Figgy Muffins

On that note, here’s another one. (Can you tell I am wanting to comfort eat as not been well…?!) These are scrumptious – an unusual use for one of my favourite fruits – the fig. I love figs simply fresh, or lightly warmed in the oven then drizzled with honey. But if you’ve got some …

Easy Breakfasts

A couple of people have said recently they found breakfast the hardest meal to improve. Actually, I find it the easiest! Have a look through the old newsletters and search the blog site for ideas. In the meantime, I notice that Eat Natural breakfast cereal has just been relaunched. Remember the old tubs of yummy …

Don’t Buy – Swop!

In this credit crunch era, I am pleased to say we are again getting more creative about recycling stuff instead of buying new. To help, here are some useful websites where swapsies are all the rage. Apparently designer gear and everything is now available…Freecycle.com, swapstyle.com, whatsmineisyours.com, switchinstyle.co.uk. This was thanks to an article in The …

Fancy A Hug?

I just had to include this! I am known in our family as the ‘Cuddle Queen’. I can’t help it; I love hugs! Now we’ve closed the clinic and Philip is off doing other stuff sometimes (currently voiceover and acting – you can fall about laughing now…!), well, I’m not getting as many hugs as …

New Study Shows the Dangers of Fosamax (osteoporosis drug)

Fosamax is the most widely used drug treatment for the bone-thinning disease osteoporosis. It is also available under the generic name of alendronate. A new study has shown that women who have used the drug Fosamax are nearly twice as likely to develop atrial fibrillation, which is the most common kind of chronically irregular heartbeat. …

Compulsory Vaccinations

You may or may not be aware that the Government is considering making vaccination compulsory in order for children to attend UK schools and for families to claim child benefit. Many people believe this is a serious attack on civil liberties. The worry I have is what happens to some children’s immune systems after being …

Sting Tips

For a wasp sting, dab on vinegar. For a bee sting, dab on bicarb of soda. Both will take the sting out!

AMB Sun Range is Back!

As well as reformulating all the make-up, AMB have been busy rejigging the sun range too. They all contain UVA and UVB protection, kombu algae which acts as a natural sun protector, sea buckthorn as an anti-ageing fatty acid and vitamin E. They also now come in squeezable tubes and are all water-resistant. They had …