In the bleak mid-winter….

The middle of January – cold, wet, windy….cold. The antidote? Liquid sunshine soup! After a cold snowy walk this morning (if I don’t do it in the morning, it doesn’t get done) But its freeeeeeeeeezing So when we get home, the fires get lit and...
Women’s Christmas

Women’s Christmas

So today is the day….if they haven’t come down by now, today is the day the decorations come down. Now, nobody has ever accused me of being a minimalist but those days after January 6th, when all the tinsel and ornaments and STUFF ( I seem to have a lot of...
TMJ…Tight Miserable Jaws?

TMJ…Tight Miserable Jaws?

Often, I hear people say ‘I have terrible TMJ’. I am tempted to respond ‘Actually you have two’. TMJ stands for tempero-mandibular joint, which is just the name of the structure, not the problem. You (hopefully) have two of them, one in front...
I have a new love…..

I have a new love…..

And its name is beetroot hummus. Yes, I am cheating on my regular hummus with this jewel coloured delight (much to the disgust of my daughter) Beetroot certainly seems to be having a moment – beetroot brownies, beetroot soup, beetroot curry…. But here is...
5 minutes to fab…..

5 minutes to fab…..

I love eating well, but when I am working…it becomes a challenge. I am stuck at the computer, pondering, typing, groaning, and then I look up and 4 hours have passed and I am STARVING. The temptation is to eat something…anything…fast. So I need to...

what are you waiting for?

Because sometimes we forget… THIS IS IT LADIES……why are you waiting to take care of yourselves? If we don’t take care of ourselves first, how can we take care of anyone else? When you are waiting for your airplane to take off, and listening to...