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Seaweed from An Bean Feasa

I’m not really one for baths, I have to say, but I have long been interested in trying a seaweed bath. I’ve heard of its great benefits and also thought it would be quite nice to feel like a mermaid for a little while. I accidentally stumbled upon the Instagram page of An Bean Feasa […]

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Ruth’s Palm-Free Skincare

I was recently sent a lip balm from Ruth’s Palm–Free Skincare.  This is an Irish business based in Dun Laoghaire where Ruth lovingly hand makes gorgeous natural lip balms and takes on the good fight against palm oil. Ruth has recently launched three vegan lip balms: Cool which is peppermint and rosemary, Soothe which is […]

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Emma’s So Naturals

Many years ago I organised a Halloween blogger event to raise money for the Dublin Simon Community.  A number of very generous companies donated products to our  fundraising raffle and the first item I received was a set from Emma’s So Naturals.  Since then I’ve had a great appreciation for Emma’s So Naturals. Recently I […]

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DIY Wedding Keepsakes and Crafts

Wedding planning can be stressful and so much of ourselves is put into every detail and every decision.  Invitations, colour schemes, flowers etc. play such an important role in our lives for the duration of planning and often these things get piled in a storage box afterwards or left behind in the reception venue.  When […]

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Period Products

Talking about periods isn’t something that people are always comfortable to discuss buy they are a fact of life and it is time we end the stigma around them.  I can’t say I particularly enjoy having a period, in fact it is a horrible time and I feel horrendously sick and very sore with cramps.  […]

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Becoming Leia

May the fourth is always a favourite in our house.  We love any excuse for a costume but when it involves Star Wars, well that’s even better.  Including our fur babies in dressing up is one of my favourite things to do.  This year we had a gorgeous ewok, stormtrooper and Darth Vader join our […]

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Lush Favourites

Lush is a treasure trove of luxurious handmade bath and body products.  There is always something gorgeous on offer and a Lush bathbomb is a real treat.  I’m a fan of their ethical stance and their cruelty-free practice.  Here are some of my current favourites: Sleepy My absolute favourite Lush product is the Sleepy lotion.  […]

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Wedding Keepsake from Lost Forest Jewellery

I’m a huge fan of keepsakes from all occasions and I have mountains of stuff at home from the wedding.  I was very keen to do something special with my flowers and had looked into a number of options.  There are some gorgeous framing ideas and displays that can be created with petals and indeed […]

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Our Wedding Suppliers

It has taken a while but I wanted to put a post together on some of our wedding vendors and suppliers that we were very impressed with and would recommend.  Finding the right suppliers for your wedding can be a daunting task and we certainly had a few that we wished we had stayed away […]

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NASA

As part of our honeymoon, we visited NASA, kitted out in a space themed dress and fascinator (which I made).  I’ve always dreamed of going to NASA so I was thrilled when we toured The Kennedy Space Centre in Florida.  Everything about NASA was amazing. NASA is a 2-3 hour journey from central Orlando so […]