Endymed – The Non-Surgical Facelift with Jeanne Brophy

July 8th, 2019|Home, Lifestyle & Leisure, News, Style & Beauty, Uncategorized|

Is it possible to tighten the jawline and have some of the effects of a facelift without having surgery?  The answer is Yes.  I have been lucky enough to have been gifted some treatments at

Flaming June Fashion with ‘Style not Age’

June 24th, 2019|Home, News, Style & Beauty, Uncategorized|

‘Flaming June’ may be something of a misnomer as it is very likely that June 2019 might be our wettest June on record.  I can tell you that the two most used items in my

Ageism is Never in Style and Brands should Take Note

June 17th, 2019|Home, Lifestyle & Leisure, News, Rants and Random Thoughts, Style & Beauty|

Within the next two years, for the first time in human history, there will be more people worldwide over 65 than under five.  That should be a wake-up-call to BRANDS that they should be more

Stylish Mondays Summer Whites Collaboration

June 3rd, 2019|Friends and Family, Home, Lifestyle & Leisure, News, Style & Beauty|

Stylish Mondays feature Summer Whites this month. I actually do not have a lot of white in my wardrobe and the whites I have tend to be soft not bright. In fact, I am not

Recycled fashion challenge with Style-Not-Age

May 27th, 2019|Friends and Family, Home, News, Style & Beauty|

  The word 'recycled' has become very fashionable again in today's more environmentally conscious climate and Anna (Annasislandstyle) chose it as the theme for this month's Style-Not-Age challenge. The idea is that we put together

‘How to Live Better for Longer’

May 20th, 2019|Friends and Family, Health & Wellbeing, Home, Lifestyle & Leisure, Love & relationships, News, Rants and Random Thoughts, Style & Beauty, Uncategorized|

Tonight I will be making my television debut on ‘How to Live Better for Longer’ on RTE1 at 9.35pm! Having told everyone who listened that I probably would end up on the cutting room floor,

Pastels as worn by our ‘Style Not Age’ group

April 28th, 2019|Home, Lifestyle & Leisure, News, Style & Beauty|

Wearing Pastels is our ‘Style not Age’ challenge this month and that is, indeed, a challenge for me, because regular readers know that I do not have many pastels in my wardrobe. However, I do

March Madness Murder Mystery Party

March 25th, 2019|Friends and Family, Home, Lifestyle & Leisure, News, Style & Beauty|

It is 'March Madness' with The Style Not Age Collective and I decided that there is nothing 'MADDER' than a theme party. I did mention in my Sunshine Blogger post that there is nothing I

How to Look after your Skin at Any Age

March 4th, 2019|Health & Wellbeing, Home, Lifestyle & Leisure, News, Style & Beauty|

Those of you who are regular readers know that I am always careful in recommending beauty treatments and products, because I believe that we all have different skin and concerns. I can only explain to

Spring Greens with ‘Style Not Age’

February 25th, 2019|Home, News, Style & Beauty|

‘Nothing is so beautiful as Spring When weeds in wheels, shoot long and lovely and lush’ You may be familiar with Gerard Manley Hopkins’ poem which captures the vibrant fertility of the season perfectly. And

How to look Younger and Slimmer by wearing the Right Colours

February 21st, 2019|Home, Lifestyle & Leisure, News, Style & Beauty|

I recently spent a very pleasant few hours having my colours ‘done’ or analysed by House of Colour consultant Maria Macklin in her County Monaghan studio (below). The process is fascinating. The basis of colour

Stylish Mondays Collaboration Ladies in Red

February 4th, 2019|Health & Wellbeing, Home, Lifestyle & Leisure, News, Style & Beauty|

Welcome to 'Stylish Mondays' and this week we are ladies in red! The words of Chris de Burgh came into my head as I was writing this: ‘The lady in red is dancing with me,

Style Not Age – Our January Jumpers

January 28th, 2019|Home, Lifestyle & Leisure, News, Style & Beauty|

It is our first 'Style Not Age' challenge of 2019 and we are showcasing our January Jumpers! Jumpers are possibly the single most versatile item of clothing in our wardrobes. A jumper/sweater can be worn

Follow Friday: Meet Andrea Schwartz from PearlsandPantsuits

January 25th, 2019|Friends and Family, Home, Lifestyle & Leisure, News, Style & Beauty, Uncategorized|

One of the benefits and delights of blogging is the online connections you make with other bloggers.  I am delighted to introduce Andrea Lyons Schwartz. Her friends call her Andy! Andy describes herself as a

Looking Back on 2018 – A Mix of Good and Bad

January 23rd, 2019|Friends and Family, Health & Wellbeing, Home, Lifestyle & Leisure, News, Style & Beauty, Uncategorized|

2018 - what a year! Like most years it had a mixture of bad and good.   GORGEOUS GRAHAM! Health-wise, GG certainly had a mixed year. He had a hip operation in March and while

Trending Now: Snakeskin Print

January 7th, 2019|Home, News, Style & Beauty|

Hiss! Unless you have been hiding under a rock, you must know that snakeskin print is the new leopard print. Now, don’t worry, the leopard print is going nowhere, but snakeskin print is dominating both