Pampering Simone Mahler Facial at Bespoke Beauty

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

‘The Secret Lives of Adults’ by Allison Keating – Review

'The Secret Lives of Adults' by Allison Keating is an absolute necessity in every house, whether you are single, in a relationship, or have a family. I have read a few self-help books, which have

Life’s A Ball with ‘Style Not Age’ Challenge

The theme for this month’s Style not Age is ‘Life’s a Ball’. ‘You feel very romantic when you're in a ball gown. Everyone should wear one once in a while.’ - Carolina Herrera (dress designer) Nowadays

September 24th, 2018|Home, News, Style & Beauty, Uncategorized|18 Comments

Peachy Lean Leggings Make You Feel and Look Good

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

September 19th, 2018|Home, Lifestyle & Leisure, News, Style & Beauty|1 Comment

Crow Street Collective, Darren Lacken and my New Hair

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

September 12th, 2018|Home, Lifestyle & Leisure, News, Style & Beauty|13 Comments

Travel broadens the Mind so our Bucket List keeps Growing

"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

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

Best Tips on How to Find Bras that Fit and Enhance your Bust

Can we talk about BRAS?  I remember the excitement of getting my first; I was the last in my year, as I was what was termed ‘a late developer’ in the boob arena. The mortification.

August 30th, 2018|Home, News, Style & Beauty|16 Comments

‘Style not Age’ goes Wild about Animal Prints

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?

August 27th, 2018|Home, Lifestyle & Leisure, News, Style & Beauty|14 Comments

Memory Hacks to Help you Study Smarter, not Harder

I used many of these memory hacks when I was a teacher.  And I wrote a post on MEMORY a while ago. But here Jennifer Dennis who has done a lot of research on this

August 22nd, 2018|Friends and Family, Health & Wellbeing, Home, News, Uncategorized|3 Comments

A TriPollar Facial Tightens Skin and Reduces Wrinkles at Skin Essentials

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

'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

August 15th, 2018|Health & Wellbeing, Home, Lifestyle & Leisure, News, Uncategorized|4 Comments

Call an Ambulance when there is Loss of Consciousness

A week ago, last Sunday evening, I dialled 999 in a panic looking for an ambulance. (I was watching television when I heard a thud as Graham hit the ground) Luckily, the person at the

Not Square with Gingham in Style not Age

Wearing gingham is not square, I swear. In fact, if you do you are right on trend. This month's challenge for our 'Style Not Age' group was my choice and because I was busy helping

July 30th, 2018|Home, News, Style & Beauty|27 Comments

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

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

July 25th, 2018|Home, Lifestyle & Leisure, News, Uncategorized|10 Comments

Two of The Best Hydrating, Softening, Healing Body Creams

I have recently been sent the best hydrating, softening, healing  body creams  for sensitive skin. Ultrapure gifted me some of their newest SENSITIVE range Body Lotion and  Cooling Menthol Body Cream (and also face serum and creams) to

July 16th, 2018|Health & Wellbeing, Home, News|6 Comments

Carry a Work of Art. Wear a Bellorita Handbag

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