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!
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.
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!
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
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!
When I was pregnant with Monkey one thing I was so looking forward to was weaning, exploring foods with my child. Different flavours, eating out, the food markets in London and of course, baking. Well, that didn’t work out for me, it’s been a bloody nightmare. Oh well, onwards and upwards. As the smallest crumb… Continue reading Extreme weaning
After seeing our precious baby covered in hives, his eyes swollen and other reactions, we fought to find out why. When we found out it was allergies, and hearing how bad reactions could get, we made our house go into lock down regarding food that could cause any sort of reaction and possible risk to… Continue reading Contraband!