Celebrating Award Success with Champagne

Inspire Conference – Awards Ceremony On Friday in celebration of International Women’s Day, I attended The Business Girls Network ‘Inspire Conference’, at the Riverside Marquee, in Bray. I had the most amazing day, filled with much laughter, merriment and even tears!  First thing, walking into the marquee I could feel the buzz of anticipation, the room crowded…

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How to cope with a new year & a busy lifestyle.

As we were ushered into the New Year and 2019, I felt overwhelmed thinking about the phenomenal year that has just gone by and the new & exciting times that are yet to come. 2018 was an eventful year for me both on a personal and professional level, and boy do I feel excited about…

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The best way to spread holiday cheer is by giving people what they want! We are all busy people and most of us are spinning too many plates and finding it hard to juggle all the demands on our time, yet still, we want to serve up a delicious and decadent cuisine & accompanying refreshments…

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When you think about Christmas, do you think about a wonderful time of the year spent indulging in fantastic, rich foods, the giving of gifts, frivolity & laughter and spending time in the company of your family & friends?  Or does the sheer thought of Christmas overwhelm you, kick off anxieties within and make you…

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It still feels a little early to be talking about Christmas for me, but the adverts have started on the telly and everywhere you turn there are images or references to this festive time! Christmas is special but as each year passes and we get older, it is all too easy to let Christmas pass…

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Since birth, we have all been taught to say “thank you”.  If your parents were anything like mine, and to be fair, most are, they were persistently reminding me to be grateful and guiding me how to say thank you nicely, but they weren’t just teaching me good manners; they were providing me with a…

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When you consider your dominant personality trait, which do you sway towards?  The “Shrinking Violet” or the “Vivid Peacock”? There will always be a time in our lives whether at work, the school gates or a party when we wonder what others think when they see us and if they see us for what we…

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Morning all, I received a really lovely compliment this morning and it gave me a fantastic start to the day, it also got me thinking….do we complement each other enough? It is easy to assume that other people know what their strengths are, but most of us are less sure of these things than we…

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