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15th March 2019

Green Goddess Cocktail

Happy St Patrick’s Day! For the weekend that’s in it –  Why not have a go at this Green Goddess Cocktail  💚8 ounces vodka 💚1 teaspoon or 1 bag green tea 💚½ cup sugar 💚2 cups (packed) rocket 💚1 English cucumber 💚1 jalapeño, quartered, seeded 💚4 ounces fresh lemon juice 💚Mint sprigs (for serving) 1. Combine vodka and tea in a jar. Cover and let infuse overnight. Strain through a fine-mesh sieve into a small bowl; cover and chill. 2. Bring sugar and ⅓ cup water to a boil, stirring to dissolve sugar. Remove from heat, add rocket, and stir until wilted. Cover and let syrup steep 5 minutes, then strain into a small bowl;cover and chill for one hour. 3. Cut 12 thin slices from cucumber; set aside. 4. For each cocktail, finely grate one-fourth of remaining cucumber directly into a cocktail shaker. Add a piece of jalapeño and muddle until […]
14th March 2018

5 Dublin Walks Ideal for the Weekend

Looking for something to blow away the cobwebs this bank holiday weekend? Why not try some of these well loved walks in Dublin! Howth Cliff Walk Easily accessible from the city centre, the Howth Cliff Walk is one of the most picturesque walking trails in Dublin.  This trail takes in everything Howth has to offer from blustery coast to inland meadows. Catch glimpses of the ruins of 15th-century abbeys, look over the bays of Dublin and if the day is clear you may even see the distant Mourne Mountains in Co. Down. After your 6km walk, you can cosy up beside the fire with a pint or indulge in some seafood in one of the villages many fine seafood establishments. Bushy Park Covering over 20 hectares, Bushy Park sits alongside the tranquil Dodder River in Terenure. The park has woodland walks, ornamental ponds, and areas catering for football, tennis, and […]
11th March 2019

The Reset: Tips for Wellbeing

The Reset runs a series of retreats that offer time and space for women to step back, assess where they are in their lives and make plans for the future in a supportive environment. The Reset was founded by Lauren Healy and Vicky Shilling, both of whom have made changes in their own lives in the last few years. Today on the blog they share their top tips for personal wellbeing Experiment with what self care is to you Self care seems to be everywhere at the moment and can conjure up images of bubbles baths and lighting candles. But self care can be as simple as understanding when your body needs a rest from exercise or simply writing yourself a to do list to help you feel less overwhelmed. Implement one new habit at a time We often want to make changes all at once but unfortunately this can often just […]
18th March 2019

Jeeny Maltese’s Tips To Achieve Wellbeing

Today TV Chef and co-creator of My Nutrition- a leading Nutritional Consultancy, Jeeny Maltese shares her top tips to achieve wellbeing Set Healthy Boundaries, around work life, social life and home life. Build a healthy routine. Know it is ok to be a little selfish! In a world filled with pressure we are guilty of adding to that ourselves by doing things we really don’t want to do. It is ok to say no to that party you really don’t want to go to, and it is actually ok to say no to meeting that over powering friend who always talks about themselves and never asks you any questions! (We all have one right?) Be active. Movement is proven to make you feel better so be sure to do something every day, even for 5 minutes that gets you moving. The art of conversation is rapidly disappearing. Talk to that […]