So last week I completed my 10 day alkaline diet and cleanse which I was hoping would remove any build-up of acid in the body and give me some energy that I was desperately seeking. But before I delve into what I thought, let’s look at what an alkaline diet is. Continue reading
Lunch that’s not a sandwich
I’m a lover of bread. I’m a lover of pasta. And I mean I’m a lover! Lately though I’ve tried to cut back on my loves and just change my diet slightly – cut out wheat and try add more healthy but enjoyable food. I was feeling sluggish with not enough energy to keep running a household, a job that I enjoy and two active kids. For me it was either all or nothing so I went cold turkey and cut it out of my diet completely. Not the right decision… Continue reading
Words I never thought I would say… (Guest post by Rachelle from The Mummy Code)
As we come in to the new year and we think about resolutions or goals, I thought it was quite timely to post this piece that the gorgeous Rachelle from The Mummy Code has written for my blog. Although I’m not a coffee drinker, I have friends who feel coffee is necessary to getting them through the day. Isn’t it funny how some things we feel are essential to us, aren’t that essential when we finally give it up?! Continue reading
Long weekend – relaxing but not all pretty!
The weekend just gone was a long weekend for New South Wales, Australia as part of the Queen’s birthday. It’s the last one until October (unless you count the Bank Holiday in August that is only a holiday Monday for those in the financial industry). After a busy six months of the year I decided this weekend would be a quiet one – one for just us. Good intentions and all that! Continue reading