As you know, last year I became a mum for the first time and wow, it has been a whirlwind. I have learned so much in such a small space of time and every day there is a new challenge. It is so rewarding but at times definitely hard work. One of the things I'm continually trying to build and learn is better self-care. Before having a baby I always had time for stretching, drinking water, breathing exercises and journalling. Now, I'm lucky if I can catch 5 minutes between feedi
It was about 3 years ago that I decided to switch from using regular cow’s milk to almond milk. The switch was partly out of curiosity, partly a step towards consuming less animal products and partly because I’d heard that almond milk was good for you. I don’t drink tons of milk anyway and so I hardly noticed the difference. My cup of tea was the only thing that really tasted any different and everyone knows you can’t mess with someone’s cup of tea! But Almond milk has becom
Colourful, creamy, just a little spicy and packed full of goodness - this soup is easy to prepare and tastes delicious. Yum yum...it's time for a nice new recipe. Now I'm not a massive fan of cooking. Baking I love (probably because I have a massive sweet tooth!) but cooking has always been a bit of a chore. Having said that, when I'm eager to try something new, I can throw myself into the task, and I get a real sense of achievement out of creating something delicious. Today'
I could not have been happier for the Spring equinox. The end of dark nights and beginning of brighter, warmer days, sunshine and spending more time outdoors without freezing. It always makes me feel happier! Ok, ok, so maybe I'm a bit premature on the weather....I did see hail this afternoon! But don't you think that the brighter evenings makes you feel brighter yourself? I feel like I'm emerging from hibernation. I feel ready to dust off my winter blues and show myself a li