5 things not to feel guilty about

Hey Guys!


Here are 5 things you should stop feeling guilty about, In life as long as your happy and happy with the way your life is well then there should be no time feeling guilty about nonsense…

1. Avoiding Nights out on the town.

Yep a night in is always better than having a night out, you don’t have to get all dressed up, you don’t have to queue to get into nightclubs, or have wait for taxi home and the end of the night, a lot of people would argue with me and say the weekend is the best time ever and your should be going out so call me boring I’m happy out spending my Saturday night chilling at home.

Night Clubs

2. Not having a Career.

I turn 27 in February 2017, but in September this year I plan on going back to college and do you know what I do not feel one bit guilty not having my career sorted yet, I don’t think anyone really knows what they want to do in their early twenties and it 100% takes getting into your mid twenties to finally make a leap and choosing a career that is truly going to make you happy, So don’t worry if you haven’t got that sorted yet it will eventually.


3. Binge watching Box-Sets.

No regrets in doing this, I’m not the only one and won’t be the last one to go and do it. It makes me happy, it’s something to do in the evenings and on a lazy Sunday afternoon, bliss.

true blood

4. Saying NO to someone.

You don’t have to be a people pleaser, Saying know is something I don’t do enough if someone asks me to do something I will usually cave and say Yes and then moan about it after! So don’t be scared to stay know to someone for whatever reason if you don’t agree or want to do what they ask just say no and move on no need to apologise for it.


5. Your personal life.

Your personal life basically means it’s personal and it’s no one else’s business, nothing annoys me more than when you meet someone you haven’t seen in ages and the first two questions they ask are “Where are you working now? Or another way it’s said “What are you getting up to lately” and the second question is always “Any fella in your life” I would just love to reply to them and say #1 None of your god damn business what I am getting up too and #2. No I am single and I am the happiest i have been in a long time, are you happy with them answers? Why can’t people just ask how are you? Have a little catch up and move on don’t start asking about relationship status or job status if I wanted to tell you this information I would!

New Girl

Lots of love,



Hopefield Animal Sanctuary!

Hey Guys!

This week I am in Essex taking care of my niece Ava Rae and today we went to Hopefield Animal Sanctuary in Brentwood, Essex back home in Ireland where I live we have a sanctuary but it’s mainly cats and dogs but in Brentwood the sanctuary has loads of different animals horses, turtles, pigs, birds, snakes, ferrets, rabbits and so on, The place was jam packed, in all the time I have been coming over to visit my brother and sister-in-law I never knew about hopefield until this visit and by golly  I was missing out, it is lovely! I love animals, all animals and if I had my way I would have a house full of all different kinds, at the moment I would love a bunny and a turtle (Thanks Hopefield I feel in love with a little grey bunny today)


I believe that all animals matter and deserve love and the best care humanly possible they are part of the family, I could never mistreat any animal in anyway and HATE that there are people out there that are so hateful and cruel and would mistreat animals, so this sanctuary made me quite sad at first but then I seen what good care and love they are all getting, it’s excellent and heart warming to see, as it means they can live the rest of their days in peace, they didn’t seem to mind all the kids screaming and shouting and most of them were coming to the fence of their enclosure to get a rub, even the pigs! Was amazing to see!

I took no pictures as I wasn’t sure if I was aloud or not!

Hello Kitty

The Sanctuary runs on donations only so being able to give a little to help with the care of the animals makes me feel great, as I said before I am a massive animal lover! If you are ever in Brentwood or London it is defo worth the train ride into Brentwood to the Sanctuary to help support the team them and the animals!

HERE is their website so go check it out!!

Please, if you have local Animal Sanctuary that are just running on donations please go help and donate even if its just blankets or food or even a couple of quid it all helps!

Thanks Guys!



5 Things that are overrated..

Hey Guys!

Today I decided to jump back into blogging after having a few weeks off, so lets start with something fun, Here are 5 things I believe to be really over rated!


Yes, money is something everyone needs to survive but your world doesn’t need to revolve around it, As long as you can budget and manage your cash does it really matter how much you’re making? The Key is to put away a little bit every week no matter what and you will be really surprised how much you will have at the end of it! (Click here to see some tips on how to save money)



I never have nor I never will become a gym bunny, it’s just not my thing, I would rather be out doors and be walking in the woods with my dogs then stuck inside some smelly gym, having old men droll over you when you are doing squats (Yes this has happened to me, it was my first and last time inside a gym, Gross!!)



Yep sometimes I think it would be lovely to have a BF to come home too but honestly at the moment I can’t think of anything worse right now than having to think for another person, I don’t like to depend on other people, I am my own person and Enjoy life not having the burden of having a boyfriend, I can go where I want, See who I want, basically do whatever the hell I want without checking with my other half first or making sure I don’t hurt his feelings! Independent woman yo!! Also if you have seen my track record when it comes to fellas you would saying the same! LOL!


4.Expensive Clothes!

I love shopping, I love getting new clothes it’s one of life’s great pleasures but buying clothes that cost me hundreds or even anything over €60/€70 is a big commitment to me, I only spend over that amount if it’s an investment and I only Invest in Sunglasses, Boots and Coats maybe the odd Trainer as long as I know they will last me a long time and the fact that I take really good care of my pricey things, (Fact: My GHD I got over ten years ago is only starting to see its last legs now) As far as everything else go’s my wardrobe is full of Primark, H&M and BooHoo nice cheap and cheerful!

Mean Girls

5.Being “On Fleek” all the time!

Cant believe I just used the work “Fleek” ugh! Anyway you don’t always need to be put together all the damn time, If you wanna leave the house in Leggings and a hoodie DO IT! Throw your hair in a messy bun, slap on some sunglasses and be on your way! Do waste all your time in front of the mirror, Yes I like to put on make up if I am going anywhere BUT I don’t spend as long of time as I use to in front of the mirror doing it, Usually a quick 5/10 min job unless it’s a night out then damn girl got to get that eyeliner on fleek! OMG I’m gonna stop saying fleek now (So Sad 🙈)


Lots of Love,




Love Your Body!

Hey Guys!

Today I want to talk about body confidence, In 2016 body shaming is possibly at its highest it’s ever been, you can’t seem to look anywhere without some form of body shaming happening from walking down the street to clicking on your phone its everywhere and impossible to get away from!


So today I wanted to share with you why you should LOVE YOUR BODY and not to buy into any of the crap you read about or see on a daily basis. You are who you are if you love working out good for you if you would rather have a yummy take away then right on sister me too, I have never been one to go to the gym and I think its safe to say I never will, But hey look I’m happy with who I am and here are some reasons why you should too….


Never feel like you have to change your body to fit into or look good in certain clothes, buy clothes that match the body type you already have! Less stress more fashion fun! If something doesn’t fit go a size up, who’s going to know it’s not a size 10 anyway? Don’t worry!

Sassy Ellette

Food is meant to be enjoyable and tasty so if you want that burger but everyone else around you is eating a salad, fuck it get the damn burger, why not? An hour later you will still be full and happy when the rest of the people around you are only dying for a bag of crisps or a chocolate bar! You can eat healthily and be healthy but don’t cut out the things you love most, treating yourself to that burger isn’t going to put a massive a dent into your healthy eating plan!


Look it happens, it’s part of being a woman, they are not the most attractive looking things but they are natural and in your head you think you are the only person on the planet that has them but you’re not! Everyone has and will properly get stretch marks at some stage in their life! Be proud of your stripes! Look even some of the world’s top models suffer from stretch marks, no big deal!

Stretch Marks


Seriously don’t bother picking up them magazines that tell you, you can get a flat tummy in a month or that this cream and that cream will get rid of cellulite or that this cream will give you long-lasting perfect skin, don’t buy into any of that crap, because that’s what it is CRAP there will be something different next month and the month after that and the month after that, it’s their job to make you feel less confident and for you to go “Oh, I think I need that” when you really don’t!


Of course a part of body confidence is loving yourself, Love the person you are, everyone has something they don’t like about themselves and if you want to fix that something, then do it for you, don’t do it for anyone else, you won’t love it as much if you do it for someone else! Take care and be proud of the person you are and if anyone says shit to you just remember the reason they are being nasty is because they obviously aren’t happy with who they are or else they are just assholes! Just keep that chin help up high and that middle finger held higher!


Lots of Love,


Food // Honeycomb Shortbread!

Hey Guys!

As today is a rainy dull day I decided that I was going to attempt to make some shortbread, I have never made it before so this is a first, I seen Martha (From Great British Bake Off) making them on Tastemade on Snapchat the other day and thought hmmm they look easy to do I’ll give it a go!

I made mine a bit different I didn’t want to add honeycomb and chocolate on the edges of the shortbread instead I just added it all into my batter.

Shortbread Ingredients

225g plain flour
75g caster sugar
150g butter
100g caster sugar
2 tablespoon golden syrup
1tsp bicarbonate of soda
150g dark chocolate


1. Preheat the oven to 180 degrees and line a baking tray with baking paper.

2. To make the Honeycomb, stir the caster sugar and golden syrup in a saucepan over a high/medium heat until the mixture it melted into a deep amber colour then remove the pan from the heat and quickly mix the bicarbonate of soda then pour the bubbling sugar into the lined baking tray and leave it to the side to harden up.

Golden Syrup

3. To make the Shortbread, Add the flour, caster sugar and butter into a blender/food processor and mix it all up until the mixture clumps together, Once the mixture is combined pour it out onto a large sheet of clingfilm.


4. Place the hard honeycomb into the food processor and pulse until it’s chopped into small pieces, Add half the honeycomb to your shortbread mixture and knead it in, (this is where I added in a tiny bit of chocolate so it melts nicely in the dough (not pictured, doh)) then roll into a log and place in the freezer for 15 minutes.


Shortbread and Honeycomb

5. Slice the Shortbread mixture into as many round pieces you like and bake them in the preheated oven for 10-12 minutes.


And ta-da you should have some yummy honeycomb chocolate shortbread to munch on with a cup of tea! Deeeeeeelish

Honeycomb shortbread

Happy Baking!


Lets talk about – Movie Nights!

Hey Guys!

I know it’s Summer even though the weather outside is no way summery but it doesn’t matter what the season is outside, everyone loves a good cosy night in, chilling out, relaxing & watching a movie, If that sounds like your idea of hell well then there is something wrong with you! You’re bed is prob the best place to get comfy,cosy and to have a proper movie night!!

So here are my top tips on getting comfy and relaxing like a pro.

Obviously first up you have to choose a movie!! A movie is a must if you want the ultimate cosy night in! I watch a movie almost every night!

Back to the future part 2

I like to use tea lights small and big ones as they are just handier to have and that way you can get some really cute tea light holders, like these Rabbit ones I got in my local chemist and the Himalayan salt rocks I got from Lidl!!


Fairy Lights/Lava Lamps/Himalayan Salt Lamp
Something that gives soft lighting is 100% needed to make a room feel warm, cosy and welcoming, If I had my way the whole house would be full of fairy lights and all different warm lightings, I am obsessed!

Cuddle Buddy (Optional) / Blanket
Usually having a good cuddle up with someone is the best way to get comfy my cuddle Buddy now a days is Opie (Obviously) he loves a good cuddle so why not! Or Charlie he also loves to come lay on the bed not much of a cuddle buddy but he likes to be near haha!! Also a blanket is a total must have! (Look at these two ❤ )


Enjoy the bliss of being warm and cosy!

Lots of Love,


May Favourites!

Hey Guys!

Been M.I.A the past two weeks but I’m back to show you some of my favourite things I have been loving this past month!



This month I have found this new tan called Bellamianta a lot of bloggers have been giving this product great reviews so I said I would jump on the band wagon and see what it was like & I wasn’t disappointed, I ended up having to get the lotion as the moose was sold out so I am waiting for that to come back in stock so I can give it a go but this tan so lovely and natural and drys to fast so no waiting about trying to air dry and doesn’t smell which is always something I hate about fake tans but this one has a lovely smell YAY!!!. It’s defo worth the money!



A couple of weeks ago I got a bit sun burnt which made my skin dry out worse than it already was, lately I have been suffering with such dry skin on my legs that I was desperate for a good cream that would help with the dry and irritated skin on my legs and I found this just to try like I done with 10 others before but this Aveeno Dermexa is brilliant and has defo made my skin a bit better that what it was!


These two matte lipsticks are amazing! I am loving the matte look lately the Sleek one in colour “435 Petal” it is defo a proper matte it go’s on like a cream and then completely dries out which isn’t very good for my lips as I suffer from quite dry and chapped lips most of the time Carmex is my best friend! But i still love it Sleek can do no wrong! The Second one I have been loving is the Bourjois Rouge Edition Velvet, Not I have has this longer than just this month but I am so obsessed with it, it does exactly what it says it pure velvet it’s so smooth to put on and it’s such good quality that it stays on for ages without having to touch it up, I have it in could “07 nude-ist”

Sleek Matte MeRouge Edition Velvet


I don’t really have much to say on these products, who doesn’t like their house smelling lovely? Well I got my love in incense from my mother as she is always burning some, so these are my current favourites! “Sandal Cedar” these incense cones are from Pennys/Primark and are only €1 BARGAIN! The incense sticks are from a little shop in the next town to where I live and the are Rose and Night Queen and smell amazing!



So whenever I am in the pet shop I always have to go to the toy section to see if anything pops out at me that I can get Opie (He doesn’t need anymore toys but hey ho, he’s my baby I got to spoil him) anyways I had seen this rubber flying disk and thought I bet they are crap and won’t fly at all the dog will just chew them up! But I got it home, Gave it to Opie and he turned his nose up at it, cheeky shit! But Cash loves it (thats him there being a model with said rubber disk) he gets such good fun out if it! Defo worth the pennies to see that big bear happy!


Hope you had a great May and have an awesome June! SUMMER YAY!!!


Lets Talk about – Mental Health.

Hey Guys!

So today I wanted to speak a bit about Mental Helath and some places you can go to get help if you need too! Just know you are not alone!

Having a Mental Health disorder can be hard, it can feel like you are totally alone and no one will understand what is going on in your head if you were to say everything you were thinking out loud, It can be extremely disheartening and isolating. 1 in 4 of us suffer from some type of mental health difficulty in our lifetime, you might suffer from something that you can pull yourself out of and other may suffer and have to seek help else where from a doctor or medication but what everyone needs to know is that no matter how you feel there are people and places to go to get help and there is no shame is saying that you need an extra hand, asking for help means you are taking care of yourself and want to get back on the right road may it be long or short!

People you can go to for help, if you feel family and friends aren’t going to understand! The first place you should go is to see your GP, They will send you in the right direction and are a great support along the way & they will always be there if you just need a little chat!

You can also go and seek help from Counselling and psychotherapy services, if you just want to get to the root of the problem and don’t want to go see a GP well then there are plenty places to go and get Counselling and psychotherapy services, but going to your GP can send you in their right direction and they can recommend some names and places to go. Even if you didn’t want to go speak to someone face to face you can build up to that by using helplines or online forms or even closed groups on Facebook. There are plenty of places to go and seek some advise or just someone to rant to if you need it!

Don’t ever feel like there isn’t help out there because there is! It’s all around you, you just can’t see it because it’s not right in front of your face, you have to go looking for it! But it’s there!! There are some lovely qualified understanding people waiting for you to start on your road to recovery and to help you cope with your mental health and to help you understand more of whats going on with your mid and body!! YOU ARE NOT ALONE!

Some websites to get more information!

Ireland                                                United Kingdom

Mental Health Ireland                   Mind

Your Mental Health                        Mental Health Foundation

A Lust For Life.                                 Together

Pieta House                                        NHS

Also if you are interested in trying to understand more about mental health here are

7 OF THE BEST MOVIES ABOUT MENTAL HEALTH! Oh & Perks of being a wallflower.

Lots of Love,


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Let’s talk about – TEA.


So I have never been a Tea drinker, To be completely honest the smell of tea with milk actually makes my want to gag, Yes I am Irish, Yes they say it’s blasphemy if you’re Irish and don’t drink Tea, blah blah blah! But over the past year I have really started getting into the whole Tea thing but not black tea, but herbal tea!

The thing with herbal teas is, there are so many to match your mood and they are so good for you! Here are some of my favourites are the goodness they bring!


Lemon & Ginger My absolute favourite!!! It’s great for the digestion, so if you have a dodgy tummy like myself it’s always good to have a lemon and ginger tea on stand by, It also helps me when I have a sore throat or a cold the ginger is great for clearing the mucus and all that nasty business that comes along with  cold, You can also add some honey to help soothe a sore throat, the other benefit of drinking lemon and ginger tea when you have a cold is you are getting loads of Vitamin C as lemons are packed full of it, so happy days!! It also give you a good bust when you are feeling bit run down.

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Easter Fun!


Hope you all had a very good Easter and aren’t suffering too much with the Chocolate over load. I have been a bit M.IA as this year my Niece Ava and Sister-in-Law Lou came home to Ireland to spend a few days with us, they arrived on Saturday night so my niece Ava was expecting a killer Easter Egg Hunt on Sunday, so much so, as soon as she got out of bed Sunday morning she wanted to go outside and do it, You try telling a 5 year old to wait for Chocolate heaven :/ It’s tough!

So on Sunday we had the said easter egg hunt and I think someone was VERY happy with the results!


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