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
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
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
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
Happy new Year to everybody from Edel at thejellybeanblog.org and looking forward to posting in 2017. I hope you all have a fabulous year.
A very Happy Christmas from Edel x
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
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.
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.
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
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
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!