morning skin care routine product

My Current Morning Skin Care Routine

I haven’t done a skin care routine in yonks. I said now would be a good time as with it being Summer my skin care routine has changed again. I’m more oily around my t-zone in the warmer months so have to change products to deal with it and avoid breakouts. I’ll show you my…

clarins mission perfection serum with cherries

Clarins Mission Perfection Serum Review

I was recently at the launch for Clarins Mission Perfection serum, a new innovative skin care product to reduce age spots, acne scarring and redness without altering your skin’s natural skin colour Age spots are caused by an overproduction of melanin (the stuff that makes you tan) and although wearing an SPF everyday can help prevent them,…

easy lazy shepherds Pie recipe

Lazy Shepherd’s Pie

We love shepherd’s pie (or cottage pie as some people call it) in our house. It’s a hearty nutritious meal and the kids love it. Once you find something the kids love it ends up being a regular meal to get them to eat lol! Lazy Shepherd’s Pie   Save Print Prep time 5 mins…

alflorex probiotics and bobble water bottle

Competition: Hydrate with Alflorex!

So, today I have a nice giveaway thanks to Alflorex! I wish I could enter this myself! Stress, lack of sleep, bad diet, not enough water, smoking etc can all disrupt the balance of friendly and not so friendly bacteria causing sore, upset and bloated tummies. Alflorex is a food supplement (made in Ireland!) that…

house with alarm box outside

Precious & Personal

I guess I‘m one of the lucky ones, in that I’ve never had to experience a break-in, but I have seen first-hand how it can affect a family. A good friend of mine had just given birth to her first child when her home was broken into during the night. She woke up and realised…

5 makeup product face

Quick & Easy 5 product face!

I don’t wear makeup most days but some days when my skin looks fatigued or I have hormonal breakouts I like put on a bit of makeup to make myself feel less….bleuuughhhh…you know? As I’m in a rush most morning I try to get away with the bare minimum and as quick as possible to…

vegetarian chilli recipe

Vegetarian Lentil Chilli Recipe

Anyone who knows me knows I love spicy foods especially chilli con carne. It’s just so simple to make and so so tasty. Very versatile too, as once you have a big pot made you could make nachos, chilli chips, tacos, wraps or just have a healthy option with brown rice! I’ve been trying to…

benefit they're real push up liner review

Benefit They’re Real Push-Up Liner Review

I was at an event probably a year ago now for the new Benefit They’re Real Push-Up Liner. It’s an ‘lash-hugging’ eyeliner pen with a gel formula and rubber angled tip. They now have new colours of this coming out in purple, green, blue etc so I said I’d write my long over due review in…