SMOOTHIE BOWL RECIPE – SIMPLE AND SUMMERY I’m a sugar fiend but lately I’ve been looking at healthier options to satisfy my cravings and this summer smoothie bowl recipe is every bit as tasty as a chocolatey dessert and full of nutrients. Since I stopped eating so many biscuits, my palette has actually changed and I prefer dark…
There's something strange in the neighbourhood (sunshine). Who you gonna call? Maxi dresses (don't be monogamous, flirt with multiple versions). When it comes to the rare occasion of sunshine in Ireland, maxi dresses carry an allure no other one-piece can boast. Here's five reasons why maxi dresses are an Irish girl's best friend and some of the best…
If you can't glance at yourself in the bathroom mirror and think 'Dayum, GIRL', you are rocking tropical prints like a BOSS, then are you really living? I wear a jazzy outfit, therefore I am. Jazz it up - you might just meet your Ryan Gosling. Disclaimer: you will never, ever meet anyone as beautiful as Ryan Gosling.
Personally, I feel like a badass wearing serrated hoops, although around small children they can be weapons of mass destructions. Try to avoid babies in the developmental stage of learning how to grasp and you'll be grand. What to wear to an Irish festival contains many a dilemma and it is vital to consort around the over 3s.…
No, I don’t want to send nudes. No, I don’t want to wear high heels. No, I don’t want to get a hotel room with you. We only just met. No, I don’t want to tolerate your swearing or spitting or berating your ex.
You have carved out a place in my heart that will never be filled. Those human shaped holes, though they may be empty are our shared history. To all the men I have loved, thank you.
Is gin your bae? Have you your local lip filler service on speed dial? Are you afraid of what is commonly known as a 'basic bitch?' ~Fear not, it's time to reclaim basic. Love your avocados like it's your last meal and tear up the rule book - you do you boo!
Brows got game? No? Go faux or go home, says Mary Cate Smith whose experience with semi-permanent brows changed her life, and her self-esteem.
Freelance work, parenting, the disenfranchisement caused by social media; modern life has many stresses, and with it a feeling of acute loneliness. Here's why loneliness has never been more prevalent and why it's the silent killer nobody talks about.
When Danielle Kennedy took over Lloyd's hair salon, she only had the equivalent of one week's wages in her bank account. She was getting married in a week and paying a hefty mortgage. Yet, she took a massive risk and it's really paid off.
Verging on middle age; not quite sea hag, not yet swan, Mary Cate (AKA me) is a self-professed kook with a love of man-repelling outfits, raging feminist outbursts and high brow cultural escapades. Has no access to the top shelf (5' 2"). Expect hair. Lots of hair.
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September 6, 2017
By Mary Cate Smith