cans, toilet roll tubes,… Continue reading Christmas crafts with the Brownies using Recycled Materials.