‘Style Not Age’ Sequins Challenge

December 31st, 2018|Home, Lifestyle & Leisure, News, Rants and Random Thoughts, Style & Beauty|

I have only one item with sequins in my wardrobe, a top I bought in Oasis years ago but have never worn. I love sequins on others; they are sparkly, they shine and catch the

Skin Cancer Health Scare What You Need To Know

December 29th, 2018|Health & Wellbeing, Home, Lifestyle & Leisure, News|

Ageing, no matter how young you feel or look CAN bring health problems. My previous posts have included writing about the MENOPAUSE and getting a DEXA SCAN. I also go to the wonderful Patrick Leahy

Gift Guide Part 2 – the ‘Smelly Stuff’

December 18th, 2018|Health & Wellbeing, Home, Lifestyle & Leisure, News, Style & Beauty, Uncategorized|

My most memorable gift when I was teenager was perfume. Who remembers 'Charlie', a floral fragrance with sandalwood and musk produced by Revlon? The perfume epitomised the modern girl and I considered myself one of

A Novel for Midlifers; ‘It’s Who We Are’

December 10th, 2018|Home, Lifestyle & Leisure, News, Rants and Random Thoughts, Uncategorized|

Those of you who are regular readers will know that I love a good book and now and again I write reviews. These are not always fiction; in fact, my most recent review was 'The

Gift Guide for Christmas or Anytime

December 3rd, 2018|Friends and Family, Home, Lifestyle & Leisure, News, Style & Beauty|

  Buying the right gift can be a nightmare for some people. If the man in your life needs some help, get him to read this. BEAUTY I have been very privileged to try many

Sleeping like a Baby on a Leesa Mattress

November 19th, 2018|Friends and Family, Health & Wellbeing, Home, Lifestyle & Leisure, News|

In collaboration with Leesa Mattresses. I have written before about how to ensure you get a good night's sleep, but if you have not got a comfortable mattress, then nothing else matters. GG and I

Hyaluronic Acid is my New Hero Product

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

I had been sent some products by Pestle & Mortar, including their Hyaluronic Serum, and  I was delighted that I had it to use when I returned from India. My skin was in a dehydrated

Come and Binge on My Top 3 Netflix Series

November 5th, 2018|Friends and Family, Home, Lifestyle & Leisure, News, Uncategorized|

Currently in bed with a horrific sinus infection, I am going to binge watch some Netflix series, as soon as I am well enough, so if you have any recommendations, I would be delighted to hear

5 Winter Destinations for Snowtime Fun

October 24th, 2018|Friends and Family, Home, Lifestyle & Leisure, News|

Winter is the perfect time of year for a little getaway. With the cold season well and truly settling in, all the Christmas festivities and the abundance of decorations to admire and all that food

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