Are supermarket vouchers a good deal?

I have a keen interest in shopping. Food shopping mind, I don’t have a huge patience for much else. I thoroughly enjoy seeking out bargains, getting the best quality for my money and finding unusual things to try. I’m pretty dedicated to Sainsbury’s but that’s mainly because of its proximity to where I live and…

The Big Dream

Going to Kate’s Cafe in Southampton at the weekend reignited my goal of owning and running my own cafe. Everything will be blue and white, my favourite colour combination. All of the dishes will match, with co-ordinating fixtures and fittings. There will be light wood tables and chairs dotted around the space, with elegant menus…

The anti-inflammatory food shop

I find research into how food affects the body fascinating. We’re learning more everyday about the brain, our digestive system and how our muscles convert the food we eat into energy. Unfortunately, there is a lot of pseudo-science that disguises itself as fact. And it can be a quagmire to wade through. We constantly ask…

10 Tips for a Be Brave Day

I had a couple of comments on the post about my skin to say how brave I was for putting myself out there and showing my blemishes for all to see. I didn’t always feel brave, I don’t feel that way every day now. But I do have a few tricks up my sleeve that…

Me and my skin

Acne. A party no one wants an invite to. But, thanks to the stress of moving and hormonal factors, my face erupted into a full-scale rave shortly I returned home from travelling in summer 2016. It got to a point that my face was sore from the cists, plus I was embarrassed to be seen…

Dark Chocolate and Orange Pancakes

These aren’t just any pancakes. These are rich, zingy and not suitable for the breakfast table. These are dessert pancakes, or at the very least, late brunch with your most intimate friends. Mind you, with no refined sugar and gluten free, these are positively angelic. In the process of trying to make something that wasn’t…