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…

brevile blend active smoothie maker review

Breville Blend Active blender – Review

The weather is getting warmer and it’s about now people will start going on a health kick making summer smoothies and protein drinks etc so I thought I’d finally do a review of the Breville Blend Active blender that we use. I mostly make smoothies with my blender as they are my go to breakfast…

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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…

advanced style documentary about fashionable seniors

Netflix: Top picks & What’s New for June

June is looking to be a very very good month for Netflix viewers. There are lot’s of new releases to watch, that is if you’ve finished watching my recommendations from my last post here . I binged watched Grace & Frankie over 3 nights, it was so funny and easy to watch. Here’s to season 2!…

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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…

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The A to Z of Me tag

I was tagged by Dani from LilliwhiteRose to do this ‘A to Z of me’ post so here it goes. Although if I were to really go through everything about me we’d be here the next year so this is just a bit of fun with some random and possibly boring facts about me! 😉…

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Shop4Crumlin with One4All

Form the 9th-17th May you can Shop4Crumlin with One4All One4All has teamed up with CMRF Crumlin to help raise much-needed funds for Our Lady’s Children’s Hospital. CMRF Crumlin needs to raise €12 million per year to fund the needs of Our Lady’s Children’s Hospital Crumlin and The National Children’s Research Centre! That’s a lot of…

milk powder dispenser snack storage

Another use for a Milk Powder Dispenser

If you’ve had a baby then you’ve most likely bought a milk powder dispenser. You know the containers that have a few different sections fill with the pre-measured amount of formula powder to make a bottle later on..yeh those! It’s one of them baby gadgets you end up using rarely but still handy and once…

10 Makeup mistakes you don't want to make

10 Makeup Mistakes We’ve All Made!

Looking back to when I was a teen I totally cringe at some of my makeup choices and technique! Thankfully, from studying beauty therapy I learned a lot of tips and corrected the horror makeup lol! 10 makeup mistakes we’ve all made   Black panda eyes We all went through that goth phase as a…