After the festive period, January is notoriously a month where money is tight and going out and splurging is a no-go for most. It’s so easy to get trapped in the January blues, feel depressed about not having surplus funds or lack of social plans. The flip side of a quiet January is that we… Read More 10 Things to Do on a No Spend Weekend
If you stand on tiptoes you can almost see Christmas Eve – 12 days and counting. Plenty of time to get your Christmas shopping bought and wrapped! Below are 5 of my favourite picks from Etsy Scratch the world map – £15.95 (+p&p) – I bloody love these! I’ve just bought one for our living room… Read More Etsy Gift Guide – My 5 Favourite picks
There’s a few nice bits I’ve had my eye on for Christmas this year so I thought I would share my top picks with you from Not On The High Street. I’ve picked out my 5 favourite stocking fillers for you to have a nosy at. Bucket List journal (£23+p&p) This fab bucket list journal has… Read More Christmas Wish List – Stocking Fillers – Not On The High Street
PERI PERI PORK & FETA PASTA BAKE Slimming World – Syn Free (When using the feta as your Healthy Extra A) – Serves 4 Our glorious British Summer is now a distant memory (Note the sarcasm – I haven’t seen one!) and we are now steamrolling towards Winter. Winter for me is all about yummy,… Read More Winter Warmer – Peri Peri Pork & Feta Pasta Bake
Slimming World Chocolate Orange Nests Makes 4 7 Syns for all 4 when using HeB, 14.5 Syns for the whole recipe otherwise. Could be made into 1 giant one, or smaller ones/balls. *45g Wheat Shreds (I used the Aldi Harvest Moon ones) *3 level tbsp of Original Choc Shot (6 Syns) *1/2tsp Orange flavouring *4 Mini… Read More Slimming World Chocolate Orange Nests
I felt inspired this afternoon to write a blog post about crafting and why Mental Health Awareness Day seems to have reignited my passion for it. For the past 7/8 years I’ve pretty much tried every crafting hobby going (with the exception of crocheting – that would send me over the edge!) I settled finally… Read More Keep Calm & Craft On… I’ve Rediscovered My Love For Crafting.
I’ve always been a yo-yo dieter. One minute it’s shakes and juices, next minute it’s takeaways and calorie laden dinners. I suppose, being honest, I’ve used food as an emotional crutch throughout the years – diving into pizzas after a breakup, dancing in a Chinese takeaway after a hard day at work – all in… Read More Why I rejoined Slimming World…Again!
Feta & Pea Scramble This was a little beauty of a meal that I literally threw together the other evening after getting home late. I didn’t want anything too heavy for dinner as it was wayyyy too late but I was craving something protein filled and yummy. From preparation… Read More New Recipe Alert – Feta & Pea Scramble
COLOURFUL COUSCOUS Serves 2 (or 4 as part of a bigger meal) Preparation time: 8 Minutes Ingredients: 100g dried couscous. 1/2 avocado, chopped 1 salad tomato, chopped 12 black olives, roughly chopped ( I cut mine up with scissors 2 spring onions, sliced 4 heaped tbsp tinned sweetcorn 40g crumbled feta 1/4 tsp garlic powder… Read More Yummy Recipe – Colourful Couscous
We all have good days, bad days, stressful days, unproductive days, days where we want to go home drink copious glasses of wine in our pyjamas and not speak to anyone. By making sure I start my day positively from the moment I wake up I feel reassured that sometimes those bad days are way… Read More 5 Positive Tasks Towards a Productive Day.