So I was babysitting my three nephews last night so my Friday night was basically eating ice cream and playing board games. I love babysitting ha. Downside is being up at 9am to get my youngest nephew ready for his football match. His older brother just brought him off there so I have an hour to chill. I’m watching Toddlers and Tiara with a cup of tea. So cosy!
So during the week I was watching a show on Youtube called Willam’s beatdown. I love the show and I love Willam both in and out of drag. Anyway one of the clips he showed was from the Kardashian’s birthday video to Kris. Oh my God. Am I the only person who never saw this? It is the most cringe worthy material EVER! I had to go find the original clip. And I was delighted to see there is two parts to it! For anyone who like me has never seen it here you go:
So the first part is actually Kris singing a song called I Love My Friends and it’s about her turning 30. She starts listing things she loves including shops. Then the video has clips of people shouting “she loves you!”. It also features OJ Simpson twice which obviously in hindsight isn’t even cringy but morbid!
Fast forward thirty years to the second part and her daughters are recreating the video with even more auto tune. With even more designer names and celebrities all adding to the ridiculousness. It also features Kanya West saying “she loves you”. I don’t think I’ve seen someone looking so uncomfortable before (and he thinks Wiz is trapped ha).
Here is Willam’s beatdown of it!
The Kardashian’s start at 7.15 but take my advice and watch it all 🙂
I have a million things to do today before I head to my friend’s 30th so I bet get started!Enjoy your Saturday!
I love birthdays. The cards, presents, spending time with and feeling the love from family and friends. It can really lift your spirits. Now truth be told, as you get older the birthday becomes less of a big deal unless it’s your 30th etc.
I thought I’d share how I spent my 26th birthday because I know you see girls on Facebook always sharing what their boyfriends bought them (flowers, purses, watches, cars-yes, fucking cars). I’m gonna start by telling you about my 25th birthday shambles. We went to the Playhouse or Show or whatever it’s called now. One of my friends came to mine to predrink. The others bailed and said they’d meet us there. Paula plied me with vodka and WKD so we arrived late and drunk. Annie brought her fucking fiancé and his friend Ronnie who likes me and I don’t like back so that was awkward. Dorothy brought her friend who she knows I don’t like (you know those girls that bring no money out and get guys to pay for everything? yep) and Jordan who persuaded me to have the night out didn’t show! We continued to drink and Dorothy thought it would be funny to play “25 kisses” and started pushing me into some guys we knew (I’m sure that’s how wooing worked back in the day- push people into each other). I thought I lost my bag but turned out one of the girls had it and I vomited. More than once. So Ellie (who doesn’t drink thank God) decided it was time to get me home. Paula tried to tell her I just needed another drink to which Ellie was like “the fuck?!” and got me in a taxi. Later I found out I was in the club a little over an hour. So 25? Drunk mess. Self loathing.
This year I didn’t want to go out drinking. I decided to take the day off work and treat myself. That morning I woke up and headed to Starbucks where I just chilled with a coffee and read for ages. Sometimes life can be so hectic you don’t have time to just sit and read. Or relax. Then I went shopping for a little bit, got a few clothes and other bits. I met my mam for lunch and chilled out. Then I went of to pamper myself at the Residence Day Spa in Naas- check out my review here:
After my amazing treatments I headed to my parents that evening. My sister also came up to see me and I got all my presents yay! On the Sunday I had all my family (parents, 4 brothers, their girlfriends, my sister her husband and my 4 nephews and niece) up for tea and finger food. I love getting all my family together because everyone works different schedules so it’s rare. We played loads of games like charades because apparently that’s a tradition now that my nephews made ha. (Not saying I don’t love it. LOVE games!) My friend Ellie also brought me for dinner in our favourite restaurant The Pattaya.
So this was actually one of my favourite birthdays. I just wanted to share it with you to maybe give you some ideas how to enjoy your birthday. I get that not everyone can take the day off work for their birthday but you should definitely make time to look after yourself. Do something you love. Don’t be talked into doing crap you don’t want to. But hey, if you want to go out and get drunk, you go get drunk (just try keep more dignity than me ha). If you don’t have much money you should check out pages like Groupon or Pigsback where you can get spa deals, nights away, goods etc with a huge discount. Or make your own spa day! Grab a face mask, booties, mittens, fancy nail polish etc, some goodies and relax watching a cheesey film or whatever your guilty pleasure is!
Hope you enjoyed this post ladies. Talk soon 🙂
For my birthday I decided I wanted to treat myself to some pampering. I didn’t want to go to a salon, I wanted to go to a proper spa. Real pampering. I started googling different places and came across the Residence Day Spa in Naas. It was only 20 minutes from Dublin so it was quicker than going into the city centre. I saw they had a great offer on:
Full body massage, full facial, full soak in the Jacuzzi, and your choice of a mini pedicure or manicure or a lovely wash and blow dry. It takes 3.5-4 hours and includes lunch for only €99!!
You know when you see pictures online and think “nah I’m sure that’s the photos it probably doesn’t look that nice”? Well this place was beautiful.
As soon as I arrived I could feel the relaxing atmosphere. I was greeted by Julia who would be my therapist. Because I had booked on my own she asked if I would prefer to get a lash & brow tint instead of the Jacuzzi. I wasn’t that pushed on the Jacuzzi (if you go as a couple or a group of friends you would really enjoy it) so I chose the tints. She brought me to the main room with the massage beds, tub and chairs. Julia then asked if I wanted 60 minutes massage or 30 minutes body scrub and 30 minutes massage. I obviously chose the latter! Love a good scrub ha. So she left me in the room to change and get on to the bed. There were lovely white bathrobes and all. There was a list of lunch options and I just chose what I wanted before we began.
If there is anything I hate when getting a massage or facial is when the therapist talks. As soon as we began Julia didn’t make a peep. She began with the scrub, then massage and facial. Her pressure and techniques were fantastic. I’m a qualified beauty therapist and sometimes find it hard to enjoy treatments because you are focusing on what they are doing. But I just drifted away. Time slipped by and when she was finished, lunch was brought in. I got a delicious sweet chilli chicken wrap and tea.
Next I was brought to the lash room where my brows and lashes were tinted. She asked did I like my brows to look full and I do. They are naturally full but she made them look amazing! Finally Julia brought me to the nail table as I chose the mini manicure. Here we had a lovely chat. I chose a lovely deep purple. She done a great job and the polish lasted ages!
I had the best experience here and it was the perfect birthday present to myself. My favourite part was definitely the scrub. My skin felt amazing afterwards! I would really recommend this spa to anyone looking to have some alone time relaxing in good hands (pun intended), or for the girls who want to have a girly day for that special occasion, or for a couple who likes to relax and unwind together. (Remember Valentines is only around the corner!) I’ve been in touch with the Girls and they are running their special again!
Don’t forget to mention Writings Of A Single Girl when booking 😛
Happy Glorious Monday!! No, just me? I woke up feeling much better so I’m happy haha. Ok so my friend’s 30th is on Saturday. I have my new dress to wear and I tried it on but I feel a bit bloated in it. So I’ve been pretty bad with my diet and drinking enough water lately. I go through phases of being good and bad. I’m good at challenges or when you have a short goal. So I’ve decided to set myself a small challenge for the next five days. Please note this is to try just feel less bloated, I am aware I won’t lose a stone in five days!!
Water is such an important part of your diet. You can lose weight just by drinking enough water each day because you’re body no longer carries water weight. Green tea is great too and in my opinion you don’t need to buy these ridiculous trendy green teas. (If you have tried generic green tea with no success and found success with those expensive funds by all means let me know) Two cups a day can help to cleanse your system (Makes you poop basically). Ok so here is my challenge:
- Two litres of water each day- I find having a large sports cap bottle helps you drink more.
- Two cups of green tea with a slice of lemon each day. (I’m using one from Lidl)
- No sugars (soft drinks, sweets)
- Limit carbs (this can be a hard one for me so I’m going to try cut down maybe not cut out completely)
- Only one coffee a day (again I can’t cut out all together)
Ok so there is my challenge! I will let you know the result Friday! If you want to try it please let me know how you get on 🙂
Hope you all have a great day.
Hi everyone, hope you had a lovely weekend. Although my plans were to just work and chill this weekend my friend Annie started texting me yesterday while I was at work asking me to go out. She finally persuaded me (as she usually does). We decided to just go to our local. I was really excited because I got to wear my new boots that my sister bought me for Christmas. I don’t really think I have a good fashion sense so she is always getting me nice things like this. For my birthday she got me gorgeous black knee high boots because I was saying for ages I wanted to get some and now they go with so many outfits! Here’s a pic of the boots she got me that I wore last night.
Annie’s husband was away at a Stags so she asked me to stay over. We got ready in her house. I asked her to do my eyeliner because she’s really good at it. She said jokingly did that mean she wasn’t good at the rest and I said no I think everyone is really good at something, not meaning their bad at everything else, just better at one thing. And she said “you’re good at everything!”. I thought that was mad, I wouldn’t think I’m good at any part of make up haha. Just the basics. So I was too lazy to shave and tan so I decided to wear my boots with black tights and my grey high waist shorts that I got on sale in New Look FOR €3!!! Couldn’t believe it. I love high waisted shorts or jeans because they can help to hide the belly!
We drank (probably too much) wine as we got ready. Getting ready is one of my favourite parts of a night out because you get to chat and catch up before heading out. You also end up talking about random things that wouldn’t usually pop up in conversation. My boots are really high but so comfortable! I love high heels and usually my feet are sore by the end of the night but I lasted till I got home before taking them off ha. I used to be self conscious about wearing heels. I’m 5′ 10″ and find I always end up towering over guys on night out. But I’m at a point now where I don’t care because I love wearing heels and I’m not going to let insecure boys make me feel bad! Plus I want a tall guy and the heels help to figure out who’s suitable haha!
We had such a fun night out dancing and messing around. The DJ played a lot of chart songs but threw in a lot of pop oldies which I love! Actually I want to find a good club that does oldies nights or 80’s nights. Maybe you can comment if you know any good ones 🙂 We could see this guy going around trying to dance with loads of different girls and then he came to me and asked me to dance. I just said no thank you I’m dancing with my friend and he went off and just tried with another girl. Now before you say why didn’t I give him a chance I should point out that this guy fancies my sister and has tried it on more than once even though she has pointed out she’s married. He’s cute and all but I don’t need that drama.
So we ended up in Macdonald’s after (as you do) and then headed home. I can proudly say I took my make up off before falling into bed (not something I usually achieve). My friend mentioned breakfast in the morning before we fell asleep. And to my surprise I woke up to her making a full breakfast for us both! I had to send her husband a picture of her saying she’s a good wife. He responded “she doesn’t cook me breakfast”. Haha! We chilled out for a while then I eventually had to go home and face life. I had a shower and feel a bit better but an early night is definitely due!
I hope you enjoyed my ramblings and that Monday is kind to you all.