Welcome to my world!

What is this all about I hear you ask? Well, this blog is about stuff and things mostly.  Things like recipes for great quick and healthy eats, crafting with felt particularly making felt flowers, my cats, my love of coffee and hopefully things that will make you smile in this messy thing we call life. Also…

The Body Confidence Revolution – A Letter

A letter to my body Dear body, Thank you.  Thank you for holding me, comforting me when my mind was in turmoil.  Thank you for keeping going through the pain, ailments thrown at you, germs, aches, and through the awful diets I put you through.  Yes, you complained and eventually I listened. You are phenomenal. …

On Being Childfree…

When I was 16 I stood on the corner of the road of my childhood home and proclaimed to the universe that I didn’t want children.  Fast forward 12 years and I was pregnant.  Not a bad age to be pregnant and I was with the father, my then fiancé (and now ex-husband – but…

Detoxing – through hell and out the other side

  Whose idea is it to detox? I’d like to know because right now I have a few choice words for that person.  Obviously, I have taken the responsibility to put myself through this hell, so the choice words should be for me, after all I wouldn’t jump off a cliff blah blah… So, you…

The Body Confidence Revolution

I’d like to start a revolution. I think, luckily, I’m not the first nor will I be the last who wishes to start this particular revolution.  Which means I’m not starting it, I’m joining it.  Let’s start again then. I’d like to join a revolution.  That’s better. But I want more momentum to this particular…

Golden Tea – The Natural Cold & Flu Remedy

Golden Tea is a fantastic natural alternative, or complement to lemsip and other cold n flu type hot medicines.  It soothes your throat, helps alleviate any inflammation in your sinuses, and gives you a great immune boost. Recipe with Golden Paste: I cup of boiling water from kettle 1 tsp golden paste i tsp manuka…

Golden Porridge

Golden Porridge is the perfect start to the day on a cold wintery day.  You can combine it with honey for an added immune support boost as well. Recipe with Golden Paste: 2-3 tbsp jumbo rolled oats. I cup of milk, almond milk, coconut milk, rice milk or soy (whichever you prefer, I use almond…

Golden Milk

Golden Milk is an ideal, warming way to benefit from the properties of turmeric and is perfect for the cold winter nights.  You can combine it with honey for an added immune support boost as well. Recipe with Golden Paste: I cup of milk, almond milk, coconut milk, rice milk or soy (whichever you prefer,…