When Life Gives You Lemons… Lemon Drizzle Cake

Lemon Drizzle Cake

Lemon Drizzle Cake is one of my favourite cakes to make and to eat. It's fresh, zingy and moist - perfect with a cup of tea on a gray spring afternoon! It also helps, that even though this cake is made in three stages, it is very easy to make and comes out perfect every time. If you haven't had homemade lemon drizzle cake yet, drop everything, get yourself some lemons and get baking - you don't know what you're missing! … [Read more...]

Scents of Spring: L’Occitane Spring Cherry Blossom l’Eau


Thank heavens spring has finally started to show it's beautiful face! We are so over winter and totally ready to break out all our spring goodies! As cherry blossoms have started popping up outdoors we are very excited to also change our heavy and rich winter scents to something lighter and fresher. The recent L'Occitane launch - Cherry Blossom l’Eau has very quickly become a firm favourite that we will be wearing this spring! … [Read more...]

Sneak Peek: MAC 9 Pan Eyeshadow Palettes

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They've only gone and done it again! I’m still working through my Warm 15 pan palette and now the superstars at Mac have a more handbag friendly 9 pan palette on the way. Already available stateside, I've it under good advice that they’ll be hitting Irish Mac counters sometime in May. And the price? Drumroll please…. apparently €40! … [Read more...]

Spring Monochrome with a Pop of Colour

Francis Cross-Body bag - Ostrich Texture Black

Spring is finally showing it's face but I am still not quite ready to whip out the pastels. I am a monochrome kind of gal but love mixing in a bit of colour when the days get brighter. I'm rocking my standard black and white look here but the strap on my brand spanking new bag from Paul's Boutique is adding that little bit of colour with the beautiful red accents that just peek through from time to time. … [Read more...]

Beautiful Brunch: A Mother’s Day Celebration

Beautiful Brunch: A Mother’s Day Celebration

Where would we be without our Mamas? Nurses of scratched knees, bedtime storytellers, teenage disco taxi drivers, counselors of broken hearts and everything in between. So this Mother’s Day we've decided to celebrate the main ladies in our lives by creating a beautiful brunch for Mother’s Day. … [Read more...]

Mother’s Day Edit | Blooms on a Budget

Mother's Day Edit | Blooms on a Budget

Flowers are one of our favourite things and whatever the occasion they're always a great gift. Unfortunately, they can also work out to be very expensive. As Mothers Day is approaching bouquet prices are rising and you are looking at about €40 - €50 even for sad looking supermarket blooms. If you also have an in-law you are buying for the expense can be quite terrifying. … [Read more...]

Five London Fashion Week Trends for AW15

Topshop Unique getting it right LFW AW15

With London Fashion Week now done and dusted, we’ve a good idea what’s in store for AW15. Yes, we’re still working our thermal layers eagerly awaiting the arrival of warmer days, but there’s still something a little bit special to look forward to with the AW collections. And in true girl scout fashion, it’s always good to be prepared! Here are five trends-to-be which graced LFW AW15 runways. … [Read more...]