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Orlando Florida Suitcase Essentials

It’s almost time to jet off on my holiday! I cannot wait. The weather in Northern Ireland over the summer has been pretty dismal so my pale skin could do with some sunshine. Since 2011 Phill and I have been going to Orlando, Florida every other year. It’s become a bit like a home from […]

Willow Lane pie recipe

#BloggerBakeOff – Chicken & Vegetable Pie

I haven’t done that many savoury recipes on the blog but inspired by The Great British Bake Off (and let’s be honest, who isn’t inspired to get into the kitchen when the series is on) I thought I’d make my own short crust pastry and whip up a savoury chicken and veg pie. When I […]

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August Beauty Haul – Clarins, Rodial & Nails Inc

This month I’ve been enjoying trying out some some new makeup and nail products and I wanted to share them with you. First up is a compact little eyeshadow palette from Clarins called ‘Pretty Day‘. This is a very subtle nude eyeshadow palette and not heavily pigmented. It’s a perfect go-to palette for my Monday […]

The Fashion Vault Belfast

New to Belfast – The Fashion Vault

Exciting fashion happenings in Belfast! The Fashion Vault has just been opened by fashion designer Grainne Maher. Based in the beautiful Spires Mall in Belfast city centre, The Fashion Vault is a little emporium of beautiful clothes and accessories by independent designers from the UK and Ireland. Grainne Maher is well known for her exquisite millinery creations […]