Since Prince Harry and Meghan Markle got engaged last November I have been interested in how Meghan will have to go through what is referred to as ‘Princess Boot Camp’ to get her accustomed to her new Royal lifestyle. The Royal Wedding is taking place on May 19th. I always think that manners and courtesy never… Continue reading Royal Wedding Special Part 2: Etiquette for Eating with Edel
Since Prince Harry and Meghan Markle got engaged last November I have been interested in how Meghan will have to go through what is referred to as ‘Princess Boot Camp’ to get her accustomed to her new Royal lifestyle. The Royal Wedding is taking place on May 19th. In this part 1 of a two-part post,… Continue reading Royal Wedding Special Part 1 : Princess Modeling with former Miss Cork the beautiful Mairéad O’ Farrell
Normally during the colder wintry months I feel it is the time when skin needs that extra bit of TLC. Your skin can feel dryer and duller than usual. This year I’m studying for exams so my skin is definitely on a roller coaster journey. Now that we’re in April, and hopefully some sunshine is… Continue reading Spring Care for Skincare!
I just wanted to say a Happy Mother’s Day. Here I have some photos that I took of a set that would be a perfect Mother’s Day treat. A good cup of afternoon tea in a beautiful white gold ringed mug with some all butter strawberry flavoured biscuits. Sounds nice to me!! I hope you… Continue reading Happy Mother’s Day
Recently I entered a competition advertised in my school, the prize a four-week cookery course. As I love cooking and nutrition I was delighted when I heard I had won. The cookery course took place in a local café in Glanmire called ‘Balance ‘ owned by Joanne Kiely. They provide fresh locally sourced and healthy food. … Continue reading ‘Balance Café’ Cookery Course
At the moment we’ve been having snow and ice here in Ireland. I thought it would be a perfect idea to share how I’m snuggling up during the snow. A lovely Christmas gift I received from my friend’s Kelly and Jessie and their mum Ann was a hot chocolate and mug set. As it’s still cold… Continue reading Frosty Shades of Grey
Hello everyone! Christmas 2017 I was very lucky to be gifted many presents all of which I love. They were so good that they inspired me to write a post about them. One thing I really like about gifts is when they’re practical and you know instantly you’re going to get so much use out… Continue reading Fit For February, with Adidas and Lacoste
At our Charity Christmas Café, we got donations of beautiful home baking. Many people requested the recipes of our talent bakers so I decided to give them a try myself and share them as requested, enjoy!! Dawn is our lovely neighbour from Scotland. She gave us this recipe to recreate and share, it is yummy and… Continue reading Barrymore Bake-off…Ready, Steady, Bake!
My brother Danny raises money for a charity called Jump4Jerry. Jerry who is seven years old has Muscular Dystrophy which is a rare muscle-wasting condition which is progressive, disabling and terminal. This November Danny and my brother Thomas ran a charity Christmas Cafe to raise funds. It was a great day with lots of friends and… Continue reading Christmas Café in Aid of Muscular Dystrophy
I love Autumn and Halloween. However, trick and treating at my neighbour’s doors for sweets and candy are long behind me!! I do like a Halloween treat so I decided to do a trick with a pumpkin, and not a fabulous intricate carving, I wish I could. I simply cooked one. Pumpkin isn’t exactly a… Continue reading Looking to Slice something up this Halloween? Knives at the ready for Edel’s Dunnes Stores Pumpkin Pie!!
This Summer I was eighteen and my parents gave me a box which my mom calls a ‘Dotey Dolly box’. Inside this box were items such as photos, clothes and souvenirs which they’d kept over the last eighteen years. I really enjoyed looking through them and I was delighted that they had kept them. So I decided… Continue reading My 18th Birthday Memory Box
As you are probably aware we are edging closer and closer to the ‘Back to School’ season. It’s really hard not to notice all the new school supplies coming into the shops especially when the stationary have bright pastel colours and designs. I myself love stationary and I love buying new notebooks, pens and pencils for the new school year. It’s a… Continue reading Stationary Style for School Swats!!