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Have yourself an Aromatic Christmas…

Have yourself an Aromatic Christmas I felt ready to embrace the festive season when the rich aroma of my Xmas cake wafted through the house after 3 hours in the oven. At Christmas time our senses go into overdrive and for me as an aromatherapist it is my sense of…

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Christmassy Sweet Potato and All Spice Smoothie

Christmassy Sweet Potato and All Spice Smoothie Some of you maybe thinking sweet potato in a Smoothie? What’s more, raw? Ok firstly, this smoothie is really delicious. It’s a fantastic substitute for Bananas. Which of course serve as a nutritious creamy thickener to a smoothie. Secondly, just to allay any…

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Party Season Skin Survival Kit

Party Season Skin Survival Kit! Party season is approaching, time to dust off the little black dress and santa hat and hit the town. Christmas parties can see us consuming 2500-3000 calories on snacks and alcohol. Party food, alcohol, late nights can all leave us feeling tired, achey and hungover,  but…

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Christmas Cool

Christmas Cool  I am a lover of real christmas trees. I love the smell, the look, even the pine needle in the foot doesnt phase me…however, I know not everyone is able to have (or indeed agrees) with having, a real christmas tree. So I have found some beautiful alternatives…

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NEVER ACCEPT THE GIFT OF TOXICITY

NEVER ACCEPT THE GIFT OF TOXICITY Oh bloody hell! The American elections are over and the divisive Donald Trump is President-Elect. We woke up in the not too distant past to news reports of anti-Trump protesters in the streets of New York, Nashville, Chicago, San Francisco and Seattle, proclaiming “Not…

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Let your style represent your personality

Let your style represent your personality When we’re teenagers and young adults, we want to be noticed and appreciated because of our uniqueness and style. Still, as years go by, people spend less time on planning their clothing combinations and shopping for something that they like. The whole process almost…

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Anari dessert • Anarocrema

Anari dessert • Anarocrema I remember, when I was a little girl, my grandmother would make anarocrema whilst the anari cheese was so so fresh it was still warm, literally straight from one of her beloved sheep. Rosewater captures the very essence of Greece,and of course, I only use rosewater…

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When Design becomes Art.

When Design Becomes Art. The appreciaition of Art is in the eye of the beholder. So when design becomes art is this also a matter of subjectivity? Or is there an element of freedom, creativity and complexity which leads one item to become so unique that it encompasses both design…

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Top 5 Healthy Eating Recipe Books

Top Five Healthy Recipe Books Eating healthily should be a priority for everyone; however, often the whole thing seems complicated or even boring. A good healthy recipe book or two will show you that healthy eating can be easy and fun. Here are my top five suggestions:  Plenty More by…

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Chicks Chat with… Martin Delaney

Chicks Chat with… Martin Delaney actor, writer, director and producer. He is probably more known as an actor working across the board in Theatre, TV and Film. His credits include Oscar winning Zero Dark Thirty, Oscar nominated Flags of Our Fathers, Beowulf and Grendel, Judas Ghost and the lead in…

World Mental Health Day

World Mental Health Day It’s World Mental Health Day today the 10th October and a perfect opportunity to talk about a subject that is growing in discussion yet still holds a lot of stigma. Did you know that mental health problems are one of the main causes of the burden…