Everybody: Hey, did you see the game last night?" Me: "No" Sound familiar?... Throughout my 27 years, I proudly labelled myself as "not interested in sports". While my family cheered for Liverpool, I cheered for anything covered in chocolate. While peers wore their team's jersey, I was dressed in comfy knits and converse. Two years ago,… Continue reading “I’m not the sporty-type”
Last month's reading list went down a treat so I decided to share Augusts' picks with you all. To Read: "Wherever you go, there you are"- by Jon Kabat-Zinn Between one thing and another I've been feeling a little bit stressed of late. Most of the books I read are about either somebody who has… Continue reading The reading list: August
There are few things in this world I consider myself an expert on.. but tea is hands down one of them. Not only is it comforting but it also has some pretty great health benefits. When I'm not nursing a giant mug of Lyons, I'm usually reaching for one of these bad boys... Turmeric This… Continue reading 4 Health-boosting herbal teas to try
1. 2. 3. Ugh... I have officially crossed that line of really having to care and look after my skin. Gone are the face wipes and adhoc double cleansing. Wrinkles are just on the horizon and my resting bitch face isn't helping the matter at all. After years of constantly ignoring eye cream's existence I… Continue reading Eye creams for your mid-twenties
Up until last October, I could never been an described as an"outdoorsy" person, I didn't own anything waterproof and my idea of a sports shoe was my white pair of Converse. This all changed when my boyfriend and I tackled the 2nd highest peak in the UK; Snowdon Mountain. It my first hike and it… Continue reading Hiking for Beginners… yes even you!
Even with a wardrobe jammed packed with clothes and Zara's website on constant auto-refresh, I have to admit that absolutely nothing makes me happier than a good pair of PJS. My usual pair consist of an old baggy band T-shirt and bottoms that are at least 3 sizes too big but every now and again… Continue reading 3 sets of PJs cool enough for Beyonce
I read a lot of books and thought it would be fun to share what's waiting on my bookshelf for me in July. To read: "How to be both" by Ali Smith I bought this second hand from a local charity bookstore about 6-7 months ago. Since then, it has rested on top of… Continue reading The reading list: July
Forget swooning over Adam Broody in re-runs of the O.C or drawing hearts around the members of 5ive in Shout magazine. These days it's all about the Girl Crush. We all have one... or many; girls that we wish we could sit in our pjs, swap hair tips and fight over the last slice of… Continue reading Girls I wish were my B.F.F’s
While it's all fine and dandy to trawl the floors of Brown Thomas and Space Nk, drooling over stunning Chanel and YSL lipsticks, nothing quite beats a bargain! On a recent Pennys (Primark) trip, I picked up something from the Essence long-lasting lipsticks collection in "01 Coral Calling". It cost me €1.79 and my expectations… Continue reading Beautiful little bargain; Essence Lipstick
How many of you are guilty of throwing away a half empty mascara in that tempting lure of a new one? I know I, as a beauty blogger, am very guilty of wasting products. My make-up stash is infested with countless half used powders, once loved lipsticks, lonely dabbled in eyeshadows .. the list is… Continue reading Earth Month #2: Reducing beauty product waste!