21 Gorgeous Homeware Buys to Shop Now

Ever since moving back home to save for a mortgage, I have been obsessed with looking at homeware bits – you know, just to torture myself! There are some really gorgeous bits and bobs out there right now so I thought I would help feed the shopping addition! I’ve popped my edit of the 21…

Our Girly Pamper Afternoon

It was my Mum’s birthday last month and I had an idea to get her a gift of a trip to a new blow dry bar in Dublin called Dry & Fly. I had seen a lot of the Irish bloggers going and my sister had told me about it as well. Feeling Swanky The…

What I Bought This Month

I tend to pick up random things throughout the month so I thought I would start this series – and here’s what I got in May 😁 (it was also my birthday on 21st so I included some of the pressies I was so kindly gifted!) I have been looking for a nice pair of loafers…

Our trip to London Baby!

If you follow me on instagram (@cosmibellblog) you’ll know we were in London last week! For my boyfriends’ 30th birthday in January I decided to get him a trip to London because it is something we could do together 😀 Plus we love it there! We did so much while we were there and I…

Beauty Christmas Presents 2016

I got absolutely gorgeous presents this year from my family and my other half 🙂 So I thought I would share the beauty presents I got this year My lovely boyfriend completely spoilt me this year with gifts, particularly on the beauty side of things Urban Decay Full Spectrum Palette  This palette has been on my…

Black Friday Haul Part 1

I picked up a few bits over the Black Friday weekend and that means haul time! 😀 I have split the haul in two to make it easier to read, part 2 will be the Makeup bits I picked up First stop was http://www.beautybay.com – they had a 30% discount off a lot of products on the…

Christmas Chocolate Biscuit Cake

We aren’t the biggest fans of Christmas cake in my house and so we usually just forgo the cake at Christmas dinner. However, this year I decided that I wanted to make a Christmas themed cake, in the form of a chocolate biscuit cake (we all LOVE that!) That does mean that I need to…

Chewy Chocolate Chip Cookies

So I have been told by quite a few people that my chewy chic chip cookies are the best they have ever had (better than M&S :O ) and so I have decided it’s time to share the yumminess! Clara’s Chewy Chocolate Chip Cookies Ingredients: 2 1/2 cups of all purpose flour 2 teaspoons cornstarch…

The Crown TV Show Review

My love for Netflix knows no bounds and they recently released the most expensive show in TV history (budget estimate $156 million) on 04th November and I jumped on it straight away, watching an episode every couple of days. They have described the show as: ‘The Crown focuses on Queen Elizabeth II as a 25-year-old…

First blog post

Hi all, I know, I know, ANOTHER beauty and lifestyle blog. The internet is swimming (nay drowning in them..) It is the reason I have put off setting up my own blog for so long, until recently when I just said ‘Heck, how long can I think about it – at some point you need to…