Allergies · Family · Gluten and sugar free · Nutrition

Weston A Price; A life style change not a diet. 

Food used to always be so simple for us before children; see it, like it eat it. Suddenly I’m passionate, I wanted the best for my family. I read books, blogs and experimented with food. As I read more and got advice I found so many different food life style choices. I don’t like to… Continue reading Weston A Price; A life style change not a diet. 

Allergies · Nutrition

The allergies I never knew I had! 

I recently had the opportunity to have myself privately tested for food intolerances, but with a big discount.  There are four types of allergy categories: allergy type 1 is Ige-medicated allergy or true allergy.    The reaction happens either straight away or after a few minutes. Reactions can range from sneezing to hives or an… Continue reading The allergies I never knew I had! 

Allergies · Baby · Family · Reviews

Dusty Girls Natural Make Up. 

When I received my box of MooGoo, Dusty Girls makeup I was so excited, natural makeup at last! The box it was delivered in has a big cow on each side, Monkey always loves to colour in the cow.  The makeup itself is also beautifully packaged in mellow, dusky tones and lovely natural illustrations. On… Continue reading Dusty Girls Natural Make Up. 

Allergies · Baby · Family · Gluten and sugar free · Nutrition

Bubbling jars of love! 

In serval corners of my house there are jars or bottles of things fermenting and bubbling. Visitors will often be offered a taste of these amazing (in my opinion) substances, they often find them tangy or sour, but I love them.  It all started approximately a year ago with Milk Kefir. Milk Kefir grains are… Continue reading Bubbling jars of love! 

Allergies · Family · Gluten and sugar free · Nutrition

A catch up with the Nutritionist

It’s been two months since my first appointment with my nutritionist, my sister, Jessica Backhouse. I’ve lost over two stones! For the first time in about 10 years I’m 10 ½ stones! This is amazing, I feel great. Sometimes I can feel the stress building up, so I have an Epsom Salt bath which completely… Continue reading A catch up with the Nutritionist

Allergies · Family · Gluten and sugar free · Weaning

How a nutritionist changed my life! 

My sister, Jessica Backhouse, will soon be a qualified nutritionist. For her course at Birmingham CNM she needed people to practise on and use as case studies. I am lucky enough to have her advise me on my nutrition and how I can use what I eat to fix me. So, with my dad (who… Continue reading How a nutritionist changed my life!