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.

Beauty

Christmas Tea with blogger ‘littlemisslaur’ and her Festive Makeup picks.

My friend Laura writes the littlemisslaur blog. Before starting my own blog I followed it. I love reading her blog as she is great with all things beauty and especially with make up. We decided to get together and have some Christmas tea at my house. Laura and myself over lots of tea, mince pies, non… Continue reading Christmas Tea with blogger ‘littlemisslaur’ and her Festive Makeup picks.

Beauty

NUXE – Huile Prodigieuse Dry Oil

This NUXE Huile Prodigieuse Multi Purpose Dry Oil is so versatile. You can use it on the ends of your hair, to moisturize your legs and also on your face which gives it a really nice glow. I first tried this product out on my legs. In these chilly wintery months everyone’s skin just seems to feel that extra… Continue reading NUXE – Huile Prodigieuse Dry Oil

Beauty

Victoria’s Secret Body Fragrance Mist

I love trying out new scents and fragrances.  I was really happy to find the Victoria Secret’s Body Fragrance Mists. I’ve been trying out the Fragrance mist ‘Agua Kiss’ and I’m really liking it.  As it is a body mist I was not expecting the scent to last all day and I thought I would… Continue reading Victoria’s Secret Body Fragrance Mist

Life

Happy Halloween!

Instead of tricking this year I decided to treat and made some really spooky-licious Halloween treats. I made some cookies and cupcakes. I also had some ghostly brews, which were actually milk, orange soda and some flavoured water which I thought looked good in the spooky glass bottles. I hope you have a ghostly Halloween,… Continue reading Happy Halloween!