January 2015 archive

My Deliciously Ella Clean Eating Experiment

I was super excited to receive my pre-ordered copy of the Deliciously Ella cookbook yesterday. I’ve been really inspired by Ella’s journey from self confessed ‘sugar freak’ (I can totally relate) to a plant based, clean eating lifestyle. Ella made this incredible lifestyle change in response to being diagnosed with Postural Tachycardia Syndrome (POTS) which had a […] Read more…

7 Top Tips for New Runners

How are your New Year Resolutions going? OK? Great? Not so much? If one of your resolutions was to exercise more but you’re feeling low on inspiration/motivation, or simply ideas, then I’m here to help with my 7 top tips for new runners! I am a huge fan of running – this does not mean […] Read more…

York Cocoa House

I’m a bit of a chocoholic. I don’t mind admitting it…it’s no secret. Everyone who knows me would say its stating the absolutely obvious anyway! I’ve heard so many good things about York Cocoa House (as in wall-to-wall chocolate heaven) that I decided it was time I organised a long overdue visit. The Cocoa House […] Read more…

5 ways to beat your crazy PMS!

Warning: The following may contain TMI, but then you did click through to find out how to beat your crazy PMS so I’m going to assume we’re on the same page…! To briefly outline, I have lousy periods. I’m always slightly indignant when I hear someone say theirs only lasts 1-3 days – seriously?! I’m in […] Read more…

Growing Up Too Fast!

So, like every parent out there at one stage or another, I’ve been left wondering recently where my little babies have gone! They are growing up too fast, they seem to have been replaced by two actual walking, talking human beings with personalities and little lives of their own! (I know, how very dare they!) […] Read more…

My Happiness Inspired Project

Having resolved to make 2015 the year I bring more joy into my life, I have been busy thinking about what that actually means and how best to go about it. One of my big issues – and one I’d like to avoid – is jumping head first into something and then not being able […] Read more…

Finding Joy In 2015

I really like new year resolutions but I haven’t actually made any this year – well not yet anyway. I started to panic around January 1st that I didn’t have the time to set aside to get things nailed down, then I remembered it wasn’t actually a fixed deadline! I’m usually really good at sitting down […] Read more…

Motherhood And The Myth Of Perfection

If I were ever to openly describe myself as a perfectionist I think most of my friends and family would fall about laughing. Not in a nasty way – it would actually be a fairly reasonable response. I don’t know how to iron properly and I have no inclination to improve – I like my […] Read more…