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My Binge Eating Story

Firstly, happy new year to you all! I hope 2018 brings you health, happiness and fulfilment. I know that a lot of you will be starting diets today in attempt to lose the Christmas ‘wobble’. The pharmaceutical and diet industries take full advantage of this – preying on people’s insecurities in order to boost their sales. I used to be…

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Kick-start Your Health With Adagio Teas

The New Year always marks the start of healthy revolutions and diets. I hate, hate, hate diets (more about why in my next blog post). However, I do believe in making positive lifestyle changes. Something that often catches people out is the number of calories in milky hot drinks. We’re all addicted to sugar laden lattes and they’re just so…

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Recipes

Slow Cooker Chickpea, Potato & Vegetable Bake

I have another slow cooked treat for you all! People are really surprised when I say you can cook bakes in the slow cooker – I suppose most people use them for stews and casseroles. However, you can honestly cook most things in the slow cooker! This recipe always goes down a treat with everyone – especially with my little…

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Skincare

Perfect Skincare & Beauty Christmas Gifts For Her

It’s not easy knowing what to buy others, especially if you want to get something that’s a little different or special. I always feel that quality is far more important than quantity. I’d much rather receive one small gift that was something tasteful and high-quality, than lots of presents I’m not likely to use. Especially when it comes to skincare…

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Parenting

Daisygro Unisex Bibs – The Perfect Christmas Gift

I love the idea of unisex clothes for babies and children. It’s refreshing not to have all pink or all blue clothes – it’s nice to have a variety of colours! So you can imagine how thrilled I was to receive some gorgeous unisex bibs from Daisygro. Patterned bibs seem to be really popular now for babies. Not only do…

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10 Minute Vegan Recipe

I’m not actually vegan, but I do try to limit my dairy intake. I would love to have the willpower to cut out all dairy, but I like cheese and chocolate too much! A lot of the meals I cook happen to be vegan as we’re vegetarian and I don’t always use cheese in my recipes. This recipe is very…

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Parenting

It’s Not Just The Elderly Who Get Lonely

There’s a lot of awareness surrounding the topic of elderly loneliness. However, there seems to be a big taboo regarding loneliness amongst stay at home mums. It just isn’t talked about, but it’s a very real struggle for many mums. It’s sometimes hard to imagine how you can be lonely when you have a little person clinging to your legs…

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How To Start A Blog

So it’s nearly been a year now since I first started this blog. It’s definitely been a learning curve! I haven’t been able to write as much as I’d have liked to. Mainly due to the minor issue of giving birth and caring for a baby! I had this preconceived idea that blogging would be easy – I’d just casually…

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Recipes

Slow Cooker Healthy Vegetarian Chilli

Nothing says winter like a warm bowl of chilli con carne! A lot of people presume that when you’re vegetarian, all you eat is ‘rabbit food’. I really hate hearing people use that phrase! It couldn’t be further from the truth. You can pretty much alter any recipe to make it vegetarian and it’s just as delicious – if not…

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Parenting

Society Has Created Stressful Parenting

A common phrase you’ll hear as a new mum is, “you’ll build a rod for your own back”. This usually comes after instructions such as, don’t let the baby fall asleep in your arms, don’t let the baby sleep in your bed or don’t feed the baby to sleep. I always found it strange hearing people talk about babies in…

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