The Mix Tape is an internationally renowned music blog with all the best remixes. Based in London, this underground music blog brings you different sounds such as Grizzly Bear’s Chris Taylor, Torches and Eagulls. Always first for the best mash ups, The Mix Tape is the complete package for music lovers worldwide. Check The Mix Tape out on their blog or follow them on Facebook and Twitter.
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Blogger for Vogue.com, Lara Bohinc expresses her love of fashion and art through descriptive writing and powerful imagery. Originally a jewellery designer, Lara has expanded her love of design from jewellery to bags, shoes and accessories. Like her eclectic jewellery, Lara derives her inspiration for her blog from a diverse range of sources. Stunning, unique jewellery and accessories and unusual, contradicting art form the overall distinctiveness of this blog.
Rookie Moms is written by Heather and Whitney, two new mothers who found staying at home all day caring for a baby was more difficult than they imagined. The blog shares their adventures and provides new mums with inspiration and ideas around fun things to do with your baby every day.
The blog is easy to navigate and activities are categorised into different age groups (from 1-3 months through to pre-schoolers). There’s plenty of novel ideas for baby entertainment, as well as funny anecdotes and a list of challenges for new mums to undertake with their baby. Heather and Whitney have also written a book – The Rookie Mom’s Handbook – 250 Activities to do with (and without!) your baby.
The Licentiate by freelance writer Sarah Waldron is a blog-to-watch for all things fashion and culture. A finalist for the Best Lifestyle Blog in the Irish Blog Awards 2011, The Licentiate is not your average fashion blog. Sarah writes about fashion as an expression of the individual, relating it to different aspects of art, film, feminism, history, social context and trends. Unusual yet inspiring pictures, informative blog posts and on-trend fashion columns contribute to the blog’s originality. Drawing inspiration from all walks of life and different periods in time, The Licentiate is an intellectually stimulating and visually imaginative blog.
Stop The Lights is a music blog that mainly covers home-grown Irish talent, along with some International acts, across a variety of genres. The blog was created and is written by Bryan O’Hanlon who also writes for Metro Herald and Culch.ie. Bryan is studying for an MA in Journalism from Independent College Dublin having won the coveted “Write here, Right Now” scholarship.
Stop the Lights reviews and promotes new music as well as upcoming festivals and music events. Submissions to the blog for consideration from like minded readers are also always welcome……………
An Irish Blog Awards’ finalist in 2011, Like Mam Used To Bake, shares step-by-step homemade recipes, complete with illustrations. Mainly focused on chocolate and desserts, this blog features a host of scrumptious recipes from cherry scones to chocolate marshmallow caramel pie and Baileys’ bomb cake.
Other recipes to try include soy garlic chicken, homemade blackberry jam and BLT prime popovers. So why not indulge yourself in a carefree, serene baking experience and delight your family and friends with the mouth-watering recipes from this food-loving blog.
From sunsets to flourishing flowers, Squidgy Moments by Kathleen O’Rourke, shares the beauty of nature with her captivating photography. Ranging from crystal clear shots to blurred vintage style photos, Kathleen’s work covers all aspects of nature’s beauty, from delving deep into the heart of a blooming rose to capturing aggressive waves beating off glistening rocks abroad. Sunsets are another strong feature of her photography. Squidgy Moments is a welcome retreat from all the hustle and bustle of ‘must-read’ articles and the stresses of working life, allowing you to relax and enjoy the beauty of nature.
As a professional makeup artist, Simone’s passion lies in working (ok, playing!) with makeup and cosmetics from all over the world. From exclusive high-end designer collections, to the secret cheap-and-easy industry fixes, makeup artists see it all, and this makeup artist is ready to dish the goss!
The ‘Ask Simone’ page answers many of those questions you always mean to ask but always forget to and the ‘How to’ videos are essential for us all, no matter how long you’ve been wearing makeup!