Month: December 2013

thoughts come and go
Mental Health

Two Choices

In addition to my complicated family set up, over the years I have had numerous relationships with people that have made me miserable. Friends, lovers, in-laws, bosses, work colleagues. I’m a very passionate person – a true Leo – and pre-kids would throw myself head first into the deep end of any precarious situation going. […]

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Food: Paleo Recipes and Gut Health

Tartiflette for the Dairy Intolerant (cows dairy free, gluten free)

Have you ever tried tartiflette? One of my challenges in the kitchen is catering to the needs of the various food intolerances that my family have, and usually involves lots of substituting if I’m following a recipe. Both myself and my eldest are intolerant of cows dairy, but thankfully are able to have sheep and goats […]

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negative parenting traits
Mental Health

Caught between a rock and a hard place

These words have been taking up room in my head for far too long and need to come out. I’d like to thank you in advance for reading, but must warn you that it won’t be the jolliest post you’ll come across today. I’ve written before about the importance of dealing with demons, so that your […]

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Food: Paleo Recipes and Gut Health

Mince Pie Alternative: Super Easy Recipe

Hands up if you need a mince pie alternative… I do love a good mince pie, but finding one that is dairy free and low in sugar is neigh on impossible so I always make my own. If I’ve got loads of time going spare I’ll make pastry, but spare time is not something I’m […]

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scroll of doom
Mental Health

Who inspires you?

According to a friend of my lovely friend who I’ve mentioned before on the blog, there are ‘plodders’ and ‘doers’ in life. She herself is definitely a doer. Although she doesn’t have a more than a GCSE to her name, she has always worked hard and had a respectable career in accounting before having her […]

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