Yay!! The Creative Yoke is officially longlisted for this years Blog Awards Ireland! Lets hope I can make it as far as I did last year, it was such a blast, we had so much fun!! The 2016 awards were Circus Themed and took place in a circus tent in the old ferry Terminus in Dun Laoghaire, there were acrobatics and great food, cocktails and so so much fun! I’d love to do it again this year!!!
Girls, we all know how hard it is to buy presents for men, given some are easily pleased and want video games or clothes. When asked, my my husband’s reply is always “NOTHING! We’re saving for a house, put the … Continue reading
I don’t know about you guys, but I LOVE gin! Gin’s definitely having a resurgence after the waning popularity of the humble Cosmopolitan or Mojito- don’t get me wrong! I LOVE a GOOD Mojito on a hot Summer afternoon but … Continue reading
It’s been twenty years since Princess Diana passed away in Paris, most of us can remember where we were the day the news broke, a wet miserable day worsened by the sad news that such a living angel had been … Continue reading
So we’re down to two days until the beginning of the Dublin Horse Show and three days until Ladies’ Day. If you’re going, you’ll have planned your outfit, chosen your hat and possibly planing your beauty routine as we speak. … Continue reading
It’s hard to believe we’re into August already.. for me, that means one thing, ‘The Dublin Horse Show’ is happening again. Ladies’ Day takes place on Thursday 10th of August this year and it’s the highlight of my calendar. I … Continue reading
I’ve always been a bit of an Art History buff, regularly visiting the National Gallery when I have time and I was really excited when they completed the work on the Dargan Wing and forecourt at the gallery. The re-opening … Continue reading
I had to do something to come down from the party excitement, so whilst Norma from The House That Will was staying with me for the Birthday celebrations, I shared a favourite secret location of mine with her, Killruddery House. … Continue reading
I am so sorry it’s been a couple of weeks since my last post, ever feel like everything is happening so fast around you that you can’t catch a second to catch your breath? If you’re a regular reader, you’ll … Continue reading
Hi guys, it’s been a couple of weeks, sorry for the lack of posts but I have been all over the place, trust me! My husband recently turned 40 and myself 35, I was planning a big party for the two of us and it was a fantastic evening, it also happened to be the hottest day of the year and of course I made a chocolate cake- that was fun let me tell you(not)!
I took the week off work to try and get our apartment sorted, well, I told myself it would take two days but who was I kidding, I was bleaching voile curtains, shampooing the rugs, I was like a woman possessed.
Anyhow, the party was a great Success, my friend and blogger buddy Norma from The House That Will came to stay for the weekend and I introduced her to one of my favourite spots, Killruddery house, we simply had a blast of a weekend and I got over the panic.
It’s been a bit busy at work the last two weeks too so I’m just getting around to open my laptop again and get back to the blogging.
I’ve a blog post coming up over the next two days about the party so watch this space!
I know I’ve written passionately before about harsh chemicals and things like silicone in shampoo, my 5 Steps to heavenly Hair for example. After being further educated on such matters, I realised I’ve only touched the tip of the iceberg … Continue reading
It’s officially wedding season and whilst I don’t have a wedding to go to this year, I do have some events to attend-like the Dublin Horse Show in August. I like to pull out all the stops for the horse show, hat rental, new outfit, gloves and my hair up-styled. The Horse Show is the one event I hate to miss! I’ve been going since I was a child but Ladies Day is my secret pleasure, dressing up like a proper lady, enjoying champagne and fine food and watching the most beautiful horses do their thing! It’s marvelous… perhaps even afternoon tea at the Intercontinental hotel next door….
It’s about time I got this ‘Dressing Up’ tab activated, so, I will be publishing posts on grooming, equestrian event etiquette and some gorgeous dresses that are catching my eye, to be honest, there is so much, narrowing it down will be difficult. I have already bought the shoes, not the dress yet, but of course…I’ll be getting everything to match my shoes! They are gorgeous though, what do you think? On sale at Kurt Geiger! It’s all about the shoes!!
We all try to eat healthier these days, and with trendy healthy restaurants popping up everywhere, some are charging almost ten Euro for a small cup of Dahl with nothing else, why not save a few bucks by making a … Continue reading
I know, I’ve been eating as cleanly as possible lately, avoiding meat, carbs and sugar, following a Keto’ based diet…but yesterday being Saturday, I decided to have a little treat.. So here’s me being really healthy, having lost almost 14lbs … Continue reading