I’m a Dairy Girl. These are the reasons WHY.

This post is sponsored, but even if it wasn't, I'd still be a Dairy Girl :) I have to admit, I love dairy foods. Always have. Yep, can safely say, I'm a dairy girl. And I see dairy products as an irreplaceable component of my diet. Milk, cheese and yoghurt are very often the ‘main event’ … [Read more...]

Sun Safety and Melanomas. What you Need to Know.

There’s a moment in everyone’s life when you suddenly stop sweating the small stuff. When the world seems to stop spinning and remains motionless on its axis. When breathing stops. Just for a moment at least. That searing moment of vision when I realized the truth about immortality, and … [Read more...]

The Secret to Healthy Ageing may be Hiding in our Fridges

Sponsored Post. There’s nothing I love more than a hunk of fresh bread, some real butter and a slice of mature cheddar cheese. If you come to visit you’ll always find cheese in our fridge. If you ask me why, I’ll tell you we love cheese, because it tastes great and because it’s so … [Read more...]

How to lose weight you may have put on over Christmas

  My hand is up, I have to admit, I’ve fallen off the healthy eating rails this Christmas and my waistline has expanded. I enjoyed every minute of eating all the good things over the festive period in England with my family but now I need to cut back on the naughtiness - so if you're … [Read more...]

How to incorporate Dairy into your Daily Diet

Sponsored Post. When I was growing up we could ride horses almost before we could walk, and our spare time was filled with ponies and gymkhanas and visiting our friends on farms. My cousin is married to a dairy farmer in England, deep down in the lush green western corner of North … [Read more...]

Healthy Cheese Snacks and My Botched Bake Off.

Sponsored Post. When I was on the World Cruise it was so easy to pop to the buffet for a healthy snack, all nicely prepared for me, and I could pick and choose exactly what I wanted. Let me tell you it’s been hellish getting back into the hunting, gathering and cooking frame of mind, so I’ve … [Read more...]

How to lose weight in a sustainable way when you’re over 50

When I was younger all it took to lose a little weight was to cut down on portion size, cut out alcohol and do a little more exercise for a short period of time. Now I'm over 50 it takes much longer to lose weight in a sustainable way, and it's much harder to shed the blubber, so most of the time … [Read more...]

How to Keep Fit Without Stressing

If you’re like me, you’d far rather be reading, writing, watching a  great movie or drinking wine with friends than exercising. The thought of getting all hot and sweaty and going for a jog, doesn’t really set my fires alight. So I’m constantly trying to trick myself into getting the exercise I … [Read more...]

7 Ways to Use Strawberries as part of your Health and Beauty Regime

Too often we complain about things going up up and up in price, but I don't know if it's the same where you live but strawberries are crazy inexpensive with us in Perth right now. Which means I keep on buying packs of them, and getting ever more inventive with them, and I'm going to end up looking … [Read more...]

How to Create a Perfect Party Cheeseboard

Sponsored Post. It was my daughter’s birthday at the weekend. She turned 25 years old.  My gosh, I was rummaging through old photos and dug out the one above of when she turned 6 and just had to post it! (Sorry Em!) Oh my - where did the time go? In days gone by, when she was small, her … [Read more...]