Reviews

Sleeping with a snorer (Breathe Right nasal strips, review)

Sleeping with a snorer (Breathe Right nasal strips, review)

For the last 11 years I have slept with a snorer. I have heard every excuse possible; weight gain, a cold coming, not enough pillows, too many pillows, too cold, too hot, too much cheese, too much beer, too tired, I was on my back, it’s […]

Review of the 7 in 1 SmarTfold (& video)

Review of the 7 in 1 SmarTfold (& video)

SmarTrike contacted me just over 7 weeks ago to see whether we would like to trial their latest addition- the smarTfold. Florence was turning one and we had just moved to Cheltenham so it seemed like the perfect opportunity to get out and explore our new […]

Olive oil: A guide to buying, recipes and health

Olive oil: A guide to buying, recipes and health

There are so many types of olive oil on the shelves these days and working out exactly which one you should be cooking with / adding to oils and dipping your bread in can be a bit mind-boggling. So when Jamie’s Italian sent me a handy buyers guide […]

Review: SnuzPod, 3 in 1 bedside crib

Review: SnuzPod, 3 in 1 bedside crib

So, Florence is now one year old. I know, I know, where has the time gone? Well, although I feel like it has flown by, I also feel like there were several moments, especially during the first 12 weeks where time just stood still. When […]

The hidden danger in deodorants and antiperspirants. . . and the best natural alternatives.

The hidden danger in deodorants and antiperspirants. . . and the best natural alternatives.

For the last couple of years I have only used natural deodorants. Through using them I have found that I no longer have skin irritations on my under arms (something I used to suffer with on a daily basis), my under arm hair growth is much […]

REVIEW | Proware’s Brand New Copper Base Pan range (GIVEAWAY FINISHED)

REVIEW | Proware’s Brand New Copper Base Pan range (GIVEAWAY FINISHED)

There was a Giveaway, however this has now finished. Congratulations to Jennifer Hull.  I feel so lucky, in fact if I’m going to be totally honest, I feel a bit like Santa came to visit four weeks early and left me with the gifts of […]

Fussy Paleo ingredients and what is coconut sugar?

Fussy Paleo ingredients and what is coconut sugar?

Firstly I probably have to apologise. One thing that I try so hard not to do in my recipes is use crazy ingredients that you can only find in outer Mongolia and that cost the earth. I have always hated recipes that have way too […]

Artificial Sweeteners: yay or nay

Artificial Sweeteners: yay or nay

In a culture where calories count more than what’s actually in the foods we’re putting in our body, I have decided to explore the main culprit of the zero-calorie obsession, artificial sweeteners. Losing weight can be a tasteless and dull experience, however, what seems to make […]

Green People Quinoa & Artichoke Shampoo and Conditioner

Green People Quinoa & Artichoke Shampoo and Conditioner

I am a little nervous and apprehensive about this next post as it isn’t food related but a beauty post, a subject that is completely out of my comfort zone. I have always loved beauty products and having been contacted by a few lovely readers recently […]

Mrs Porter Meets Meat Porter

Mrs Porter Meets Meat Porter

I have some exciting news that I’ve been wanting to share with you all for a while. A couple of months ago I was approached by Stefan, the CEO of Meat Porter , a UK based online artisan butcher who asked me to collaborate with them and […]

A Simple Guide To Coconut Oil

A Simple Guide To Coconut Oil

There are no two ways about it, coconut oil is quite honestly my number one kitchen and beauty staple and I hope it will be yours too by the end of this blog post. Over the last few years coconut oil has been widely publicised and […]

A Review Of The Primal Pantry Bars

A Review Of The Primal Pantry Bars

    I have loved the Primal Pantry bars since I first had a taster (or 20!) at last years Health Unplugged conference. Wrapped in beautiful bright packaging there are five bars in The Primal Pantry range; Coconut & Macadamia, Almond & Cashew, Brazil Nut & Cherry, […]