Lacura – Cheap… and steer clear

So being the money saver I am I was in Aldi the other day and thought to change my skin care routine. Having read a good review about the Lacura range of face cream I thought why not try something new. Lacura – Gentle Face Wash Gel RRP: £1.29 As it is soap, perfume and…

Casa Brasil -Come Hungry – Leave Hungry

So a few weeks ago (pre eating plan) I was invited out to a friends 40th a Casa Brasil. With the promise of Brazilian cuisine and cocktails how could a girl not be persuaded. Prices: Vegetarian £12.95 Meat eater: £24.95 They say: The rodizio experience starts with unlimited trips to our gourmet salad bar and…

Juice /Cleanse – Final update

So its finished and done and I am allowed food! So far today all I have eaten is about 12 dates, a chocolate chia cookie and a smoothie, don’t get me wrong my inner demon is saying ‘buy chips, with cheese lots of cheese’ but part of me is saying ‘wow and give up already…

Tropical paradise guilt free – Sugar free Bounty bars!

Hey all, as you know I am turning over a new diet leaf… However I do like everyone else crave sweet treats! So one of the girls from work brough these in and I couldn’t say no to trying to make these myself – sugar-free, vegan, and oh do delicious Bounty Bars! Ingredients: 200g desiccated…

Yankee but without the ££

So everyone knows candles make a house a home, cosy snuggling and smelling great. Most candle lovers will be raving about the Yankee Candle range, and don’t get me wrong I am a big one of those fans, but not a fan of the price tag and as we know I do love a bargain….

Simple, cosy, seafront coffee

So we all like somewhere to go and catch up with a coffee, as I live on the coast why not make it coffee with a view? What better place to go than the Coffee Cup at Eastney – ample seafront parking (chargeable at £1.80 an hour between March – September) and a cosy location…

Juice/Smoothie – Day 4 – the storms over

Well its morning and its the final day! I barely slept last night not due to the cleanse but due to the high winds and hearing things being blown around in the street wishing they weren’t hitting my car! So I weighed myself again this morning and I am another 1.6lb down if only it…

Juice/Smoothie – Day 3 – update

So day three is done, and if I am honest I feel weary. I am surprised that my body is aching from the exercise I did yesterday. It is a little demoralising that I have sore hips after only a 6 mile walk. Today was wet windy and very very rainy. I only managed a…

Juice/Smoothie- Day 3

So I fell asleep around 23:30. But I have a confession, my stomach was rumbling so much I had to eat something, so I went downstairs at ate 4 dates and 4 cashews. This has led me to mixed feelings if I am honest. Was a weak for having had the food and should I…

Juice/Smoothie – Day 2 – Update

So it’s the end of day 2. I was distracted from food a little more today as I was out with family and went on a 6 mile walk. I was a little concerned having not eaten for almost 48 hours how I would feel but I felt fine, not lacking of energy, headaches or…

Is fitspiration any inspiration?

I also realised on this journey how much I look on the internet about other women’s bodies, I honestly don’t know if it is a good or a bad thing. Am I doing it to punish myself or am I do it as inspiration. It’s fun I seem to have a top three as well,…

Juice/Smoothie – Day 2

Well what a night if I am honest! got fed up and was in bed my 20:30, but could I get to sleep? no. I tossed and turned and watched crap on my iPad but couldn’t get comfy at all, my feet were hot and sweaty and couldn’t cool down, and when I finally fell…