Pampering Simone Mahler Facial at Bespoke Beauty

October 10th, 2018|Health & Wellbeing, Home, Lifestyle & Leisure, News, Style & Beauty, Uncategorized|

Nothing beats a facial when you want to feel pampered. Recently, I have had Micro-needling, which while very effective, is certainly not pain-free, and a TriPollar facial, which while not painful could hardly be called

Peachy Lean Leggings Make You Feel and Look Good

September 19th, 2018|Home, Lifestyle & Leisure, News, Style & Beauty|

I am feeling just peachy thank you, well Peachy Lean to be exact in my new leggings. The older I get, the more difficult it is for me to find leggings which give support, leggings

Crow Street Collective, Darren Lacken and my New Hair

September 12th, 2018|Home, Lifestyle & Leisure, News, Style & Beauty|

Changing hairdresser or changing your hair is probably one of the biggest decisions you can make in your life, nearly in the same category of moving house or job, or changing your MAN! If I

Travel broadens the Mind so our Bucket List keeps Growing

September 6th, 2018|Friends and Family, Home, Lifestyle & Leisure, News|

"Travel broadens the mind and widens horizons", according to the late US hiker and itinerant traveller Christopher McCandless Do you have a list of places you would like to travel to before you kick the

‘Style not Age’ goes Wild about Animal Prints

August 27th, 2018|Home, Lifestyle & Leisure, News, Style & Beauty|

It's a jungle out there! We have gone wild this month in 'Style not Age' and it is all about the animal print. Did you know that animal skins have long been associated with power?

A TriPollar Facial Tightens Skin and Reduces Wrinkles at Skin Essentials

August 20th, 2018|Health & Wellbeing, Home, Lifestyle & Leisure, News, Uncategorized|

A visit to Mariga of Skin Essentials in Wexford for a skin consultation and a TriPollar Facial was supposed to take about an hour, but the woman is a walking encyclopaedia when it comes to

The Reflex Pillow For the Perfect Night’s Sleep

August 15th, 2018|Health & Wellbeing, Home, Lifestyle & Leisure, News, Uncategorized|

'To sleep, perchance to dream' SEARCHING FOR THE PERFECT PILLOW We all know the benefits of a good night’s sleep. Well, if you don’t, you can check out my previous post HERE. I have a

How to Survive in this Heatwave. Iceland is the answer.

July 25th, 2018|Home, Lifestyle & Leisure, News, Uncategorized|

The recent, gorgeous, hot summer weather can have a downside. And I am not talking about the water restrictions. I am sick and tired of throwing out food that has spoiled. I can't be the

Carry a Work of Art. Wear a Bellorita Handbag

July 8th, 2018|Home, Lifestyle & Leisure, News, Style & Beauty, Uncategorized|

When Bellorita Handbags gifted me one of their designs, I went online to check them out.  Well, I was blown away. They truly look beautiful, but as well as looking like works of art, they

Herbalife Skin Products Prove to be a Winner

July 2nd, 2018|Health & Wellbeing, Home, Lifestyle & Leisure, News, Style & Beauty, Uncategorized|

I was recently sent some skin products from Herbalife ‘Intelligent Skin Nutrition’. I had never heard of the brand before, but I was delighted to be given the chance to review the three products, suitable

Go ahead, Break every Fashion Rule – There are no Rules

June 29th, 2018|Friends and Family, Home, Lifestyle & Leisure, News, Style & Beauty, Uncategorized|

Some of my friends from The Midlife Revolution and I have got together and decided that we have had it with RULES… about what you CAN and you CANNOT wear when you reach a certain

Showcasing Robin LaMonte from ‘Hello I’m 50ish’

June 17th, 2018|Friends and Family, Home, Lifestyle & Leisure, News, Uncategorized|

Robin LaMonte from Atlanta Georgia and I connected through the original Fierce 50 and I was drawn to her very early on. You see, we have a similar philosophy on life. ‘LIVE YOUR BEST LIFE

Travel Department trip to Salamanca

June 12th, 2018|Home, Lifestyle & Leisure, News|

When I was invited by Travel Department to go on a press trip to Salamanca in north-western Spain, I jumped at the chance. In the past, GG and I have travelled to South Africa, Beijing

The Return of the Trouser-Suit

June 5th, 2018|Home, Lifestyle & Leisure, News, Style & Beauty, Uncategorized|

I was obsessed with suits, particularly trouser-suits, when I was a teacher. When I first started teaching, there was quite a strict dress code in my school and that included no trousers. Gradually, dressy trousers

Homemade Eco Solutions for Cleaning your Home

June 4th, 2018|Friends and Family, Health & Wellbeing, Home, Lifestyle & Leisure, News, Uncategorized|

 I have a Guest Blogger this week, Alex Farley, who shares with us Eco solutions for cleaning. Commercial cleaning products are full of toxic and harmful substances aimed at making the household chores easier. Not

The Straw Hat ….perfect for Summer

May 24th, 2018|Home, Lifestyle & Leisure, News, Style & Beauty|

The straw hat is right on trend this season, but it never really goes out of fashion, being a staple item of the sun holiday wardrobe. Icons like Brigitte Bardot and Bianca Jagger made them