Month: September 2015

beef stew
Food: Paleo Recipes and Gut Health

Video: Super Easy Beef Stew

You really can’t go wrong with a good one pot dish, and my beef stew is always a winner. This video is six minutes long, but it only took half of that to prep the food. There really is no excuse not to get cooking! Ingredients: to feed 4-6 750g good quality stewing meat (I […]

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Gino D'Acampo
Food: Paleo Recipes and Gut Health

Drinking Prosecco on a Tuesday Afternoon with Gino D’Acampo

Earlier today, myself and a group of bloggers went to the home of celebrity chef Gino D’Acampo, to hear all about his new range of ready made pizza bases. And you know what? I don’t think I’ve ever had a more fabulous Tuesday afternoon! Seconds after arriving I was greeted with a lovely glass of […]

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Unsugar Coated Motherhood

An Open Letter to the Sleep Experts

Dear Sleep Experts, I have read so many books, blogs and websites over the years written by your good selves, and have dutifully taken advice on-board, and tried to implement good sleeping habits for my kids. Unfortunately though, we seem to be absolutely jinxed in my house when it comes to getting some kip. It […]

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Mental Health

Comparison Is Not Always The Thief Of Joy

Although my childhood now seems pretty horrendous, at the time I didn’t think it was that bad. My mother kept some pretty awful company, and in comparison to their kids, I was leading a charmed life. There was one woman who regularly told her son that he should have been an abortion. Another who was […]

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Unsugar Coated Motherhood

What Not to Say to the Severely Sleep Deprived

Since P went back to school at the beginning of the month, sleep in my house has gone from pretty poor to absolutely horrendous. She’s been up to her old tricks – messing around at bedtime and dragging it out as much as she can, no doubt stirring up the stress hormone cortisol just beautifully. […]

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