Lazy Girl Guide: 12 Everyday Outfit Ideas with Minimal Effort

It’s early in the morning, you’ve got uni in an hour, it’s cold and you’re wrapped up in bed and you just don’t want to get up.

We’ve all been there. Hitting the snooze button one too many times, leaving ourselves very little time to get ready and then panicking on what to wear.

Oh it’s tough being a Lazy Girl. Never fear, there are some items you can add to your wardrobe to create the perfect interchange-able, stylish , I-didn’t-even-make-any-effort outfits (scroll down to see what they are).

For now, here are some outfits to inspire you how to put them all together.

The key is to put together a few basic items and include a standout item. This could be some fancy shoes, a pretty bag or just a big oversized scarf.

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6 Beauty Mistakes you’re Probably Making

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1. Don’t apply your foundation when your moisturiser is not fully absorbed.
Although most of us probably already know this rule, we often neglect the importance of it. Apply moisturiser before anything else and use the time to do your hair, get dressed, brush your teeth, eat breakfast, anything other than applying your foundation.

2. Don’t wear your ponytail in the same position every time.
I know, I know you’ve found the perfect height for your pony, but the hair experts have noted that this is bad for your hair. Wearing it in the same position every time means your hair at that area will weaken. So switch it up between a high pony, medium pony and low pony. Continue reading

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What it’s Really Like to Enter a Rose of Tralee Selection

The search for the 2015 Rose of Tralee, is well under way. If you are outside of Ireland; the Rose of Tralee is a festival which celebrates Irish heritage. There are centres in Ireland, UK, USA, Canada, Europe, Austrailia and New Zealand. A representative is chosen from each centre, who then gather in Tralee, Couty Kerry during the summer for a festival. One overall representative is then chosen to represent both her home centre and the island of Ireland on a global scale.

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Last year (2013), I decided to enter my local centres selection. I am no stranger to these kind of competitions, but the Rose of Tralee is the most prestigious one I have entered and the nerves were high. However, it was also the most enjoyable competition I have entered.

I thought I would give you a little recount of how I found the whole process and an insiders scoop, just in case any one was thinking of entering.

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20 Outfits to Wear as a Wedding Guest

I’ve said it before; I struggle choosing what to wear for a wedding. It’s the chance to wear something really special, that ordinarily you wouldn’t have the chance to wear. So it’s no surprise that the pressure is on.

I’ve a lovely little winter wedding coming up and while I’ve already chosen what I am wearing, I thought I would share some other picks with you.

I am loving the Bardot trend. It looks so feminine…

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ASOS £120

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ASOS £85

And if off the shoulder is not your thing, this dress still has the gorgeous print of the first Bardot dress…

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24 Things to do Before Christmas

I am so excited that it’s finally December! I love Christmas!

Although working in hospitality and retail for the past 7 years means I’m prone to turn into a Grinch by the middle of December.

This year I am making an extra special effort to do my best to stay jolly throughout December.

I’ve made a Christmas bucket-list of some things that would be nice to do before the big day and to keep me on track with my anti-Grinch mission.

I hope you can get some ideas for your own Christmas bucket-list.

1. Put up your Christmas Tree
2. Try out some festive baking
3. Buy a new scarf
4. Meet up with an old friend
5. Explore a new town or place in your country
6. Go to a Christmas Market
7. Have some Hot Chocolate and a good long chat with a friend
8. Have a Christmas movie marathon with your best friends
9. Plan your Christmas party outfits
10. Visit your favourite relatives
11. Write some Christmas cards with a special message in each
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What I Wore: Feather Skirt Dress

Wedding outfit shopping is always tough.

There is always added pressure to find something no one else will be wearing.

That’s why I always turn to the Snooty Fox Boutique in Dungannon, NI.

The Snooty Fox is among Northern Ireland’s leading independent fashion boutiques, so they always have unique pieces you can’t find any where else.

Last month, I attended my boyfriend’s cousin’s wedding and here is the outfit I decided to wear…

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12 of the Best Sweaters with Awesome Prints

It’s that time of year again; the weather is getting colder and we’re searching our wardrobes for something with a bit or warmth.

This season, I am loving printed sweaters/jumpers, especially those with cartoon prints. They are perfect for keeping us warm in the cold weather.

And we do need something to brighten up these dreary winter days.

So, I thought I would share some of my favourites with you all, scroll to the bottom for style tips on how to wear your favourite sweater…

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